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

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19.04.69
TW LW Wks Title Artist
1 3 5 THE ISRAELITES Desmond Dekker And The Aces
2 6 3 GOODBYE Mary Hopkin
3 1 10 I HEARD IT THROUGH THE GRAPEVINE Marvin Gaye
4 2 6 BOOM BANG-A-BANG Lulu
5 4 11 GENTLE ON MY MIND Dean Martin
6 9 5 PINBALL WIZARD The Who
7 5 7 SORRY SUZANNE The Hollies
8 8 6 IN THE BAD BAD OLD DAYS The Foundations
9 7 7 GAMES PEOPLE PLAY Joe South
10 15 8 THE WINDMILLS OF YOUR MIND Noel Harrison
11 10 8 I CAN HEAR MUSIC Beach Boys
12 32 3 CUPID Johnny Nash
13 11 10 MONSIEUR DUPONT Sandie Shaw
14 16 5 HELLO WORLD The Tremeloes
15 27 4 COME BACK AND SHAKE ME Clodagh Rodgers
16 19 6 HARLEM SHUFFLE Bob & Earl
17 12 10 SURROUND YOURSELF WITH SORROW Cilla Black
18 22 5 I DON'T KNOW WHY / MY CHERIE AMOUR Stevie Wonder
19 18 8 GOOD TIMES (BETTER TIMES) Cliff Richard
20 13 7 GET READY Temptations
21 new! 1 MAN OF THE WORLD Fleetwood Mac
22 14 11 WHERE DO YOU GO TO (MY LOVELY) Peter Sarstedt
j23 43 3 MY WAY Frank Sinatra
j23 30 8 PASSING STRANGERS Sarah Vaughan And Billy Eckstine
25 31 3 MICHAEL AND THE SLIPPER TREE The Equals
j26 19 8 IF I CAN DREAM Elvis Presley
j26 35 3 ROAD RUNNER Junior Walker And The All-Stars
28 17 9 FIRST OF MAY Bee Gees
29 33 4 THE WALLS FELL DOWN Marbles
30 21 11 THE WAY IT USED TO BE Engelbert Humperdinck
31 new! 1 PLASTIC MAN The Kinks
32 23 20 YOU'VE LOST THAT LOVIN' FEELIN' / UNCHAINED MELODY Righteous Brothers
33 24 18 PLEASE DON'T GO Donald Peers
34 25 9 ONE ROAD Love Affair
35 29 7 DON JUAN Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick And Tich
36 43 2 BADGE Cream
j37 28 5 SANCTUS (FROM MISSA LUBA) Troubadours Du Roi Baudouin
j37 new! 1 CROSSTOWN TRAFFIC Jimi Hendrix
39 26 12 WICHITA LINEMAN Glen Campbell
40 45 2 COLOUR OF MY LOVE Jefferson
41 37 3 EVERYDAY PEOPLE Sly And The Family Stone
41 38 2 I'LL BE THERE Jackie Trent
43 38 24 LILY THE PINK The Scaffold
44 new! 1 BEHIND A PAINTED SMILE Isley Brothers
45 new! 1 BLUER THAN BLUE Rolf Harris
46 38 20 ALBATROSS Fleetwood Mac
j47 47 20 OB-LA-DI OB-LA-DA Marmalade
j47 new! 1 DIZZY Tommy Roe
49 re-entry! 9 NOWHERE TO RUN Martha And The Vandellas
50 new! 1 YOU DON'T KNOW LIKE I KNOW Sam & Dave
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