26 October 1966

Go-Set’s National Top 40

The 26th of October 1966

#1: The Twilights

Needle In A Haystack

A huge hit for Australian band the Twilights, this was a cover of a 1964 song from the Velvelettes, which was one of the latter’s most well known tracks.

1 -1 NEEDLE IN A HAYSTACK The Twilights
2 -5 STEP BACK/CARA-LYN
Johnny Young And Kompany
3 -4 BORN A WOMAN
Sandy Posey / Judy Stone
4 -3 YELLOW SUBMARINE/ELEANOR RIGBY The Beatles
5 -14 LADY GODIVA
Peter And Gordon
6 -18 YOU CAN’T HURRY LOVE The Supremes
7 -11 EVER LOVIN’ MAN The Loved Ones
8 -7 SOMEWHERE, MY LOVE (LARA’S THEME)
Ray Conniff And The Singers
9 -15 OUT OF TIME Chris Farlowe
10 -13 SUNNY Bobby Hebb
11 (-) WINCHESTER CATHEDRAL
The New Vaudeville Band
12 -25 JUST LIKE A WOMAN
Manfred Mann / Jonathon King
13 -26 SEE SEE RIDER
Eric Burdon And The Animals
14 -10 BORN FREE Matt Monro
15 -12 BLACK IS BLACK Los Bravos
16 -30 LAST TRAIN TO CLARKESVILLE The Monkees
17 -23 HIGH NOON
Bobby And Laurie
18 -37 SPICKS AND SPECKS Bee Gees
19 -2 SUNSHINE SUPERMAN Donovan
20 -28 THE LOVED ONE The Loved Ones
21 -8 SUMMER IN THE CITY
The Lovin’ Spoonful
22 -31 THE JOKER WENT WILD Bryan Hyland
23 -9 LIL’ RED RIDING HOOD
Sam The Sham And The Pharaohs
24 -17 BUS STOP The Hollies
25 -6 WITH A GIRL LIKE YOU The Troggs
26 -34 GOT TO GET YOU INTO MY LIFE
Cliff Bennett And The Rebel Rousers
27 -21 LOVERS OF THE WORLD UNITE
David And Johnathon
28 -39 GOD ONLY KNOWS/WOULDN’T IT BE NICE The Beach Boys
29 -33 WALK WITH ME The Seekers
30 (-) I DON’T CARE Los Bravos
31 -19 GUANTANAMERA The Sandpipers
32 (-) NO MILK TODAY
Herman’s Hermits
33 -29 TRUE TRUE LOVIN’ Ronnie Burns
34 -27 GOIN’ OUT OF MY HEAD Lynne Randell
35 -16 EASYFEVER (EP) The Easybeats
36 (-) BILLY AND SUE B.J. Thomas
37 -22 WILD ONE Grantley Dee
38 (-) YOU WON’T FIND THAT KIND IN ME Digger Revell
39 (-) THE WANDERER
Robbie Snowden
40 -20 LAND OF 1,000 DANCERS Wilson Picket
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