5 July 1969

Go-Set’s National Top 40

The 5th of July 1969

#1: The Beatles

Get Back

The Beatles’ only single that credited another artist (Billy Preston) at their request, the song reached number one in 14 countries.

  1. (1) GET BACK/DON’T LET ME DOWN The Beatles 7
  2. (2) HAIR The Cowsills 8
  3. (5) ISRAELITES Desmond Dekker And The Aces 7
  4. (3) THE REAL THING Russell Morris 13
  5. (9) BAD MOON RISING/LODI Creedence Clearwater Revival 5
  6. (4) GITARZAN Ray Stevens 9
  7. (7) LOVE ME TONIGHT Tom Jones 5
  8. (6) AQUARIUS – LET THE SUNSHINE IN The Fifth Dimension 11
  9. (18) DEAR PRUDENCE Doug Parkinson in Focus 4
  10. (10) GOODBYE Mary Hopkin 11
  11. (8) THE BOXER/BABY DRIVER Simon And Garfunkel 8
  12. (14) HEATHER HONEY Tommy Roe 3
  13. (11) PROUD MARY Creedence Clearwater Revival 11
  14. (17) MY SENTIMENTAL FRIEND Herman’s Hermits 4
  15. (12) SORRY SUZANNE The Hollies 12
  16. (13) WHERE DO YOU GO TO (MY LOVELY) Peter Sarstedt 14
  17. (15) GALVESTON Glen Campbell 13
  18. (27) RAGAMUFFIN MAN Manfred Mann 3
  19. (16) YOU’VE MADE ME SO VERY HAPPY Blood Sweat And Tears 9
  20. (25) OH HAPPY DAY Edwin Hawkins Singers 2
  21. (22) MERCY Ohio Express 7
  22. (21) FUNNY MAN Ross D. Wylie 6
  23. (26) MEMORIES Elvis Presley 5
  24. (20) HAPPY HEART Petula Clark 5
  25. (-) THE BALLAD OF JOHN AND YOKO/OLD BROWN SHOE The Beatles 1
  26. (19) DIZZY Tommy Roe 18
  27. (29) TIME IS TIGHT Booker T And The MGs 4
  28. (33) TEAR DROP CITY The Monkees 2
  29. 32) WHERE’S THE PLAYGROUND SUZIE Glen Campbell 2
  30. (36) LA LA Flying Circus 2
  31. (23) HAPPY HEART Andy Williams 6
  32. (28) OB-LA-DI OB-LA-DA/WHILE MY GUITAR GENTLY WEEPS The Beatles 18
  33. (30) GIMME GIMME GOOD LOVIN’ Crazy Elephant 9
  34. (24) HAYRIDE Flying Circus 15
  35. (31) SEATTLE Perry Como 3
  36. (39) LADY SCORPIO The Strangers 2
  37. (-) MY OLD MAN’S A GROOVY OLD MAN The Valentines 1
  38. (-) LOVE IS ALL I HAVE TO GIVE Checkmates Ltd. 1
  39. (-) COME BACK AND SHAKE ME Clodagh Rodgers 1
  40. (-) FROZEN ORANGE JUICE Peter Sarstedt 1
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