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UK Top 50 Singles -- published by Record Retailer (now Music Week)

Week Ending
20.08.66
TW LW Wks Title Artist
1 8 2 YELLOW SUBMARINE / ELEANOR RIGBY Beatles
2 1 6 WITH A GIRL LIKE YOU The Troggs
3 5 4 GOD ONLY KNOWS / WOULDN'T IT BE NICE Beach Boys
4 4 8 BLACK IS BLACK Los Bravos
5 6 8 MAMA Dave Berry
6 3 8 THE MORE I SEE YOU Chris Montez
7 12 5 VISIONS Cliff Richard
8 9 6 SUMMER IN THE CITY Lovin' Spoonful
9 2 9 OUT OF TIME Chris Farlowe
10 31 3 THEY'RE COMING TO TAKE ME AWAY HA HAAA! Napoleon XIV
11 7 7 LOVE LETTERS Elvis Presley
12 15 6 HI-LILI HI-LO Alan Price Set
13 10 8 I COULDN'T LIVE WITHOUT YOUR LOVE Petula Clark
14 24 7 LOVERS OF THE WORLD UNITE David & Jonathan
15 17 4 I SAW HER AGAIN Mamas & The Papas
16 22 3 MORE THAN LOVE Ken Dodd
17 16 5 I WANT YOU Bob Dylan
18 27 3 JUST LIKE A WOMAN Manfred Mann
19 14 7 GOIN' BACK Dusty Springfield
20 39 2 ALL OR NOTHING Small Faces
21 11 9 GETAWAY Georgie Fame
22 13 11 SUNNY AFTERNOON The Kinks
23 20 15 STRANGERS IN THE NIGHT Frank Sinatra
24 19 11 NOBODY NEEDS YOUR LOVE Gene Pitney
25 new! 1 TOO SOON TO KNOW Roy Orbison
26 38 5 LOVING YOU IS SWEETER THAN EVER Four Tops
27 36 3 BAREFOOTIN' Robert Parker
28 37 3 GIVE ME YOUR WORD Billy Fury
29 29 6 AIN'T TOO PROUD TO BEG Temptations
30 23 6 (BABY) YOU DON'T HAVE TO TELL ME Walker Brothers
31 18 11 RIVER DEEP - MOUNTAIN HIGH Ike and Tina Turner
32 21 6 I LOVE HOW YOU LOVE ME Paul & Barry Ryan
33 new! 1 DISTANT DRUMS Jim Reeves
34 48 2 WORKING IN THE COAL MINE Lee Dorsey
35 49 2 GOT TO GET YOU INTO MY LIFE Cliff Bennett and the Rebel Rousers
36 25 15 WHEN A MAN LOVES A WOMAN Percy Sledge
37 26 9 BUS STOP Hollies
38 40 5 HANKY PANKY Tommy James and The Shondells
39 41 3 WARM & TENDER LOVE Percy Sledge
40 30 10 PAPERBACK WRITER Beatles
41 new! 1 BIG TIME OPERATOR Zoot Money And The Big Roll Band
42 new! 1 BLOWIN' IN THE WIND Stevie Wonder
43 new! 1 HEADLINE NEWS Edwin Starr
44 28 11 HIDEAWAY Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick and Tich
45 new! 1 THIS IS THAT Tom Jones
46 32 10 I AM A ROCK Simon and Garfunkel
47 35 7 CAN I TRUST YOU Bachelors
48 new! 1 HOW SWEET IT IS Junior Walker and The All Stars
49 re-entry! 2 LIL RED RIDING HOOD Sam The Sham And The Pharaohs
50 44 6 MY LOVER'S PRAYER Otis Redding
 
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