31 May 1969

Go-Set’s National Top 40

The 31st of May 1969

#1: Russell Morriss

The Real Thing

An epic song and production – the debut single by Morriss, written by Johnny Young and produced  by Ian “Molly” Meldrum. A true Australian rock classic.

  1. (2) THE REAL THING Russell Morris 8
  2. (1) WHERE DO YOU GO TO (MY LOVELY) Peter Sarstedt 9
  3. (3) GOODBYE Mary Hopkin 6
  4. (19) GET BACK/DON’T LET ME DOWN The Beatles 2
  5. (5) AQUARIUS – LET THE SUNSHINE IN The Fifth Dimension 6
  6. (9) GITARZAN Ray Stevens 4
  7. (6) GALVESTON Glen Campbell 8
  8. (7) PROUD MARY Creedence Clearwater Revival 6
  9. (8) SORRY SUZANNE The Hollies 7
  10. (4) DIZZY Tommy Roe 13
  11. (14) THE BOXER/BABY DRIVER Simon And Garfunkel 3
  12. (11) BOOM BANG-A-BANG Anne Hawker 8
  13. (17) DON JUAN Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick And Tich 5
  14. (13) I CAN HEAR MUSIC Beach Boys 7
  15. (12) INDIAN GIVER 1910 Fruitgum Co. 11
  16. (10) OB-LA-DI OB-LA-DA/WHILE MY GUITAR GENTLY WEEPS The Beatles 13
  17. (18) YOU’VE MADE ME SO VERY HAPPY Blood Sweat And Tears 4
  18. (15) BOOM BANG-A-BANG Lulu 7
  19. (23) IN THE BAD OLD DAYS The Foundations 3
  20. (30) HAIR The Cowsills 3
  21. (20) ALBATROSS Fleetwood Mac 11
  22. (26) MENDOCINO Sir Douglas Quintet 7
  23. (21) GAMES PEOPLE PLAY Joe South 12
  24. (16) ADIOS AMOR Jose Feliciano 14
  25. (25) GIMME GIMME GOOD LOVIN’ Crazy Elephant 4
  26. (24) STAND BY YOUR MAN Tammy Wynette 14
  27. (27) DON’T GIVE IN TO HIM The Union Gap 4
  28. (29) HAYRIDE Flying Circus 10
  29. (31) ISRAELITES Desmond Dekker And The Aces 2
  30. (34) MERCY Ohio Express 2
  31. (22) FIRST OF MAY/LAMPLIGHT Bee Gees 10
  32. (28) THESE ARE NOT MY PEOPLE Johnny Rivers 5
  33. (32) SURROUND YOURSELF WITH SORROW Cilla Black 10
  34. (35) MOVE IN A LITTLE CLOSER Mama Cass 2
  35. (-) HAPPY HEART Andy Williams 1
  36. (-) FUNNY MAN Ross D. Wylie 1
  37. (-) HOOKED ON A FEELING B. J. Thomas 1
  38. (40) GOOD TIMES (BETTER TIMES) Cliff Richard 2
  39. (33) BUILD ME UP BUTTERCUP The Foundations 19
  40. (-) PICTURE BOOK The Kinks 1
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