31 January 1968

Go-Set’s National Top 40

The 31st of January 1968

#1: Johnny Farnham

Sadie (The Cleaning Lady)

This was Farnham’s first solo single and became the largest selling single in Australia by an Australian artist in the sixties.

1. (3) SADIE (THE CLEANING LADY) Johnny Farnham 8
2. (1) HELLO GOODBYE/I AM THE WALRUS The Beatles 8
3. (2) DAYDREAM BELIEVER The Monkees 6
4. (6) THE RAIN, THE PARK AND OTHER THINGS The Cowsills 8
5. (7) WORLD/SIR GEOFFREY SAVED THE WORLD Bee Gees 6
6. (4) SNOOPY’S CHRISTMAS The Royal Guardsmen 8
7. (5) THE LAST WALTZ Engelbert Humperdinck 19
8. (9) CATHY COME HOME/THE WAY THEY PLAY The Twilights 10
9. (8) YOU’VE NOT CHANGED Sandie Shaw 10
10. (10) ALL MY LOVE Cliff Richard 7
11. (-) JUDY IN DISGUISE (WITH GLASSES) John Fred And His Playboy Band 1
12. (14) I’M COMING HOME Tom Jones 6
13. (12) SHE’S A RAINBOW The Rolling Stones 4
14. (21) SHE (EP) The Monkees 4
15. (33) MONTEREY Eric Burdon 2
16. (17) SUMMER RAIN Johnny Rivers 5
17. (11) THE TWO OF US Jackie Trent And Tony Hatch 15
18. (20) HUSH Somebody’s Image 8
19. (31) TIN SOLDIER/I FEEL MUCH BETTER Small Faces 2
20. (13) ALTERNATE TITLE The Monkees 13
21. (19) GIMME LITTLE SIGN Brenton Wood 13
22. (26) BABY NOW THAT I’VE FOUND YOU The Foundations 4
23. (29) LET THE HEARTACHES BEGIN Long John Baldry 3
24. (28) BIG BOSS MAN Elvis Presley 8
25. (16) MASSACHUSETTS Bee Gees 16
26. (15) JUDY/THERE’S ALWAYS ME Elvis Presley 15
27. (34) A DIFFERENT DRUM Stone Poneys 3
28. (23) TO SIR WITH LOVE Lulu 11
29. (27) WILD HONEY Beach Boys 6
30. (37) THE MUSIC GOES ‘ROUND MY HEAD/COME IN YOU’LL GET PNEUMONIA The Easybeats 4
31. (24) THE OTHER MAN’S GRASS IS ALWAYS GREENER Petula Clark 4
32. (18) MY PRAYER/DON’T LET YOUR LEFT HAND KNOW The Vibrants 13
33. (40) CONQUISTADOR Procol Harum 2
34. (-) YOU ONLY LIVE TWICE/OH LONESOME ME Nancy Sinatra & Lee Hazelwood 1
35. (25) ITCHYCOO PARK Small Faces 19
36. (-) PAINT IT BLACK Chris Farlowe 2
37. (-) THAT’S LIFE The Wild Cherries 1
38. (35) SIMON SAYS The Groove 15
39. (38) LET IT OUT The Hombres 4
40. (-) NEON RAINBOW Box Tops 1
   
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