9 August 1969

Go-Set’s National Top 40

The 9th of August 1969

#1: The Beatles

The Ballad Of John And Yoko

Chronicaling the events associated with Lennon’s marriage to Yoko Ono. It was the Beatle’s final UK number one single.

  1. (1) THE BALLAD OF JOHN AND YOKO/OLD BROWN SHOE The Beatles 6
  2. (6) IN THE GHETTO Elvis Presley 4
  3. (2) HAIR The Cowsills 13
  4. (4) MY SENTIMENTAL FRIEND Herman’s Hermits 9
  5. (3) BAD MOON RISING/LODI Creedence Clearwater Revival 10
  6. (5) DEAR PRUDENCE Doug Parkinson in Focus 9
  7. (8) FROZEN ORANGE JUICE Peter Sarstedt 6
  8. (9) HEATHER HONEY Tommy Roe 8
  9. (12) SPINNING WHEEL Blood Sweat And Tears 4
  10. (7) GET BACK/DON’T LET ME DOWN The Beatles 12
  11. (10) LOVE ME TONIGHT Tom Jones 10
  12. (14) WHERE’S THE PLAYGROUND SUZIE Glen Campbell 7
  13. (30) ALONG CAME JONES Ray Stevens 2
  14. (19) LA LA Flying Circus 7
  15. (17) TIME IS TIGHT Booker T And The MGs 9
  16. (-) GIVE PEACE A CHANCE Plastic Ono Band 1
  17. (13) THE REAL THING Russell Morris 18
  18. (18) FUNNY MAN Ross D. Wylie 11
  19. (11) ISRAELITES Desmond Dekker And The Aces 12
  20. (20) BABY I LOVE YOU Andy Kim 4
  21. (36) IN THE YEAR 2525 Zager And Evans 2
  22. (15) COME BACK AND SHAKE ME Clodagh Rodgers 6
  23. (16) RAGAMUFFIN MAN Manfred Mann 8
  24. (21) OH HAPPY DAY Edwin Hawkins Singers 7
  25. (23) MY OLD MAN’S A GROOVY OLD MAN The Valentines 6
  26. (33) SUGAR SUGAR The Archies 2
  27. (-) RUBY DON’T TAKE YOUR LOVE TO TOWN Kenny Rogers And The First Edition 1
  28. (32) BLACK PEARL Sonny Charles And Checkmates Ltd. 3
  29. (38) ONE/MR. WHIPPY Johnny Farnham 2
  30. (24) FRIEND, LOVER, WOMAN, WIFE O. C. Smith 3
  31. (28) TOMORROW TOMORROW Bee Gees 5
  32. (29) BIG SHIP Cliff Richard 4
  33. (-) HONKY TONK WOMEN/YOU CAN’T ALWAYS GET WHAT YOU WANT The Rolling Stones 1
  34. (26) GALVESTON Glen Campbell 18
  35. (22) GITARZAN Ray Stevens 14
  36. (25) AQUARIUS – LET THE SUNSHINE IN The Fifth Dimension 16
  37. (37) RUNNING BEAR Sonny James 4
  38. (27) PROUD MARY Creedence Clearwater Revival 16
  39. (39) MONTY AND ME Zoot 3
  40. (40) LAZY LIFE Heart ‘N’ Soul 3
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