“A month in a life” – May 1969

All tracks released in May 1969 unless otherwise indicated

* : new entry Record Retailer chart

NR Title Artist/Group Chart
1 Walk on gilded splinters Marsha Hunt *
2 Let's hang on Johnny Johnson & Bandwagon *
3 Is it something you've got Tyrone Davis
4 Save it (never too late) Melvin Davis
5 I stand accused Satin Bells
6 Love ain't love Udell T. Anderson
7 Long time comin' Bimbi Worrick
8 Morning girl Neon Philharmonic
9 Wishful sinful Doors
10 World spinning sadly Parking Lot
11 Leave me be Justine
12 It's me that you need Elton John
13 Are you growing tired of my love (04/69) Status Quo *
14 She sold Blackpool rock Honeybus
15 I'll never forget Mike Kennedy
16 Wet dream (03/69) Max Romeo *
17 Black pearl Sonny Charles
18 Stay a while Lee Lynch
19 Dick-a-dum-dum (King's Road) (04/69) Des O'Connor *
20 Everybody knows Miki & Griff
21 Colour my world Don Partridge
22 Proud Mary Creedence Clearwater Revival *
23 Galveston Glen Campbell *
24 Mistral Roger Whittaker
25 Big ship Cliff Richard *
26 Love minus zero/No limit Noel Harrison
27 I can remember (not too long ago) Peter & Gordon
28 Oh happy day Edwin Hawkins Singers *
29 Mr Moody's garden Gilbert
30 Groovy baby (04/69) Microbe *
31 Can I trust you (Io ti daro di piu) Tony Sandler & Ralph Young
32 Does anybody miss me David MacBeth
33 If ever you're lonely Vikki Carr
34 Standing on your own Gerry Lockran
35 I can remember Billie Davis
36 I have loved me a man Jocelyne Jocya
37 Tomorrow, today Hardin-York
38 New day Jackie Lomax
39 Dear Jill Blodwyn Pig
40 Once I had a sweetheart Pentangle *
41 Living in the past Jethro Tull *
42 Tracks of my tears (RR – 1965) (04/69) Smokey Robinson & Miracles *
43 Love (can make you happy) Mercy
44 What is a man Four Tops *
45 River deep, mountain high Jennie Darren & Second City Sound
46 Gimme gimme good lovin' (04/69) Crazy Elephant *
47 Good morning starshine Strawberry Alarm Clock
48 Snake in the grass Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich *
49 In my life Kippington Lodge
50 February's child Just Plain Smith
51 Get back (04/69) Beatles # 1
52 Touch 'em with love Brook Benton
53 Loneliness of London Peter Reeves
54 Every little minute Gerry Marsden
55 Let this moment pass away Kamaras
56 Think it all over Sandie Shaw *
57 Monday to Friday Web
58 I've been hurt Bill Deal & Rhondels
59 Shangri-La Mud
60 A way of life (04/69) Family Dogg *
61 Some of my best friends are people Cashman, Pistilli & West
62 Welcome to my house Left Side
63 Get yourself a ticket Roek's Family
64 I shall be released Box Tops
65 Bitter green Gordon Lightfoot
66 Marley purt drive Jose Feliciano
67 Day is done Peter, Paul & Mary
68 Home isn't home anymore Heathmore
69 Earth angel Vogues
70 Make me an island Tom Northcott
71 Happy heart (04/69) Andy Williams *
72 One fine day Nina Shaw
73 Carnival day New Faces
74 Love me tonight Tom Jones *
75 Who can I turn to Paul Nicholas
76 Are you ready for love Gloria Hunniford
77 Higher and higher (RR – 1967) Jackie Wilson *
78 Hurting each other Ruby & Romantics
79 Pretty world Sergio Mendes & Brasil '66
80 More today than yesterday Spiral Starecase
81 Oh what a performance Nirvana
82 I'll melt all your troubles away Magic Lanterns
83 The river is wide Grass Roots
84 Lucinda Lee Reg Presley (of the Troggs)
85 When the day breaks Consortium
86 I'd rather go blind (04/69) Chicken Shack *
87 I threw it all away Bob Dylan *
88 Why Cats (NL)
89 Time is tight (04/69) Booker T. & M.G.'s *

“A month in a life” – April 1969

All tracks released in April 1969 unless otherwise indicated

* : new entry Record Retailer chart

NR Title Artist/Group Chart
1 My friend Roy Orbison *
2 Ring of bright water (03/69) Val Doonican *
3 Loving you Anita Harris
4 Bluer than blue (03/69) Rolf Harris *
5 This is my love Eve Boswell
6 Paper man Brotherhood
7 Ragamuffin man Manfred Mann *
8 The boxer Simon & Garfunkel *
9 July, you're a woman John Stewart
10 I can't take you to the dance Mike Morton 8
11 Come September Elkie Brooks
12 I'm a gambler Lace
13 All together now Dixies
14 I've something bad on my mind James Royal
15 The world can pack their bags and go away John Christian Dee
16 Smile a little smile for me Flying Machine
17 Where is she now Cats Eyes
18 I'm alone today Fruit Machine
19 Hold on Ipsissimus
20 Badge Cream *
21 Get back Beatles # 1
22 Michael and the slipper tree (02/69) Equals *
23 Long green Fireballs
24 Pretty Belinda Chris Andrews
25 You've made me so very happy Blood, Sweat & Tears *
26 Man of the world Fleetwood Mac *
27 Darkness, darkness Youngbloods
28 I'll be there (02/69) Jackie Trent *
29 If you see Diana Mike Leroy
30 Aquarius – Let the sunshine in 5th Dimension *
31 Fool's paradise Casuals
32 In the night Dominic Grant
33 Anything you want to Raymond Froggatt
34 Punch and Judy man Pop Workshop
35 Dizzy (03/69) Tommy Roe *
36 Walkin' on my mind Dianne Brooks
37 You came you saw you conquered Ronettes
38 Long live the high High
39 Plastic man (03/69) Kinks *
40 Mr and mrs Regards Factotums
41 Cross town traffic Jimi Hendrix Experience *
42 Magic circle Almond Lettuce
43 Step out of your mind Kool
44 Just for you Promise
45 The colour of my love (03/69) Jefferson *
46 Beggin' you baby Jo Jo Gunne
47 Have you forgotten who you are Glass Menagerie
48 Say goodbye to yesterday Toyshop
49 Nowhere to run Martha Reeves & Vandellas *
50 The right track (USA 1966) Billy Butler
51 Busy busy bee Bobby Patterson & Mustangs
52 Gotta find me a lover Erma Franklin
53 Will you be staying after Sunday Peppermint Rainbow
54 The drifter Heidi Bruhl
55 Happy heart Petula Clark
56 It's getting better Paul Jones
57 My sentimental friend Herman's Hermits *
58 The dream of Olwyn (02/69) Second City Sound *
59 Hello it's me Nazz
60 Israelites (02/69) Desmond Dekker & Aces # 1
61 Swan lake (01/69) Cats (UK) *
62 Only the strong survive Jerry Butler
63 I'm living in shame Diana Ross & Supremes *
64 Road runner (RR – 1966) (03/69) Junior Walker & All stars *
65 What's good about goodbye my love Flirtations
66 I got the sweetest feeling Chants
67 I heard it through the grapevine (02/69) Marvin Gaye # 1
68 The chokin' kind Joe Simon
69 Here today and gone tomorrow Ohio Players
70 Am I the same girl Barbara Acklin
71 Behind a painted smile Isley Brothers *
72 Love is all I have to give Checkmates Ltd
73 Close the door Jimmy James
74 Cupid (03/69) Johnny Nash *
75 Don't give in to him Gary Puckett & Union Gap
76 It's only love B.J. Thomas
77 Traces Classics IV
78 Love minus zero Joan Baez
79 I'll hold out my hand Evie Sands
80 All my life New Inspiration
81 Saturday roundabout Sunday Humblebums
82 Goodbye Mary Hopkin *
83 Brother Love's travelling salvation show Neil Diamond
84 The letter Arbors
85 Sweet cherry wine Tommy James & Shondells
86 Never comes the day Moody Blues
87 My way (03/69) Frank Sinatra *
88 July, you're a woman Pat Boone
89 Hush Woody Herman

“A month in a life” – March 1969

All tracks released in March 1969 unless otherwise indicated

* : new entry Record Retailer chart

NR Title Artist/Group Chart
1 Colour of my love Billy J. Kramer
2 In a moment of madness Flower Pot Men
3 In the bad, bad old days (02/69) Foundations *
4 Good lovin' Don Fardon
5 Sorry Suzanne (02/69) Hollies *
6 Love is now Jacky [aka Jackie Lee]
7 My woman's good to me David Houston
8 The happiest day of my life Heath Hampstead
9 Running out of time Jimmy Justice
10 Let me into your life Frank Ifield
11 The last thing on my mind Barry Noble
12 I started a joke Deep Set
13 Never say never again Tangerine Peel
14 Anything for you Ronnie Bond
15 Come with me Fourmyula
16 Hey mrs. Housewife Bluejeans
17 With pen in hand (11/68) Vikki Carr *
18 Kumbaya Sandpipers *
19 Just a little bit of peace in my heart Golden Earrings
20 Dream things that never were Donal Donnelly
21 Don Juan (02/69) Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich *
22 Turn around Cymbaline
23 Hair Cowsills
24 Let the sunshine in Bobby Paris
25 I don't know why Stevie Wonder *
26 I heard it through the grapevine (02/69) Marvin Gaye # 1
27 Foolish fool Dee Dee Warwick
28 Sunny Electric Flag
29 Spooky Sasperella
30 Don't touch me Bettye Swann
31 Make me yours Z.Z. Hill
32 Love's a mother brother Mack Rice
33 Spooky's day off Swinging Soul Machine
34 Get ready (RR – 1966) (02/69) Temptations *
35 I'll never forget you Chris Jackson
36 Snatchin' it back Clarence Carter
37 Can I change my mind Tyrone Davis
38 Day after day (it's slipping away) Shango
39 Do you remember Tony Ronald
40 Mother of Convention Colors of Love
41 Time Nicky James
42 Everything under the sun Harlem Jonns Reshuffle
43 The sun is a laughing child Kydds
44 How many more hearts must be broken Tim Andrews & Paul Korda
45 Oh! How I miss her Sandcastles
46 Shout it Kate
47 Afterglow of your love Small Faces *
48 Mr. Sun, mr. Moon Paul Revere & Raiders
49 Indian giver 1910 Fruitgum Company
50 Boom bang-a-bang Lulu *
51 I'd do it all again Eloise Laws
52 One day John Rowles
53 I'll catch the sun Kathy Kirby
54 Move in a little closer baby Mama Cass Elliot
55 It's only love Tony Blackburn *
56 Where do you go to (my lovely) (01/69) Peter Sarstedt # 1
57 Got to find a way Cajun Hart
58 Come back and shake me (02/69) Clodagh Rodgers *
59 Stop Roger James Cooke
60 Somebody's taken Maria away Tom & Mick
61 Too much of nothing Country Fever
62 Teardrop city Monkees *
63 Bad night at the Whisky Byrds
64 The walls fell down (02/69) Marbles *
65 Games people play (01/69) Joe South *
66 All the love I have Marty Wilde
67 Colour my world Richard Kerr
68 Kentucky woman Hillsiders
69 The circle is small Gordon Lightfoot
70 The wedding cake Connie Francis
71 Someday soon Judy Collins
72 Johnny one time Brenda Lee
73 Please be patient Ray & Elaine
74 Suzie Vigrass
75 Hello world Tremeloes *
76 Gimme gimme good lovin' Whichwhat
77 Pinball wizard Who *
78 Harlem shuffle (RR – 1963) (01/69) Bob & Earl *
79 Everyday people (01/69) Sly & Family Stone *
80 You got a deal Alice Clark
81 Soul shake Peggy Scott & Jo Jo Benson
82 My whole world ended David Ruffin
83 My baby specializes William Bell & Judy Clay
84 Thing's I'd like to say New Colony Six
85 Maria Elena (02/69) Gene Pitney *
86 Today has been cancelled Helen Shapiro
87 Israelites (02/69) Desmond Dekker & Aces *
88 Baked jam roll in your eye Timebox
89 Sanctus (Missa Luba) (01/69) Troubadours du Roi Baudouin *
90 I still believe in tomorrow John & Anne Ryder
91 Some people Chords Five
92 Passing strangers (02/69) Sarah Vaughan & Billy Eckstine *

“A month in a life” – Feb 1969

All tracks released in February 1969 unless otherwise indicated

* : new entry Record Retailer chart

NR Title Artist/Group Chart
1 Some girls do Tony Mason
2 Aquarius (12/68) Paul Jones *
3 May I Bill Deal & Rhondels
4 Too late for tears Glen South
5 I can hear music Beach Boys *
6 I could be so good Playground
7 Waterloo Road Jason Crest
8 Cherie Alamayonaika Disciple
9 Montego Bay Pattersons
10 Doesn't anybody know my name (12/68) Vince Hill *
11 Blackberry way (11/68) Move # 1
12 It's what you give Actress
13 Great balls of fire (01/69) Tiny Tim *
14 Let me tell ya U.K. Jones
15 Changes in our time Colin Giffin
16 Bitter honey Stuart Smith
17 Oh what a naughty man! Alan David
18 Maypole mews David Garrick
19 Breakfast on Pluto Don Partridge *
20 Good times (better times) Cliff Richard *
21 It's all in my imagination Val McKenna
22 Save me, save me Los Bravos
23 Next time you see me Garfield Love & Jimmy Spruill Orchestra
24 I like what you're doing to me Carla Thomas
25 Pretty girl Chi-Lites
26 Can't satisfy Impressions
27 With you beside me Ken Dodd
28 If you love her (01/69) Dick Emery *
29 My girl Maria Peter Gordeno
30 You're my everything Max Bygraves *
31 You've lost that lovin' feelin' (RR – 1965) (01/69) Righteous Brothers *
32 Turn to me Guy Darrell
33 Don't turn away Johnny Hackett
34 If I can dream Elvis Presley *
35 November snow Rejoice
36 Nothing in the world Tina Charles
37 The way it used to be (01/69) Engelbert Humperdinck *
38 Only the lonely (know the way I feel) Sonny James
39 Nancy Graham Leyden
40 I can't see nobody Tommy Farrell
41 (If paradise is) half as nice (01/69) Amen Corner # 1
42 Morning sky Thoughts & Words
43 Liar Fleur de Lys
44 Children of the sun Misunderstood
45 All the love in the world (01/69) Consortium *
46 One road Love Affair *
47 Roundabout Montanas
48 Jack rabbit Exception
49 Mockingbird (RR – 1963) Inez & Charlie Foxx *
50 Water woman Amazing Friendly Apple
51 Colinda Hapshash & Coloured Coat
52 Polk salad Annie Tony Joe White
53 Let the sun shine in Andy Forray
54 Hey bulldog Gods
55 You got it Squibby & Reflections
56 Grits ain't groceries (all around the world) Little Milton
57 I thank you Raisins
58 Look what you've done to my heart Shirley & Shirelles
59 What kind of lady Dee Dee Sharp
60 Without you Donnie Elbert
61 Witchi tai to Everything is Everything
62 Willows' harp World of Oz
63 Love is love Barry Ryan *
64 River deep mountain high (RR – 1966) (01/69) Ike & Tina Turner *
65 She's not there (01/69) Neil MacArthur *
66 You showed me Turtles
67 Are you happy Jerry Butler
68 Baby baby don't cry Smokey Robinson & Miracles
69 I heard it through the grapevine Marvin Gaye *
70 You (01/69) Johnny Johnson & Bandwagon *
71 I spy (for the F.B.I.) (RR – 1966) Jamo Thomas *
72 Higher and higher Moving Finger
73 Santa Maria Ian Green Revelation
74 Windmills of your mind (12/68) Noel Harrison *
75 First of May Bee Gees *
76 Where do you go to (my lovely) (01/69) Peter Sarstedt # 1
77 Woman helping man Vogues
78 Don't make me over Shirley & Johnny
79 This magic moment Jay & Americans
80 Gentle on my mind (01/69) Dean Martin *
81 Broken hearts brigade Hammond Hazelwood
82 You baby Mama's & Papa's
83 Highway of dreams Vanity Fare
84 Surround yourself with sorrow Cilla Black *
85 Mendocino Sir Douglas Quintet
86 Monsieur Dupont (01/69) Sandie Shaw *
87 I got a line on you Spirit
88 Broken hearted pirates Simon Dupree & Big Sound
89 Daydream Wallace Collection
90 Sophisticated Cissy Meters

“A month in a life” – Jan 1969

All tracks released in January 1969 unless otherwise indicated

* : new entry Record Retailer chart
[*] : will chart on re-release 1975
[**] : will chart on re-release 1971

NR Title Artist/Group Chart
1 It’s too late now Long John Baldry *
2 Did you give the world some love today baby Marc Ellington
3 How are things in Glocca Morra Frankie McBride
4 They don’t make love like they used to Eddy Arnold
5 Rain in my heart Frank Sinatra
6 Lady Samantha Elton John
7 Hold my hand Dave Davies
8 Road to nowhere Lesley Duncan
9 Meadow of my love Youth
10 Easy street Eddy Howell
11 The thought of loving you Crystal Mansion
12 Love has got hold of me Phillip Goodhand-Tait
13 The stranger David McWilliams
14 Come live with me Shadow Mann
15 Candy floss man We 4
16 Don’t let me lose this dream Aretha Franklin
17 Ready or not here I come Delfonics [**]
18 To love somebody Nina Simone *
19 Crimson and clover Tommy James & Shondells
20 We got a need for each other Linda Russell
21 Yesterday I heard the rain Brenda Arnau
22 Stop the music Nina Shaw
23 Till Vogues
24 Stand by your man Tammy Wynette [*]
25 But you know I love you First Edition
26 Wichita lineman Glen Campbell *
27 Reason to believe Dillards
28 Early morning rain Dalys
29 Mrs. Robinson (EP) (12/68) Simon & Garfunkel *
30 Lily the pink (10/68) Scaffold # 1
31 Isn’t it lonely together O.C. Smith
32 There’ll come a time Betty Everett
33 I forgot to be your lover William Bell
34 Don’t let it rain Kathy Kissoon
35 Hey Jude Wilson Pickett *
36 You’re leaving me Ollie & Nightingales
37 Don’t make the good girls go bad Della Humphrey
38 I put a spell on you (RR – 1965) Nina Simone *
39 This little boy 1984
40 Sweet cream ladies Box Tops
41 Bella Linda Grass Roots
42 You made me what I am Cheryl Gray
43 Here comes the rain Leapy Lee
44 Knick knack man Cartoone
45 Albatross (11/68) Fleetwood Mac # 1
46 All the way to heaven Sue Nicholls
47 Heart Clive Westlake
48 A thousand hours Rim D. Paul
49 Some girls do Lee Vanderbilt
50 Come back to me Mark Murphy
51 It’s only make believe Emil Dean
52 (If paradise is) half as nice Amen Corner *
53 White room Cream *
54 Touch me Doors
55 Apricot brandy Rhinoceros
56 Ring of fire Eric Burdon & Animals *
57 Alice Jon Plum
58 Move in a little closer baby (12/68) Harmony Grass *
59 Movin’ in Toby Twirl
60 A man, a horse and a gun Alyn Ainsworth orchestra
61 Love story (11/68) Jethro Tull *
62 Going up the country (11/68) Canned Heat *
63 Look in my eyes Weather
64 Wings of love Nirvana
65 Never trust in tomorrow Gentle Influence
66 Rainbow ride Andy Kim
67 Kandy Kay Freedom
68 I’m into looking for someone to love me Bobby Vee
69 As long as there is you Timi Yuro
70 My groovy baby Tom Dooley & his Lovelights
71 You ain’t livin’ till you’re lovin’ Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell *
72 I’m gonna make you love me Diana Ross & Supremes & Temptations *
73 Stay close to me Five Stairsteps & Cubie
74 California soul 5th Dimension
75 Marie take a chance Clem Curtis
76 Dancing in the street (RR – 1964) Martha Reeves & Vandellas *
77 Ob-la-di ob-la-da (12/68) Marmalade # 1
78 Hair Paul Nicholas, Oliver Tobias & Co.
79 Let the sunshine in (The flesh failures) Anthony & Imperials
80 Make the feeling go away Billie Davis
81 Come into my arms Jeannie Dee
82 Lea Cats
83 Stormy Classics IV ft Dennis Yost
84 Hooked on a feeling B.J. Thomas
85 You’re just what I was looking for today Andee Silver
86 You got soul (11/68) Johnny Nash *
87 People Tymes *
88 I’ll pick a rose for my Rose (12/68) Marv Johnson *
89 I guess I’ll always love you (RR 1966) Isley Brothers *
90 Soul sister brown sugar Sam & Dave *
91 Hang ’em high (12/68) Hugo Montenegro *