“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 *

“A month in a life” – Dec 1968

All tracks released in December 1968 unless otherwise indicated

* : new entry Record Retailer chart

NR Title Artist/Group Chart
1 Angel face Tim Andrews & Paul Korda
2 Long long road (for the broken hearts) Gilded Cage
3 Ob-la-di ob-la-da Bedrocks *
4 Something's happening (11/68) Herman's Hermits *
5 My friend the sea Nana Mouskouri
6 Adagio cardinal Raymond Lefevre Orchestra
7 Sleep safe and warm Claudine Longet
8 Goodnight Vic Lewis Singers & Orchestra
9 The windmills of your mind Michel Legrand Orchestra
10 Come back here with my heart Kathy Kirby
11 On mother Kelly's doorstep (11/68) Danny La Rue *
12 Lily the pink (10/68) Scaffold # 1
13 Chitty chitty bang bang Paul Mauriat orchestra
14 Carolyn Mirage
15 Sing out loud Shane Gray
16 The company I keep Brindley D. Spencer
17 Carolina Crispian St. Peters
18 Gabriel Billy Joe Royal
19 Someday New Faces
20 Nina Rory Fellowes
21 She's my girl Endevers
22 Ride my see-saw (10/68) Moody Blues *
23 Veils of mourning lace Tamara Koran
24 Uh! Barrier
25 One day in every week Procession
26 Kentucky woman Deep Purple
27 Back in the U.S.S.R. Cliff Bennett
28 What about the music Spice
29 Call on you Chuck Trois & Amazing Maze
30 Ramblin' gamblin' man Bob Seger System
31 When the train comes back Chicken Shack
32 Woman love Albert Washington
33 Beverley Eldridge Holmes
34 I can give you love Diplomats
35 S.O.S. [Stop her on sight] (RR – 1966) (11/68) Edwin Starr *
36 Tired of being nobody Valentinos
37 For once in my life (11/68) Stevie Wonder *
38 We can find that love Garnet Mimms
39 Baby please come home Donnie Elbert
40 Always together Dells
41 Reach out I'll be there Merrilee Rush
42 Rainmaker Rhubarb Rhubarb
43 Tomorrow today Kippington Lodge
44 Take it or leave it Blue Rivers & Maroons
45 Fox on the run (11/68) Manfred Mann *
46 Ob-la-di ob-la-da Spectrum
47 Point me at the sky Pink Floyd
48 Smell of incense Southwest F.O.B.
49 Someday soon Grapefruit
50 Cry me a river Kevin "King" Lear
51 Sitting in the park Owen Gray & Maximum Breed
52 When the first tear shows Brian Keith
53 I shall be released Tremeloes & Keith Mansfield Strings *
54 So much in love Eddie Swann
55 I love how you love me Bobby Vinton
56 Three squares (and a place to lay your head) Jimmy Gilmer
57 Shovelin' clay Arthur Murphy
58 Just wish you'd maybe change your mind Guy Mitchell
59 The good, the bad and the ugly (08/68) Hugo Montenegro Orchestra # 1
60 Bluebirds over the mountain (11/68) Beach Boys *
61 Blackberry way (11/68) Move *
62 Short change Spencer Davis Group
63 Medicated goo Traffic
64 Albatross (11/68) Fleetwood Mac *
65 People make the world Roosevelt Grier
66 Son of a preacher man (11/68) Dusty Springfield *
67 Lady Billy Fury
68 Please don't go (11/68) Donald Peers *
69 The impossible dream Matt Monro
70 Before today Honor Blackman
71 Les bicyclettes de Belsize Mireille Mathieu
72 Atlantis Donovan *
73 I've got something too Glen Dale
74 Five white horses Sun Dragon
75 Twisted nerve Lions
76 You're so young Shane Martin
77 I'll forget you John Roberts
78 The star Shirley Lawson
79 Strange things are happening Rings & Things
80 Weeping Analeah Gordon Waller
81 Right relations Johnny Rivers
82 Seasons in the sun Fortunes
83 Toy (11/68) Casuals *
84 Gabardine mac Freddie & Dreamers
85 Ob-la-di ob-la-da Marmalade *
86 I know what her name is Simon's Secrets
87 Soul limbo (10/68) Booker T. & M.G.'s *

“A month in a life” – Nov 1968

All tracks released in November 1968 unless otherwise indicated

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

NR Title Artist/Group Chart
1 I'm in a different world Four Tops *
2 Love child Diana Ross & Supremes *
3 Too weak to fight Clarence Carter
4 Chained Marvin Gaye
5 You can't do that Doris Willingham [aka Doris Duke]
6 Private number (10/68) William Bell & Judy Clay *
7 The hurt is just beginning Mary Love
8 You ain't changed Marie Franklin
9 Let's make a promise Peaches & Herb
10 Yours until tomorrow Gene Pitney *
11 Over you Gary Puckett & Union Gap
12 Montage Jefferson
13 And I'll find you Joy Marshall
14 Can I bring back yesterday Davy Clinton
15 Woman John Walker
16 Let the music play Allan Jeffers
17 If I ever get to Saginaw again Tony Crane
18 Watching the trains go by Steve Alaimo
19 Scarborough fair – Canticle Lyn & Graham McCarthy
20 You make me a man Eddie Stevens
21 The pleasure of you Precious Few
22 Someday Paper Dolls
23 Bring it to me baby Geno Washington & Ram Jam Band
24 Eeny meeny (09/68) Showstoppers *
25 Chewy chewy Ohio Express
26 Apples, peaches and pumpkin pie Fourmost
27 Goody goody gumdrops 1910 Fruitgum Company
28 You really know how to hurt a guy Martin Hummingbird
29 Why can't it rain Billy Budd
30 Hold me now Kate
31 Jack boy Sundae Times
32 Sabre dance Love Sculpture *
33 Look away Richard Barnes
34 In the year of April Gerry Marsden
35 L'Oiseau – BBC soundtrack (part 1) Belle et Sebastian & the Horses
36 Now the flowers cry Kiki Dee
37 Just a little lovin' Lyn Roman
38 Abraham, Martin and John Dion
39 I met her in church Box Tops
40 The "na na" song Ferris Wheel
41 Dong-dong-di-ki-di-gi-dong Golden Earrings
42 Girl don't make me wait Gladiators
43 Private sorrow Pretty Things
44 Softly softly (10/68) Equals *
45 Quick Joey small (Run Joey run) (10/68) Kasenetz-Katz Singing Orchestral Circus *
46 Cinderella Sunshine Paul Revere & Raiders
47 All day all night Blonde on Blonde
48 California earthquake Mama Cass
49 Police is here A New Generation
50 Henry's coming home Together
51 Woman on my mind Peter & Wolves
52 Son, son Liverpool Scene
53 Not that it matters anymore Roger James Cooke
54 Magic carpet ride Steppenwolf
55 My son John Onyx
56 A little less conversation Elvis Presley
57 With a little help from my friends (09/68) Joe Cocker # 1
58 She Tuesday's Children
59 Love me a lifetime Dave Hunter
60 Say goodbye John Rowles
61 Isn't it lonely together Ray Stevens
62 Build me up buttercup Foundations *
63 It's not unusual Dells
64 Maybe tomorrow Iveys
65 All of us (The touchables) Nirvana
66 Rain and tears (07/68) Aphrodite's Child *
67 Sure as sin Jeannie Greene
68 1, 2, 3, O'Leary (10/68) Des O'Connor *
69 A minute of your time Tom Jones *
70 Goodbye my old gal Solomon King
71 Then you can tell me goodbye Eddy Arnold
72 Don't forget to catch me Cliff Richard *
73 Both sides now Judy Collins [*]
74 Scarborough fair Sergio Mendes & Brasil '66
75 Rosie can't fly Sleepy
76 Meet on the ledge Fairport Convention
77 I'm a tiger Lulu *
78 Stir it up Wailers
79 Cinnamon Derek
80 Anybody at the party seen Jenny Tony Ritchie
81 Girl watcher Tam White
82 I can't stand the pain Dee Irwin
83 Baby I need your love Bobby Williams
84 Nothing but a heartache Flirtations
85 Who's making love Johnnie Taylor
86 Love in every room (Meme si tu revenais) Laura Lee [UK]
87 You won't see me leaving Cinnamon
88 Girl don't make me wait Timebox
89 Live in the sky Dave Clark Five *
90 The good, the bad and the ugly (08/68) Hugo Montenegro Orchestra # 1
91 I'm the urban spaceman (10/68) Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band *
92 Baby won't you leave me alone Web
93 Lily the pink (10/68) Scaffold *
94 Race with the devil (10/68) Gun *

“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