28 August 1968

Go-Set’s National Top 40

The 28th of August 1968

#1: The Irish Rovers

The Orange And The Green

A humorous Irish folk song about a man whose father was a Protestant (“Green”) and whose mother was a Catholic (“Orange”)

  1. (1) THE ORANGE AND THE GREEN/WHISKEY ON A SUNDAY The Irish Rovers 8
  2. (3) MACARTHUR PARK Richard Harris 8
  3. (4) INDIAN LAKE The Cowsills 8
  4. (2) ANGEL OF THE MORNING Merrilee Rush 10
  5. (9) DREAM A LITTLE DREAM OF ME Mama Cass 4
  6. (7) LADY WILLPOWER The Union Gap 9
  7. (5) JUMPING JACK FLASH The Rolling Stones 11
  8. (10) HURDY GURDY MAN Donovan 8
  9. (14) ALICE LONG Tommy Boyce And Bobby Hart 5
  10. (12) MY NAME IS JACK Manfred Mann 7
  11. (13) I DON’T WANT TO LOVE YOU/JAMIE Johnny Farnham 6
  12. (8) HUSH … NOT A WORD TO MARY John Rowles 7
  13. (23) DO IT AGAIN Beach Boys 2
  14. (11) YUMMY YUMMY YUMMY Ohio Express 10
  15. (6) THIS GUY’S IN LOVE WITH YOU Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass 14
  16. (15) D. W. WASHBURN/IT’S NICE TO BE WITH YOU The Monkees 6
  17. (24) HELP YOURSELF Tom Jones 2
  18. (22) ABERGAVENNY Marty Wilde 4
  19. (18) LET YOURSELF GO/YOUR TIME HASN’T COME YET BABY Elvis Presley 6
  20. (19) AUTUMN OF MY LIFE Bobby Goldsboro 7
  21. (26) DREAMS OF THE EVERYDAY HOUSEWIFE Wayne Newton 5
  22. (29) SOUL LIMBO Booker T And The MGs 3
  23. (27) YOU KEEP ME HANGING ON Vanilla Fudge 4
  24. (30) LAND OF MAKE BELIEVE/GOOD TIMES The Easybeats 4
  25. (-) CLASSICAL GAS Mason Williams 1
  26. (25) I’LL BE YOUR BABY TONIGHT/MARIA Burl Ives 6
  27. (-) PEOPLE GOT TO BE FREE The Rascals 1
  28. (28) HERE COMES THE JUDGE Shorty Long 4
  29. (21) THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY Hugo Montenegro 17
  30. (16) A MAN WITHOUT LOVE Engelbert Humperdinck 16
  31. (35) MRS. ROBINSON Simon And Garfunkel 13
  32. (31) THE IMPOSSIBLE DREAM Jim Nabors 3
  33. (20) THE UNICORN The Irish Rovers 17
  34. (33) IT’S A SUNNY DAY Johnny Young 3
  35. (-) MR. BOJANGLES Jerry Lee Walker 1
  36. (-) WHAT IS SOUL The Groove 1
  37. (40) TEMPTATION ‘BOUT TO GET ME Virgil Brothers 7
  38. (-) HERE COMES THE JUDGE Pigmeat Markham 1
  39. (-) HAPPY Nancy Sinatra 1
  40. (-) UNIVERSAL Small Faces 1
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