“A month in a life” – May 1970

All tracks released in May 1970 unless otherwise indicated

* : new entry Record Retailer chart
[*] : will chart as re-issue in 1971

NR Title Artist/Group Chart
1 Tennessee woman Arizona swamp company
2 Make me smile Chicago
3 The green Manalishi Fleetwood Mac *
4 A hard way to go Savoy Brown
5 The river Octopus
6 Why are you leaving Billy Fury
7 In the city David and David
8 In somebody's memory Greenwich village
9 Julia Dave Clark five
10 Take to the mountains (03/70) Richard Barnes *
11 My name is love Casuals
12 You know how it is with a woman Jefferson
13 Loot Steve Ellis
14 El condor pasa Facio Santillan
15 Soolaimon Neil Diamond
16 Shining brightly Brinsley Schwarz
17 Big yellow taxi Ireen Sheer
18 I see a river Mayfield's mule
19 Yellow river (04/70) Christie *
20 Puppet man 5th Dimension
21 Since I don't have you Eddie Holman
22 I just wanna be me Thelma Houston
23 It's all in the game Four Tops *
24 Love or let me be lonely Friends of distinction
25 Kew gardens Ralph McTell
26 Follow me John Denver
27 Bitter green Ronnie Hawkins
28 Homeward bound Jack Jones
29 Honey come back (04/70) Glen Campbell *
30 Kentucky rain Elvis Presley *
31 The world at their feet John Shakespeare orchestra
32 Everything is beautiful 04/70) Ray Stevens *
33 Boulevard St. Michelle Arthur Wild
34 Don't you know (she said hello) (03/70) Butterscotch *
35 Chelsea (04/70) Stamford bridge *
36 Cottonfields Beach Boys *
37 Go back Crabby Appleton
38 Down the dustpipe (03/70) Status Quo *
39 Otaki Pipp (aka the Fourmyula)
40 Lucifer Bob Seger System
41 Spirit in the sky (02/70) Norman Greenbaum # 1
42 Some beautiful (03/70) Jack Wild *
43 Just about the same Association
44 Come running Van Morrison
45 Mississippi John Phillips
46 No dogs allowed Jose Feliciano
47 Sharkey Christopher (UK)
48 Row row row Peter Sully
49 Jig-a-jig East of Eden [*]
50 Keep the customer satisfied (03/70) Marsha Hunt *
51 Needle and thread Schadel
52 Gone movin' on Raiders
53 Abraham Martin & John (04/70) Marvin Gaye *
54 Up the ladder to the roof (04/70) Supremes *
55 ABC Jackson 5 *
56 So glad you chose me Marv Johnson
57 Turn back the hands of time Tyrone Davis
58 Can't stop loving you Flirtations
59 She looked my way Black abbots
60 The day will come between Sunday and Monday Kiki Dee
61 Kitsch (04/70) Barry Ryan & Paul Ryan orchestra *
62 Looking through cats eyes White mule
63 Raise the level of your conscious mind If
64 Inside Jethro Tull
65 Sunshine and rain Alan Price
66 Take a look around Deep water
67 Thinking about the good times New Inspiration
68 Question (04/70) Moody blues *
69 American woman (04/70) Guess who *
70 Woodstock Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young
71 Serenade Wallace collection
72 Toast and marmalade for tea Tin Tin
73 Dear Prudence Five stairsteps
74 The persuader Rosetta Hightower
75 Let her go Ed Evanko
76 Crowded by emptiness Ginette Reno
77 My Marie Engelbert Humperdinck *
78 For the love of him Lena Martell
79 Sally Gerry Monroe *
80 Bet yer life I do Herman's Hermits *
81 Mademoiselle Ninette Soulful dynamics
82 Back home (04/70) England World Cup Squad '70 # 1
83 Great big bundle of love Brenton Wood
84 Let me out Concorde
85 Traces Barron Knights
86 Don't worry baby Tokens
87 Antique Annie's magic lantern show Marian Henderson
88 What is truth Johnny Cash *
89 A matter of pride Raymond Froggatt
90 Something Des O'Connor
91 The cat walk Village soul choir
92 Groovin' with mr. Bloe (03/70) Mr. Bloe *

“A month in a life” – April 1970

All tracks released in April 1970 unless otherwise indicated

* : new entry Record Retailer chart

NR Title Artist/Group Chart
1 Sea and sand Shirley Bassey
2 It will soon be spring Cleo Laine
3 El condor pasa (If I could) (03/70) Julie Felix *
4 I don’t believe in “if” anymore (03/70) Roger Whittaker *
5 Streets of London Johnstons
6 Do you love me (02/70) Deep feeling *
7 All that keeps ya goin’ Tompall & Glaser brothers
8 Fairy tales John Edmond
9 Come on down Dean Martin
10 Sweet London lady Lou Christie
11 Cold wind Dando Shaft
12 Everybody go home, the party’s over (03/70) Clodagh Rodgers *
13 It can happen to you Sasha Distel
14 Live for tomorrow Harry Jones Barrie Webb (O.P.M.C.)
15 Belfast boy Don Fardon *
16 Working in the city Chain reaction
17 Lady Pearl Currant Kraze
18 I am the one Bruce Ruffin
19 Dr. Handy’s dandy candy Harlan county
20 Royal International Love in Hairpower
21 Love as high as a mountain Ladybirds
22 Million dollar bash Jonathan King
23 You make me real Doors
24 Squadron leader Johnson Rumplestiltskin
25 Tired of waiting for you (single edit) Flock
26 The Seeker (03/70) Who *
27 The good mr. Square Pretty things
28 I want to take you higher Brian Auger & the Trinity
29 Out demons out Edgar Broughton band *
30 Lay down Melanie & Edwin Hawkins singers
31 Take a look around Smith
32 I’ve got you on my mind White plains *
33 Knowing you are there Western Union
34 Who are my friends J. Vincent Edwards
35 Free as the wind Brooklyn bridge
36 Since I met you baby Paula Dean & Nyah shuffle
37 I’m too far gone (to turn around) Christine Perfect
38 I don’t wanna be left outside Ellie Greenwich
39 Never ever leave me Geraldine Hunt
40 Let’s get a little sentimental Montanas
41 It’s for you Three dog night
42 Back home England World Cup Squad ’70 *
43 Travellin’ band Creedence Clearwater Revival *
44 Who’ll stop the rain Creedence Clearwater Revival *
45 Rag mama rag (02/70) Band *
46 II x II Cowsills
47 Give a damn Pythagoras Theorem
48 Railroad Maurice Gibb
49 Maybe we can get it together Bob Darin
50 Where did all the good times go Dee Clark
51 All kinds of everything (03/70) Dana # 1
52 So young Roy Orbison
53 Bordeaux Rose Fairfield Parlour
54 Come tomorrow Vanity fare
55 Peace Peter
56 I can’t tell the bottom from the top Hollies *
57 Let’s give Adam and Eve another chance Gary Puckett & Union gap
58 Let no man put asunder Warm expression
59 Who are my friends Easybeats
60 Castles in the sky Blonde on blonde
61 Son of a gun Mapleoak
62 Brontosaurus (03/70) Move *
63 Runnin’ wild Gun
64 Pirate Moon
65 Teach your children Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young
66 Take me back Granny’s intentions
67 World in changes Dave Mason
68 That’s all a man can say David Lincoln
69 Love is a beautiful song Dave Mills
70 We’re on our way Teresa Graves
71 You, me and Mexico Edward Bear
72 Light of love Kindness
73 Little green bag George Baker selection
74 Monkey man (02/70) Toots & the Maytals *
75 Evil ways Santana
76 Mighty Joe (03/70) Shocking blue *
77 Melanie makes me smile Tony Burrows
78 Heartbreak house Penny Lane
79 Daughter of darkness Tom Jones *
80 Bridge over troubled water (02/70) Simon & Garfunkel # 1
81 Loneliness remembers what happiness forgets Dionne Warwick
82 Peace of mind Paula Parfitt
83 So far away Root & Jenny Jackson
84 Do the funky chicken (02/70) Rufus Thomas *
85 I got a thing, you got a thing Funkadelic
86 At the sign of the swinging cymbal Brass incorporated

“A month in a life” – March 1970

All tracks released in March 1970 unless otherwise indicated

* : new entry Record Retailer chart
[*] : will chart as re-issue in 1971

NR Title Artist/Group Chart
1 The windmills of your mind Jose Feliciano
2 Border song Elton John
3 My woman's man (01/70) Dave Dee *
4 Electric Los Angeles sunset Al Stewart
5 But for love Jerry Naylor
6 Can't help falling in love (02/70) Andy Williams *
7 Hanging on the edge of sadness Flying machine
8 I.O.I.O. Bee Gees *
9 Stand out Love
10 Volunteers Jefferson Airplane
11 Sandy's gone Skid row
12 Are you growing tired of my love Cupid's inspiration
13 Change our minds Dave Berry
14 Gimme dat ding Pipkins *
15 Who's your baby Archies
16 Easy come easy go Bobby Sherman
17 Shine on Ruby Mountain Kenny Young
18 Blowing away 5th Dimension
19 But you know I love you Evie Sands
20 And now she says she is young Timon
21 Everybody get together (02/70) Dave Clark five *
22 I keep forgettin' Checkmates Ltd
23 The singer sang his song Nomads
24 Story Honeybus
25 Love minus zero – No limit Turley Richards
26 Candle in the wind Wilfred
27 Govinda Radha Krishna Temple *
28 Bridge over troubled water (02/70) Simon & Garfunkel # 1
29 I'll be home (in a day or so) Dream police
30 A street called Hope (02/70) Gene Pitney *
31 In this room Tim Hollier
32 Why (must we fall in love) Diana Ross & Supremes & Temptations *
33 California girl Eddie Floyd
34 Didn't I (blow your mind this time) Delfonics [*]
35 Baby I'm for real Originals
36 Call me Aretha Franklin
37 Never had a dream come true Stevie Wonder *
38 By the way (02/70) Tremeloes *
39 New world coming Mama Cass Elliot
40 Well I did Long John Baldry
41 Need you girl Vaughan Thomas
42 Honey come back Chuck Jackson
43 (All of a sudden) my heart sings Bachelors
44 Nobody's fool Jim Reeves *
45 I'll go on hoping (02/70) Des O'Connor *
46 The only one to love me Anita Harris & New World Symphony Orchestra
47 It's five o'clock Aphrodite's child
48 Let it be Beatles *
49 When tomorrow comes tomorrow Family dogg
50 Roll over Mary Locomotive
51 Prettiest star David Bowie
52 Seasons Earth & Fire
53 Just seventeen Raiders
54 Who do you love (02/70) Juicy Lucy *
55 Black hearted woman Allman brothers band
56 A man of constant sorrow Ginger Baker's air force
57 Love, peace and happiness Chambers brothers
58 Evil woman Black sabbath
59 Shape of things to come Slade
60 Powerful Jim Serpentine
61 Morning train Uzi
62 House of the rising sun (02/70) Frijid Pink *
63 Something to remember me by Magnet
64 Heya Jeronimo
65 Good morning freedom Blue mink *
66 Sufferin' in the land Jimmy Cliff
67 Spirit in the sky (02/70) Norman Greenbaum *
68 This man alone Edward Woodward
69 Halfway to where Freshmen
70 No trams to Lime street Marty Wilde
71 Power of love Ray Conniff
72 I'll be near you Jackie Trent
73 Wand'rin' Star (01/70) Lee Marvin # 1
74 Don't bogart me Fraternity of man
75 Young, gifted and black (02/70) Bob & Marcia *
76 Love land Watts 103rd street rhythm band
77 I can't help myself (RR – 1965) Four Tops *
78 Knock knock who's there Mary Hopkin *
79 Back to dreaming again Pat Shannon
80 I love them all (the boys in the band) Nancy Sinatra
81 When Julie comes around (02/70) Cuff links *
82 Goodbye Jo Cashman, Pistilli and West
83 There's a hole in the future Richie Havens
84 Red balloon Rick Nelson
85 Long long love Smokey Circles

“A month in a life” – Feb 1970

All tracks released in February 1970 unless otherwise indicated

* : new entry Record Retailer chart

NR Title Artist/Group Chart
1 Black Jack Davy Velvet opera
2 Cecilia John & Ann Ryder
3 Light flght (10/69) Pentangle *
4 Love story Peggy Lee
5 Flying machine Nanette (Nanette Workman)
6 Raindrops keep fallin' on my head Bobbie Gentry *
7 Back to dreaming again Grass roots
8 Easy loving Troggs
9 Better by far Jimmy James
10 United we stand (01/70) Brotherhood of man *
11 She Tommy James & Shondells
12 Robin Concords
13 Painting pictures Napoleon Smith
14 Sympathy Rare bird *
15 Jesus is just alright Byrds
16 You keep tightening up on me Box tops
17 Something's burning Kenny Rogers & First Edition *
18 How the web was woven Jackie Lomax
19 I believe Edwin Hawkins singers
20 I'll never fall in love again Ella Fitzgerald
21 You say it Al Green
22 Thank you (Falettinme be mice elf agin) Sly & Family stone
23 You got me hummin' Cold blood
24 Look at that girl Otis Redding
25 My honey and me Luther Ingram
26 My baby loves lovin' (01/70) White plains *
27 Lincoln county Love affair
28 Jennifer Tomkins Street people
29 Sing no love songs Eureka Stockade
30 Be young be foolish be happy (RR – 1968) Tams *
31 Yesterday Joe White
32 Magical spiel (01/70) Barry Ryan & the Candy choir *
33 Colour of the sunset Danny McCulloch
34 In the land of the few Love sculpture
35 Real cool world Greatest show on earth
36 Instant karma John Lennon, Yoko Ono & Plastic Ono Band *
37 Till (01/70) Dorothy Squires *
38 Don't speak of love Vince Hill
39 If this was the last song Peter Straker
40 August October (01/70) Robin Gibb *
41 Love grows (where my Rosemary goes) (01/70) Edison Lighthouse # 1
42 Live today little girl Wake
43 Amber velvet Elves
44 Sugar Betty Everett
45 Danger, heartbreak dead ahead Kim Weston
46 Ain't that cute Doris Troy
47 Farewell is a lonely sound Jimmy Ruffin *
48 Bring the curtain down William Bell
49 Save the country Thelma Houston
50 Don't cry daddy Elvis Presley *
51 Try a litte kindness (01/70) Glen Campbell *
52 Wand'rin' star (01/70) Lee Marvin *
53 If I were a carpenter Johnny Cash & June Carter
54 Without darkness (there is no light) Peter Sarstedt
55 Bridge over troubled water Simon & Garfunkel *
56 You've made me so very happy Lou Rawls
57 These eyes Jr. Walker & All stars
58 Flying Faces
59 Another 45 miles Golden earring
60 Stiletto Sid Ramin
61 The joy of living Cliff Richard & Hank B Marvin *
62 Diane Golden gate
63 Take down a note Miss Smith Helen Shapiro
64 You're such a good looking woman (01/70) Joe Dolan *
65 That same old feeling (01/70) Pickettywitch *
66 Morning please don't come Dusty & Tom Springfield
67 Cha la la I need you Shuffles
68 Just a heartbreak ago Matt Monro
69 Picking up pebbles Matt Flinders
70 Two little rooms Naked truth
71 Here comes the rain Trader Horne
72 Stop Paul Vigrass
73 A friend in the city Andy Kim
74 I'll never fall in love again Dionne Warwick
75 Take a girl like you Foundations
76 Years may come, years my go (01/70) Herman's Hermits *
77 Raindrops keep falling on my head (12/69) B.J. Thomas *
78 Dig the way I feel Mary Wells
79 Didn't you know Gladys Knight & Pips
80 Was it good to you Isley brothers
81 Oh what a day Dells
82 Love will find a way Howard Walker & Bombthrowers
83 Nobody but you Bacon fat
84 Spoonful Canned heat
85 Down on the corner Creedence Clearwater Revival *
86 Stir it up and serve it Tommy Roe
87 Cecilia Harmony grass
88 Vietnam (01/70) Jimmy Cliff *
89 Groovin' with mr. Bloe Humbug

“A month in a life” – Jan 1970

All tracks released in January 1970 unless otherwise indicated

* : new entry Record Retailer chart

NR Title Artist/Group Chart
1 Same Old Story Blodwyn Pig
2 Maudie Chicken shack
3 Ride a rainbow Creepy John Thomas
4 Come and get it (12/69) Badfinger *
5 Melanie cries alone Consortium
6 She lets her hair down Tokens
7 By the light of the magical moon T.Rex
8 Island Renaissance
9 Tiny goddess Tim Andrews
10 Leavin' on a jet plane (11/69) Peter Paul & Mary *
11 The magic wasn’t there Julie Covington
12 Love's song (Adelina) Daliah Lavi
13 I guess the Lord must be in New York city Nilsson
14 Ma belle amie Tee set
15 I'm gonna love you Jamie & the sweetcorn
16 Na na hey hey kiss him goodbye (10/69) Steam *
17 I'm a man (12/69) Chicago *
18 Flowers never bend with the rainfall Toast
19 Lady Godiva (Come home) Grapefruit
20 There's a better day comin' Crazy elephant
21 Free Pearly gate
22 Temma harbour Mary Hopkin *
23 It was yesterday today Pepper and Salt
24 Sweet sensation (12/69) Melodians *
25 Elizabethan reggae (RI 1969) Boris Gardiner *
26 Sweet woman Lee Lynch
27 Going to Bethel Route 17
28 1984 Spirit
29 The witches promise Jethro Tull *
30 Everybody needs a little loving Jackie Lee
31 We have all the time in the world Vic Damone
32 Look at the rain Jackie Trent
33 Each and every part of me Heath Hampstead
34 The april fools Rosetta Hightower
35 Raindrops keep falling on my head (12/69) Sacha Distel *
36 Sign for love John & Ann Ryder
37 Want you to know Rotary connection
38 He made a woman out of me Betty Lavette
39 Love bones Johnnie Taylor
40 I can't get next to you Temptations *
41 Funk # 48 James gang
42 Turn it a loose James Brown
43 I want you back Jackson 5 *
44 I'm in love again Debonaires
45 Me and you O.C. Smith
46 Take it off him and put it on me Clarence Carter
47 You're alright Ray Charles Joe Tex
48 Both sides now (RR – 1968) Judy Collins *
49 Girlie Peddlers *
50 Witchi tai to Topo D. Bil
51 Wedding Bell blues (12/69) 5th Dimension *
52 Can't stop now Ferris wheel
53 Mrs. Richie Harmony grass
54 La la la (If I had you) Bobby Sherman
55 Jingle jangle Archies
56 Goodbye summer girl Peter Lee Stirling
57 Love grows (where my Rosemary goes) Edison Lighthouse # 1
58 Dearest Belinda Chads
59 Moon Hop (10/69) Derrick Morgan *
60 Friends (11/69) Arrival *
61 Together Illusion
62 This is not my country Conclusion is
63 Colorado springs eternal Matthew's southern comfort
64 By tomorrow Sandie Shaw
65 Walk a mile in my shoes Joe South
66 Just plain beautiful Delaney and Bonnie
67 Voodoo Woman Simon Stokes & Nighthawks
68 Snarlin' mumma lion Judd
69 Happy Paul Anka
70 Venus (10/69) Shocking Blue *
71 Let's work together Canned heat *
72 Without your love Cupid’s Inspiration
73 Angel on my shoulder Merrilee Rush
74 Which way to nowhere Julie Rogers
75 Groovin' (out on life) Newbeats
76 Babylon Freddie Notes & Rudies
77 Victoria (12/69) Kinks *
78 Let it all hang out (11/69) Jonathan King *
79 Just a little misunderstanding (RR – 1966) Contours *
80 Keep on searching Flirtations
81 Hey there lonely girl Eddie Holman
82 A brand new lover Sweet inspirations
83 Why is the wine sweeter Eddie Floyd
84 The ghetto (Part 2) Donny Hathaway
85 Pickney gal (11/69) Desmond Dekker & Aces *
86 Two little boys (11/69) Rolf Harris # 1
87 Come saturday morning Sandpipers
88 Marian Cats
89 Yesterday when I was young Charles Aznavour

“A month in a life” – Dec 1969

All tracks released in December 1969 unless otherwise indicated

* : new entry Record Retailer chart

NR Title Artist/Group Chart
1 With the eyes of a child (11/69) Cliff Richard *
2 Rainmaker Dillards
3 Sunday morning early Gove
4 Reuben James Maggie Britton
5 Comin' home Delaney, Bonnie & Friends ft Eric Clapton *
6 Hold on Rascals
7 Good old rock 'n' roll – part 1 (11/69) Dave Clark Five *
8 One way love Coloured Raisins
9 Wooden heart John Holt
10 Big bamboo Merrymen ft Emile Straker
11 Come and get it Vic Lewis Orchestra
12 Forever is a long long time Shirley & Johnny
13 Someday we'll be together (11/69) Diana Ross & Supremes *
14 Most peculiar girl Larry & Lynda
15 Won't find better (than me) New Hope
16 Good morning (11/69) Leapy Lee *
17 Tonight I'll be staying here with you Bob Dylan
18 Sugar man Bob Darin
19 Beautiful people Melanie
20 If I thought you'd ever change your mind (11/69) Cilla Black *
21 By the time I get to Phoenix Lou Sparks
22 Don't say a word Ken Dodd
23 Midnight cowboy Johnny Mathis
24 Sleepless night (La Jeanne) Sounds Nice ft Tim Mycroft
25 But you love me, daddy (11/69) Jim Reeves & Steve Moore *
26 She belongs to me Rick Nelson
27 Feelin' better Krimson Kake
28 The voodoo in you Johnny Jenkins
29 Lonely man Sad People
30 Millionaire Fickle Pickle
31 Do I still figure in your life Samantha Jones
32 Reflections of my life (11/69) Marmalade *
33 If it don't work out Joe White
34 Helpless Jackie Wilson
35 On the dock of the bay Dells
36 There was a time James Brown
37 Midnight Moses Alex Harvey
38 Today Zayne Adams
39 Raindrops keep falling on my head Craig Douglas
40 Have a little talk with myself Ray Stevens
41 Two little boys (11/69) Rolf Harris # 1
42 Bring me sunshine Morecambe & Wise
43 Holy city Moira Anderson *
44 The virgin soldiers march John Schroeder Orchestra
45 Saturday morning man Skid Row
46 Welcome me love Money
47 Just another song Trixons
48 Laugh at the poor man Octopus
49 Easy rider Gary Hamilton
50 Where's the playground Suzie? Memories
51 All I have to do is dream (11/69) Bobbie Gentry & Glen Campbell *
52 Arizona Mark Lindsay
53 Books and films Fortunes
54 In one hour Nina Shaw
55 Without love Tom Jones *
56 Ecstasy James Quest
57 Time and love Laura Nyro
58 Rub a dub dub (11/69) Equals *
59 Yes sir Happy Confusion
60 Heaven knows Grass Roots
61 Sugar man Bill Kenwright
62 Sugar sugar (09/69) Archies # 1
63 Hitchin' a ride (11/69) Vanity Fare *
64 If you want it (Come and get it) Magic Christians
65 Running to the convent Dry Ice
66 Across the great divide Black Claw
67 Resurrection city Earth
68 Seventh son (11/69) Georgie Fame *
69 Sugar baby Hammers
70 She sold me magic (11/69) Lou Christie *
71 Blistered Johnny Cash
72 We can swing together Alan Hull
73 Country girl Johnny Otis Show
74 On her majesty's secret service John Barry orchestra
75 Theme from "The doctors" Tony Hatch Orchestra

“A month in a life” – Nov 1969

All tracks released in November 1969 unless otherwise indicated

* : new entry Record Retailer chart
[*] : will chart on re-issue in 1972

NR Title Artist/Group Chart
1 Lady of the light Marc Brierley
2 Come together (10/69) Beatles *
3 Heya J.J. Light
4 (Call me) number one (10/69) Tremeloes *
5 Romeo Jack Magna Carta
6 That’s alright by me Sylvia McNeill
7 Sign on for the good times Merrilee Rush
8 Angel in my pocket Clinton Ford
9 I guess the lord must be in New York City Eternal Triangle
10 Groovie kinda love Elki & Owen & Rim Ram Band
11 Sweeter as the days go by Major Lance
12 Eleanor Rigby Aretha Franklin
13 True love travels on a gravel road Percy Sledge
14 Heart on a string Candi Staton
15 We must be in love Five Stairsteps & Cubie
16 The onion song (10/69) Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell *
17 Yester-me, yester-you, yesterday Stevie Wonder *
18 Holly holy Neil Diamond
19 Turn of the century Freelanders
20 Eli’s coming Three Dog Night
21 Marty Crew
22 The eagle flies tonight Simon Dupree & Big Sound
23 Diane Take Three
24 Blessed are the lonely Tony Blackburn
25 You’ve got what I need Mitch Mahon & Editions
26 Gin gan goolie (10/69) Scaffold *
27 One million years Robin Gibb
28 Love is all Malcolm Roberts *
29 Highway song Nancy Sinatra *
30 If I thought you’d ever change your mind Kathe Green
31 I never thought I’d fall in love Peter Straker
32 Once upon a time in the west Ennio Morricone orchestra
33 Where is she Mark Wynter
34 Jean Al Martino
35 The deal (10/69) Pat Campbell *
36 Suspicious minds Elvis Presley *
37 Thanks J. Vincent Edward
38 Baby, I couldn’t see Foundations
39 I can’t believe my eyes Russell Stone
40 I’ll hold out my hand Copperfield
41 Let me love, let me live Aphrodite’s Child
42 Blacksmith blues Birds of a Feather
43 Biljo (10/69) Clodagh Rodgers *
44 Make your own kind of music Mama Cass
45 Hey that’s no way to say goodbye Contrast
46 World of love Pattersons
47 She’s gone Steve Tracey
48 We have all the time in the world Louis Armstrong
49 Sugar sugar (09/69) Archies # 1
50 Tracy (10/69) Cuff-Links *
51 Green river Creedence Clearwater Revival *
52 Cold turkey (10/69) Plastic Ono Band *
53 Sweet dream (10/69) Jethro Tull *
54 No mule’s fool (10/69) Family *
55 And when I die Blood, Sweat & Tears
56 I don’t want her anymore Consortium
57 Melting pot (10/69) Blue Mink *
58 Love, and the world loves with you Jefferson
59 Oh me oh my (I’m a fool for you baby) Lulu *
60 Teresa (10/69) Joe Dolan *
61 Many the memories Real McCoy
62 Nights in white satin Billie Davis
63 Good to be alive Tina Charles
64 Here comes the star (10/69) Herman’s Hermits *
65 She lets her hair down Gene Pitney
66 A woman’s way Andy Williams
67 Who do you think you’re kidding Mr. Hitler (Dad’s army) Bud Flanagan
68 Magic forest Fat Mattress
69 Octopus Syd Barrett
70 Proud Mary (10/69) Checkmates Ltd *
71 Tonight today Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich
72 Jam up jelly tight Tommy Roe
73 I.O.U. (a lifetime of love) Fashions
74 That’s the way love is Marvin Gaye
75 Take some time out for love Isley Brothers
76 (We ain’t here looking for) No trouble Jimmy Thomas
77 What’s the use of breaking up Jerry Butler
78 Winter world of love Engelbert Humperdnick *
79 Loneliness (Non sono Maddalena) Des O’Connor *
80 Durham town (10/69) Roger Whittaker *
81 Hideaway Frankie Vaughan
82 Two little boys Rolf Harris *
83 Eternity Vikki Carr
84 Lifetime of love Fortunes
85 Superstar Murray Head & Trinidad Singers [*]
86 Countdown Brian Fahey Orchestra

 

“A month in a life” – Oct 1969

All tracks released in October 1969 unless otherwise indicated

* : new entry Record Retailer chart
[*] : will chart on re-issue in 1970

NR Title Artist/Group Chart
1 I wasn’t born to follow Byrds
2 She’s independent John Cushing
3 He ain’t heavy…he’s my brother (09/69) Hollies *
4 Echo park Keith Barbour
5 From Atlanta to goodbye Mike Felix
6 Dismal day Bread
7 Suite: Judy blue eyes Crosby, Stills & Nash
8 Golden slumbers / Carry that weight Trash *
9 Up on cripple creek Band
10 Sugar sugar (09/69) Archies # 1
11 Love is a gamble Jackie Lee
12 We’re building a love Wayne Fontana
13 I remember Harmony Grass
14 So good together Andy Kim
15 Caroline Casuals
16 Baby it’s you Smith
17 Notting Hill Gate Quintessence
18 Flames Leviathan
19 Pretty girl why Buffalo Springfield
20 Wonderful world beautiful people Jimmy Cliff *
21 The weight Rotary Connection
22 In a moment Intrigues
23 I miss you baby (how I miss you) Marv Johnson *
24 Poor little me David Garrick
25 It’s not easy Neil MacArthur
26 I’d wait a million years Grass Roots
27 Where in the world Incrowd
28 No one for me to turn to Spiral Starecase
29 The liquidator (08/69) Harry J All Stars *
30 Raining in my heart Jessie Matthews
31 Love of a gentle woman Val Doonican
32 All the love in the world Tammy Jones
33 Love’s been good to me (09/69) Frank Sinatra *
34 Everything that I am Ginette Reno
35 Love one another Brotherhood of Man
36 My world’s beginning New inspiration
37 Jet song (When the weekend’s over) Groop
38 Angel in my pocket Billy Fontaine
39 Today (without you) Samantha Jones
40 And the sun will shine Jose Feliciano *
41 Arizona Family Dogg
42 Take a letter Maria R.B. Greaves
43 Mr. Turnkey Zager & Evans
44 I’ll never fall in love again (08/69) Bobbie Gentry # 1
45 Ruby, don’t take your love to town (07/69) Kenny Rogers & First Edition *
46 Sunday mornin’ comin’ down Ray Stevens
47 Chelsea morning Judy Collins
48 Watching and waiting Moody Blues
49 Gypsy girl Alan Bown
50 Little blue bird (09/69) Vince Hill *
51 It’s been nice loving you Don Fardon
52 One heart for sale Rosetta Hightower
53 Soraya Chris Simmons
54 She shot a hole in my soul Clifford Curry
55 Turn on a dream Box Tops
56 Everywhere under the sun John Walker
57 Denver Clyde McPhatter
58 No one better than you Petula Clark
59 Robin’s return (09/69) Neville Dickie *
60 The hunt (09/69) Barry Ryan *
61 Baby I know Love Affair
62 Peace and love is the message Black Velvet
63 Love of the common people Winstons
64 Give peace a chance Hot Chocolate
65 Long shot kick the bucket (08/69) Pioneers *
66 In the morning Nina Simone
67 House of the rising sun Jimmy Powell
68 Everybody’s talkin’ Fred Neil
69 Is that all there is Peggy Lee
70 True grit Glen Campbell
71 Butterfly Marmalade
72 Which way you goin’, Billy Poppy Family [*]
73 Once in a while Don Fox
74 For the rest of my life Heathmore
75 Carry that weight Orange Bicycle
76 Little woman Bobby Sherman
77 Put a little love in your heart Dave Clark Five *
78 Bad moon rising (08/69) Creedence Clearwater Revival # 1
79 Jealous kind of fella Garland Green
80 I don’t know Baby Washington
81 Jesus is a soul man Lawrence Reynolds
82 Run away child, running wild Temptations
83 Return of Django (03/69) Upsetters *
84 What does it take (to win your love) Junior Walker & All stars *
85 Cloud nine Mongo Santamaria
86 Je t’aime…moi non plus (Major minor) Jane Birkin & Serge Gainsbourg # 1
87 Oh well – part 1 (09/69) Fleetwood Mac *

“A month in a life” – Sept 1969

All tracks released in September 1969 unless otherwise indicated

* : new entry Record Retailer chart
[*] : will chart on re-release in 1977

NR Title Artist/Group Chart
1 Lost generation Mary Kent
2 Speak to me Clarissa Alan Trajan
3 Mr. Boyd Argosy
4 Lay lady lay (08/69) Bob Dylan *
5 Born to live, born to die (08/69) Foundations *
6 Little Louise Shere Khan
7 Shangri La Kinks
8 Closing my eyes David McIvor
9 I ain't afraid Lorenzo
10 We can fly Portobello Explosion
11 Sad and lonely Garden Odyssey Enterprise
12 Stop and you will become aware Earl Okin
13 Why shouldn't I ? Jason Cord
14 What kind of fool do you think I am Bill Deal & Rhondels
15 Mah-na – mah-na Piero Umiliani [*]
16 Penny arcade (08/69) Roy Orbison *
17 Happy the heart that I own New Faces
18 Take away the emptiness too Tina Tott
19 I'm gonna make you mine (08/69) Lou Christie *
20 Odds and ends Dionne Warwick
21 Tears in the wind (08/69) Chicken Shack *
22 Space oddity (07/69) David Bowie *
23 Boat trip Gordon Haskell
24 Song for freedom Gordon Jackson
25 The real thing (parts 1 & 2) Russell Morris
26 Love at first sight (08/69) Sounds Nice *
27 Bring on the dancing girls Cathie Harrop
28 You, no one but you Jimmy Young
29 I've gotta be me Tony Bennett
30 Don't let me go Vic Damone
31 Mary in the morning John McNally
32 Waterloo Road Lionel Morton
33 Clean up your own backyard (08/69) Elvis Presley *
34 For what it's worth Cher
35 Comin' back to me Del Shannon
36 Goodbye Columbus Association
37 Sad old song Californians
38 The other side of life Jess Conrad
39 Throw down a line Cliff Richard & Hank B. Marvin *
40 Sugar on Sunday Clique
41 Do what you gotta do Four Tops *
42 I second that emotion Diana Ross & Supremes & Temptations *
43 I've lost everything I've ever loved David Ruffin
44 In the year 2525 (07/69) Zager & Evans # 1
45 Heaven knows I'm missing him now Sandie Shaw
46 Sh-sh-Sheila Portrait
47 Son of a lovin' man Buchanan Brothers
48 One thing can lead to another Peppermint Circus
49 Take it baby Norman Johnson & Showmen
50 Baby, please come back home J.J. Barnes
51 Getting mighty crowded Ruby James
52 25 miles (RR – 1968) (08/69) Edwin Starr *
53 I heard the voice Evelyn Freeman Exciting Voices
54 Hare Krishna mantra – part 1 Radha Krishna Temple *
55 Am I the same girl Dusty Springfield *
56 When I die Motherlode
57 Ma na mah na Mahna MacKay
58 Nobody's child (07/69) Karen Young *
59 A boy named Sue (08/69) Johnny Cash *
60 Me and Bobby McGee Roger Miller
61 Early morning rain Gordon Lightfoot
62 Denver Jonathan Kelly
63 Curly Jimmy Clanton
64 Don't it make you want to go home Joe South & Believers
65 Heighty hi Lee Michaels
66 Everybody's talkin' (RI – 1968) Nilsson *
67 I'm beside myself Frabjoy & the runcible spoon
68 Get together Youngbloods
69 For once in my life (08/69) Dorothy Squires *
70 This girl is a woman now Gary Puckett & Union Gap
71 Hurt so bad Lettermen
72 When you walked out of my life J.A. Freedman
73 Maybe the rain will fall Cascades
74 Let's ride Royalty
75 As long as I live Gladiators
76 Miss Whittington Quiet World of Lea & John
77 Yesterday when I was young Dave Kaye & Dykons
78 World of you Aerovons
79 Delta lady Joe Cocker *
80 Bad moon rising (08/69) Creedence Clearwater Revival # 1
81 Dynamite woman Sir Douglas Quintet
82 Through the eyes of love Mike Redway
83 Wait for me Long John Baldry
84 A whiter shade of pale J.J. Worthington
85 Keem-o-sabe Electric Indian

“A month in a life” – Aug 1969

All tracks released in August 1969 unless otherwise indicated

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

NR Title Artist/Group Chart
1 Any way that you want me Evie Sands
2 When the clock strikes twelve Gary Benson
3 Abigail Jason Merryweather
4 Good morning starshine (07/69) Oliver *
5 Cherry Hill Park Billy Joe Royal
6 Balloon Kaleidoscope
7 Send my baby home again Flying Machine
8 A place in the sun Jason Crest
9 It's getting better (07/69) Mama Cass Elliot *
10 Just say goodbye Shirley & Johnny
11 Love and the world loves with you Barron Knights
12 Ginger is gentle Joby Jackson
13 The days of sand and shovels Waylon Jennings
14 A famous myth Groop
15 Classical gas – Scarborough fair Alan Copeland Chorus
16 (Love is) the name of the game Mark Jason
17 Can't you see me Zayne Adams
18 What greater love Jack Hammer
19 Cherie Honest Men
20 Have another dream on me Marilyn Powell
21 Baby take me in your arms Jefferson
22 Steal a million kisses Johnny Tudor
23 Promises, promises Dionne Warwick
24 Simple song of freedom Tim Hardin
25 Chelsea morning Joni Mitchell
26 Angelina Wake
27 Coconut tree Humblebums
28 Micky Twinkle
29 Morning papers and margarine Derrick & Sounds
30 In the year 2525 (Exordium and Terminus) (07/69) Zager & Evans # 1
31 Elizabethan reggae Boris Gardiner [*]
32 Mrs. Man Andwellas Dream
33 Help me Wild Silk
34 Mary, what have you become Free Ferry
35 Darkness of my life Keith Meehan
36 Rain Hard Meat
37 Play me a sad song and I'll dance Tangerine Peel
38 Questions 67 and 68 Chicago
39 Natural born bugie Humble Pie *
40 King of the rumbling spires (07/69) Tyrannosaurus Rex *
41 Hands of the clock Life
42 White bird It's a Beautiful Day
43 Virgin kiss Bread, Love & Dreams
44 Put a little love in your heart Jackie DeShannon
45 Keep on loving me Udell T. Anderson
46 Where has all the love gone Dave Allenby
47 I'll never fall in love again Bobbie Gentry *
48 Soul deep (07/69) Box Tops *
49 I've passed this way before (RR 1967) (07/69) Jimmy Ruffin *
50 Cloud nine Temptations *
51 Find 'em, fool 'em and forget 'em George Jackson
52 I love you Eddie Holman
53 Abraham, Martin and John Moms Mabley
54 Save your love for me Bobby Bland
55 Slipping away Barbara Mason
56 Destiny Lon Satton
57 If you love me baby Tymes
58 Whether it's right or wrong Jackie Lee & Dolores Hall
59 Love at first sight Baker Street Philharmonic
60 Easy to be hard Three Dog Night
61 Laughing Guess Who
62 Birth Peddlers *
63 The days of sand and shovels Bobby Vinton
64 I take a lot of pride in what I am Dean Martin
65 Look at mine Petula Clark
66 Daddy's song Monkees
67 And she's mine Spanky & Our Gang
68 Marrakesh express (07/69) Crosby, Stills & Nash *
69 Peaceful Kenny Rankin
70 Things I do for you Playground
71 Someday you'll need someone Dee & Quotum
72 Muddy river Johnny Rivers
73 Hot fun in summertime Sly & Family Stone
74 Somebody new Emotions
75 Share your love with me Aretha Franklin
76 Kind woman Percy Sledge
77 Put yourself in my place Isley Brothers *
78 Sock it to em soul brother – part 1 Bill Moss
79 Soul clap '69 Booker T. & M.G.'s *
80 Bad moon rising Creedence Clearwater Revival *
81 Reaching for the sun Nicky James
82 I'm alive Don Fardon
83 In the year 2525 Whichwhat
84 Have another dream on me Dilys Watling
85 Don't forget to remember Bee Gees *
86 I'm a better man Engelbert Humperdinck *
87 Live and learn Andy Williams
88 Rainbows are back in style Andy Stewart
89 Honky tonk women (07/69) Rolling Stones # 1
90 Midnight cowboy John Barry orchestra