“A month in a life” – Oct 1968

All tracks released in October 1968 unless otherwise indicated

* : new entry Record Retailer chart

NR Title Artist/Group Chart
1 I started a joke John O'Hara & Playboys
2 Can't get you out of my mind Margaret Whiting
3 Love is a symphony Roly Daniels
4 Rhythm of love Clodagh Rodgers
5 Evenings with Corinna (So long ago) Picadilly Line
6 Merry-go-round Steve & Stevie
7 Never an everyday thing Wayne Fontana
8 My world (09/68) Cupid's Inspiration *
9 The master of man Steve Hart
10 I've always wanted love Young Brothers
11 Le Blon Anita Harris
12 Oh lord, why lord Pop Tops
13 I've been here before Peggy March
14 The sounds of goodbye Clinton Ford
15 A quiet tear Don Pelosi
16 May I have the next dream with you Malcolm Roberts *
17 If I lived my life twice over Des Ryan
18 Voices Hideaway
19 Don't leave me Robert John
20 The wreck of the Antoinette (09/68) Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich *
21 Going going gone Phil Wainman
22 Breakin' down the walls of heartache (08/68) Johnny Johnson & Bandwagon *
23 I want you to be my baby (08/68) Billie Davis *
24 25 miles Edwin Starr
25 Say it loud I'm black and I'm proud James Brown
26 Special occasion Smokey Robinson & Miracles
27 I found a goodie Chris Bartley
28 Pleasant street Tim Buckley
29 With a little help from my friends (09/68) Joe Cocker *
30 If I knew then what I know now Val Doonican *
31 I could cry Grant Morgan
32 I must have been out of my mind Timi Yuro
33 Do your own thing Brook Benton
34 Come back my love Tammy Jones
35 By the way I still love you Sacha Distel
36 She looked just the same Austin Brown
37 Things you do Casey Anderson
38 Please Eclection
39 Missing you Jocelyne Jocya
40 Halcyon days Tages
41 Eloise Barry Ryan & Majority *
42 Stop, stop, there I'll be My Dear Watson
43 Never an everyday thing Springfield Park
44 What greater love John Drevar
45 A man without a face Chants
46 Shoop shoop song (RR – 1964) (09/68) Betty Everett *
47 You got it Etta James
48 Ain't got no – I got life (09/68) Nina Simone *
49 Where do I go Carla Thomas
50 All along the watchtower Jimi Hendrix Experience *
51 She's a winner Loot
52 Sunshine of your love Cream *
53 Tobacco ash Sunday Harsh Reality
54 State of mind Fenwyck
55 Baby's rich Gods
56 Time has come today (7" version) Chambers Brothers
57 Great train robbery Outer Limits
58 Easy to fool 14
59 An olympic record – part 1 Barron Knights *
60 Barbarella Glitterhouse
61 Thursday morning Giles, Giles & Fripp
62 I thank you Marianne Cats Eyes
63 A new man Vigrass
64 Shoot 'em up baby Andy Kim
65 Elenore (09/68) Turtles *
66 Wait for me Mary Anne (09/68) Marmalade *
67 Loving touch Art Movement
68 Love heals Colours
69 Those were the days (09/68) Mary Hopkin # 1
70 Send a telegram [Hey Western Union man] Jerry Butler
71 I've never found a girl Eddie Floyd
72 I'll be better off (without you) Dee Dee Warwick
73 I wish it would rain Gladys Knight & Pips
74 You're all I need to get by (09/68) Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell *
75 Why did you leave me darling Temptations
76 This old heart of mine (RR – 1966) Isley Brothers *
77 M'lady (09/68) Sly & Family Stone *
78 Peace of mind Nancy Wilson
79 Harper Valley PTA (09/68) Jeannie C. Riley *
80 Mexico Long John Baldry *
81 Good news 5th Dimension
82 Baby hold on – part 1 Mohawks
83 Comin' home baby Peddlers
84 Listen to me (09/68) Hollies *
85 Bang shang a lang Archies
86 Magic bus Who *
87 Try me Bruce Channel
88 You'll never walk alone Elvis Presley *
89 I started a joke Heath Hampstead
90 Turn around, look at me Bachelors
91 Fool for you Impressions
92 Rudi's in love (08/68) Locomotive *

“A month in a life” – Sept 1968

All tracks released in September 1968 unless otherwise indicated

* : new entry Record Retailer chart

NR Title Artist/Group Chart
1 Moments spent Wind in the Willows
2 That's no way to say goodbye Julie Felix
3 Point of no return Dorothy Squires
4 Does it have to be me James Brothers
5 How is he Jeannie Seely
6 Hushabye mountain Wendy Craig
7 You forgot to remember Vince Hill
8 To wait for love Bobby Hanna
9 Heartache Roy Orbison *
10 Let's ride Morgan-James
11 Do something to me Tommy James & Shondells
12 Love maker Calum Bryce
13 Make time stand still Tony Summers
14 I get so excited Real McCoy
15 Anyway your mind blows Charlotte Russe
16 The weight Band *
17 One inch rock (08/68) Tyrannosaurus Rex *
18 Sour milk sea Jackie Lomax
19 Hey Jude Beatles # 1
20 I can't go on loving you Fortes Mentum
21 This is the first time Truly Smith
22 I can't give back the love I feel for you Rosetta Hightower
23 Ever since Carrolls
24 I will come to you Dusty Springfield
25 Gonna spread love Brenda Arnau
26 Girl's song Janie Jones
27 Lullaby Lesley Duncan
28 Two lovers Monty Sunshine
29 Piccolo man Airchords
30 A little bit of this (and a little bit of that) David Garrick
31 Talkin' to no one Tangerine Peel
32 Shingle I-A-O Selofane
33 Jenny Artichoke Kaleidoscope
34 Give a damn Spanky & Our Gang
35 For the love of Ivy Mama's & Papa's
36 Baby you're so right for me Brenda & Tabulations
37 I see no reason why New Inspiration
38 Naturally stoned Avant Garde
39 One more heartache Cliff Bennett
40 A little bit for Sandy Paul Petersen
41 Thinking about my life Simon Dupree & Big Sound
42 The way she looks at you Sharon Tandy
43 Help yourself to all my lovin' James & Bobby Purify
44 Only one woman (08/68) Marbles *
45 Another time another place Eclection
46 Yes I would Sami Sloan
47 If I didn't have you Roger James
48 You'll get me loving you Helen Shapiro
49 A song for Jeffrey Jethro Tull
50 Piece of my heart Big Brother & Holding Company
51 Good times Easybeats
52 Every American citizen Procession
53 I said goodbye to me Glass Menagerie
54 Red red wine (07/68) Jimmy James & Vagabonds *
55 The pain goes on forever John Rowles
56 Those were the days Mary Hopkin # 1
57 Les bicyclettes de Belsize Engelbert Humperdinck *
58 Yellow days Bert Melia
59 Feeling alright? Traffic
60 Brown-eyed girl Family Dogg
61 Lady Madonna Fats Domino
62 Red balloon Dave Clark Five *
63 I am a cathedral Peter Sarstedt
64 Girl of independent means Honeybus
65 Where do I go Paul Nicholas
66 Run to me Montanas
67 Let's ride Roger Nichols & Small Circle of Friends
68 Six man band Association
69 Marianne Cliff Richard *
70 Light my fire (08/68) Jose Feliciano *
71 The weight Spooky Tooth
72 Like the sun Tapestry
73 Aquarius Vince Edwards
74 My little lady Tremeloes *
75 A day without love (08/68) Love Affair *
76 And suddenly Cherry People
77 Cool it Quotations
78 Love makes a woman Barbara Acklin
79 I'm a midnight mover (08/68) Wilson Pickett *
80 Girl watcher O'Kaysions
81 I can't stop dancing Archie Bell & Drells
82 Can't you find another way (of doing it) Sam & Dave
83 I can't dance to that music you're playin' Martha Reeves & Vandellas
84 That kind of woman Merrilee Rush & Turnabouts
85 I've gotta get a message to you (08/68) Bee Gees # 1
86 Midnight confessions Grass Roots
87 You want to change me Bobby Hebb
88 Harper Valley PTA Bobbi Martin
89 The good, the bad and the ugly (08/68) Hugo Montenegro Orchestra *

“A month in a life” – Aug 1968

All tracks released in August 1968 unless otherwise indicated

* : new entry Record Retailer chart
[*] : will chart as re-release in 1969
[**] : will chart as re-release in 1970

NR Title Artist/Group Chart
1 Dream a little dream of me Anita Harris *
2 All the time in the world Shirley & Johnny
3 Wonderful world Roy Castle
4 A little bit later on down the line Bobby Bare
5 The village postman Hinge
6 Melinda Butterscotch Caboose
7 Sally Malcolm John Holland
8 Skyline pigeon Roger James Cook
9 Two-bit manchild Neil Diamond
10 Love is a happening thing Symon & Pi
11 The fool on the hill Sergio Mendes & Brasil '66
12 Lady Willpower (07/68) Gary Puckett & Union Gap *
13 King Croesus World of Oz
14 Voices in the sky (06/68) Moody Blues *
15 A woman called sorrow James Royal
16 I've got to get a grip on myself Liza Dulittle
17 The name of my sorrow Buddy England
18 Reason to believe Sandpipers
19 Gentle on my mind Wally Whyton
20 I live for the sun (06/68) Vanity Fare *
21 1,2,3 red light 1910 Fruitgum Company
22 Mrs. Bluebird Eternity's Children
23 I'll walk in the rain Force West
24 Break my mind John Drummond
25 You can understand me Mike Stuart Span
26 Love will shake the world awake Richard Kent Style
27 Loser in the race Roly Daniels
28 C'mon Marianne (07/68) Grapefruit *
29 A little bit of love Raymond Froggatt
30 Down at Lulu's Ohio Express
31 Mony, Mony (05/68) Tommy James & Shondells # 1
32 Born to be wild Steppenwolf [*]
33 Sweet memories Andy Williams
34 I've been there before Ray Price
35 April again Dean Martin
36 My love and I Cliff Aungier
37 Tonight I'm going home Jacqueline Taieb
38 Heavenly club Les Sauterelles
39 Together Sandie Shaw
40 Mississippi paddleboat Chanters
41 When the sun comes shining thru' Long John Baldry *
42 40 miles (into my heart) Pebbles
43 Looking through windows Nicky James
44 Butchers and bakers Staccatos
45 The tide is turning Barrier
46 Punky's dilemma Lois Lane
47 When Jezamine goes (05/68) Casuals *
48 I've gotta get a message to you Bee Gees *
49 Skyline pigeon Guy Darrell
50 Stained glass window Yellow Balloon
51 The owl and the pussycat Bards
52 Hello, I love you Doors *
53 Strange girl Kate
54 Tell me a story Kippington Lodge
55 Sunday morning 6 o'clock Camel Drivers
56 Do it again (07/68) Beach Boys # 1
57 Both sides now Johnstons
58 Light my fire Boz
59 Uncle Joe the ice cream man Mindbenders
60 Walking in different circles Peppermint Rainbow
61 Laurel and Hardy Equals *
62 We need an understanding Ike & Tina Turner
63 The Russians are coming Val Bennett
64 Didn't we Richard Harris
65 A world without love Billy J. Kramer
66 Hatton Mill morning Web
67 Hold me tight (07/68) Johnny Nash *
68 Don't let your chance go by David McNeil
69 Turn around look at me Vogues
70 The sound of silence Ray Conniff Chorus & Orchestra
71 Sealed with a kiss Gary Lewis & Playboys
72 Workin' on a groovy thing Patti Drew
73 Stay in my corner Dells
74 Yesterday's dreams Four Tops *
75 I say a little prayer Aretha Franklin *
76 People got to be free Rascals
77 Like a see saw Mariane
78 My sweet sweet baby Glories
79 The snake Al Wilson
80 Be young, be foolish, be happy Tams [**]
81 Fire (06/68) Crazy World of Arthur Brown # 1
82 Ice in the sun (07/68) Status Quo *
83 Mr Businessman Ray Stevens
84 Little arrows (06/68) Leapy Lee *
85 Frenzy Graham Bonney
86 Happiness is love Sons & Lovers
87 You are the one I love Harlem Jonns Reshuffle
88 Shake your mini Showstoppers
89 The day that war broke out Keith Field
90 Mama José Ferrer
91 Woman woman (Rel. Dec. 1967) Gary Puckett & Union Gap *
92 Something extra Hines, Hines & Dad
93 Dream a little dream of me Mama Cass Elliot *
94 Classical gas (04/68) Mason Williams *

“A month in a life” – July 1968

All tracks released in July 1968 unless otherwise indicated

* : new entry Record Retailer chart
[*] : will chart as re-release in 1975

NR Title Artist/Group Chart
1 Here comes the judge (06/68) Pigmeat Markham *
2 Hard to handle Otis Redding *
3 People sure act funny Arthur Conley
4 Bring your love back to me Linda Lyndell
5 I wanna be free Vivian Reed
6 Everybody needs somebody (I need you) Danny Williams
7 One way ticket Chris Rayburn
8 Loving you has made my life worthwhile Squibby & Reflections
9 Look at the lights go up Hopscotch
10 Close your eyes and shut the door Earth Opera
11 Eleanor Rigby Ray Charles *
12 Eli's comin' Laura Nyro
13 Need your love so bad Fleetwood Mac *
14 Groovin' is easy Electric Flag
15 My baby's coming home New Formula
16 Deep thinking Jensens
17 Haunted Peter Thorogood
18 Someone out there Flirtations
19 Carpet man Nocturnes
20 If you love me New Faces
21 Mrs Robinson Simon & Garfunkel *
22 Kentucky woman John Walker
23 There's nothing else on my mind Jane Morgan
24 Dusty Bobby Russell
25 Remember when we were young Endevers
26 Your time hasn't come yet baby Elvis Presley *
27 Voices O'Hara's Playboys
28 I wanna live Tony & Graduates
29 Where will you be (06/68) Sue Nicholls *
30 I pretend (04/68) Des O'Connor # 1
31 Your name is on my heart Don Charles
32 Serenade for Elizabeth Cyril Stapleton Choir & Orchestra
33 Angel of the morning (06/68) P.P. Arnold *
34 Mr Bojangles Jerry Jeff Walker
35 Dreams of the everyday housewife Glen Campbell
36 D-I-V-O-R-C-E Tammy Wynette [*]
37 I close my eyes and count to ten Dusty Springfield *
38 Walk on Roy Orbison *
39 Don't make promises Tim Hardin
40 Don't give up Petula Clark
41 The sun shines out of your shoes Susan Shirley
42 Toffee apple Sunday Toby Twirl
43 I can't quit her Geno Washington & Ram Jam Band
44 Smile if you want to Tim Andrews & Paul Korda
45 Days (06/68) Kinks *
46 The universal Small Faces *
47 Girl in the park Nirvana
48 Down by the seaside Cymbaline
49 We can help you Alan Bown
50 Baby come back (RI – 1967) Equals # 1
51 Alice Long (you're still my favourite girlfriend) Tommy Boyce & Bobby Hart
52 Fantastic fair Elmer Hockett's Hurdy-Gurdy
53 Yellow rainbow Picadilly Line
54 You're in life Icarus
55 The walk'll do you good Rainbow People
56 I forgot to give you love James Brothers
57 Beautiful biege Opal Butterfly
58 Back in love again Buckinghams
59 Give a little take a little Clinton Ford
60 On a Saturday Keith West
61 Lincoln County Dave Davies
62 Last night in Soho (06/68) Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich *
63 America (06/68) Nice *
64 Sarah Jane Andy Forray
65 Beggin' (05/68) Timebox *
66 Me my friend Family
67 On the road again (06/68) Canned Heat *
68 Do it again Beach Boys *
69 The story of rock and roll Turtles
70 Ooh-poo-pa-doo Nino Tempo & April Stevens
71 Shame shame Magic Lanterns
72 Thinkin' Madeline Bell
73 Sometimes you love me Paul Stevens
74 This guy's in love with you (06/68) Herb Alpert & Tijuana Brass *
75 If you don't want my love (05/68) Robert John *
76 Stoned soul picnic 5th Dimension
77 Baby you come rolling 'cross my mind Peppermint Trolley Company
78 Gentle on my mind John Hartford
79 Mrs Robinson Fran & Alan
80 Help yourself Tom Jones *
81 Kentucky woman Pinkerton's
82 Sunshine girl Herman's Hermits *
83 The land of make believe Easybeats
84 Some things you never get used to (06/68) Diana Ross & Supremes *
85 Don't let him take your love from me Jimmy Ruffin
86 Here comes the judge Shorty Long *
87 Dance to the music (03/68) Sly & Family Stone *
88 Sally had a party Flavour
89 Give and take Kris Ife
90 High in the sky Amen Corner *
91 Mony, Mony (05/68) Tommy James & Shondells # 1
92 Paint it black Chris Farlowe
93 Guaranteed to drive you wild Mike Stevens & Shevelles
94 Two is company, three is a crowd Jon Ford
95 Grazing in the grass Hugh Masekela

“A month in a life” – June 1968

All tracks released in June 1968 unless otherwise indicated

* : new entry Record Retailer chart

NR Title Artist/Group Chart
1 The hottest day of the year Barry Booth & his Orchestra
2 The dreamer Morgan-James
3 I see the morning Penny Peeps
4 Anyone for tennis (05/68) Cream *
5 Gotta see Jane (05/68) R. Dean Taylor *
6 MacArthur Park Richard Harris *
7 Travelling circus Epics
8 Happiness is Kim & Kelly Braden
9 Where is tomorrow Cilla Black *
10 I think it's going to rain Lynn & Graham McCarthy
11 Brooklyn roads Neil Diamond
12 Hang-ups Bobby Hatfield
13 I can't make it alone Bill Medley
14 Nothing can stop me (RR – 1965) (04/68) Gene Chandler *
15 Never give you up Jerry Butler
16 Open up your soul Erma Franklin
17 Here I am baby Marvelettes
18 It should have been me Gladys Knight & Pips
19 Baby I need your lovin' Svante
20 You've gotta believe it Sharon Tandy
21 I'm sorry Delfonics
22 Hush…not a word to Mary John Rowles *
23 The shelter of your arms Brian Keith
24 Woman you took my life Kevin Johnson
25 I've got my eyes on you Barry Noble
26 Goodbye Barry Ryan
27 D.W. Washburn Monkees *
28 Without her Jack Jones
29 Dreams of the everyday housewife Chris Gantry
30 Soul coaxing Norrie Paramor & his Orchestra
31 I'll keep holding on Brass Tacks
32 Yummy yummy yummy (05/68) Ohio Express *
33 Indian lake Cowsills
34 May I take a giant step (into your heart) 1910 Fruitgum Company
35 He's got everything Butterflies
36 On a day like this Gulliver's People
37 Loving cup Fortunes
38 Smokey blues away (05/68) New Generation *
39 Nevertheless Eclection
40 You ought to meet my baby David & Jonathan
41 Love is all it should be Dorian Gray
42 In the shade of your love Decision
43 Choo choo train Box Tops
44 Keep on (05/68) Bruce Channel *
45 Boy (05/08) Lulu *
46 Un-mundo Buffalo Springfield
47 Love really changed me Spooky Tooth
48 Dogs Who *
49 I can't quit her Blood, Sweat & Tears
50 Gotta get away New York Public Library
51 Haze woman Anan
52 Fire Crazy World of Arthur Brown *
53 Mony, Mony (05/68) Tommy James & Shondells *
54 Baby don't cry Sundae Times
55 Jumpin' Jack flash (05/68) Rolling Stones # 1
56 Baby make your own sweet music Jay & Techniques
57 This old heart of mine (is weak for you) Donnie Elbert
58 I.O.U. (a lifetime of love) Fashions
59 The importance of your love (05/68) Vince Hill *
60 Quando m'innamoro (05/68) Sandpipers *
61 One more dance Esther & Abi Ofarim *
62 Elvira Madigan – theme James Last
63 As long as there's love Settlers
64 What have they done to Hazel Ray Ennis & Blue Jeans
65 I've got my eyes on you Jason Cord
66 Woman woman Richard Barnes
67 What's good about goodbye Steve Montgomery
68 My name is Jack Manfred Mann *
69 Fairy tales can come true San Francisco Earthquake
70 Tip toe thru' the tulips Tiny Tim
71 The sunshine of love Louis Armstrong *
72 The look of love Sergio Mendes & Brasil '66
73 All my life is you Bobby Bennett
74 I've just lost somebody Golden Earrings
75 You didn't have to be so nice Glass Menagerie
76 Yesterday has gone (05/68) Cupid's Inspiration *
77 Young girl (03/68) Gary Puckett & Union Gap # 1
78 Eyes of a New York woman B.J. Thomas
79 Love grows Gene Pitney
80 I love you People
81 Summer of our love Two of Each
82 Now (05/68) Val Doonican *
83 Morning in your eyes Frank Ifield
84 I'll love you forever today Cliff Richard *
85 Safe in my garden Mama's & Papa's
86 Sometimes you just can't win Mouse & Traps
87 You ain't going nowhere (05/68) Byrds *
88 My life (is in your hands) Paper Dolls
89 Yester love Smokey Robinson & Miracles
90 Soul thing Tony Newman
91 Ain't nothing like the real thing (05/68) Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell *
92 I could never love another (after loving you) (05/68) Temptations *
93 Love in them there hills Vibrations
94 The horse Cliff Nobles & Co

“A month in a life” – May 1968

All tracks released in May 1968 unless otherwise indicated

* : new entry Record Retailer chart

NR Title Artist/Group Chart
1 With the sun in my eyes Schadel
2 Smile girl for me Cat's Eyes
3 Rainbow chaser (03/68) Nirvana *
4 Better by far Terry Reid
5 Everyday Kevin Westlake & Gary Farr
6 Travellin' song Pentangle
7 You ain't going nowhere Paul McNeill & Linda Peters
8 You outside Dave Justin
9 There's nobody I'd sooner love Pinkerton's
10 A winter's tale Genesis
11 I've never seen love like this Orpheus
12 Take me along T.I.M.E.
13 I will always think about you New Colony Six
14 This world is my world Bystanders
15 I wanna live Glen Campbell
16 Friends Beach Boys *
17 Rice is nice (04/68) Lemon Pipers *
18 Angel of the morning Merrilee Rush & Turnabouts
19 Why say goodbye Marian Montgomery
20 Kiss tomorrow goodbye Ethna Campbell
21 Something bad on my mind Timi Yuro
22 I'll never leave you Nicole Croisille & T. & B.
23 I can't fool my heart Dallas Boys
24 My year is a day Beloved Ones (Les Irresistibles)
25 Mary Jane Elmer Gantry's Velvet Opera
26 Dedicated music man Mortimer
27 Someday girl Moon
28 Time for livin' Association *
29 A step in the right direction Montanas
30 Tracy took a trip Executives (Executive)
31 Drive my car Rainbow Ffolly
32 Marjorine (03/68) Joe Cocker *
33 I shall be released Boz
34 Love you forever Focal Point
35 Hurdy gurdy man Donovan *
36 Part of my past Simon Dupree & Big Sound
37 Deborah (04/68) Tyrannosaurus Rex *
38 What a day Contrasts
39 Little one Episode
40 The good guys in the white hats Mike Sedgewick
41 Baby, what I mean Spiral Starecase
42 El el Israel High Windows
43 Baby you're so right for me Satin Bells
44 The happy song Otis Redding *
45 Think Aretha Franklin *
46 Tighten up Archie Bell & Drells
47 Hold on Radiants
48 Don't lead me on Exotics
49 Young girl (03/68) Gary Puckett & Union Gap # 1
50 One in a million Giles, Giles & Fripp
51 Sleepy Joe (04/68) Herman's Hermits *
52 Blue eyes Don Partridge *
53 Baby make your own sweet music Johnny Johnson & Bandwagon
54 Any old time you're lonely and sad (04/68) Foundations *
55 Abergavenny Marty Wilde
56 Keep on loving me Guy Fletcher
57 Pretty red balloons Rosetta Hightower
58 Never my love Johnny Mann Singers
59 When we were young (04/68) Solomon King *
60 Face it girl, it's over Nancy Wilson
61 The words of Bartholomew Wayne Fontana
62 It's my time (04/68) Everly Brothers *
63 Do you know the way to San Jose (04/68) Dionne Warwick *
64 I pretend (04/68) Des O'Connor *
65 Why say goodbye Connie Francis
66 Play the drama to the end Clodagh Rodgers
67 The music played Matt Monro
68 Joanna (04/68) Scott Walker *
69 Tribute to a king William Bell *
70 You keep me hangin' on Joe Simon
71 Shoo-be-doo-be-doo-da-day (04/68) Stevie Wonder *
72 She's looking good Wilson Pickett
73 The son of Hickory Holler's tramp (04/68) O.C. Smith *
74 Reach out of the darkness Friend & Lover
75 Wear it on our face Dells
76 The end of the road Idle Race
77 As for marionettes Mariane
78 (Something about) Suburbia Tim Andrews
79 Ragamuffin Squibby & Reflections
80 Black day in july Gordon Lightfoot
81 This side of heaven David McWilliams
82 Helule helule Tremeloes *
83 Disappear Mob
84 Baby come back (Re-issue – 1967) Equals *
85 Jumpin' Jack flash Rolling Stones *
86 10,000 words in a cardboard box Aquarian Age
87 The muffin man World of Oz
88 Lovin' things (04/68) Marmalade *
89 How'd we ever get this way Andy Kim
90 What a wonderful world (01/68) Louis Armstrong # 1
91 Cabaret (01/68) Louis Armstrong # 1
92 U.S. male Elvis Presley *
93 Soul coaxing (03/68) Raymond Lefevre Orchestra *

“A month in a life” – April 1968

All tracks released in April 1968 unless otherwise indicated

* : new entry Record Retailer chart

NR Title Artist/Group Chart
1 I almost called your name Kathy Kirby
2 One more chance Mike Richmond
3 Marianne Sergio Endrigo
4 Colours of the rainbow Medium
5 Honey Bobby Goldsboro *
6 What a wonderful world (01/68) Louis Armstrong # 1
7 Somewhere in the country (03/68) Gene Pitney *
8 If you change your mind Johnny Hackett
9 Do I figure in your life Dave Berry
10 A beautiful morning Rascals
11 Think of you baby Liz Christian
12 In the shelter of your heart O'Hara's Playboys
13 Elusive face My Dear Watson
14 Young girl Precious Few
15 Rainbow David Garrick
16 When I reach the top Rockin' Berries
17 Rainbow valley Love Affair *
18 When you lose the one you love Patrick Dane & Mark 7
19 Help me Sons & Lovers
20 House for sale Val McKenna
21 Ebenezer Sight & Sound
22 Rock around the clock (RR – 1955) (03/68) Bill Haley & Comets *
23 The drifter Don Charles
24 Rainbow woman Lee Hazlewood
25 In need of a friend Cowsills
26 Don't you be ashamed Billy Joe Royal
27 Daybreak Gloomys
28 Wonder boy Kinks *
29 Springtime of our years Gary Ashton
30 A man without love Engelbert Humperdinck *
31 You just gave me heaven Johnny Dumar
32 What's wrong with you Chanters
33 This thing called love Webs
34 I'm gonna make you love me Madeline Bell
35 Take time to know her Percy Sledge
36 When she touches me McFarthing Kissoon
37 Forever came today Diana Ross & Supremes *
38 At the top of the stairs Formations
39 For whom the bell tolls (03/68) Simon Dupree & Big Sound *
40 Mr Carpenter Fox
41 Midway down Creation
42 A girl called Fantasy Selofane
43 Solid gold mountain Tangerine Peel
44 She's a rainbow Glass Menagerie
45 Lady Madonna (03/68) Beatles # 1
46 Why must it be this way Hobby Shop [aka Roger James Four]
47 Shilo William E. Kimber
48 Me Zion de Gallier
49 The last goodbye Chris Farlowe
50 Lazy Sunday Small Faces *
51 Peggy Sue (RR – 1957) (03/68) Buddy Holly *
52 Turn on your lovelight Human Beinz
53 Naughty boy Simon's Secrets
54 I don't ever wanna be kicked by you Stockingtops
55 Feel like a clown Ranee & Ray
56 Like to get to know you Spanky & Our Gang
57 With a little help from my friends Sergio Mendes & Brasil '66
58 This wheel's on fire Julie Driscoll & Brian Auger Trinity *
59 What a way to die Ola
60 Things ain't what they used to be anymore Grapevine
61 Everyone can see Scrugg
62 People people Oliver Norman
63 Silly grin Family Dogg
64 Mighty Quinn (Quinn the Eskimo) Fuzz Face
65 I don't want our loving to die Herd *
66 Bring a little lovin' Los Bravos
67 C'mon everybody Gene & Gents
68 Summertime blues (RR – 1958) Eddie Cochran *
69 Quite rightly so (03/68) Procol Harum *
70 Black magic woman (03/68) Fleetwood Mac *
71 Time of the season Zombies
72 Hello how are you (03/68) Easybeats *
73 Think of you baby Elastic Band
74 Open your hands Sarolta
75 Time Cliff Aungier
76 Julie Peter & Wolves
77 Our corner of the night Barbra Streisand
78 White horses (03/68) Jacky (aka Jackie Lee) *
79 La La La (He gives me love) Massiel *
80 Young girl (03/68) Gary Puckett & Union Gap *
81 Sunny and me Douglas Good & Ginny Plenty
82 Congratulations (03/68) Cliff Richard # 1
83 Don't run away Sandie Shaw
84 It's so easy Wishful Thinking
85 So fine Ike & Tina Turner
86 Take me in your arms (rock me a little while) Isley Brothers
87 Funky street (03/68) Arthur Conley *
88 In the midnight hour Mirettes
89 Girls girls girls Chuck Jackson
90 If you can want (03/68) Smokey Robinson & Miracles *
91 Looking for a fox Clarence Carter
92 Red red wine Neil Diamond
93 Days of my life Seekers
94 What can I do Gilbert (O'Sullivan)
95 Sherry don't go Lettermen
96 Callow la vita (The red balloon) Raymond Froggatt
97 Soul serenade (03/68) Willie Mitchell *

“A month in a life” – March 1968

All tracks released in March 1968 unless otherwise indicated

* : new entry Record Retailer chart

NR Title Artist/Group Chart
1 21st Summer Household
2 Little green apples Roger Miller *
3 Kiss me goodbye (02/68) Petula Clark *
4 Chance of a lifetime Pat McGeegan
5 I'll walk alone Maggie Fitzgibbon
6 And you were there Ken Dodd
7 In time Lena Martell
8 It's your day today (01/68) P.J. Proby *
9 One Nilsson
10 I've been loving you Elton John
11 When you were with me Choir
12 Ice man Ice
13 Colour sergeant Lilywhite West Coast Consortium
14 Morning glory days Pleasure Fair
15 Dream seller Simon
16 I can't let Maggie go Honeybus *
17 Don't you believe it Geoff Turton (aka Jefferson)
18 The radio song Parade
19 It's raining outside (Mangwane mpubele) Group 2
20 Lady Madonna Beatles # 1
21 Rumours Kippington Lodge
22 Blueberry blue Sun Dragon
23 Congratulations Cliff Richard *
24 Simon says (02/68) 1910 Fruitgum Company *
25 Cry like a baby Boxtops *
26 I'm a train Colors of Love
27 After tea Spencer Davis group
28 Little man with a stick Penny Peeps
29 No face, no name and no number (02/68) Traffic *
30 What a woman does John Bromley
31 Cherish Ruth
32 Burning spear Soulful Strings
33 I thank you (02/68) Sam & Dave *
34 Since you've been gone Aretha Franklin *
35 The end of our road Gladys Knight & Pips
36 Goin' to a happening Tommy Neal
37 I wish it would rain (02/68) Temptations *
38 That did it Bobby Bland
39 If I were a carpenter Four Tops *
40 I'll say forever my love Jimmy Ruffin
41 Long story Rudy Mills
42 I've got you on my mind (02/68) Dorian Gray *
43 Something here in my heart (02/68) Paper Dolls *
44 Baby you got it Brenton Wood
45 Strawberry shortcake Jay & Techniques
46 Andmoreagain Love
47 Umbrella 14
48 You've gotta be with me Onyx
49 Black veils of melancholy Status Quo
50 The fox has gone to ground Bamboo Shoot
51 Father's name is Dad Fire
52 All along the watchtower Nashville Teens
53 The legend of Xanadu (02/68) Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich # 1
54 Valleri Monkees *
55 Hang up city Berkeley Kites
56 A lovely way to say goodnight Symbols
57 Loving or losing you Penny Lane
58 Can't keep you out of my heart Vince Hill
59 Time time Monique Leyrac
60 Scarborough fair (Canticle) Simon & Garfunkel
61 Valley of the dolls – theme (02/68) Dionne Warwick *
62 First spring rain We ugly dogs (aka Cantebury music festival)
63 Jumbo Bee Gees *
64 Just dropped in (to see what condition………) First Edition
65 Mission impossible Lalo Schifrin Orchestra
66 Move Jess & James
67 Ain't nothing but a houseparty (02/68) Showstoppers *
68 Quittin' time Big Maybelle
69 Green light American Breed
70 A question of temperature Balloon Farm
71 Get out now Tommy James & Shondells
72 I can show you Rupert's people
73 Big city lights (and country boy Bill) Shevells
74 Jennifer Eccles Hollies *
75 Nobody knows it Plastic Penny
76 Utterly simple Smoke
77 Suzanne Leonard Cohen
78 If I only had time (02/68) John Rowles *
79 What's yesterday Tony Bruno
80 L'important c'est la rose Gilbert Becaud
81 You don't know me Nancy Wilson
82 I don't want to hurt you anymore Tony Christie
83 Until Johnny Tudor
84 Can't take my eyes off you Andy Williams *
85 Cinderella Rockefella (02/68) Esther & Abi Ofarim # 1
86 Master Jack Four Jacks & a Jill
87 Look here comes the sun Sunshine Company
88 Captain of your ship Reparata & Delrons *
89 Birds of a feather Joe South
90 I can't forget Barry Noble
91 Do you remember Scaffold *
92 One day soon Matt Monro
93 Little miss understood Rod Stewart
94 That's when I see the blues (Pretty brown eyes) Jim Reeves *
95 Step inside love Cilla Black *
96 Never my love Hans Christian
97 Where the rainbow ends Tony Hiller Orchestra

“A month in a life” – Feb 1968

All tracks released in February 1968 unless otherwise indicated

* : new entry Record Retailer chart

NR Title Artist/Group Chart
1 Through my door 14
2 Epitaph to you Andy Forray
3 Sadie and her magic mr. Galahad A New Generation
4 River to another day Love Sculpture
5 Love is blue Jeff Beck *
6 Cinderella rockefella Esther & Abi Ofarim # 1
7 Once I had a dream Jon Britten
8 Nevertheless Frankie Vaughan *
9 My world is slipping away Connie Francis
10 To each his own Frankie Laine
11 Wise to the ways of the world Don Paul
12 Green tambourine (01/68) Lemon Pipers *
13 Ring the changes David Walker
14 Do you believe in magic Kaplan
15 You go your way Guys
16 Fire brigade (01/68) Move *
17 Think I care Paupers
18 Everything that touches you Association
19 Spooky Gary Walker & Rain
20 Up the junction Manfred Mann
21 Magic spectacles Nerve
22 Little girl Troggs *
23 Jennifer Juniper Donovan *
24 If I had a ribbon bow Fairport Convention
25 Do you believe (love is built on a dream) Peter Janes
26 Everybody knows you're not in love Electric Prunes
27 Delilah Tom Jones *
28 Some sweet day Frank Ifield
29 No one can break a heart like you Dave Clark Five *
30 Hold back the daybreak Long John Baldry
31 Sweet inspiration Sweet Inspirations
32 Cross my heart Billy Stewart
33 Pick up the pieces Carla Thomas
34 Ooh baby Deon Jackson
35 My girl (RR – 1965) Otis Redding *
36 Sockin' 1-2-3-4 John Roberts
37 I am the man for you baby Edwin Starr
38 I can't give back the love I feel for you Rita Wright
39 Earthquake Bobbi Lynn
40 Everlasting love (12/67) Love affair # 1
41 Bend me, shape me American Breed *
42 Blessed are the lonely Mindbenders
43 Blamin's not hard to do Pic Nic
44 Won't you turn the lights down low Gerry Dane
45 Sha la la la lee Symon & Pi
46 Of all the little girls Villiers & Gold
47 Portable people Ten Years After
48 Sky pilot – part 1 Eric Burdon & Animals *
49 Cabaret (*) (01/68} Louis Armstrong *
50 That's all right Brenda Lee
51 Rosie (01/68) Don Partridge *
52 Carpet man Fifth dimension
53 Breaking up a dream Ways & Means
54 Dear Delilah (01/68) Grapefruit *
55 Tomorrow Strawberry Alarm Clock
56 Renaissance fair Human Instinct
57 Expecting to fly Buffalo Springfield
58 So it goes Anders 'n' Poncia
59 Just for you Dave Mason
60 Playboy Gene & Debbe
61 Today (01/68) Sandie Shaw *
62 Images of you Mike Lennox
63 The silent sun Genesis
64 Another time Sagittarius
65 What a wonderful world (*) (01/68) Louis Armstrong *
66 You're the only one Val Doonican *
67 This is my life Shirley Bassey
68 When Jezamine goes Bystanders
69 Adios amor Casuals
70 Too much love Bobby Hanna
71 Dock of the bay Otis Redding *
72 A lasting love Otis Clay
73 Whatcha gonna do about it Jeanette Simpson
74 Stop that train Keith & Tex
75 Mighty quinn (01/68) Manfred Mann # 1
76 Running in the water Kytes
77 Sunshine day Jethro Tull (as Jethro Toe)
78 Early pearly morning Orange Bicycle
79 Sing me a love song Glories
80 California my way Treetops
81 I saw the light Tom Carlile & Craftsmen
82 Guitar man Elvis Presley *
83 The legend of Xanadu Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich *
84 We can fly Cowsills
85 Spooky Classics IV *
86 Sunday mornin' Spanky & Our Gang
87 Fool on the hill Sharon Tandy
88 It's not easy Will-o-Bees
89 Lovely city Cat Stevens
90 Me, the peaceful heart Lulu *
91 I get so excited Equals *
92 Friday kind of Monday Johnny Farnham
93 Green tambourine (01/68) Sun Dragon *
94 Love is blue (01/68) Paul Mauriat Orchestra *

“A month in a life” – Jan 1968

All tracks released in Januari 1968 unless otherwise indicated

* : new entry Record Retailer chart

NR Title Artist/Group Chart
1 Darlin' Beach Boys *
2 A new man Nocturnes
3 Two people Norman Conquest
4 Shadows (I can't see you) Freddie Ryder
5 Maybe someday High Windows
6 Everything I am (12/67) Plastic penny *
7 By the time I get to Phoenix Glen Campbell
8 I almost called your name Maureen Evans
9 The last one to say goodnight Clinton Ford
10 Early one morning Roger Whittaker
11 Glasshouse green, splinter red Kinsmen
12 Next plane to London Rose garden
13 I can take or leave your loving Herman's Hermits *
14 By the way I love you Graham Bonney
15 Ballad of Bonnie & Clyde (12/67) Georgie Fame # 1
16 Bitter thoughts of little Jane Timon
17 Virgin Sunrise Christopher Colt
18 Harry Faversham Toby Twirl
19 Turquoise tandem cycle Jason Crest
20 On a quiet night Oscar Bicycle
21 Fredereek Hernando One in a Million
22 Pictures of matchstick men Status quo *
23 I must go on Peter Sarstedt
24 The long black veil Peter Law
25 No regrets Tom Rush
26 Everlasting love (08/67) Robert Knight *
27 And get away Esquires
28 Thread the needle Clarence Carter
29 In between the heartaches Donnie Elbert
30 I need a woman of my own Tommy Hunt
31 You Marvin Gaye
32 Back on my feet again Foundations *
33 The best part of breaking up (12/67) Symbols *
34 Would you believe Nicky James
35 Too much in love Denny Laine
36 Would you believe Billy Nicholls
37 The bird song Bergen White
38 It's been a long time Andy Ellison
39 Alone again or Love
40 Everybody needs love Gass Company
41 Everyone's gonna wonder Avengers
42 Hello goodbye (11/67) Beatles # 1
43 Rosecrans Boulevard Gordon Waller
44 Turn the world around the other way Eddy Arnold
45 Dancing out of my heart Tam White
46 Am I that easy to forget Engelbert Humperdinck *
47 Anniversary waltz Anita Harris *
48 Turn her away Kenny Damon
49 Only when you're lonely Gibsons
50 Mister Moonlight Kenny Lynch
51 Secret Virgin Sleep
52 Friend Squibby & Reflections
53 Mighty quinn Manfred Mann *
54 Still got you Bob Saker
55 London's not too far Hank B. Marvin
56 With every little tear Jackie Trent
57 She wears my ring (12/67) Solomon King *
58 Storybook children Billy Vera & Judy Clay
59 The maybe song Dreamers
60 Too much of nothing Peter, Paul & Mary
61 So much love Tony Blackburn *
62 When he wants a woman Carol Deene
63 Judy in disguise (12/67) John Fred & Playboy band *
64 Out to get you Sandra Bryant
65 Life time of lovin' Joe E. Young & Tonks
66 I want to go back there again Chris Clark
67 All strung out Frugal Sound
68 Some velvet morning Nancy Sinatra & Lee Hazlewood
69 A clown in one town Deuce Coup
70 For your information Cedars
71 Words Bee Gees *
72 Only a fool breaks his own heart Long John Baldry
73 If you think you're groovy P.P. Arnold *
74 I'm yours Hoagy Lands
75 Do what you gotta do Al Wilson
76 If I could build my whole world around you (12/67) Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell *
77 My baby must be a magician Marvelettes
78 Honey chile Martha & Vandellas *
79 Come see about me Jr. Walker & All Stars
80 Everlasting love (12/67) Love affair # 1
81 I wonder what she's doing tonight Tommy Boyce & Bobby Hart
82 New Orleans Neil Diamond
83 Suddenly you love me Tremeloes *
84 Keep on searching Marvels
85 You're never gonna get my loving Stocking Tops
86 Nite is a-comin' Warm Sounds
87 Mr. Second class (12/67) Spencer Davis group *
88 That's the way life goes Jimmy Cliff
89 Don't change it Fearns Brass Foundry
90 No sad songs Joe Simon
91 Bend me, shape me Amen corner *
92 Nobody but me Human Beinz
93 Don't stop the carnival Alan Price set *