8 May 1968

Go-Set’s National Top 40

The 8th of May 1968

#1: The Beatles

Lady Madonna/Inner Light

This song marked a return to The Beatles’ more standard form of songwriting after recent psychedelic productions.

1. (1) LADY MADONNA/THE INNER LIGHT The Beatles 5
2. (9) HONEY Bobby Goldsboro 3
3. (6) YOUNG GIRL The Union Gap 5
4. (5) DELILAH Tom Jones 8
5. (2) LOVE IS BLUE Paul Mauriat 12
6. (7) VALLERI/TAPICA TUNDRA The Monkees 4
7. (3) MAGICAL MYSTERY TOUR (EP) The Beatles 7
8. (11) THE LEGEND OF XANADU Dave Dee, Beaky, Mick And Tich 6
9. (4) (SIMPLE) SIMON SAYS 1910 Fruitgum Co. 10
10. (8) UNDERNEATH THE ARCHES/FRIDAY KIND OF MONDAY Johnny Farnham 7
11. (10) MIGHTY QUINN Manfred Mann 10
12. (20) CONGRATULATIONS Cliff Richard 3
13. (15) JENNIFER ECCLES The Hollies 5
14. (14) CINERELLA ROCKERFELLA Esther & Abi Ofarim 6
15. (13) KISS ME GOODBYE Petula Clark 6
16. (12) CINDARELLA ROCKERFELLER Johnny And Ann Hawker 7
17. (16) SKY PILOT (PT 2) Eric Burdon 9
18. (35) IF I ONLY HAD TIME John Rowles 3
19. (18) EVERLASTING LOVE The Town Criers 7
20. (27) THE DOCK OF THE BAY Otis Redding 3
21. (28) JENNIFER JUNIPER Donovan 3
22. (-) JUMBO/THE SINGER SANG THE SONG Bee Gees 1
23. (21) TO SIR WITH LOVE Lulu 25
24. (-) SON OF HICKORY HOLLER’S TRAMP O. C. Smith 1
25. (22) WOMAN WOMAN The Union Gap 14
26. (34) HELLO HOW ARE YOU? The Easybeats 2
27. (-) THE UNICORN The Irish Rovers 1
28. (40) ME THE PEACEFUL HEART Lulu 2
29. (25) SOOTHE ME The Groove 10
30. (24) SUDDENLY YOU LOVE ME The Tremeloes 8
31. (36) MASTER JACK Four Jacks And A Jill 3
32. (29) SADIE (THE CLEANING LADY) Johnny Farnham 22
33. (-) CALL ME LIGHTNING The Who 1
34. (33) GUITAR MAN/HI HEEL SNEAKERS Elvis Presley 5
35. (17) GREEN TAMBOURINE Lemon Pipers 11
36. (19) BALLAD OF BONNIE AND CLYDE Georgie Fame 14
37. (23) TODAY Sandie Shaw 9
38. (-) THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY Hugo Montenegro 8
39. (30) EVERLASTING LOVE Love Affair 8
40. (32) ONE IN A MILLION Bev Harrell 5
   
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