26 February 1969

Go-Set’s National Top 40

The 26th of February 1969

#1: The Scaffold

Lily The Pink

A modernisation of an older folk song titled The Ballad of Lydia Pinkham. It was also covered by The Irish Rovers – but with significantly less success.

  1. (1) LILY THE PINK The Scaffold 7
  2. (2) ELOISE Barry Ryan 11
  3. (3) I STARTED A JOKE/KILBURN TOWERS Bee Gees 7
  4. (5) BUILD ME UP BUTTERCUP The Foundations 6
  5. (7) EDGE OF REALITY/IF I CAN DREAM Elvis Presley 4
  6. (8) STAR CROSSED LOVERS Neil Sedaka 11
  7. (6) SON OF A PREACHER MAN Dusty Springfield 7
  8. (4) GOING UP THE COUNTRY Canned Heat 11
  9. (14) LILY THE PINK/MRS. CARDINAL’S BOARD HOUSE The Irish Rovers 3
  10. (10) SCARBOROUGH FAIR/CANTICLE Sergio Mendes And Brasil ’66 11
  11. (9) HEY JUDE/REVOLUTION The Beatles 22
  12. (17) FOX ON THE RUN Manfred Mann 3
  13. (12) TRY TO REMEMBER New World 7
  14. (27) SUCH A LOVELY WAY The Groop 4
  15. (19) I AM THE URBAN SPACEMAN The Bonzo Dog Doodah Band 5
  16. (31) RING OF FIRE Eric Burdon And the Animals 2
  17. (11) LOVE CHILD Diana Ross And The Supremes 15
  18. (21) OB-LA-DI OB-LA-DA Marmelade 4
  19. (20) I’M GONNA MAKE YOU LOVE ME/A PLACE IN THE SUN Diana Ross & The Supremes & The Temptations 5
  20. (13) WHITE ROOM Cream 16
  21. (24) I WANT TO SING WITH YOUR BAND Petula Clark 7
  22. (16) CHEWY CHEWY Ohio Express 14
  23. (15) WITCHITA LINEMAN Glen Campbell 10
  24. (33) ATLANTIS/I LOVE MY SHIRT Donovan 2
  25. (25) JUST LOVIN’ YOU Lynn Rodgers 5
  26. (22) MAGIC CARPET RIDE Steppenwolf 15
  27. (-) CRIMSON AND CLOVER Tommy James And The Shondells 1
  28. (28) LITTLE ARROWS Leapy Lee 21
  29. (29) FOR ONCE IN MY LIFE Stevie Wonder 9
  30. (23) I’M A TIGER Lulu 7
  31. (18) THOSE WERE THE DAYS Mary Hopkin 21
  32. (34) ONE TIMES TWO TIMES THREE TIMES FOUR Zoot 3
  33. (-) SOMETHING’S HAPPENING/IT’S NICE TO BE OUT Herman’s Hermits 1
  34. (30) NOT ENOUGH INDIANS Dean Martin 12
  35. (-) TOUCH ME The Doors 1
  36. (-) STAND BY YOUR MAN Tammy Wynette 1
  37. (40) RACE WITH THE DEVIL Gun 2
  38. (26) ALL ALONG THE WATCHTOWER Jimi Hendrix 14
  39. (-) THIS MAGIC MOMENT Jay And The Americans 1
  40. (-) ADIOS AMOR Jose Feliciano 1
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