All US Top 40 Singles for 1967

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US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 7th January, 1967

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 I’M A BELIEVER –•– The Monkees (Colgems)-5 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 SNOOPY VS. THE RED BARON –•– The Royal Guardsmen (Laurie)-4 (2)
3 7 TELL IT LIKE IT IS –•– Aaron Neville (Par-Lo)-6 (3)
4 3 WINCHESTER CATHEDRAL –•– The New Vaudeville Band (Fontana)-11 (1)
5 5 SUGAR TOWN –•– Nancy Sinatra (Reprise)-8 (5)
6 4 THAT’S LIFE –•– Frank Sinatra (Reprise)-8 (4)
7 10 GOOD THING –•– Paul Revere and the Raiders Featuring Mark Lindsay (Columbia)-6 (7)
8 19 WORDS OF LOVE –•– The Mamas and the Papas (Dunhill)-6 (8)
9 15 STANDING IN THE SHADOWS OF LOVE –•– The Four Tops (Motown)-4 (9)
10 6 MELLOW YELLOW –•– Donovan (Epic)-9 (2)

11 17 COMING HOME SOLDIER –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-8 (11)
12 12 SINGLE GIRL –•– Sandy Posey (MGM)-8 (12)
13 8 (I Know) I’M LOSING YOU –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-8 (8)
14 11 DEVIL WITH A BLUE DRESS ON AND GOOD GOLLY MISS MOLLY (Medley) –•– Mitch Ryder and the Detroit Wheels (New Voice)-13 (4)
15 23 TELL IT TO THE RAIN –•– The Four Seasons (Philips)-5 (15)
16 16 TALK TALK –•– The Music Machine (Original Sound)-9 (16)
17 13 GOOD VIBRATIONS –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-12 (1)
18 18 CRY –•– Ronnie Dove (Diamond)-7 (18)
19 9 A PLACE IN THE SUN –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-9 (9)
20 37 GEORGY GIRL –•– The Seekers (Capitol)-6 (20)

21 14 YOU KEEP ME HANGIN’ ON –•– The Supremes (Motown)-11 (1)
22 20 BORN FREE –•– Roger Williams (Kapp)-20 (7)
23 28 I’VE PASSED THIS WAY BEFORE –•– Jimmy Ruffin (Soul)-6 (23)
24 33 NASHVILLE CATS –•– The Lovin’ Spoonful (Kama Sutra)-4 (24)
25 22 I NEED SOMEBODY –•– ? (Question Mark) and the Mysterians (Cameo)-8 (22)
26 26 MUSTANG SALLY –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-7 (23)
27 27 EAST WEST –•– Herman’s Hermits (MGM)-6 (27)
28 38 COLOR MY WORLD –•– Petula Clark (Warner Brothers)-3 (28)
29 29 HELP ME GIRL –•– Eric Burdon and the Animals (MGM)-7 (29)
30 30 HAPPENINGS TEN YEARS TIME AGO –•– The Yardbirds (Epic)-7 (30)

31 41 (We Ain’t Got) NOTHIN’ YET –•– The Blues Magoos (Mercury)-5 (31)
32 32 (I’m Not Your) STEPPIN’ STONE –•– The Monkees (Colgems)-4 (32)
33 43 GALLANT MEN –•– Senator Everett McKinley Dirksen (Capitol)-3 (33)
34 36 TRY A LITTLE TENDERNESS –•– Otis Redding (Volt)-6 (34)
35 25 LADY GODIVA –•– Peter and Gordon (Capitol)-14 (6)
36 42 THERE’S GOT TO BE A WORD –•– The Innocence (Kama Sutra)-6 (36)
37 47 98.6 –•– Keith (Mercury)-5 (37)
38 21 WHISPERS (Gettin’ Louder) –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-12 (11)
39 51 WHERE WILL THE WORDS COME FROM –•– Gary Lewis and the Playboys (Liberty)-4 (39)
40 24 MAME –•– Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass (A&M)-8 (19)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

44 35 PANDORA’S GOLDEN HEEBIE JEEBIES –•– The Association (Valiant)-7 (35)

POWER PLAYS

41 71 KNIGHT IN RUSTY ARMOUR –•– Peter and Gordon (Capitol)-3 (41)
42 44 BLUE AUTUMN –•– Bobby Goldsboro (United Artists)-5 (42)
43 58 STAND BY ME –•– Spyder Turner (MGM)-4 (43)
45 49 I FOOLED YOU THIS TIME –•– Gene Chandler (Checker)-7 (45)
46 48 I (Who Have Nothing) –•– Terry Knight and the Pack (Lucky Eleven)-9 (46)
47 54 I HAD TOO MUCH TO DREAM (Last Night) –•– The Electric Prunes (Reprise)-5 (47)
48 64 LOOK WHAT YOU’VE DONE –•– The Pozo-Seco Singers (Columbia)-4 (48)
49 59 PAPA WAS TOO –•– Joe Tex (Dial)-4 (49)
50 61 HOW DO YOU CATCH A GIRL –•– Sam the Sham and the Pharaohs (MGM)-3 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

77 — WILD THING –•– Senator Bobby (Parkway)-1 (77)
78 — BRING IT UP –•– James Brown and the Famous Flames (King)-1 (78)
82 — MERCY, MERCY, MERCY –•– “Cannonball” Adderley (Capitol)-1 (82)
84 — I’VE GOT TO HAVE A REASON –•– The Dave Clark Five (Epic)-1 (84)
85 — OH YEAH –•– The Joe Cuba Sextet (Tico)-1 (85)
88 — IT TAKES TWO –•– Marvin Gaye and Kim Weston (Tamla)-1 (88)
91 — I GOT TO GO BACK (And Watch That Little Girl Dance) –•– The McCoys (Bang)-1 (91)
94 — WALK WITH FAITH IN YOUR HEART –•– The Bachelors (London)-1 (94)
96 — PRETTY BALLERINA –•– The Left Banke (Smash)-1 (96)
98 — DEADEND STREET –•– The Kinks (Reprise)-1 (98)
99 — FULL MEASURE –•– The Lovin’ Spoonful (Kama Sutra)-1 (99)
100 — THERE GOES MY EVERYTHING –•– Jack Greene (Decca)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 14th January, 1967

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 I’M A BELIEVER –•– The Monkees (Colgems)-6 (3 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 SNOOPY VS. THE RED BARON –•– The Royal Guardsmen (Laurie)-5 (2)
3 3 TELL IT LIKE IT IS –•– Aaron Neville (Par-Lo)-7 (3)
4 7 GOOD THING –•– Paul Revere and the Raiders Featuring Mark Lindsay (Columbia)-7 (4)
5 5 SUGAR TOWN –•– Nancy Sinatra (Reprise)-9 (5)
6 8 WORDS OF LOVE –•– The Mamas and the Papas (Dunhill)-7 (6)
7 9 STANDING IN THE SHADOWS OF LOVE –•– The Four Tops (Motown)-5 (7)
8 4 WINCHESTER CATHEDRAL –•– The New Vaudeville Band (Fontana)-12 (1)
9 6 THAT’S LIFE –•– Frank Sinatra (Reprise)-9 (4)
10 20 GEORGY GIRL –•– The Seekers (Capitol)-7 (10)

11 11 COMING HOME SOLDIER –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-9 (11)
12 15 TELL IT TO THE RAIN –•– The Four Seasons (Philips)-6 (12)
13 10 MELLOW YELLOW –•– Donovan (Epic)-10 (2)
14 12 SINGLE GIRL –•– Sandy Posey (MGM)-9 (12)
15 16 TALK TALK –•– The Music Machine (Original Sound)-10 (15)
16 24 NASHVILLE CATS –•– The Lovin’ Spoonful (Kama Sutra)-5 (16)
17 14 DEVIL WITH A BLUE DRESS ON AND GOOD GOLLY MISS MOLLY (Medley) –•– Mitch Ryder and the Detroit Wheels (New Voice)-14 (4)
18 23 I’VE PASSED THIS WAY BEFORE –•– Jimmy Ruffin (Soul)-7 (18)
19 13 (I Know) I’M LOSING YOU –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-9 (8)
20 32 (I’m Not Your) STEPPIN’ STONE –•– The Monkees (Colgems)-5 (20)

21 17 GOOD VIBRATIONS –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-13 (1)
22 18 CRY –•– Ronnie Dove (Diamond)-8 (18)
23 28 COLOR MY WORLD –•– Petula Clark (Warner Brothers)-4 (23)
24 31 (We Ain’t Got) NOTHIN’ YET –•– The Blues Magoos (Mercury)-6 (24)
25 37 98.6 –•– Keith (Mercury)-6 (25)
26 43 STAND BY ME –•– Spyder Turner (MGM)-5 (26)
27 27 EAST WEST –•– Herman’s Hermits (MGM)-7 (27)
28 39 WHERE WILL THE WORDS COME FROM –•– Gary Lewis and the Playboys (Liberty)-5 (28)
29 34 TRY A LITTLE TENDERNESS –•– Otis Redding (Volt)-7 (29)
30 33 GALLANT MEN –•– Senator Everett McKinley Dirksen (Capitol)-4 (30)

31 41 KNIGHT IN RUSTY ARMOUR –•– Peter and Gordon (Capitol)-4 (31)
32 26 MUSTANG SALLY –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-8 (23)
33 19 A PLACE IN THE SUN –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-10 (9)
34 36 THERE’S GOT TO BE A WORD –•– The Innocence (Kama Sutra)-7 (34)
35 29 HELP ME GIRL –•– Eric Burdon and the Animals (MGM)-8 (29)
36 25 I NEED SOMEBODY –•– ? (Question Mark) and the Mysterians (Cameo)-9 (22)
37 42 BLUE AUTUMN –•– Bobby Goldsboro (United Artists)-6 (37)
38 30 HAPPENINGS TEN YEARS TIME AGO –•– The Yardbirds (Epic)-8 (30)
39 22 BORN FREE –•– Roger Williams (Kapp)-21 (7)
40 48 LOOK WHAT YOU’VE DONE –•– The Pozo-Seco Singers (Columbia)-5 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

50 21 YOU KEEP ME HANGIN’ ON –•– The Supremes (Motown)-12 (1)

POWER PLAYS

41 51 GREEN, GREEN GRASS OF HOME –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-4 (41)
42 66 KIND OF A DRAG –•– The Buckinghams (U.S.A.)-3 (42)
43 50 HOW DO YOU CATCH A GIRL –•– Sam the Sham and the Pharaohs (MGM)-4 (43)
44 47 I HAD TOO MUCH TO DREAM (Last Night) –•– The Electric Prunes (Reprise)-6 (44)
45 45 I FOOLED YOU THIS TIME –•– Gene Chandler (Checker)-8 (45)
46 53 WACK WACK –•– The Young Holt Trio (Brunswick)-5 (46)
47 58 MUSIC TO WATCH GIRLS BY –•– The Bob Crewe Generation (DynoVoice)-3 (47)
48 49 PAPA WAS TOO –•– Joe Tex (Dial)-5 (48)
49 59 ANOTHER NIGHT –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-4 (49)

NEW THIS WEEK

72 — THE BEAT GOES ON –•– Sonny and Cher (Atco)-1 (72)
79 — TRAMP –•– Lowell Fulson (Kent)-1 (79)
86 — LOVIN’ YOU –•– Bobby Darin (Atlantic)-1 (86)
87 — RIDE, RIDE, RIDE –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-1 (87)
91 — IT MAY BE WINTER OUTSIDE (But In My Heart It’s Spring) –•– Felice Taylor (Mustang)-1 (91)
94 — THEN YOU CAN TELL ME GOODBYE –•– The Casinos (Fraternity)-1 (94)
95 — GO WHERE YOU WANNA GO –•– The 5th Dimension (Soul City)-1 (95)
96 — SWEETEST ONE –•– The Metros (RCA Victor)-1 (96)
97 — DANGER SHE’S A STRANGER –•– The Five Stairsteps (Windy C)-1 (97)
98 — 96 TEARS –•– Big Maybelle (Rojac)-1 (98)
99 — SOMETHING GOOD (Is Going To Happen To You) –•– Carla Thomas (Stax)-1 (99)
100 — ALL –•– James Darren (Warner Brothers)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 21st January, 1967

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 I’M A BELIEVER –•– The Monkees (Colgems)-7 (4 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 SNOOPY VS. THE RED BARON –•– The Royal Guardsmen (Laurie)-6 (2)
3 3 TELL IT LIKE IT IS –•– Aaron Neville (Par-Lo)-8 (3)
4 4 GOOD THING –•– Paul Revere and the Raiders Featuring Mark Lindsay (Columbia)-8 (4)
5 6 WORDS OF LOVE –•– The Mamas and the Papas (Dunhill)-8 (5)
6 7 STANDING IN THE SHADOWS OF LOVE –•– The Four Tops (Motown)-6 (6)
7 10 GEORGY GIRL –•– The Seekers (Capitol)-8 (7)
8 5 SUGAR TOWN –•– Nancy Sinatra (Reprise)-10 (5)
9 16 NASHVILLE CATS –•– The Lovin’ Spoonful (Kama Sutra)-6 (9)
10 12 TELL IT TO THE RAIN –•– The Four Seasons (Philips)-7 (10)

11 11 COMING HOME SOLDIER –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-10 (11)
12 8 WINCHESTER CATHEDRAL –•– The New Vaudeville Band (Fontana)-13 (1)
13 24 (We Ain’t Got) NOTHIN’ YET –•– The Blues Magoos (Mercury)-7 (13)
14 25 98.6 –•– Keith (Mercury)-7 (14)
15 42 KIND OF A DRAG –•– The Buckinghams (U.S.A.)-4 (15)
16 23 COLOR MY WORLD –•– Petula Clark (Warner Brothers)-5 (16)
17 15 TALK TALK –•– The Music Machine (Original Sound)-11 (15)
18 18 I’VE PASSED THIS WAY BEFORE –•– Jimmy Ruffin (Soul)-8 (18)
19 9 THAT’S LIFE –•– Frank Sinatra (Reprise)-10 (4)
20 31 KNIGHT IN RUSTY ARMOUR –•– Peter and Gordon (Capitol)-5 (20)

21 26 STAND BY ME –•– Spyder Turner (MGM)-6 (21)
22 17 DEVIL WITH A BLUE DRESS ON AND GOOD GOLLY MISS MOLLY (Medley) –•– Mitch Ryder and the Detroit Wheels (New Voice)-15 (4)
23 14 SINGLE GIRL –•– Sandy Posey (MGM)-10 (12)
24 44 I HAD TOO MUCH TO DREAM (Last Night) –•– The Electric Prunes (Reprise)-7 (24)
25 28 WHERE WILL THE WORDS COME FROM –•– Gary Lewis and the Playboys (Liberty)-6 (25)
26 29 TRY A LITTLE TENDERNESS –•– Otis Redding (Volt)-8 (26)
27 13 MELLOW YELLOW –•– Donovan (Epic)-11 (2)
28 20 (I’m Not Your) STEPPIN’ STONE –•– The Monkees (Colgems)-6 (20)
29 30 GALLANT MEN –•– Senator Everett McKinley Dirksen (Capitol)-5 (29)
30 52 WILD THING –•– Senator Bobby (Parkway)-3 (30)

31 41 GREEN, GREEN GRASS OF HOME –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-5 (31)
32 47 MUSIC TO WATCH GIRLS BY –•– The Bob Crewe Generation (DynoVoice)-4 (32)
33 43 HOW DO YOU CATCH A GIRL –•– Sam the Sham and the Pharaohs (MGM)-5 (33)
34 27 EAST WEST –•– Herman’s Hermits (MGM)-8 (27)
35 35 HELP ME GIRL –•– Eric Burdon and the Animals (MGM)-9 (29)
36 40 LOOK WHAT YOU’VE DONE –•– The Pozo-Seco Singers (Columbia)-6 (36)
37 37 BLUE AUTUMN –•– Bobby Goldsboro (United Artists)-7 (37)
38 19 (I Know) I’M LOSING YOU –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-10 (8)
39 34 THERE’S GOT TO BE A WORD –•– The Innocence (Kama Sutra)-8 (34)
40 46 WACK WACK –•– The Young Holt Trio (Brunswick)-6 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

41 36 I NEED SOMEBODY –•– ? (Question Mark) and the Mysterians (Cameo)-10 (22)
44 38 HAPPENINGS TEN YEARS TIME AGO –•– The Yardbirds (Epic)-9 (30)
45 33 A PLACE IN THE SUN –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-11 (9)
47 32 MUSTANG SALLY –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-9 (23)
50 21 GOOD VIBRATIONS –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-14 (1)
64 22 CRY –•– Ronnie Dove (Diamond)-9 (18)

POWER PLAYS

42 53 IT’S NOW WINTERS DAY –•– Tommy Roe (ABC)-5 (42)
43 58 HELLO HELLO –•– The Sopwith “Camel” (Kama Sutra)-5 (43)
46 48 PAPA WAS TOO –•– Joe Tex (Dial)-6 (46)
48 59 BRING IT UP –•– James Brown and the Famous Flames (King)-3 (48)
49 49 ANOTHER NIGHT –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-5 (49)

NEW THIS WEEK

78 — RUBY TUESDAY –•– The Rolling Stones (London)-1 (78)
82 — MY CUP RUNNETH OVER –•– Ed Ames (RCA Victor)-1 (82)
85 — LET’S SPEND THE NIGHT TOGETHER –•– The Rolling Stones (London)-1 (85)
90 — LITTLE BLACK EGG –•– The Nightcrawlers (Kapp)-1 (90)
92 — OOH BABY –•– Bo Diddley (Checker)-1 (92)
94 — I DIG YOU BABY –•– Jerry Butler (Mercury)-1 (94)
95 — TIP TOE –•– Robert Parker (Nola)-1 (95)
96 — I’LL TAKE CARE OF YOUR CARES –•– Frankie Laine (ABC)-1 (96)
97 — THE HUNTER GETS CAPTURED BY THE GAME –•– The Marvelettes (Tamla)-1 (97)
99 — HARD LOVIN’ LOSER –•– Judy Collins (Elektra)-1 (99)
100 — LADY –•– Jack Jones (Kapp)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 28th January, 1967

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 I’M A BELIEVER –•– The Monkees (Colgems)-8 (5 weeks at #1) (1)
2 3 TELL IT LIKE IT IS –•– Aaron Neville (Par-Lo)-9 (2)
3 2 SNOOPY VS. THE RED BARON –•– The Royal Guardsmen (Laurie)-7 (2)
4 7 GEORGY GIRL –•– The Seekers (Capitol)-9 (4)
5 5 WORDS OF LOVE –•– The Mamas and the Papas (Dunhill)-9 (5)
6 6 STANDING IN THE SHADOWS OF LOVE –•– The Four Tops (Motown)-7 (6)
7 4 GOOD THING –•– Paul Revere and the Raiders Featuring Mark Lindsay (Columbia)-9 (4)
8 9 NASHVILLE CATS –•– The Lovin’ Spoonful (Kama Sutra)-7 (8)
9 15 KIND OF A DRAG –•– The Buckinghams (U.S.A.)-5 (9)
10 13 (We Ain’t Got) NOTHIN’ YET –•– The Blues Magoos (Mercury)-8 (10)

11 14 98.6 –•– Keith (Mercury)-8 (11)
12 8 SUGAR TOWN –•– Nancy Sinatra (Reprise)-11 (5)
13 10 TELL IT TO THE RAIN –•– The Four Seasons (Philips)-8 (10)
14 21 STAND BY ME –•– Spyder Turner (MGM)-7 (14)
15 20 KNIGHT IN RUSTY ARMOUR –•– Peter and Gordon (Capitol)-6 (15)
16 16 COLOR MY WORLD –•– Petula Clark (Warner Brothers)-6 (16)
17 18 I’VE PASSED THIS WAY BEFORE –•– Jimmy Ruffin (Soul)-9 (17)
18 11 COMING HOME SOLDIER –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-11 (11)
19 31 GREEN, GREEN GRASS OF HOME –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-6 (19)
20 24 I HAD TOO MUCH TO DREAM (Last Night) –•– The Electric Prunes (Reprise)-8 (20)

21 25 WHERE WILL THE WORDS COME FROM –•– Gary Lewis and the Playboys (Liberty)-7 (21)
22 12 WINCHESTER CATHEDRAL –•– The New Vaudeville Band (Fontana)-14 (1)
23 30 WILD THING –•– Senator Bobby (Parkway)-4 (23)
24 32 MUSIC TO WATCH GIRLS BY –•– The Bob Crewe Generation (DynoVoice)-5 (24)
25 26 TRY A LITTLE TENDERNESS –•– Otis Redding (Volt)-9 (25)
26 23 SINGLE GIRL –•– Sandy Posey (MGM)-11 (12)
27 33 HOW DO YOU CATCH A GIRL –•– Sam the Sham and the Pharaohs (MGM)-6 (27)
28 28 (I’m Not Your) STEPPIN’ STONE –•– The Monkees (Colgems)-7 (20)
29 42 IT’S NOW WINTERS DAY –•– Tommy Roe (ABC)-6 (29)
30 17 TALK TALK –•– The Music Machine (Original Sound)-12 (15)

31 43 HELLO HELLO –•– The Sopwith “Camel” (Kama Sutra)-6 (31)
32 19 THAT’S LIFE –•– Frank Sinatra (Reprise)-11 (4)
33 36 LOOK WHAT YOU’VE DONE –•– The Pozo-Seco Singers (Columbia)-7 (33)
34 58 THE BEAT GOES ON –•– Sonny and Cher (Atco)-3 (34)
35 37 BLUE AUTUMN –•– Bobby Goldsboro (United Artists)-8 (35)
36 69 THEN YOU CAN TELL ME GOODBYE –•– The Casinos (Fraternity)-3 (36)
37 48 BRING IT UP –•– James Brown and the Famous Flames (King)-4 (37)
38 57 MERCY, MERCY, MERCY –•– “Cannonball” Adderley (Capitol)-4 (38)
39 52 GIMME SOME LOVIN’ –•– The Spencer Davis Group (United Artists)-5 (39)
40 40 WACK WACK –•– The Young Holt Trio (Brunswick)-7 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

41 29 GALLANT MEN –•– Senator Everett McKinley Dirksen (Capitol)-6 (29)
42 27 MELLOW YELLOW –•– Donovan (Epic)-12 (2)

POWER PLAYS

43 78 RUBY TUESDAY –•– The Rolling Stones (London)-2 (43)
44 46 PAPA WAS TOO –•– Joe Tex (Dial)-7 (44)
45 53 HEY, LEROY, YOUR MAMA’S CALLIN’ YOU –•– Jimmy Castor (Smash)-5 (45)
46 61 IT TAKES TWO –•– Marvin Gaye and Kim Weston (Tamla)-4 (46)
47 — LOVE IS HERE AND NOW YOU’RE GONE –•– The Supremes (Motown)-1 (47)
48 72 IT MAY BE WINTER OUTSIDE (But In My Heart It’s Spring) –•– Felice Taylor (Mustang)-3 (48)
49 49 ANOTHER NIGHT –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-6 (49)
50 62 PRETTY BALLERINA –•– The Left Banke (Smash)-4 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

47 — LOVE IS HERE AND NOW YOU’RE GONE –•– The Supremes (Motown)-1 (47)
66 — YOU GOT TO ME –•– Neil Diamond (Bang)-1 (66)
68 — WISH YOU DIDN’T HAVE TO GO –•– James and Bobby Purify (Bell)-1 (68)
74 — NIKI HOEKY –•– P.J. Proby (Liberty)-1 (74)
76 — SO YOU WANT TO BE A ROCK ‘N’ ROLL STAR –•– The Byrds (Columbia)-1 (76)
77 — INDESCRIBABLY BLUE –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-1 (77)
78 — SPOOKY –•– Mike Sharpe (Liberty)-1 (78)
79 — I’VE BEEN LONELY TOO LONG –•– The Young Rascals (Atlantic)-1 (79)
82 — OUR WINTER LOVE –•– The Lettermen (Capitol)-1 (82)
90 — FOR WHAT IT’S WORTH (Stop, Hey What’s That Sound) –•– Buffalo Springfield (Atco)-1 (90)
93 — LET’S FALL IN LOVE –•– Peaches and Herb (Date)-3 (90)
94 — TROUBLE DOWN HERE BELOW –•– Lou Rawls (Capitol)-1 (94)
95 — SUNRISE, SUNSET –•– Roger Williams (Kapp)-1 (95)
98 — SKATE NOW –•– Lou Courtney (Riverside)-1 (98)
99 — DADDY’S LITTLE GIRL –•– Al Martino (Capitol)-1 (99)
100 — THE PEOPLE IN ME –•– The Music Machine (Original Sound)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 4th February, 1967

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 I’M A BELIEVER –•– The Monkees (Colgems)-9 (6 weeks at #1) (1)
2 4 GEORGY GIRL –•– The Seekers (Capitol)-10 (2)
3 3 SNOOPY VS. THE RED BARON –•– The Royal Guardsmen (Laurie)-8 (2)
4 2 TELL IT LIKE IT IS –•– Aaron Neville (Par-Lo)-10 (2)
5 9 KIND OF A DRAG –•– The Buckinghams (U.S.A.)-6 (5)
6 5 WORDS OF LOVE –•– The Mamas and the Papas (Dunhill)-10 (5)
7 10 (We Ain’t Got) NOTHIN’ YET –•– The Blues Magoos (Mercury)-9 (7)
8 11 98.6 –•– Keith (Mercury)-9 (8)
9 7 GOOD THING –•– Paul Revere and the Raiders Featuring Mark Lindsay (Columbia)-10 (4)
10 6 STANDING IN THE SHADOWS OF LOVE –•– The Four Tops (Motown)-8 (6)

11 43 RUBY TUESDAY –•– The Rolling Stones (London)-3 (11)
12 8 NASHVILLE CATS –•– The Lovin’ Spoonful (Kama Sutra)-8 (8)
13 19 GREEN, GREEN GRASS OF HOME –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-7 (13)
14 14 STAND BY ME –•– Spyder Turner (MGM)-8 (14)
15 15 KNIGHT IN RUSTY ARMOUR –•– Peter and Gordon (Capitol)-7 (15)
16 34 THE BEAT GOES ON –•– Sonny and Cher (Atco)-4 (16)
17 24 MUSIC TO WATCH GIRLS BY –•– The Bob Crewe Generation (DynoVoice)-6 (17)
18 20 I HAD TOO MUCH TO DREAM (Last Night) –•– The Electric Prunes (Reprise)-9 (18)
19 16 COLOR MY WORLD –•– Petula Clark (Warner Brothers)-7 (16)
20 23 WILD THING –•– Senator Bobby (Parkway)-5 (20)

21 13 TELL IT TO THE RAIN –•– The Four Seasons (Philips)-9 (10)
22 12 SUGAR TOWN –•– Nancy Sinatra (Reprise)-12 (5)
23 36 THEN YOU CAN TELL ME GOODBYE –•– The Casinos (Fraternity)-4 (23)
24 29 IT’S NOW WINTERS DAY –•– Tommy Roe (ABC)-7 (24)
25 21 WHERE WILL THE WORDS COME FROM –•– Gary Lewis and the Playboys (Liberty)-8 (21)
26 39 GIMME SOME LOVIN’ –•– The Spencer Davis Group (United Artists)-6 (26)
27 47 LOVE IS HERE AND NOW YOU’RE GONE –•– The Supremes (Motown)-2 (27)
28 17 I’VE PASSED THIS WAY BEFORE –•– Jimmy Ruffin (Soul)-10 (17)
29 38 MERCY, MERCY, MERCY –•– “Cannonball” Adderley (Capitol)-5 (29)
30 37 BRING IT UP –•– James Brown and the Famous Flames (King)-5 (30)

31 31 HELLO HELLO –•– The Sopwith “Camel” (Kama Sutra)-7 (31)
32 33 LOOK WHAT YOU’VE DONE –•– The Pozo-Seco Singers (Columbia)-8 (32)
33 27 HOW DO YOU CATCH A GIRL –•– Sam the Sham and the Pharaohs (MGM)-7 (27)
34 50 PRETTY BALLERINA –•– The Left Banke (Smash)-5 (34)
35 46 IT TAKES TWO –•– Marvin Gaye and Kim Weston (Tamla)-5 (35)
36 52 GO WHERE YOU WANNA GO –•– The 5th Dimension (Soul City)-4 (36)
37 18 COMING HOME SOLDIER –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-12 (11)
38 45 HEY, LEROY, YOUR MAMA’S CALLIN’ YOU –•– Jimmy Castor (Smash)-6 (38)
39 25 TRY A LITTLE TENDERNESS –•– Otis Redding (Volt)-10 (25)
40 28 (I’m Not Your) STEPPIN’ STONE –•– The Monkees (Colgems)-8 (20)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

44 22 WINCHESTER CATHEDRAL –•– The New Vaudeville Band (Fontana)-15 (1)
47 26 SINGLE GIRL –•– Sandy Posey (MGM)-12 (12)
52 40 WACK WACK –•– The Young Holt Trio (Brunswick)-8 (40)
57 35 BLUE AUTUMN –•– Bobby Goldsboro (United Artists)-9 (35)

POWER PLAYS

41 51 PUSHIN’ TOO HARD –•– The Seeds (GNP Crescendo)-7 (41)
42 48 IT MAY BE WINTER OUTSIDE (But In My Heart It’s Spring) –•– Felice Taylor (Mustang)-4 (42)
43 54 RIDE, RIDE, RIDE –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-4 (43)
45 56 I’VE GOT TO HAVE A REASON –•– The Dave Clark Five (Epic)-5 (45)
46 57 ARE YOU LONELY FOR ME –•– Freddie Scott (Shout)-7 (46)
48 60 LOVIN’ YOU –•– Bobby Darin (Atlantic)-4 (48)
49 59 ALL –•– James Darren (Warner Brothers)-4 (49)
50 61 MY CUP RUNNETH OVER –•– Ed Ames (RCA Victor)-3 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

77 — EVERYBODY NEEDS SOMEBODY TO LOVE –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-1 (77)
79 — THE DIS-ADVANTAGES OF YOU –•– Brass Ring Featuring Phil Bodner (Dunhill)-1 (79)
80 — NO FAIR AT ALL –•– The Association (Valiant)-1 (80)
81 — BABY I NEED YOUR LOVIN’ –•– Johnny Rivers (Imperial)-1 (81)
82 — SOCK IT TO ME-BABY! –•– Mitch Ryder and the Detroit Wheels (New Voice)-1 (82)
90 — SIT DOWN, I THINK I LOVE YOU –•– The Mojo Men (Reprise)-1 (90)
94 — CALIFORNIA NIGHTS –•– Lesley Gore (Mercury)-1 (94)
95 — I WISH YOU COULD BE HERE –•– The Cyrkle (Columbia)-1 (95)
96 — MY SPECIAL PRAYER –•– Joe Simon (Sound Stage 7)-1 (96)
97 — FEEL SO BAD –•– Little Milton (Checker)-1 (97)
99 — TEN COMMANDMENTS –•– Prince Buster (Philips)-1 (99)
100 — RAISE YOUR HAND –•– Eddie Floyd (Stax)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 11th February, 1967

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 I’M A BELIEVER –•– The Monkees (Colgems)-10 (7 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 GEORGY GIRL –•– The Seekers (Capitol)-11 (2)
3 5 KIND OF A DRAG –•– The Buckinghams (U.S.A.)-7 (3)
4 11 RUBY TUESDAY –•– The Rolling Stones (London)-4 (4)
5 7 (We Ain’t Got) NOTHIN’ YET –•– The Blues Magoos (Mercury)-10 (5)
6 4 TELL IT LIKE IT IS –•– Aaron Neville (Par-Lo)-11 (2)
7 8 98.6 –•– Keith (Mercury)-10 (7)
8 3 SNOOPY VS. THE RED BARON –•– The Royal Guardsmen (Laurie)-9 (2)
9 27 LOVE IS HERE AND NOW YOU’RE GONE –•– The Supremes (Motown)-3 (9)
10 16 THE BEAT GOES ON –•– Sonny and Cher (Atco)-5 (10)

11 18 I HAD TOO MUCH TO DREAM (Last Night) –•– The Electric Prunes (Reprise)-10 (11)
12 14 STAND BY ME –•– Spyder Turner (MGM)-9 (12)
13 13 GREEN, GREEN GRASS OF HOME –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-8 (13)
14 6 WORDS OF LOVE –•– The Mamas and the Papas (Dunhill)-11 (5)
15 17 MUSIC TO WATCH GIRLS BY –•– The Bob Crewe Generation (DynoVoice)-7 (15)
16 23 THEN YOU CAN TELL ME GOODBYE –•– The Casinos (Fraternity)-5 (16)
17 26 GIMME SOME LOVIN’ –•– The Spencer Davis Group (United Artists)-7 (17)
18 10 STANDING IN THE SHADOWS OF LOVE –•– The Four Tops (Motown)-9 (6)
19 9 GOOD THING –•– Paul Revere and the Raiders Featuring Mark Lindsay (Columbia)-11 (4)
20 20 WILD THING –•– Senator Bobby (Parkway)-6 (20)

21 29 MERCY, MERCY, MERCY –•– “Cannonball” Adderley (Capitol)-6 (21)
22 12 NASHVILLE CATS –•– The Lovin’ Spoonful (Kama Sutra)-9 (8)
23 15 KNIGHT IN RUSTY ARMOUR –•– Peter and Gordon (Capitol)-8 (15)
24 24 IT’S NOW WINTERS DAY –•– Tommy Roe (ABC)-8 (24)
25 34 PRETTY BALLERINA –•– The Left Banke (Smash)-6 (25)
26 31 HELLO HELLO –•– The Sopwith “Camel” (Kama Sutra)-8 (26)
27 36 GO WHERE YOU WANNA GO –•– The 5th Dimension (Soul City)-5 (27)
28 19 COLOR MY WORLD –•– Petula Clark (Warner Brothers)-8 (16)
29 35 IT TAKES TWO –•– Marvin Gaye and Kim Weston (Tamla)-6 (29)
30 30 BRING IT UP –•– James Brown and the Famous Flames (King)-6 (30)

31 21 TELL IT TO THE RAIN –•– The Four Seasons (Philips)-10 (10)
32 54 YOU GOT TO ME –•– Neil Diamond (Bang)-3 (32)
33 28 I’VE PASSED THIS WAY BEFORE –•– Jimmy Ruffin (Soul)-11 (17)
34 25 WHERE WILL THE WORDS COME FROM –•– Gary Lewis and the Playboys (Liberty)-9 (21)
35 48 LOVIN’ YOU –•– Bobby Darin (Atlantic)-5 (35)
36 50 MY CUP RUNNETH OVER –•– Ed Ames (RCA Victor)-4 (36)
37 43 RIDE, RIDE, RIDE –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-5 (37)
38 38 HEY, LEROY, YOUR MAMA’S CALLIN’ YOU –•– Jimmy Castor (Smash)-7 (38)
39 33 HOW DO YOU CATCH A GIRL –•– Sam the Sham and the Pharaohs (MGM)-8 (27)
40 41 PUSHIN’ TOO HARD –•– The Seeds (GNP Crescendo)-8 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

41 22 SUGAR TOWN –•– Nancy Sinatra (Reprise)-13 (5)
50 32 LOOK WHAT YOU’VE DONE –•– The Pozo-Seco Singers (Columbia)-9 (32)

POWER PLAYS

42 42 IT MAY BE WINTER OUTSIDE (But In My Heart It’s Spring) –•– Felice Taylor (Mustang)-5 (42)
43 49 ALL –•– James Darren (Warner Brothers)-5 (43)
44 45 I’VE GOT TO HAVE A REASON –•– The Dave Clark Five (Epic)-6 (44)
45 46 ARE YOU LONELY FOR ME –•– Freddie Scott (Shout)-8 (45)
46 56 THE HUNTER GETS CAPTURED BY THE GAME –•– The Marvelettes (Tamla)-4 (46)
47 58 INDESCRIBABLY BLUE –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-3 (47)
48 51 WISH YOU DIDN’T HAVE TO GO –•– James and Bobby Purify (Bell)-3 (48)
49 81 BABY I NEED YOUR LOVIN’ –•– Johnny Rivers (Imperial)-2 (49)

NEW THIS WEEK

69 – EPISTLE TO DIPPY –•– Donovan (Epic)-1 (69)
75 — PUCKER UP BUTTERCUP –•– Jr. Walker and the All Stars (Soul) -1 (75)
79 — HAPPY TOGETHER –•– The Turtles (White Whale)-1 (79)
81 — KEEP A LIGHT IN THE WINDOW TILL I GET HOME –•– Solomon Burke (Atlantic)-1 (81)
82 — I THINK WE’RE ALONE NOW –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-1 (82)
84 — DARLING BE HOME SOON –•– The Lovin’ Spoonful (Kama Sutra)-1 (84)
90 — THERE’S A KIND OF HUSH –•– Herman’s Hermits (MGM)-1 (90)
93 — JUST BE SINCERE –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-1 (93)
95 — ONE, TWO, THREE –•– Ramsey Lewis (Cadet)-1 (95)
96 — EVERY DAY I HAVE THE BLUES –•– Billy Stewart (Chess)-1 (96)
99 — PEOPLE LIKE YOU –•– Eddie Fisher (RCA Victor)-1 (99)
100 — GIRLS ARE OUT TO GET YOU –•– The Fascinations (Mayfield)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 18th February, 1967

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 3 KIND OF A DRAG –•– The Buckinghams (U.S.A.)-8 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 1 I’M A BELIEVER –•– The Monkees (Colgems)-11 (1)
3 4 RUBY TUESDAY –•– The Rolling Stones (London)-5 (3)
4 2 GEORGY GIRL –•– The Seekers (Capitol)-12 (2)
5 5 (We Ain’t Got) NOTHIN’ YET –•– The Blues Magoos (Mercury)-11 (5)
6 9 LOVE IS HERE AND NOW YOU’RE GONE –•– The Supremes (Motown)-4 (6)
7 7 98.6 –•– Keith (Mercury)-11 (7)
8 6 TELL IT LIKE IT IS –•– Aaron Neville (Par-Lo)-12 (2)
9 10 THE BEAT GOES ON –•– Sonny and Cher (Atco)-6 (9)
10 17 GIMME SOME LOVIN’ –•– The Spencer Davis Group (United Artists)-8 (10)

11 13 GREEN, GREEN GRASS OF HOME –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-9 (11)
12 12 STAND BY ME –•– Spyder Turner (MGM)-10 (12)
13 16 THEN YOU CAN TELL ME GOODBYE –•– The Casinos (Fraternity)-6 (13)
14 11 I HAD TOO MUCH TO DREAM (Last Night) –•– The Electric Prunes (Reprise)-11 (11)
15 8 SNOOPY VS. THE RED BARON –•– The Royal Guardsmen (Laurie)-10 (2)
16 21 MERCY, MERCY, MERCY –•– “Cannonball” Adderley (Capitol)-7 (16)
17 25 PRETTY BALLERINA –•– The Left Banke (Smash)-7 (17)
18 15 MUSIC TO WATCH GIRLS BY –•– The Bob Crewe Generation (DynoVoice)-8 (15)
19 49 BABY I NEED YOUR LOVIN’ –•– Johnny Rivers (Imperial)-3 (19)
20 29 IT TAKES TWO –•– Marvin Gaye and Kim Weston (Tamla)-7 (20)

21 27 GO WHERE YOU WANNA GO –•– The 5th Dimension (Soul City)-6 (21)
22 19 GOOD THING –•– Paul Revere and the Raiders Featuring Mark Lindsay (Columbia)-12 (4)
23 24 IT’S NOW WINTERS DAY –•– Tommy Roe (ABC)-9 (23)
24 36 MY CUP RUNNETH OVER –•– Ed Ames (RCA Victor)-5 (24)
25 32 YOU GOT TO ME –•– Neil Diamond (Bang)-4 (25)
26 18 STANDING IN THE SHADOWS OF LOVE –•– The Four Tops (Motown)-10 (6)
27 58 SOCK IT TO ME-BABY! –•– Mitch Ryder and the Detroit Wheels (New Voice)-3 (27)
28 26 HELLO HELLO –•– The Sopwith “Camel” (Kama Sutra)-9 (26)
29 30 BRING IT UP –•– James Brown and the Famous Flames (King)-7 (29)
30 22 NASHVILLE CATS –•– The Lovin’ Spoonful (Kama Sutra)-10 (8)

31 38 HEY, LEROY, YOUR MAMA’S CALLIN’ YOU –•– Jimmy Castor (Smash)-8 (31)
32 35 LOVIN’ YOU –•– Bobby Darin (Atlantic)-6 (32)
33 46 THE HUNTER GETS CAPTURED BY THE GAME –•– The Marvelettes (Tamla)-5 (33)
34 51 SO YOU WANT TO BE A ROCK ‘N’ ROLL STAR –•– The Byrds (Columbia)-4 (34)
35 47 INDESCRIBABLY BLUE –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-4 (35)
36 43 ALL –•– James Darren (Warner Brothers)-6 (36)
37 37 RIDE, RIDE, RIDE –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-6 (37)
38 40 PUSHIN’ TOO HARD –•– The Seeds (GNP Crescendo)-9 (38)
39 56 FOR WHAT IT’S WORTH (Stop, Hey What’s That Sound) –•– Buffalo Springfield (Atco)-4 (39)
40 45 ARE YOU LONELY FOR ME –•– Freddie Scott (Shout)-9 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

45 14 WORDS OF LOVE –•– The Mamas and the Papas (Dunhill)-12 (5)
48 23 KNIGHT IN RUSTY ARMOUR –•– Peter and Gordon (Capitol)-9 (15)
50 28 COLOR MY WORLD –•– Petula Clark (Warner Brothers)-9 (16)
53 20 WILD THING –•– Senator Bobby (Parkway)-7 (20)

POWER PLAYS

41 53 I’VE BEEN LONELY TOO LONG –•– The Young Rascals (Atlantic)-4 (41)
42 48 WISH YOU DIDN’T HAVE TO GO –•– James and Bobby Purify (Bell)-4 (42)
43 69 EPISTLE TO DIPPY –•– Donovan (Epic)-2 (43)
44 55 NIKI HOEKY –•– P.J. Proby (Liberty)-4 (44)
46 59 EVERYBODY NEEDS SOMEBODY TO LOVE –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-3 (46)
47 60 LET’S FALL IN LOVE –•– Peaches and Herb (Date)-6 (47)
49 42 IT MAY BE WINTER OUTSIDE (But In My Heart It’s Spring) –•– Felice Taylor (Mustang)-6 (42)

NEW THIS WEEK

77 — UPS AND DOWNS –•– Paul Revere and the Raiders Featuring Mark Lindsay (Columbia)-1 (77)
79 — ONE MORE MOUNTAIN TO CLIMB –•– Ronnie Dove (Diamond)-1 (79)
81 — HUNG UP IN YOUR EYES –•– Brian Hyland (Philips)-1 (81)
82 — PEEK-A-BOO –•– The New Vaudeville Band (Fontana)-1 (82)
87 — MORNINGTOWN RIDE –•– The Seekers (Capitol)-1 (87)
88 — THE 59TH STREET BRIDGE SONG (Feelin’ Groovy) –•– Harpers Bizarre (Warner Brothers)-1 (88)
90 — LOVE YOU SO MUCH –•– The New Colony Six (Sentar)-1 (90)
94 — NO MILK TODAY –•– Herman’s Hermits (MGM)-1 (94)
95 — THE LOVE I SAW IN YOU WAS JUST A MIRAGE –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-1 (95)
96 — HOLD ON I’M COMING –•– Chuck Jackson and Maxine Brown (Wand)-1 (96)
99 — BABY, HELP ME –•– Percy Sledge (Atlantic)-1 (99)
100 — GONNA GET ALONG WITHOUT YA NOW –•– Trini Lopez (Reprise)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 25th February, 1967

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 KIND OF A DRAG –•– The Buckinghams (U.S.A.)-9 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 6 LOVE IS HERE AND NOW YOU’RE GONE –•– The Supremes (Motown)-5 (2)
3 3 RUBY TUESDAY –•– The Rolling Stones (London)-6 (3)
4 2 I’M A BELIEVER –•– The Monkees (Colgems)-12 (1)
5 4 GEORGY GIRL –•– The Seekers (Capitol)-13 (2)
6 9 THE BEAT GOES ON –•– Sonny and Cher (Atco)-7 (6)
7 10 GIMME SOME LOVIN’ –•– The Spencer Davis Group (United Artists)-9 (7)
8 13 THEN YOU CAN TELL ME GOODBYE –•– The Casinos (Fraternity)-7 (8)
9 5 (We Ain’t Got) NOTHIN’ YET –•– The Blues Magoos (Mercury)-12 (5)
10 19 BABY I NEED YOUR LOVIN’ –•– Johnny Rivers (Imperial)-4 (10)

11 16 MERCY, MERCY, MERCY –•– “Cannonball” Adderley (Capitol)-8 (11)
12 7 98.6 –•– Keith (Mercury)-12 (7)
13 11 GREEN, GREEN GRASS OF HOME –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-10 (11)
14 27 SOCK IT TO ME-BABY! –•– Mitch Ryder and the Detroit Wheels (New Voice)-4 (14)
15 17 PRETTY BALLERINA –•– The Left Banke (Smash)-8 (15)
16 21 GO WHERE YOU WANNA GO –•– The 5th Dimension (Soul City)-7 (16)
17 14 I HAD TOO MUCH TO DREAM (Last Night) –•– The Electric Prunes (Reprise)-12 (11)
18 20 IT TAKES TWO –•– Marvin Gaye and Kim Weston (Tamla)-8 (18)
19 24 MY CUP RUNNETH OVER –•– Ed Ames (RCA Victor)-6 (19)
20 12 STAND BY ME –•– Spyder Turner (MGM)-11 (12)

21 25 YOU GOT TO ME –•– Neil Diamond (Bang)-5 (21)
22 8 TELL IT LIKE IT IS –•– Aaron Neville (Par-Lo)-13 (2)
23 23 IT’S NOW WINTERS DAY –•– Tommy Roe (ABC)-10 (23)
24 18 MUSIC TO WATCH GIRLS BY –•– The Bob Crewe Generation (DynoVoice)-9 (15)
25 39 FOR WHAT IT’S WORTH (Stop, Hey What’s That Sound) –•– Buffalo Springfield (Atco)-5 (25)
26 33 THE HUNTER GETS CAPTURED BY THE GAME –•– The Marvelettes (Tamla)-6 (26)
27 59 DARLING BE HOME SOON –•– The Lovin’ Spoonful (Kama Sutra)-3 (27)
28 15 SNOOPY VS. THE RED BARON –•– The Royal Guardsmen (Laurie)-11 (2)
29 43 EPISTLE TO DIPPY –•– Donovan (Epic)-3 (29)
30 34 SO YOU WANT TO BE A ROCK ‘N’ ROLL STAR –•– The Byrds (Columbia)-5 (30)

31 41 I’VE BEEN LONELY TOO LONG –•– The Young Rascals (Atlantic)-5 (31)
32 32 LOVIN’ YOU –•– Bobby Darin (Atlantic)-7 (32)
33 35 INDESCRIBABLY BLUE –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-5 (33)
34 44 NIKI HOEKY –•– P.J. Proby (Liberty)-5 (34)
35 36 ALL –•– James Darren (Warner Brothers)-7 (35)
36 38 PUSHIN’ TOO HARD –•– The Seeds (GNP Crescendo)-10 (36)
37 47 LET’S FALL IN LOVE –•– Peaches and Herb (Date)-7 (37)
38 42 WISH YOU DIDN’T HAVE TO GO –•– James and Bobby Purify (Bell)-5 (38)
39 40 ARE YOU LONELY FOR ME –•– Freddie Scott (Shout)-10 (39)
40 46 EVERYBODY NEEDS SOMEBODY TO LOVE –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-4 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

44 29 BRING IT UP –•– James Brown and the Famous Flames (King)-8 (29)
46 28 HELLO HELLO –•– The Sopwith “Camel” (Kama Sutra)-10 (26)
47 31 HEY, LEROY, YOUR MAMA’S CALLIN’ YOU –•– Jimmy Castor (Smash)-9 (31)
48 37 RIDE, RIDE, RIDE –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-7 (37)

POWER PLAYS

41 62 HAPPY TOGETHER –•– The Turtles (White Whale)-3 (41)
42 54 THERE’S A KIND OF HUSH –•– Herman’s Hermits (MGM)-3 (42)
43 58 CALIFORNIA NIGHTS –•– Lesley Gore (Mercury)-4 (43)
45 56 DADDY’S LITTLE GIRL –•– Al Martino (Capitol)-5 (45)
49 51 I’LL TAKE CARE OF YOUR CARES –•– Frankie Laine (ABC)-6 (49)
50 60 THE DIS-ADVANTAGES OF YOU –•– Brass Ring Featuring Phil Bodner (Dunhill)-4 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

57 — DEDICATED TO THE ONE I LOVE –•– The Mamas and the Papas (Dunhill)-1 (57)
78 — WHEN SOMETHING IS WRONG WITH MY BABY –•– Sam and Dave (Stax)-1 (78)
79 — THE RETURN OF THE RED BARON –•– The Royal Guardsmen (Laurie)-1 (79)
82 — DRY YOUR EYES –•– Brenda and the Tabulations (Dionn)-1 (82)
83 — STRAWBERRY FIELDS FOREVER –•– The Beatles (Capitol)-1 (83)
85 — PENNY LANE –•– The Beatles (Capitol)-1 (85)
87 — SOUL TIME –•– Shirley Ellis (Columbia)-1 (87)
89 — JIMMY MACK –•– Martha and the Vandellas (Gordy)-1 (89)
90 — WITH THIS RING –•– The Platters (Musicor)-1 (90)
96 — OOH BABY –•– Bo Diddley (Checker)-5 (88)
98 — THE DARK END OF THE STREET –•– James Carr (Goldwax)-1 (98)
99 — GIRL DON’T CARE –•– Gene Chandler (Brunswick)-1 (99)
100 — MERCY, MERCY, MERCY –•– Larry Williams and Johnny Watson (Okeh)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 4th March, 1967

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 3 RUBY TUESDAY –•– The Rolling Stones (London)-7 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 2 LOVE IS HERE AND NOW YOU’RE GONE –•– The Supremes (Motown)-6 (2)
3 1 KIND OF A DRAG –•– The Buckinghams (U.S.A.)-10 (1)
4 10 BABY I NEED YOUR LOVIN’ –•– Johnny Rivers (Imperial)-5 (4)
5 5 GEORGY GIRL –•– The Seekers (Capitol)-14 (2)
6 6 THE BEAT GOES ON –•– Sonny and Cher (Atco)-8 (6)
7 7 GIMME SOME LOVIN’ –•– The Spencer Davis Group (United Artists)-10 (7)
8 8 THEN YOU CAN TELL ME GOODBYE –•– The Casinos (Fraternity)-8 (8)
9 14 SOCK IT TO ME-BABY! –•– Mitch Ryder and the Detroit Wheels (New Voice)-5 (9)
10 4 I’M A BELIEVER –•– The Monkees (Colgems)-13 (1)

11 11 MERCY, MERCY, MERCY –•– “Cannonball” Adderley (Capitol)-9 (11)
12 9 (We Ain’t Got) NOTHIN’ YET –•– The Blues Magoos (Mercury)-13 (5)
13 19 MY CUP RUNNETH OVER –•– Ed Ames (RCA Victor)-7 (13)
14 18 IT TAKES TWO –•– Marvin Gaye and Kim Weston (Tamla)-9 (14)
15 15 PRETTY BALLERINA –•– The Left Banke (Smash)-9 (15)
16 16 GO WHERE YOU WANNA GO –•– The 5th Dimension (Soul City)-8 (16)
17 17 I HAD TOO MUCH TO DREAM (Last Night) –•– The Electric Prunes (Reprise)-13 (11)
18 21 YOU GOT TO ME –•– Neil Diamond (Bang)-6 (18)
19 26 THE HUNTER GETS CAPTURED BY THE GAME –•– The Marvelettes (Tamla)-7 (19)
20 25 FOR WHAT IT’S WORTH (Stop, Hey What’s That Sound) –•– Buffalo Springfield (Atco)-6 (20)

21 41 HAPPY TOGETHER –•– The Turtles (White Whale)-4 (21)
22 27 DARLING BE HOME SOON –•– The Lovin’ Spoonful (Kama Sutra)-4 (22)
23 42 THERE’S A KIND OF HUSH –•– Herman’s Hermits (MGM)-4 (23)
24 29 EPISTLE TO DIPPY –•– Donovan (Epic)-4 (24)
25 12 98.6 –•– Keith (Mercury)-13 (7)
26 57 DEDICATED TO THE ONE I LOVE –•– The Mamas and the Papas (Dunhill)-2 (26)
27 37 LET’S FALL IN LOVE –•– Peaches and Herb (Date)-8 (27)
28 31 I’VE BEEN LONELY TOO LONG –•– The Young Rascals (Atlantic)-6 (28)
29 30 SO YOU WANT TO BE A ROCK ‘N’ ROLL STAR –•– The Byrds (Columbia)-6 (29)
30 34 NIKI HOEKY –•– P.J. Proby (Liberty)-6 (30)

31 13 GREEN, GREEN GRASS OF HOME –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-11 (11)
32 43 CALIFORNIA NIGHTS –•– Lesley Gore (Mercury)-5 (32)
33 33 INDESCRIBABLY BLUE –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-6 (33)
34 40 EVERYBODY NEEDS SOMEBODY TO LOVE –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-5 (34)
35 24 MUSIC TO WATCH GIRLS BY –•– The Bob Crewe Generation (DynoVoice)-10 (15)
36 85 PENNY LANE –•– The Beatles (Capitol)-2 (36)
37 54 UPS AND DOWNS –•– Paul Revere and the Raiders Featuring Mark Lindsay (Columbia)-3 (37)
38 20 STAND BY ME –•– Spyder Turner (MGM)-12 (12)
39 49 I’LL TAKE CARE OF YOUR CARES –•– Frankie Laine (ABC)-7 (39)
40 50 THE DIS-ADVANTAGES OF YOU –•– Brass Ring Featuring Phil Bodner (Dunhill)-5 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

42 22 TELL IT LIKE IT IS –•– Aaron Neville (Par-Lo)-14 (2)
46 36 PUSHIN’ TOO HARD –•– The Seeds (GNP Crescendo)-11 (36)
49 28 SNOOPY VS. THE RED BARON –•– The Royal Guardsmen (Laurie)-12 (2)
56 38 WISH YOU DIDN’T HAVE TO GO –•– James and Bobby Purify (Bell)-6 (38)
59 32 LOVIN’ YOU –•– Bobby Darin (Atlantic)-8 (32)
62 39 ARE YOU LONELY FOR ME –•– Freddie Scott (Shout)-11 (39)
63 35 ALL –•– James Darren (Warner Brothers)-8 (35)
65 23 IT’S NOW WINTERS DAY –•– Tommy Roe (ABC)-11 (23)

POWER PLAYS

41 52 I THINK WE’RE ALONE NOW –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-4 (41)
43 45 DADDY’S LITTLE GIRL –•– Al Martino (Capitol)-6 (43)
44 55 PUCKER UP BUTTERCUP –•– Jr. Walker and the All Stars (Soul)-4 (44)
45 83 STRAWBERRY FIELDS FOREVER –•– The Beatles (Capitol)-2 (45)
47 67 NO MILK TODAY –•– Herman’s Hermits (MGM)-3 (47)
48 60 SIT DOWN, I THINK I LOVE YOU –•– The Mojo Men (Reprise)-5 (48)
50 62 THE LOVE I SAW IN YOU WAS JUST A MIRAGE –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-3 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

80 — I NEVER LOVED A MAN (The Way I Love You) –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-1 (80)
81 — WESTERN UNION –•– The Five Americans (Abnak)-1 (81)
82 — MAIRZY DOATS –•– The Innocence (Kama Sutra)-1 (82)
83 — BEGGIN’ –•– The Four Seasons (Philips)-1 (83)
84 — DON’T DO IT –•– Mickey Dolenz (Challenge)-1 (84)
86 — KANSAS CITY –•– James Brown and the Famous Flames (King)-1 (86)
88 — SHOW ME –•– Joe Tex (Dial)-1 (88)
89 — TRAVELIN’ MAN –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-1 (89)
90 — THIS IS MY SONG –•– Petula Clark (Warner Brothers)-1 (90)
94 — BECAUSE OF YOU –•– Chris Montez (A&M)-1 (94)
96 — I DON’T WANT TO LOSE YOU –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-1 (96)
97 — YOU ALWAYS HURT ME –•– The Impressions (ABC)-1 (97)
98 — SUMMER WINE –•– Nancy Sinatra and Lee Hazlewood (Reprise)-1 (98)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 11th March, 1967

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 2 LOVE IS HERE AND NOW YOU’RE GONE –•– The Supremes (Motown)-7 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 1 RUBY TUESDAY –•– The Rolling Stones (London)-8 (1)
3 4 BABY I NEED YOUR LOVIN’ –•– Johnny Rivers (Imperial)-6 (3)
4 3 KIND OF A DRAG –•– The Buckinghams (U.S.A.)-11 (1)
5 36 PENNY LANE –•– The Beatles (Capitol)-3 (5)
6 8 THEN YOU CAN TELL ME GOODBYE –•– The Casinos (Fraternity)-9 (6)
7 9 SOCK IT TO ME-BABY! –•– Mitch Ryder and the Detroit Wheels (New Voice)-6 (7)
8 21 HAPPY TOGETHER –•– The Turtles (White Whale)-5 (8)
9 13 MY CUP RUNNETH OVER –•– Ed Ames (RCA Victor)-8 (9)
10 26 DEDICATED TO THE ONE I LOVE –•– The Mamas and the Papas (Dunhill)-3 (10)

11 7 GIMME SOME LOVIN’ –•– The Spencer Davis Group (United Artists)-11 (7)
12 23 THERE’S A KIND OF HUSH –•– Herman’s Hermits (MGM)-5 (12)
13 11 MERCY, MERCY, MERCY –•– “Cannonball” Adderley (Capitol)-10 (11)
14 19 THE HUNTER GETS CAPTURED BY THE GAME –•– The Marvelettes (Tamla)-8 (14)
15 20 FOR WHAT IT’S WORTH (Stop, Hey What’s That Sound) –•– Buffalo Springfield (Atco)-7 (15)
16 45 STRAWBERRY FIELDS FOREVER –•– The Beatles (Capitol)-3 (16)
17 22 DARLING BE HOME SOON –•– The Lovin’ Spoonful (Kama Sutra)-5 (17)
18 6 THE BEAT GOES ON –•– Sonny and Cher (Atco)-9 (6)
19 24 EPISTLE TO DIPPY –•– Donovan (Epic)-5 (19)
20 5 GEORGY GIRL –•– The Seekers (Capitol)-15 (2)

21 10 I’M A BELIEVER –•– The Monkees (Colgems)-14 (1)
22 28 I’VE BEEN LONELY TOO LONG –•– The Young Rascals (Atlantic)-7 (22)
23 18 YOU GOT TO ME –•– Neil Diamond (Bang)-7 (18)
24 37 UPS AND DOWNS –•– Paul Revere and the Raiders Featuring Mark Lindsay (Columbia)-4 (24)
25 30 NIKI HOEKY –•– P.J. Proby (Liberty)-7 (25)
26 27 LET’S FALL IN LOVE –•– Peaches and Herb (Date)-9 (26)
27 32 CALIFORNIA NIGHTS –•– Lesley Gore (Mercury)-6 (27)
28 16 GO WHERE YOU WANNA GO –•– The 5th Dimension (Soul City)-9 (16)
29 34 EVERYBODY NEEDS SOMEBODY TO LOVE –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-6 (29)
30 15 PRETTY BALLERINA –•– The Left Banke (Smash)-10 (15)

31 41 I THINK WE’RE ALONE NOW –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-5 (31)
32 14 IT TAKES TWO –•– Marvin Gaye and Kim Weston (Tamla)-10 (14)
33 17 I HAD TOO MUCH TO DREAM (Last Night) –•– The Electric Prunes (Reprise)-14 (11)
34 44 PUCKER UP BUTTERCUP –•– Jr. Walker and the All Stars (Soul)-5 (34)
35 12 (We Ain’t Got) NOTHIN’ YET –•– The Blues Magoos (Mercury)-14 (5)
36 40 THE DIS-ADVANTAGES OF YOU –•– Brass Ring Featuring Phil Bodner (Dunhill)-6 (36)
37 58 THE RETURN OF THE RED BARON –•– The Royal Guardsmen (Laurie)-3 (37)
38 33 INDESCRIBABLY BLUE –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-7 (33)
39 39 I’LL TAKE CARE OF YOUR CARES –•– Frankie Laine (ABC)-8 (39)
40 50 THE LOVE I SAW IN YOU WAS JUST A MIRAGE –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-4 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

41 31 GREEN, GREEN GRASS OF HOME –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-12 (11)
44 29 SO YOU WANT TO BE A ROCK ‘N’ ROLL STAR –•– The Byrds (Columbia)-7 (29)
49 25 98.6 –•– Keith (Mercury)-14 (7)

POWER PLAYS

42 54 THE 59TH STREET BRIDGE SONG (Feelin’ Groovy) –•– Harpers Bizarre (Warner Brothers)-4 (42)
43 43 DADDY’S LITTLE GIRL –•– Al Martino (Capitol)-7 (43)
45 47 NO MILK TODAY –•– Herman’s Hermits (MGM)-4 (45)
46 48 SIT DOWN, I THINK I LOVE YOU –•– The Mojo Men (Reprise)-6 (46)
47 52 LADY –•– Jack Jones (Kapp)-8 (47)
48 51 ONE MORE MOUNTAIN TO CLIMB –•– Ronnie Dove (Diamond)-4 (48)
50 68 JIMMY MACK –•– Martha and the Vandellas (Gordy)-3 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

65 — BERNADETTE –•– The Four Tops (Motown)-1 (65)
71 — WADE IN THE WATER –•– Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass (A&M)-1 (71)
72 — THE LOSER (With a Broken Heart) –•– Gary Lewis and the Playboys (Liberty)-1 (72)
76 — WHAT A WOMAN IN LOVE WON’T DO –•– Sandy Posey (MGM)-1 (76)
81 — SWEET SOUL MUSIC –•– Arthur Conley (Atco)-1 (81)
84 — DETROIT CITY –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-1 (84)
85 — MERCY, MERCY, MERCY –•– Marlena Shaw (Cadet)-1 (85)
90 — MR. FARMER –•– The Seeds (GNP Crescendo)-1 (90)
93 — THAT ACAPULCO GOLD –•– The Rainy Daze (Uni)-1 (93)
94 — IT’S A HAPPENING THING –•– The Peanut Butter Conspiracy (Columbia)-1 (94)
97 — WHO DO YOU LOVE –•– The Woolies (Dunhill)-1 (97)
98 — LAWDY MISS CLAWDY –•– The Buckinghams (U.S.A.)-1 (98)
99 — MELLOW YELLOW –•– Senator Bobby and Senator McKinley (Parkway)-1 (99)
100 — DON’T YOU CARE –•– The Buckinghams (Columbia)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 18th March, 1967

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 5 PENNY LANE –•– The Beatles (Capitol)-4 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 8 HAPPY TOGETHER –•– The Turtles (White Whale)-6 (2)
3 3 BABY I NEED YOUR LOVIN’ –•– Johnny Rivers (Imperial)-7 (3)
4 1 LOVE IS HERE AND NOW YOU’RE GONE –•– The Supremes (Motown)-8 (1)
5 2 RUBY TUESDAY –•– The Rolling Stones (London)-9 (1)
6 10 DEDICATED TO THE ONE I LOVE –•– The Mamas and the Papas (Dunhill)-4 (6)
7 7 SOCK IT TO ME-BABY! –•– Mitch Ryder and the Detroit Wheels (New Voice)-7 (7)
8 12 THERE’S A KIND OF HUSH –•– Herman’s Hermits (MGM)-6 (8)
9 9 MY CUP RUNNETH OVER –•– Ed Ames (RCA Victor)-9 (9)
10 6 THEN YOU CAN TELL ME GOODBYE –•– The Casinos (Fraternity)-10 (6)

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11 16 STRAWBERRY FIELDS FOREVER –•– The Beatles (Capitol)-4 (11)
12 15 FOR WHAT IT’S WORTH (Stop, Hey What’s That Sound) –•– Buffalo Springfield (Atco)-8 (12)
13 14 THE HUNTER GETS CAPTURED BY THE GAME –•– The Marvelettes (Tamla)-9 (13)
14 4 KIND OF A DRAG –•– The Buckinghams (U.S.A.)-12 (1)
15 17 DARLING BE HOME SOON –•– The Lovin’ Spoonful (Kama Sutra)-6 (15)
16 27 CALIFORNIA NIGHTS –•– Lesley Gore (Mercury)-7 (16)
17 22 I’VE BEEN LONELY TOO LONG –•– The Young Rascals (Atlantic)-8 (17)
18 31 I THINK WE’RE ALONE NOW –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-6 (18)
19 19 EPISTLE TO DIPPY –•– Donovan (Epic)-6 (19)
20 11 GIMME SOME LOVIN’ –•– The Spencer Davis Group (United Artists)-12 (7)

21 26 LET’S FALL IN LOVE –•– Peaches and Herb (Date)-10 (21)
22 24 UPS AND DOWNS –•– Paul Revere and the Raiders Featuring Mark Lindsay (Columbia)-5 (22)
23 65 BERNADETTE –•– The Four Tops (Motown)-2 (23)
24 25 NIKI HOEKY –•– P.J. Proby (Liberty)-8 (24)
25 52 I NEVER LOVED A MAN (The Way I Love You) –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-3 (25)
26 42 THE 59TH STREET BRIDGE SONG (Feelin’ Groovy) –•– Harpers Bizarre (Warner Brothers)-5 (26)
27 37 THE RETURN OF THE RED BARON –•– The Royal Guardsmen (Laurie)-4 (27)
28 57 THIS IS MY SONG –•– Petula Clark (Warner Brothers)-3 (28)
29 50 JIMMY MACK –•– Martha and the Vandellas (Gordy)-4 (29)
30 40 THE LOVE I SAW IN YOU WAS JUST A MIRAGE –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-5 (30)

31 34 PUCKER UP BUTTERCUP –•– Jr. Walker and the All Stars (Soul)-6 (31)
32 32 IT TAKES TWO –•– Marvin Gaye and Kim Weston (Tamla)-11 (14)
33 13 MERCY, MERCY, MERCY –•– “Cannonball” Adderley (Capitol)-11 (11)
34 18 THE BEAT GOES ON –•– Sonny and Cher (Atco)-10 (6)
35 58 WESTERN UNION –•– The Five Americans (Abnak)-3 (35)
36 46 SIT DOWN, I THINK I LOVE YOU –•– The Mojo Men (Reprise)-7 (36)
37 56 BEGGIN’ –•– The Four Seasons (Philips)-3 (37)
38 28 GO WHERE YOU WANNA GO –•– The 5th Dimension (Soul City)-10 (16)
39 20 GEORGY GIRL –•– The Seekers (Capitol)-16 (2)
40 45 NO MILK TODAY –•– Herman’s Hermits (MGM)-5 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

43 21 I’M A BELIEVER –•– The Monkees (Colgems)-15 (1)
47 39 I’LL TAKE CARE OF YOUR CARES –•– Frankie Laine (ABC)-9 (39)
48 23 YOU GOT TO ME –•– Neil Diamond (Bang)-8 (18)
49 29 EVERYBODY NEEDS SOMEBODY TO LOVE –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-7 (29)
54 38 INDESCRIBABLY BLUE –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-8 (33)
56 36 THE DIS-ADVANTAGES OF YOU –•– Brass Ring Featuring Phil Bodner (Dunhill)-7 (36)

POWER PLAYS

41 51 DRY YOUR EYES –•– Brenda and the Tabulations (Dionn)-4 (41)
42 43 DADDY’S LITTLE GIRL –•– Al Martino (Capitol)-8 (42)
44 47 LADY –•– Jack Jones (Kapp)-9 (44)
45 48 ONE MORE MOUNTAIN TO CLIMB –•– Ronnie Dove (Diamond)-5 (45)
46 53 MORNINGTOWN RIDE –•– The Seekers (Capitol)-5 (46)
50 — SOMETHIN’ STUPID –•– Nancy Sinatra and Frank Sinatra (Reprise)-1 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

50 — SOMETHIN’ STUPID –•– Nancy Sinatra and Frank Sinatra (Reprise)-1 (50)
74 — GONNA GIVE HER ALL THE LOVE I’VE GOT –•– Jimmy Ruffin (Soul)-1 (74)
77 — TELL ME TO MY FACE –•– Keith (Mercury)-1 (77)
81 — PIPE DREAM –•– The Blues Magoos (Mercury)-1 (81)
82 — FOR HE’S A JOLLY GOOD FELLOW –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-1 (82)
88 — LONELY AGAIN –•– Eddy Arnold (RCA Victor)-1 (88)
89 — AT THE ZOO –•– Simon and Garfunkel (Columbia)-1 (89)
90 — I’LL TRY ANYTHING –•– Dusty Springfield (Philips)-1 (90)
91 — WHY NOT TONIGHT –•– Jimmy Hughes (Fame)-1 (91)
92 — GIRL I NEED YOU –•– The Artistics (Brunswick)-1 (92)
94 — THE BEGINNING OF LONELINESS –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-1 (94)
95 — WALK TALL –•– 2 Of Clubs (Fraternity)-1 (95)
96 — OH THAT’S GOOD, NO THAT’S BAD –•– Sam the Sham and the Pharaohs (MGM)-1 (96)
98 — I WANT TO TALK ABOUT YOU –•– Ray Charles (ABC/TRC)-1 (98)
99 — ON A CAROUSEL –•– The Hollies (Imperial)-1 (99)
100 — FRIDAY ON MY MIND –•– The Easybeats (United Artists)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 25th March, 1967

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 2 HAPPY TOGETHER –•– The Turtles (White Whale)-7 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 6 DEDICATED TO THE ONE I LOVE –•– The Mamas and the Papas (Dunhill)-5 (2)
3 1 PENNY LANE –•– The Beatles (Capitol)-5 (1)
4 8 THERE’S A KIND OF HUSH –•– Herman’s Hermits (MGM)-7 (4)
5 3 BABY I NEED YOUR LOVIN’ –•– Johnny Rivers (Imperial)-8 (3)
6 7 SOCK IT TO ME-BABY! –•– Mitch Ryder and the Detroit Wheels (New Voice)-8 (6)
7 12 FOR WHAT IT’S WORTH (Stop, Hey What’s That Sound) –•– Buffalo Springfield (Atco)-9 (7)
8 9 MY CUP RUNNETH OVER –•– Ed Ames (RCA Victor)-10 (8)
9 4 LOVE IS HERE AND NOW YOU’RE GONE –•– The Supremes (Motown)-9 (1)
10 5 RUBY TUESDAY –•– The Rolling Stones (London)-10 (1)

11 11 STRAWBERRY FIELDS FOREVER –•– The Beatles (Capitol)-5 (11)
12 10 THEN YOU CAN TELL ME GOODBYE –•– The Casinos (Fraternity)-11 (6)
13 18 I THINK WE’RE ALONE NOW –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-7 (13)
14 26 THE 59TH STREET BRIDGE SONG (Feelin’ Groovy) –•– Harpers Bizarre (Warner Brothers)-6 (14)
15 27 THE RETURN OF THE RED BARON –•– The Royal Guardsmen (Laurie)-5 (15)
16 16 CALIFORNIA NIGHTS –•– Lesley Gore (Mercury)-8 (16)
17 17 I’VE BEEN LONELY TOO LONG –•– The Young Rascals (Atlantic)-9 (17)
18 23 BERNADETTE –•– The Four Tops (Motown)-3 (18)
19 28 THIS IS MY SONG –•– Petula Clark (Warner Brothers)-4 (19)
20 25 I NEVER LOVED A MAN (The Way I Love You) –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-4 (20)

21 15 DARLING BE HOME SOON –•– The Lovin’ Spoonful (Kama Sutra)-7 (15)
22 22 UPS AND DOWNS –•– Paul Revere and the Raiders Featuring Mark Lindsay (Columbia)-6 (22)
23 24 NIKI HOEKY –•– P.J. Proby (Liberty)-9 (23)
24 29 JIMMY MACK –•– Martha and the Vandellas (Gordy)-5 (24)
25 21 LET’S FALL IN LOVE –•– Peaches and Herb (Date)-11 (21)
26 13 THE HUNTER GETS CAPTURED BY THE GAME –•– The Marvelettes (Tamla)-10 (13)
27 30 THE LOVE I SAW IN YOU WAS JUST A MIRAGE –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-6 (27)
28 35 WESTERN UNION –•– The Five Americans (Abnak)-4 (28)
29 50 SOMETHIN’ STUPID –•– Nancy Sinatra and Frank Sinatra (Reprise)-2 (29)
30 37 BEGGIN’ –•– The Four Seasons (Philips)-4 (30)

31 41 DRY YOUR EYES –•– Brenda and the Tabulations (Dionn)-5 (31)
32 — A LITTLE BIT ME, A LITTLE BIT YOU –•– The Monkees (Colgems)-1 (32)
33 20 GIMME SOME LOVIN’ –•– The Spencer Davis Group (United Artists)-13 (7)
34 14 KIND OF A DRAG –•– The Buckinghams (U.S.A.)-13 (1)
35 31 PUCKER UP BUTTERCUP –•– Jr. Walker and the All Stars (Soul)-7 (31)
36 36 SIT DOWN, I THINK I LOVE YOU –•– The Mojo Men (Reprise)-8 (36)
37 51 WITH THIS RING –•– The Platters (Musicor)-5 (37)
38 40 NO MILK TODAY –•– Herman’s Hermits (MGM)-6 (38)
39 44 LADY –•– Jack Jones (Kapp)-10 (39)
40 19 EPISTLE TO DIPPY –•– Donovan (Epic)-7 (19)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

41 32 IT TAKES TWO –•– Marvin Gaye and Kim Weston (Tamla)-12 (14)
42 34 THE BEAT GOES ON –•– Sonny and Cher (Atco)-11 (6)

POWER PLAYS

43 53 TRAVELIN’ MAN –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-4 (43)
44 46 MORNINGTOWN RIDE –•– The Seekers (Capitol)-6 (44)
45 55 SWEET SOUL MUSIC –•– Arthur Conley (Atco)-3 (45)
46 52 WHEN SOMETHING IS WRONG WITH MY BABY –•– Sam and Dave (Stax)-5 (46)
47 61 WADE IN THE WATER –•– Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass (A&M)-3 (47)
48 45 ONE MORE MOUNTAIN TO CLIMB –•– Ronnie Dove (Diamond)-6 (45)
49 42 DADDY’S LITTLE GIRL –•– Al Martino (Capitol)-9 (42)
50 57 THE LOSER (With a Broken Heart) –•– Gary Lewis and the Playboys (Liberty)-3 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

32 — A LITTLE BIT ME, A LITTLE BIT YOU –•– The Monkees (Colgems)-1 (32)
65 — THE GIRL I KNEW SOMEWHERE –•– The Monkees (Colgems)-1 (65)
66 — SUNDAY FOR TEA –•– Peter and Gordon (Capitol)-1 (66)
71 — I’M A MAN –•– The Spencer Davis Group (United Artists)-1 (71)
77 — CAN’T GET ENOUGH OF YOU, BABY –•– ? (Question Mark) and the Mysterians (Cameo)-1 (77)
80 — MUSIC TO WATCH GIRLS BY –•– Andy Williams (Columbia)-1 (80)
81 — WALKIN’ IN THE SUNSHINE –•– Roger Miller (Smash)-1 (81)
82 — LOVE EYES –•– Nancy Sinatra (Reprise)-1 (82)
83 — DANNY BOY –•– Ray Price (Columbia)-1 (83)
85 — CRY TO ME –•– Freddie Scott (Shout)-1 (85)
86 — CLOSE YOUR EYES –•– Peaches and Herb (Date)-1 (86)
89 — DEAD END STREET –•– Lou Rawls (Capitol)-1 (89)
91 — HOLD ON I’M COMING –•– Chuck Jackson and Maxine Brown (Wand)-3 (91)
94 — HIP HUG-HER –•– Booker T. and the MG’s (Stax)-1 (94)
96 — I CAN’T MAKE IT ANYMORE –•– Spyder Turner (MGM)-1 (96)
97 — MERCY, MERCY, MERCY –•– Larry Williams and Johnny Watson (Okeh)-3 (97)
98 — SHE TOOK YOU FOR A RIDE –•– Aaron Neville (Par-Lo)-1 (98)
99 — THE WHOLE WORLD IS A STAGE –•– The Fantastic Four (Ric-Tic)-1 (99)
100 — NOTHING TAKES THE PLACE OF YOU –•– Toussaint McCall (Ronn)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 1st April, 1967

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 HAPPY TOGETHER –•– The Turtles (White Whale)-8 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 DEDICATED TO THE ONE I LOVE –•– The Mamas and the Papas (Dunhill)-6 (2)
3 3 PENNY LANE –•– The Beatles (Capitol)-6 (1)
4 4 THERE’S A KIND OF HUSH –•– Herman’s Hermits (MGM)-8 (4)
5 18 BERNADETTE –•– The Four Tops (Motown)-4 (5)
6 19 THIS IS MY SONG –•– Petula Clark (Warner Brothers)-5 (6)
7 7 FOR WHAT IT’S WORTH (Stop, Hey What’s That Sound) –•– Buffalo Springfield (Atco)-10 (7)
8 11 STRAWBERRY FIELDS FOREVER –•– The Beatles (Capitol)-6 (8)
9 29 SOMETHIN’ STUPID –•– Nancy Sinatra and Frank Sinatra (Reprise)-3 (9)
10 28 WESTERN UNION –•– The Five Americans (Abnak)-5 (10)

11 8 MY CUP RUNNETH OVER –•– Ed Ames (RCA Victor)-11 (8)
12 13 I THINK WE’RE ALONE NOW –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-8 (12)
13 14 THE 59TH STREET BRIDGE SONG (Feelin’ Groovy) –•– Harpers Bizarre (Warner Brothers)-7 (13)
14 20 I NEVER LOVED A MAN (The Way I Love You) –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-5 (14)
15 5 BABY I NEED YOUR LOVIN’ –•– Johnny Rivers (Imperial)-9 (3)
16 17 I’VE BEEN LONELY TOO LONG –•– The Young Rascals (Atlantic)-10 (16)
17 6 SOCK IT TO ME-BABY! –•– Mitch Ryder and the Detroit Wheels (New Voice)-9 (6)
18 24 JIMMY MACK –•– Martha and the Vandellas (Gordy)-6 (18)
19 32 A LITTLE BIT ME, A LITTLE BIT YOU –•– The Monkees (Colgems)-2 (19)
20 9 LOVE IS HERE AND NOW YOU’RE GONE –•– The Supremes (Motown)-10 (1)

21 15 THE RETURN OF THE RED BARON –•– The Royal Guardsmen (Laurie)-6 (15)
22 16 CALIFORNIA NIGHTS –•– Lesley Gore (Mercury)-9 (16)
23 10 RUBY TUESDAY –•– The Rolling Stones (London)-11 (1)
24 27 THE LOVE I SAW IN YOU WAS JUST A MIRAGE –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-7 (24)
25 30 BEGGIN’ –•– The Four Seasons (Philips)-5 (25)
26 31 DRY YOUR EYES –•– Brenda and the Tabulations (Dionn)-6 (26)
27 12 THEN YOU CAN TELL ME GOODBYE –•– The Casinos (Fraternity)-12 (6)
28 37 WITH THIS RING –•– The Platters (Musicor)-6 (28)
29 22 UPS AND DOWNS –•– Paul Revere and the Raiders Featuring Mark Lindsay (Columbia)-7 (22)
30 45 SWEET SOUL MUSIC –•– Arthur Conley (Atco)-4 (30)

31 26 THE HUNTER GETS CAPTURED BY THE GAME –•– The Marvelettes (Tamla)-11 (13)
32 43 TRAVELIN’ MAN –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-5 (32)
33 25 LET’S FALL IN LOVE –•– Peaches and Herb (Date)-12 (21)
34 58 AT THE ZOO –•– Simon and Garfunkel (Columbia)-3 (34)
35 35 PUCKER UP BUTTERCUP –•– Jr. Walker and the All Stars (Soul)-8 (31)
36 38 NO MILK TODAY –•– Herman’s Hermits (MGM)-7 (36)
37 47 WADE IN THE WATER –•– Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass (A&M)-4 (37)
38 51 DETROIT CITY –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-4 (38)
39 39 LADY –•– Jack Jones (Kapp)-11 (39)
40 36 SIT DOWN, I THINK I LOVE YOU –•– The Mojo Men (Reprise)-9 (36)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

46 21 DARLING BE HOME SOON –•– The Lovin’ Spoonful (Kama Sutra)-8 (15)
47 23 NIKI HOEKY –•– P.J. Proby (Liberty)-10 (23)

POWER PLAYS

41 52 WHAT A WOMAN IN LOVE WON’T DO –•– Sandy Posey (MGM)-4 (41)
42 46 WHEN SOMETHING IS WRONG WITH MY BABY –•– Sam and Dave (Stax)-6 (42)
43 53 SHOW ME –•– Joe Tex (Dial)-5 (43)
44 54 TELL ME TO MY FACE –•– Keith (Mercury)-3 (44)
45 50 THE LOSER (With a Broken Heart) –•– Gary Lewis and the Playboys (Liberty)-4 (45)
48 59 DON’T YOU CARE –•– The Buckinghams (Columbia)-4 (48)
49 71 I’M A MAN –•– The Spencer Davis Group (United Artists)-2 (49)
50 44 MORNINGTOWN RIDE –•– The Seekers (Capitol)-7 (44)

NEW THIS WEEK

65 — GET ME TO THE WORLD ON TIME –•– The Electric Prunes (Reprise)-1 (65)
82 — I FOUND A LOVE (Part 1) –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-1 (82)
83 — YOU GOT WHAT IT TAKES –•– The Dave Clark Five (Epic)-1 (83)
86 — MY BACK PAGES –•– The Byrds (Columbia)-1 (86)
88 — SOMEBODY TO LOVE –•– Jefferson Airplane (RCA Victor)-1 (88)
89 — YELLOW BALLOON –•– The Yellow Balloon (Canterbury)-1 (89)
90 — POSTCARD FROM JAMAICA –•– The Sopwith “Camel” (Kama Sutra)-1 (90)
94 — THE JUNGLE –•– B.B. King (Kent)-1 (94)
97 — MAKE A LITTLE LOVE –•– Lowell Fulson (Kent)-1 (97)
98 — FOR ME –•– Sergio Mendes and Brasil ’66 (A&M)-1 (98)
99 — PRECIOUS MEMORIES –•– The Romeos (Mark II)-1 (99)
100 — NO TIME LIKE THE RIGHT TIME –•– The Blues Project (Verve Folkways)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 8th April, 1967

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 HAPPY TOGETHER –•– The Turtles (White Whale)-9 (3 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 DEDICATED TO THE ONE I LOVE –•– The Mamas and the Papas (Dunhill)-7 (2)
3 9 SOMETHIN’ STUPID –•– Nancy Sinatra and Frank Sinatra (Reprise)-4 (3)
4 5 BERNADETTE –•– The Four Tops (Motown)-5 (4)
5 6 THIS IS MY SONG –•– Petula Clark (Warner Brothers)-6 (5)
6 3 PENNY LANE –•– The Beatles (Capitol)-7 (1)
7 10 WESTERN UNION –•– The Five Americans (Abnak)-6 (7)
8 12 I THINK WE’RE ALONE NOW –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-9 (8)
9 19 A LITTLE BIT ME, A LITTLE BIT YOU –•– The Monkees (Colgems)-3 (9)
10 4 THERE’S A KIND OF HUSH –•– Herman’s Hermits (MGM)-9 (4)

11 18 JIMMY MACK –•– Martha and the Vandellas (Gordy)-7 (11)
12 14 I NEVER LOVED A MAN (The Way I Love You) –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-6 (12)
13 13 THE 59TH STREET BRIDGE SONG (Feelin’ Groovy) –•– Harpers Bizarre (Warner Brothers)-8 (13)
14 7 FOR WHAT IT’S WORTH (Stop, Hey What’s That Sound) –•– Buffalo Springfield (Atco)-11 (7)
15 8 STRAWBERRY FIELDS FOREVER –•– The Beatles (Capitol)-7 (8)
16 25 BEGGIN’ –•– The Four Seasons (Philips)-6 (16)
17 15 BABY I NEED YOUR LOVIN’ –•– Johnny Rivers (Imperial)-10 (3)
18 30 SWEET SOUL MUSIC –•– Arthur Conley (Atco)-5 (18)
19 17 SOCK IT TO ME-BABY! –•– Mitch Ryder and the Detroit Wheels (New Voice)-10 (6)
20 24 THE LOVE I SAW IN YOU WAS JUST A MIRAGE –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-8 (20)

21 26 DRY YOUR EYES –•– Brenda and the Tabulations (Dionn)-7 (21)
22 16 I’VE BEEN LONELY TOO LONG –•– The Young Rascals (Atlantic)-11 (16)
23 11 MY CUP RUNNETH OVER –•– Ed Ames (RCA Victor)-12 (8)
24 21 THE RETURN OF THE RED BARON –•– The Royal Guardsmen (Laurie)-7 (15)
25 22 CALIFORNIA NIGHTS –•– Lesley Gore (Mercury)-10 (16)
26 28 WITH THIS RING –•– The Platters (Musicor)-7 (26)
27 34 AT THE ZOO –•– Simon and Garfunkel (Columbia)-4 (27)
28 48 DON’T YOU CARE –•– The Buckinghams (Columbia)-5 (28)
29 20 LOVE IS HERE AND NOW YOU’RE GONE –•– The Supremes (Motown)-11 (1)
30 38 DETROIT CITY –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-5 (30)

31 41 WHAT A WOMAN IN LOVE WON’T DO –•– Sandy Posey (MGM)-5 (31)
32 32 TRAVELIN’ MAN –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-6 (32)
33 49 I’M A MAN –•– The Spencer Davis Group (United Artists)-3 (33)
34 29 UPS AND DOWNS –•– Paul Revere and the Raiders Featuring Mark Lindsay (Columbia)-8 (22)
35 36 NO MILK TODAY –•– Herman’s Hermits (MGM)-8 (35)
36 43 SHOW ME –•– Joe Tex (Dial)-6 (36)
37 37 WADE IN THE WATER –•– Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass (A&M)-5 (37)
38 61 LOVE EYES –•– Nancy Sinatra (Reprise)-3 (38)
39 52 GONNA GIVE HER ALL THE LOVE I’VE GOT –•– Jimmy Ruffin (Soul)-4 (39)
40 44 TELL ME TO MY FACE –•– Keith (Mercury)-4 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

42 27 THEN YOU CAN TELL ME GOODBYE –•– The Casinos (Fraternity)-13 (6)
47 23 RUBY TUESDAY –•– The Rolling Stones (London)-12 (1)
58 40 SIT DOWN, I THINK I LOVE YOU –•– The Mojo Men (Reprise)-10 (36)

POWER PLAYS

41 53 LAWDY MISS CLAWDY –•– The Buckinghams (U.S.A.)-5 (41)
43 45 THE LOSER (With a Broken Heart) –•– Gary Lewis and the Playboys (Liberty)-5 (43)
44 42 WHEN SOMETHING IS WRONG WITH MY BABY –•– Sam and Dave (Stax)-7 (42)
45 56 SUNDAY FOR TEA –•– Peter and Gordon (Capitol)-3 (45)
46 51 THE GIRL I KNEW SOMEWHERE –•– The Monkees (Colgems)-3 (46)
48 83 YOU GOT WHAT IT TAKES –•– The Dave Clark Five (Epic)-2 (48)
49 54 SUMMER WINE –•– Nancy Sinatra and Lee Hazlewood (Reprise)-6 (49)
50 55 ON A CAROUSEL –•– The Hollies (Imperial)-4 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

57 — THE HAPPENING –•– The Supremes (Motown)-1 (57)
68 — GIRL, YOU’LL BE A WOMAN SOON –•– Neil Diamond (Bang)-1 (68)
73 — I GOT RHYTHM –•– The Happenings (B.T. Puppy)-1 (73)
77 — WHEN I WAS YOUNG –•– Eric Burdon and the Animals (MGM)-1 (77)
79 — OUT OF LEFT FIELD –•– Percy Sledge (Atlantic)-1 (79)
80 — CASINO ROYALE –•– Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass (A&M)-1 (80)
81 — I LOVE YOU MORE THAN WORDS CAN SAY –•– Otis Redding (Volt)-1 (81)
82 — BUY FOR ME THE RAIN –•– The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band (Liberty)-1 (82)
83 — THERE’S A CHANCE WE CAN MAKE IT –•– The Blues Magoos (Mercury)-1 (83)
84 — HERE COMES MY BABY –•– The Tremeloes (Epic)-1 (84)
86 — THE LADY CAME FROM BALTIMORE –•– Bobby Darin (Atlantic)-1 (86)
87 — DO THE THING –•– Lou Courtney (Riverside)-1 (87)
90 — WHY (Am I Treated So Bad) –•– “Cannonball” Adderley (Capitol)-1 (90)
91 — SING ALONG WITH ME –•– Tommy Roe (ABC)-1 (91)
93 — MAKING MEMORIES –•– Frankie Laine (ABC)-1 (93)
95 — ALFIE –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-1 (95)
99 — RELEASE ME (And Let Me Love Again) –•– Engelbert Humperdinck (Parrot)-1 (99)
100 — THINK –•– Vicki Anderson and James Brown (King)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 15th April, 1967

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 3 SOMETHIN’ STUPID –•– Nancy Sinatra and Frank Sinatra (Reprise)-5 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 1 HAPPY TOGETHER –•– The Turtles (White Whale)-10 (1)
3 5 THIS IS MY SONG –•– Petula Clark (Warner Brothers)-7 (3)
4 4 BERNADETTE –•– The Four Tops (Motown)-6 (4)
5 9 A LITTLE BIT ME, A LITTLE BIT YOU –•– The Monkees (Colgems)-4 (5)
6 7 WESTERN UNION –•– The Five Americans (Abnak)-7 (6)
7 8 I THINK WE’RE ALONE NOW –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-10 (7)
8 2 DEDICATED TO THE ONE I LOVE –•– The Mamas and the Papas (Dunhill)-8 (2)
9 12 I NEVER LOVED A MAN (The Way I Love You) –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-7 (9)
10 11 JIMMY MACK –•– Martha and the Vandellas (Gordy)-8 (10)

11 18 SWEET SOUL MUSIC –•– Arthur Conley (Atco)-6 (11)
12 6 PENNY LANE –•– The Beatles (Capitol)-8 (1)
13 10 THERE’S A KIND OF HUSH –•– Herman’s Hermits (MGM)-10 (4)
14 13 THE 59TH STREET BRIDGE SONG (Feelin’ Groovy) –•– Harpers Bizarre (Warner Brothers)-9 (13)
15 14 FOR WHAT IT’S WORTH (Stop, Hey What’s That Sound) –•– Buffalo Springfield (Atco)-12 (7)
16 16 BEGGIN’ –•– The Four Seasons (Philips)-7 (16)
17 27 AT THE ZOO –•– Simon and Garfunkel (Columbia)-5 (17)
18 26 WITH THIS RING –•– The Platters (Musicor)-8 (18)
19 57 THE HAPPENING –•– The Supremes (Motown)-2 (19)
20 21 DRY YOUR EYES –•– Brenda and the Tabulations (Dionn)-8 (20)

21 15 STRAWBERRY FIELDS FOREVER –•– The Beatles (Capitol)-8 (8)
22 33 I’M A MAN –•– The Spencer Davis Group (United Artists)-4 (22)
23 28 DON’T YOU CARE –•– The Buckinghams (Columbia)-6 (23)
24 22 I’VE BEEN LONELY TOO LONG –•– The Young Rascals (Atlantic)-12 (16)
25 20 THE LOVE I SAW IN YOU WAS JUST A MIRAGE –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-9 (20)
26 19 SOCK IT TO ME-BABY! –•– Mitch Ryder and the Detroit Wheels (New Voice)-11 (6)
27 25 CALIFORNIA NIGHTS –•– Lesley Gore (Mercury)-11 (16)
28 30 DETROIT CITY –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-6 (28)
29 38 LOVE EYES –•– Nancy Sinatra (Reprise)-4 (29)
30 39 GONNA GIVE HER ALL THE LOVE I’VE GOT –•– Jimmy Ruffin (Soul)-5 (30)

31 31 WHAT A WOMAN IN LOVE WON’T DO –•– Sandy Posey (MGM)-6 (31)
32 23 MY CUP RUNNETH OVER –•– Ed Ames (RCA Victor)-13 (8)
33 51 CLOSE YOUR EYES –•– Peaches and Herb (Date)-4 (33)
34 45 SUNDAY FOR TEA –•– Peter and Gordon (Capitol)-4 (34)
35 36 SHOW ME –•– Joe Tex (Dial)-7 (35)
36 50 ON A CAROUSEL –•– The Hollies (Imperial)-5 (36)
37 40 TELL ME TO MY FACE –•– Keith (Mercury)-5 (37)
38 48 YOU GOT WHAT IT TAKES –•– The Dave Clark Five (Epic)-3 (38)
39 46 THE GIRL I KNEW SOMEWHERE –•– The Monkees (Colgems)-4 (39)
40 32 TRAVELIN’ MAN –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-7 (32)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

42 35 NO MILK TODAY –•– Herman’s Hermits (MGM)-9 (35)
48 17 BABY I NEED YOUR LOVIN’ –•– Johnny Rivers (Imperial)-11 (3)

POWER PLAYS

41 41 LAWDY MISS CLAWDY –•– The Buckinghams (U.S.A.)-6 (41)
43 59 I FOUND A LOVE (Part 1) –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-3 (43)
44 44 WHEN SOMETHING IS WRONG WITH MY BABY –•– Sam and Dave (Stax)-8 (42)
45 55 GET ME TO THE WORLD ON TIME –•– The Electric Prunes (Reprise)-3 (45)
46 56 FRIDAY ON MY MIND –•– The Easybeats (United Artists)-5 (46)
47 52 MUSIC TO WATCH GIRLS BY –•– Andy Williams (Columbia)-4 (47)
49 49 SUMMER WINE –•– Nancy Sinatra and Lee Hazlewood (Reprise)-7 (49)
50 53 I’LL TRY ANYTHING –•– Dusty Springfield (Philips)-5 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

82 — SHAKE A TAIL FEATHER –•– James and Bobby Purify (Bell)-1 (82)
84 — SUNSHINE GIRL –•– The Parade (A&M)-1 (84)
85 — IT’S SO HARD BEING A LOSER –•– The Contours (Gordy)-1 (85)
86 — PORTRAIT OF MY LOVE –•– The Tokens (Warner Brothers)-1 (86)
87 — MY GIRL JOSEPHINE –•– Jerry Jaye (Hi)-1 (87)
89 — AIN’T GONNA REST (Till I Get You) –•– The Five Stairsteps (Windy C)-1 (89)
90 — SPEAK HER NAME –•– Walter Jackson (Okeh)-1 (90)
91 — FUNKY BROADWAY (Part 1) –•– Dyke and the Blazers (Original Sound)-1 (91)
93 — ONE HURT DESERVES ANOTHER –•– The Raeletts (Tangerine)-1 (93)
94 — TIME ALONE WILL TELL –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-1 (94)
95 — EVERYBODY LOVES A WINNER –•– William Bell (Stax)-1 (95)
96 — MAKE LOVE TO ME –•– Johnny Thunder and Ruby Winters (Diamond)-1 (96)
97 — SAM’S PLACE –•– Buck Owens and the Buckaroos (Capitol)-1 (97)
98 — THE OOGUM BOOGUM SONG –•– Brenton Wood (Double Shot)-1 (98)
99 — HAPPY JACK –•– The Who (Decca)-1 (99)
100 — I’M INDESTRUCTIBLE –•– Jack Jones (Kapp)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 22nd April, 1967

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 SOMETHIN’ STUPID –•– Nancy Sinatra and Frank Sinatra (Reprise)-6 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 HAPPY TOGETHER –•– The Turtles (White Whale)-11 (1)
3 5 A LITTLE BIT ME, A LITTLE BIT YOU –•– The Monkees (Colgems)-5 (3)
4 7 I THINK WE’RE ALONE NOW –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-11 (4)
5 6 WESTERN UNION –•– The Five Americans (Abnak)-8 (5)
6 3 THIS IS MY SONG –•– Petula Clark (Warner Brothers)-8 (3)
7 11 SWEET SOUL MUSIC –•– Arthur Conley (Atco)-7 (7)
8 4 BERNADETTE –•– The Four Tops (Motown)-7 (4)
9 9 I NEVER LOVED A MAN (The Way I Love You) –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-8 (9)
10 10 JIMMY MACK –•– Martha and the Vandellas (Gordy)-9 (10)

11 19 THE HAPPENING –•– The Supremes (Motown)-3 (11)
12 8 DEDICATED TO THE ONE I LOVE –•– The Mamas and the Papas (Dunhill)-9 (2)
13 22 I’M A MAN –•– The Spencer Davis Group (United Artists)-5 (13)
14 18 WITH THIS RING –•– The Platters (Musicor)-9 (14)
15 29 LOVE EYES –•– Nancy Sinatra (Reprise)-5 (15)
16 17 AT THE ZOO –•– Simon and Garfunkel (Columbia)-6 (16)
17 23 DON’T YOU CARE –•– The Buckinghams (Columbia)-7 (17)
18 38 YOU GOT WHAT IT TAKES –•– The Dave Clark Five (Epic)-4 (18)
19 15 FOR WHAT IT’S WORTH (Stop, Hey What’s That Sound) –•– Buffalo Springfield (Atco)-13 (7)
20 20 DRY YOUR EYES –•– Brenda and the Tabulations (Dionn)-9 (20)

21 12 PENNY LANE –•– The Beatles (Capitol)-9 (1)
22 13 THERE’S A KIND OF HUSH –•– Herman’s Hermits (MGM)-11 (4)
23 14 THE 59TH STREET BRIDGE SONG (Feelin’ Groovy) –•– Harpers Bizarre (Warner Brothers)-10 (13)
24 36 ON A CAROUSEL –•– The Hollies (Imperial)-6 (24)
25 16 BEGGIN’ –•– The Four Seasons (Philips)-8 (16)
26 33 CLOSE YOUR EYES –•– Peaches and Herb (Date)-5 (26)
27 28 DETROIT CITY –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-7 (27)
28 21 STRAWBERRY FIELDS FOREVER –•– The Beatles (Capitol)-9 (8)
29 30 GONNA GIVE HER ALL THE LOVE I’VE GOT –•– Jimmy Ruffin (Soul)-6 (29)
30 46 FRIDAY ON MY MIND –•– The Easybeats (United Artists)-6 (30)

31 34 SUNDAY FOR TEA –•– Peter and Gordon (Capitol)-5 (31)
32 43 I FOUND A LOVE (Part 1) –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-4 (32)
33 27 CALIFORNIA NIGHTS –•– Lesley Gore (Mercury)-12 (16)
34 45 GET ME TO THE WORLD ON TIME –•– The Electric Prunes (Reprise)-4 (34)
35 47 MUSIC TO WATCH GIRLS BY –•– Andy Williams (Columbia)-5 (35)
36 25 THE LOVE I SAW IN YOU WAS JUST A MIRAGE –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-10 (20)
37 35 SHOW ME –•– Joe Tex (Dial)-8 (35)
38 61 WHEN I WAS YOUNG –•– Eric Burdon and the Animals (MGM)-3 (38)
39 24 I’VE BEEN LONELY TOO LONG –•– The Young Rascals (Atlantic)-13 (16)
40 50 I’LL TRY ANYTHING –•– Dusty Springfield (Philips)-6 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

44 31 WHAT A WOMAN IN LOVE WON’T DO –•– Sandy Posey (MGM)-7 (31)
48 39 THE GIRL I KNEW SOMEWHERE –•– The Monkees (Colgems)-5 (39)
49 37 TELL ME TO MY FACE –•– Keith (Mercury)-6 (37)

POWER PLAYS

41 51 WALKIN’ IN THE SUNSHINE –•– Roger Miller (Smash)-5 (41)
42 52 MY BACK PAGES –•– The Byrds (Columbia)-4 (42)
43 53 GIRL, YOU’LL BE A WOMAN SOON –•– Neil Diamond (Bang)-3 (43)
45 42 NO MILK TODAY –•– Herman’s Hermits (MGM)-10 (35)
46 59 I GOT RHYTHM –•– The Happenings (B.T. Puppy)-3 (46)
47 57 YELLOW BALLOON –•– The Yellow Balloon (Canterbury)-4 (47)
50 65 CASINO ROYALE –•– Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass (A&M)-3 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

76 — MELANCHOLY MUSIC MAN –•– The Righteous Brothers (Verve)-1 (76)
79 — GROOVIN’ –•– The Young Rascals (Atlantic)-1 (79)
81 — LITTLE GAMES –•– The Yardbirds (Epic)-1 (81)
82 — I’LL MAKE HIM LOVE ME –•– Barbara Lewis (Atlantic)-1 (82)
85 — JUST LOOK WHAT YOU’VE DONE –•– Brenda Holloway (Tamla)-1 (85)
86 — WHEN YOU’RE YOUNG AND IN LOVE –•– The Marvelettes (Tamla)-1 (86)
88 — YOU’RE ALL I NEED –•– Bobby Bland (Duke)-1 (88)
90 — MY BABE –•– Ronnie Dove (Diamond)-1 (90)
97 — BLUE’S THEME –•– Davie Allan and the Arrows (Tower)-1 (97)
98 — I COULD BE SO GOOD TO YOU –•– Don and the Goodtimes (Epic)-1 (98)
99 — TEARS, TEARS, TEARS –•– Ben E. King (Atco)-1 (99)
100 — HEY LOVE –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 29th April, 1967

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 SOMETHIN’ STUPID –•– Nancy Sinatra and Frank Sinatra (Reprise)-7 (3 weeks at #1) (1)
2 3 A LITTLE BIT ME, A LITTLE BIT YOU –•– The Monkees (Colgems)-6 (2)
3 2 HAPPY TOGETHER –•– The Turtles (White Whale)-12 (1)
4 7 SWEET SOUL MUSIC –•– Arthur Conley (Atco)-8 (4)
5 4 I THINK WE’RE ALONE NOW –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-12 (4)
6 5 WESTERN UNION –•– The Five Americans (Abnak)-9 (5)
7 6 THIS IS MY SONG –•– Petula Clark (Warner Brothers)-9 (3)
8 11 THE HAPPENING –•– The Supremes (Motown)-4 (8)
9 8 BERNADETTE –•– The Four Tops (Motown)-8 (4)
10 10 JIMMY MACK –•– Martha and the Vandellas (Gordy)-10 (10)

11 17 DON’T YOU CARE –•– The Buckinghams (Columbia)-8 (11)
12 18 YOU GOT WHAT IT TAKES –•– The Dave Clark Five (Epic)-5 (12)
13 13 I’M A MAN –•– The Spencer Davis Group (United Artists)-6 (13)
14 9 I NEVER LOVED A MAN (The Way I Love You) –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-9 (9)
15 15 LOVE EYES –•– Nancy Sinatra (Reprise)-6 (15)
16 16 AT THE ZOO –•– Simon and Garfunkel (Columbia)-7 (16)
17 24 ON A CAROUSEL –•– The Hollies (Imperial)-7 (17)
18 26 CLOSE YOUR EYES –•– Peaches and Herb (Date)-6 (18)
19 14 WITH THIS RING –•– The Platters (Musicor)-10 (14)
20 12 DEDICATED TO THE ONE I LOVE –•– The Mamas and the Papas (Dunhill)-10 (2)

21 38 WHEN I WAS YOUNG –•– Eric Burdon and the Animals (MGM)-4 (21)
22 20 DRY YOUR EYES –•– Brenda and the Tabulations (Dionn)-10 (20)
23 30 FRIDAY ON MY MIND –•– The Easybeats (United Artists)-7 (23)
24 23 THE 59TH STREET BRIDGE SONG (Feelin’ Groovy) –•– Harpers Bizarre (Warner Brothers)-11 (13)
25 21 PENNY LANE –•– The Beatles (Capitol)-10 (1)
26 22 THERE’S A KIND OF HUSH –•– Herman’s Hermits (MGM)-12 (4)
27 19 FOR WHAT IT’S WORTH (Stop, Hey What’s That Sound) –•– Buffalo Springfield (Atco)-14 (7)
28 34 GET ME TO THE WORLD ON TIME –•– The Electric Prunes (Reprise)-5 (28)
29 46 I GOT RHYTHM –•– The Happenings (B.T. Puppy)-4 (29)
30 25 BEGGIN’ –•– The Four Seasons (Philips)-9 (16)

31 42 MY BACK PAGES –•– The Byrds (Columbia)-5 (31)
32 32 I FOUND A LOVE (Part 1) –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-5 (32)
33 43 GIRL, YOU’LL BE A WOMAN SOON –•– Neil Diamond (Bang)-4 (33)
34 35 MUSIC TO WATCH GIRLS BY –•– Andy Williams (Columbia)-6 (34)
35 33 CALIFORNIA NIGHTS –•– Lesley Gore (Mercury)-13 (16)
36 54 RELEASE ME (And Let Me Love Again) –•– Engelbert Humperdinck (Parrot)-4 (36)
37 47 YELLOW BALLOON –•– The Yellow Balloon (Canterbury)-5 (37)
38 31 SUNDAY FOR TEA –•– Peter and Gordon (Capitol)-6 (31)
39 50 CASINO ROYALE –•– Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass (A&M)-3 (39)
40 40 I’LL TRY ANYTHING –•– Dusty Springfield (Philips)-7 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

45 39 I’VE BEEN LONELY TOO LONG –•– The Young Rascals (Atlantic)-14 (16)
46 29 GONNA GIVE HER ALL THE LOVE I’VE GOT –•– Jimmy Ruffin (Soul)-7 (29)
47 27 DETROIT CITY –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-8 (27)

POWER PLAYS

41 41 WALKIN’ IN THE SUNSHINE –•– Roger Miller (Smash)-6 (41)
42 52 DEAD END STREET –•– Lou Rawls (Capitol)-6 (42)
43 53 HERE COMES MY BABY –•– The Tremeloes (Epic)-4 (43)
44 58 SOMEBODY TO LOVE –•– Jefferson Airplane (RCA Victor)-5 (44)
48 59 MAKING MEMORIES –•– Frankie Laine (ABC)-4 (48)
49 79 GROOVIN’ –•– The Young Rascals (Atlantic)-2 (49)
50 — RESPECT –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-1 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

50 — RESPECT –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-1 (50)
64 — I WAS KAISER BILL’S BATMAN –•– Whistling Jack Smith (Deram)-1 (64)
65 — HIM OR ME – WHAT’S IT GONNA BE –•– Paul Revere and the Raiders Featuring Mark Lindsay (Columbia)-1 (65)
69 — MIRAGE –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-1 (69)
76 — TOO MANY FISH IN THE SEA & THREE LITTLE FISHES (Medley) –•– Mitch Ryder and the Detroit Wheels (New Voice)-1 (76)
80 — LAY SOME HAPPINESS ON ME –•– Dean Martin (Reprise)-1 (80)
81 — ALL I NEED –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-1 (81)
83 — CREEQUE ALLEY –•– The Mamas and the Papas (Dunhill)-1 (83)
84 — IT’S ALL OVER NOW –•– The Casinos (Fraternity)-1 (84)
85 — CAN’T SEEM TO MAKE YOU MINE –•– The Seeds (GNP Crescendo)-1 (85)
86 — A BEAUTIFUL STORY –•– Sonny and Cher (Atco)-1 (86)
87 — ANOTHER DAY, ANOTHER HEARTACHE –•– The 5th Dimension (Soul City)-1 (87)
90 — SIX O’CLOCK –•– The Lovin’ Spoonful (Kama Sutra)-1 (90)
94 — LIVE –•– The Merry-Go-Round (A&M)-1 (94)
96 — SHAKE HANDS AND WALK AWAY CRYIN’ –•– Lou Christie (Columbia)-1 (96)
98 — GEORGY GIRL –•– The Baja Marimba Band (A&M)-1 (98)
99 — I GOT WHAT YOU NEED –•– Kim Weston (MGM)-1 (99)
100 — TOGETHER –•– The Intruders (Gamble)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 6th May, 1967

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 SOMETHIN’ STUPID –•– Nancy Sinatra and Frank Sinatra (Reprise)-8 (4 weeks at #1) (1)
2 8 THE HAPPENING –•– The Supremes (Motown)-5 (2)
3 4 SWEET SOUL MUSIC –•– Arthur Conley (Atco)-9 (3)
4 2 A LITTLE BIT ME, A LITTLE BIT YOU –•– The Monkees (Colgems)-7 (2)
5 3 HAPPY TOGETHER –•– The Turtles (White Whale)-13 (1)
6 5 I THINK WE’RE ALONE NOW –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-13 (4)
7 11 DON’T YOU CARE –•– The Buckinghams (Columbia)-9 (7)
8 18 CLOSE YOUR EYES –•– Peaches and Herb (Date)-7 (8)
9 12 YOU GOT WHAT IT TAKES –•– The Dave Clark Five (Epic)-6 (9)
10 13 I’M A MAN –•– The Spencer Davis Group (United Artists)-7 (10)

11 10 JIMMY MACK –•– Martha and the Vandellas (Gordy)-11 (10)
12 17 ON A CAROUSEL –•– The Hollies (Imperial)-8 (12)
13 7 THIS IS MY SONG –•– Petula Clark (Warner Brothers)-10 (3)
14 6 WESTERN UNION –•– The Five Americans (Abnak)-10 (5)
15 21 WHEN I WAS YOUNG –•– Eric Burdon and the Animals (MGM)-5 (15)
16 14 I NEVER LOVED A MAN (The Way I Love You) –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-10 (9)
17 29 I GOT RHYTHM –•– The Happenings (B.T. Puppy)-5 (17)
18 23 FRIDAY ON MY MIND –•– The Easybeats (United Artists)-8 (18)
19 49 GROOVIN’ –•– The Young Rascals (Atlantic)-3 (19)
20 36 RELEASE ME (And Let Me Love Again) –•– Engelbert Humperdinck (Parrot)-5 (20)

21 33 GIRL, YOU’LL BE A WOMAN SOON –•– Neil Diamond (Bang)-5 (21)
22 15 LOVE EYES –•– Nancy Sinatra (Reprise)-7 (15)
23 16 AT THE ZOO –•– Simon and Garfunkel (Columbia)-8 (16)
24 9 BERNADETTE –•– The Four Tops (Motown)-9 (4)
25 43 HERE COMES MY BABY –•– The Tremeloes (Epic)-5 (25)
26 50 RESPECT –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-2 (26)
27 19 WITH THIS RING –•– The Platters (Musicor)-11 (14)
28 28 GET ME TO THE WORLD ON TIME –•– The Electric Prunes (Reprise)-6 (28)
29 37 YELLOW BALLOON –•– The Yellow Balloon (Canterbury)-6 (29)
30 31 MY BACK PAGES –•– The Byrds (Columbia)-6 (30)

31 44 SOMEBODY TO LOVE –•– Jefferson Airplane (RCA Victor)-6 (31)
32 42 DEAD END STREET –•– Lou Rawls (Capitol)-7 (32)
33 65 HIM OR ME – WHAT’S IT GONNA BE –•– Paul Revere and the Raiders Featuring Mark Lindsay (Columbia)-2 (33)
34 34 MUSIC TO WATCH GIRLS BY –•– Andy Williams (Columbia)-7 (34)
35 56 SUNSHINE GIRL –•– The Parade (A&M)-4 (35)
36 48 MAKING MEMORIES –•– Frankie Laine (ABC)-5 (36)
37 41 WALKIN’ IN THE SUNSHINE –•– Roger Miller (Smash)-7 (37)
38 60 MY GIRL JOSEPHINE –•– Jerry Jaye (Hi)-4 (38)
39 39 CASINO ROYALE –•– Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass (A&M)-4 (39)
40 69 MIRAGE –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-2 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

43 35 CALIFORNIA NIGHTS –•– Lesley Gore (Mercury)-14 (16)
50 27 FOR WHAT IT’S WORTH (Stop, Hey What’s That Sound) –•– Buffalo Springfield (Atco)-15 (7)
52 22 DRY YOUR EYES –•– Brenda and the Tabulations (Dionn)-11 (20)
53 32 I FOUND A LOVE (Part 1) –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-6 (32)
54 40 I’LL TRY ANYTHING –•– Dusty Springfield (Philips)-8 (40)

POWER PLAYS

41 51 SHAKE A TAIL FEATHER –•– James and Bobby Purify (Bell)-4 (41)
42 81 ALL I NEED –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-2 (42)
44 83 CREEQUE ALLEY –•– The Mamas and the Papas (Dunhill)-2 (44)
45 55 BUY FOR ME THE RAIN –•– The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band (Liberty)-5 (45)
46 64 I WAS KAISER BILL’S BATMAN –•– Whistling Jack Smith (Deram)-2 (46)
47 57 MELANCHOLY MUSIC MAN –•– The Righteous Brothers (Verve)-3 (47)
48 53 PORTRAIT OF MY LOVE –•– The Tokens (Warner Brothers)-4 (48)
49 52 HIP HUG-HER –•– Booker T. and the MG’s (Stax)-7 (49)

NEW THIS WEEK

79 — TRAMP –•– Otis and Carla (Stax)-1 (79)
80 — TIME, TIME –•– Ed Ames (RCA Victor)-1 (80)
82 — MISTY BLUE –•– Eddy Arnold (RCA Victor)-1 (82)
83 — LOVE ME FOREVER –•– Roger Williams (Kapp)-1 (83)
85 — COME ON DOWN TO MY BOAT –•– Every Mothers’ Son (MGM)-1 (85)
86 — DO IT AGAIN A LITTLE BIT SLOWER –•– Jon and Robin and the In Crowd (Abnak)-1 (86)
88 — I WANT YOU TO BE MY BABY –•– Ellie Greenwich (United Artists)-1 (88)
89 — I’VE LOST YOU –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-1 (89)
90 — LET YOURSELF GO –•– James Brown and the Famous Flames (King)-1 (90)
91 — DADDY’S HOME –•– Chuck Jackson and Maxine Brown (Wand)-1 (91)
92 — WHEN LOVE SLIPS AWAY –•– Dee Dee Warwick (Mercury)-1 (92)
93 — GOT TO HAVE YOU BACK –•– The Isley Brothers (Tamla)-1 (93)
96 — I BELIEVED IT ALL –•– The Pozo-Seco Singers (Columbia)-1 (96)
98 — TAKE ME IN YOUR ARMS AND LOVE ME –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-1 (98)
99 — WHEN TOMORROW COMES –•– Carla Thomas (Stax)-1 (99)
100 — SHE SHOT A HOLE IN MY SOUL –•– Clifford Curry (Elf)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 13th May, 1967

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 2 THE HAPPENING –•– The Supremes (Motown)-6 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 3 SWEET SOUL MUSIC –•– Arthur Conley (Atco)-10 (2)
3 1 SOMETHIN’ STUPID –•– Nancy Sinatra and Frank Sinatra (Reprise)-9 (1)
4 19 GROOVIN’ –•– The Young Rascals (Atlantic)-4 (4)
5 4 A LITTLE BIT ME, A LITTLE BIT YOU –•– The Monkees (Colgems)-8 (2)
6 7 DON’T YOU CARE –•– The Buckinghams (Columbia)-10 (6)
7 9 YOU GOT WHAT IT TAKES –•– The Dave Clark Five (Epic)-7 (7)
8 8 CLOSE YOUR EYES –•– Peaches and Herb (Date)-8 (8)
9 17 I GOT RHYTHM –•– The Happenings (B.T. Puppy)-6 (9)
10 6 I THINK WE’RE ALONE NOW –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-14 (4)

11 21 GIRL, YOU’LL BE A WOMAN SOON –•– Neil Diamond (Bang)-6 (11)
12 12 ON A CAROUSEL –•– The Hollies (Imperial)-9 (12)
13 20 RELEASE ME (And Let Me Love Again) –•– Engelbert Humperdinck (Parrot)-6 (13)
14 26 RESPECT –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-3 (14)
15 15 WHEN I WAS YOUNG –•– Eric Burdon and the Animals (MGM)-6 (15)
16 5 HAPPY TOGETHER –•– The Turtles (White Whale)-14 (1)
17 10 I’M A MAN –•– The Spencer Davis Group (United Artists)-8 (10)
18 18 FRIDAY ON MY MIND –•– The Easybeats (United Artists)-9 (18)
19 25 HERE COMES MY BABY –•– The Tremeloes (Epic)-6 (19)
20 11 JIMMY MACK –•– Martha and the Vandellas (Gordy)-12 (10)

21 33 HIM OR ME – WHAT’S IT GONNA BE –•– Paul Revere and the Raiders Featuring Mark Lindsay (Columbia)-3 (21)
22 44 CREEQUE ALLEY –•– The Mamas and the Papas (Dunhill)-3 (22)
23 13 THIS IS MY SONG –•– Petula Clark (Warner Brothers)-11 (3)
24 40 MIRAGE –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-3 (24)
25 35 SUNSHINE GIRL –•– The Parade (A&M)-5 (25)
26 29 YELLOW BALLOON –•– The Yellow Balloon (Canterbury)-7 (26)
27 28 GET ME TO THE WORLD ON TIME –•– The Electric Prunes (Reprise)-7 (27)
28 42 ALL I NEED –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-3 (28)
29 32 DEAD END STREET –•– Lou Rawls (Capitol)-8 (29)
30 41 SHAKE A TAIL FEATHER –•– James and Bobby Purify (Bell)-5 (30)

31 31 SOMEBODY TO LOVE –•– Jefferson Airplane (RCA Victor)-7 (31)
32 16 I NEVER LOVED A MAN (The Way I Love You) –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-11 (9)
33 23 AT THE ZOO –•– Simon and Garfunkel (Columbia)-9 (16)
34 46 I WAS KAISER BILL’S BATMAN –•– Whistling Jack Smith (Deram)-3 (34)
35 38 MY GIRL JOSEPHINE –•– Jerry Jaye (Hi)-5 (35)
36 36 MAKING MEMORIES –•– Frankie Laine (ABC)-6 (36)
37 39 CASINO ROYALE –•– Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass (A&M)-5 (37)
38 14 WESTERN UNION –•– The Five Americans (Abnak)-11 (5)
39 30 MY BACK PAGES –•– The Byrds (Columbia)-7 (30)
40 57 TOO MANY FISH IN THE SEA & THREE LITTLE FISHES (Medley) –•– Mitch Ryder and the Detroit Wheels (New Voice)-3 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

43 27 WITH THIS RING –•– The Platters (Musicor)-12 (14)
46 22 LOVE EYES –•– Nancy Sinatra (Reprise)-8 (15)
50 24 BERNADETTE –•– The Four Tops (Motown)-10 (4)
54 34 MUSIC TO WATCH GIRLS BY –•– Andy Williams (Columbia)-8 (34)

POWER PLAYS

41 51 HAPPY JACK –•– The Who (Decca)-5 (41)
42 49 HIP HUG-HER –•– Booker T. and the MG’s (Stax)-8 (42)
44 48 PORTRAIT OF MY LOVE –•– The Tokens (Warner Brothers)-5 (44)
45 45 BUY FOR ME THE RAIN –•– The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band (Liberty)-6 (45)
47 47 MELANCHOLY MUSIC MAN –•– The Righteous Brothers (Verve)-4 (47)
48 64 SIX O’CLOCK –•– The Lovin’ Spoonful (Kama Sutra)-3 (48)
49 59 WHEN YOU’RE YOUNG AND IN LOVE –•– The Marvelettes (Tamla)-4 (49)

NEW THIS WEEK

78 — JUMP BACK –•– King Curtis (Atco)-1 (78)
79 — AIN’T NO MOUNTAIN HIGH ENOUGH –•– Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell (Tamla)-1 (79)
80 — GIRLS IN LOVE –•– Gary Lewis and the Playboys (Liberty)-1 (80)
84 — EIGHT MEN, FOUR WOMEN –•– O.V. Wright (Back Beat)-1 (84)
87 — LET’S LIVE FOR TODAY –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-1 (87)
88 — SHE’D RATHER BE WITH ME –•– The Turtles (White Whale)-1 (88)
89 — AM I GROOVING YOU –•– Freddie Scott (Shout)-1 (89)
90 — LITTLE BIT O’ SOUL –•– The Music Explosion (Laurie)-1 (90)
94 — I CAN’T HELP IT (If I’m Still In Love With You) –•– B.J. Thomas (Scepter)-1 (94)
96 — MAKE ME YOURS –•– Bettye Swann (Money)-1 (96)
97 — MY OLD CAR –•– Lee Dorsey (Amy)-1 (97)
99 — BEAT THE CLOCK –•– The McCoys (Bang)-1 (99)
100 — WE HAD A GOOD THING GOIN’ –•– The Cyrkle (Columbia)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 20th May, 1967

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 4 GROOVIN’ –•– The Young Rascals (Atlantic)-5 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 1 THE HAPPENING –•– The Supremes (Motown)-7 (1)
3 2 SWEET SOUL MUSIC –•– Arthur Conley (Atco)-11 (2)
4 3 SOMETHIN’ STUPID –•– Nancy Sinatra and Frank Sinatra (Reprise)-10 (1)
5 14 RESPECT –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-4 (5)
6 9 I GOT RHYTHM –•– The Happenings (B.T. Puppy)-7 (6)
7 13 RELEASE ME (And Let Me Love Again) –•– Engelbert Humperdinck (Parrot)-7 (7)
8 8 CLOSE YOUR EYES –•– Peaches and Herb (Date)-9 (8)
9 6 DON’T YOU CARE –•– The Buckinghams (Columbia)-11 (6)
10 7 YOU GOT WHAT IT TAKES –•– The Dave Clark Five (Epic)-8 (7)

11 11 GIRL, YOU’LL BE A WOMAN SOON –•– Neil Diamond (Bang)-7 (11)
12 12 ON A CAROUSEL –•– The Hollies (Imperial)-10 (12)
13 22 CREEQUE ALLEY –•– The Mamas and the Papas (Dunhill)-4 (13)
14 21 HIM OR ME – WHAT’S IT GONNA BE –•– Paul Revere and the Raiders Featuring Mark Lindsay (Columbia)-4 (14)
15 15 WHEN I WAS YOUNG –•– Eric Burdon and the Animals (MGM)-7 (15)
16 18 FRIDAY ON MY MIND –•– The Easybeats (United Artists)-10 (16)
17 10 I THINK WE’RE ALONE NOW –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-15 (4)
18 19 HERE COMES MY BABY –•– The Tremeloes (Epic)-7 (18)
19 24 MIRAGE –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-4 (19)
20 5 A LITTLE BIT ME, A LITTLE BIT YOU –•– The Monkees (Colgems)-9 (2)

21 28 ALL I NEED –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-4 (21)
22 31 SOMEBODY TO LOVE –•– Jefferson Airplane (RCA Victor)-8 (22)
23 25 SUNSHINE GIRL –•– The Parade (A&M)-6 (23)
24 17 I’M A MAN –•– The Spencer Davis Group (United Artists)-9 (10)
25 26 YELLOW BALLOON –•– The Yellow Balloon (Canterbury)-8 (25)
26 34 I WAS KAISER BILL’S BATMAN –•– Whistling Jack Smith (Deram)-4 (26)
27 40 TOO MANY FISH IN THE SEA & THREE LITTLE FISHES (Medley) –•– Mitch Ryder and the Detroit Wheels (New Voice)-4 (27)
28 30 SHAKE A TAIL FEATHER –•– James and Bobby Purify (Bell)-6 (28)
29 29 DEAD END STREET –•– Lou Rawls (Capitol)-9 (29)
30 37 CASINO ROYALE –•– Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass (A&M)-6 (30)

31 41 HAPPY JACK –•– The Who (Decca)-6 (31)
32 48 SIX O’CLOCK –•– The Lovin’ Spoonful (Kama Sutra)-4 (32)
33 16 HAPPY TOGETHER –•– The Turtles (White Whale)-15 (1)
34 35 MY GIRL JOSEPHINE –•– Jerry Jaye (Hi)-6 (34)
35 36 MAKING MEMORIES –•– Frankie Laine (ABC)-7 (35)
36 20 JIMMY MACK –•– Martha and the Vandellas (Gordy)-13 (10)
37 44 PORTRAIT OF MY LOVE –•– The Tokens (Warner Brothers)-6 (37)
38 42 HIP HUG-HER –•– Booker T. and the MG’s (Stax)-9 (38)
39 49 WHEN YOU’RE YOUNG AND IN LOVE –•– The Marvelettes (Tamla)-5 (39)
40 27 GET ME TO THE WORLD ON TIME –•– The Electric Prunes (Reprise)-8 (27)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

41 38 WESTERN UNION –•– The Five Americans (Abnak)-12 (5)
42 23 THIS IS MY SONG –•– Petula Clark (Warner Brothers)-12 (3)

POWER PLAYS

43 47 MELANCHOLY MUSIC MAN –•– The Righteous Brothers (Verve)-5 (43)
44 72 COME ON DOWN TO MY BOAT –•– Every Mothers’ Son (MGM)-3 (44)
45 45 BUY FOR ME THE RAIN –•– The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band (Liberty)-7 (45)
46 68 DO IT AGAIN A LITTLE BIT SLOWER –•– Jon and Robin and the In Crowd (Abnak)-3 (46)
47 61 ALFIE –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-7 (47)
48 60 ANOTHER DAY, ANOTHER HEARTACHE –•– The 5th Dimension (Soul City)-4 (48)
49 57 CAN’T SEEM TO MAKE YOU MINE –•– The Seeds (GNP Crescendo)-4 (49)
50 51 MY BABE –•– Ronnie Dove (Diamond)-5 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

74 — CAN’T TAKE MY EYES OFF YOU –•– Frankie Valli (Philips)-1 (74)
77 — FUNNY FAMILIAR FORGOTTEN FEELINGS –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-1 (77)
78 — SHAKE –•– Otis Redding (Volt)-1 (78)
79 — HERE WE GO AGAIN –•– Ray Charles (ABC/TRC)-1 (79)
84 — DING DONG! THE WITCH IS DEAD –•– The Fifth Estate (Jubilee)-1 (84)
86 — LONG LEGGED GIRL (With the Short Dress On) –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-1 (86)
87 — 7 ROOMS OF GLOOM –•– The Four Tops (Motown)-1 (87)
88 — SOUND OF LOVE –•– The Five Americans (Abnak)-1 (88)
89 — COME TO THE SUNSHINE –•– Harpers Bizarre (Warner Brothers)-1 (89)
90 — LEOPARD-SKIN PILL-BOX HAT –•– Bob Dylan (Columbia)-1 (90)
93 — STOP AND THINK IT OVER –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-1 (93)
94 — STAY TOGETHER YOUNG LOVERS –•– Brenda and the Tabulations (Dionn)-1 (94)
97 — RED ROSES FOR MOM –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-1 (97)
98 — SUNDAY WILL NEVER BE THE SAME –•– Spanky and Our Gang (Mercury)-1 (98)
99 — BABY PLEASE COME BACK HOME –•– J.J. Barnes (Groovesville)-1 (99)
100 — SOUL FINGER –•– The Bar-Kays (Volt)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 27th May, 1967

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 GROOVIN’ –•– The Young Rascals (Atlantic)-6 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 5 RESPECT –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-5 (2)
3 6 I GOT RHYTHM –•– The Happenings (B.T. Puppy)-8 (3)
4 7 RELEASE ME (And Let Me Love Again) –•– Engelbert Humperdinck (Parrot)-8 (4)
5 2 THE HAPPENING –•– The Supremes (Motown)-8 (1)
6 3 SWEET SOUL MUSIC –•– Arthur Conley (Atco)-12 (2)
7 14 HIM OR ME – WHAT’S IT GONNA BE –•– Paul Revere and the Raiders Featuring Mark Lindsay (Columbia)-5 (7)
8 13 CREEQUE ALLEY –•– The Mamas and the Papas (Dunhill)-5 (8)
9 4 SOMETHIN’ STUPID –•– Nancy Sinatra and Frank Sinatra (Reprise)-11 (1)
10 11 GIRL, YOU’LL BE A WOMAN SOON –•– Neil Diamond (Bang)-8 (10)

11 12 ON A CAROUSEL –•– The Hollies (Imperial)-11 (11)
12 9 DON’T YOU CARE –•– The Buckinghams (Columbia)-12 (6)
13 18 HERE COMES MY BABY –•– The Tremeloes (Epic)-8 (13)
14 19 MIRAGE –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-5 (14)
15 21 ALL I NEED –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-5 (15)
16 16 FRIDAY ON MY MIND –•– The Easybeats (United Artists)-11 (16)
17 22 SOMEBODY TO LOVE –•– Jefferson Airplane (RCA Victor)-9 (17)
18 8 CLOSE YOUR EYES –•– Peaches and Herb (Date)-10 (8)
19 10 YOU GOT WHAT IT TAKES –•– The Dave Clark Five (Epic)-9 (7)
20 23 SUNSHINE GIRL –•– The Parade (A&M)-7 (20)

21 26 I WAS KAISER BILL’S BATMAN –•– Whistling Jack Smith (Deram)-5 (21)
22 15 WHEN I WAS YOUNG –•– Eric Burdon and the Animals (MGM)-8 (15)
23 17 I THINK WE’RE ALONE NOW –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-16 (4)
24 27 TOO MANY FISH IN THE SEA & THREE LITTLE FISHES (Medley) –•– Mitch Ryder and the Detroit Wheels (New Voice)-5 (24)
25 28 SHAKE A TAIL FEATHER –•– James and Bobby Purify (Bell)-7 (25)
26 31 HAPPY JACK –•– The Who (Decca)-7 (26)
27 30 CASINO ROYALE –•– Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass (A&M)-7 (27)
28 39 WHEN YOU’RE YOUNG AND IN LOVE –•– The Marvelettes (Tamla)-6 (28)
29 34 MY GIRL JOSEPHINE –•– Jerry Jaye (Hi)-7 (29)
30 32 SIX O’CLOCK –•– The Lovin’ Spoonful (Kama Sutra)-5 (30)

31 25 YELLOW BALLOON –•– The Yellow Balloon (Canterbury)-9 (25)
32 29 DEAD END STREET –•– Lou Rawls (Capitol)-10 (29)
33 20 A LITTLE BIT ME, A LITTLE BIT YOU –•– The Monkees (Colgems)-10 (2)
34 44 COME ON DOWN TO MY BOAT –•– Every Mothers’ Son (MGM)-4 (34)
35 46 DO IT AGAIN A LITTLE BIT SLOWER –•– Jon and Robin and the In Crowd (Abnak)-4 (35)
36 37 PORTRAIT OF MY LOVE –•– The Tokens (Warner Brothers)-7 (36)
37 47 ALFIE –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-8 (37)
38 38 HIP HUG-HER –•– Booker T. and the MG’s (Stax)-10 (38)
39 58 SHE’D RATHER BE WITH ME –•– The Turtles (White Whale)-3 (39)
40 73 LITTLE BIT O’ SOUL –•– The Music Explosion (Laurie)-3 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

44 35 MAKING MEMORIES –•– Frankie Laine (ABC)-8 (35)
48 36 JIMMY MACK –•– Martha and the Vandellas (Gordy)-14 (10)

POWER PLAYS

41 49 CAN’T SEEM TO MAKE YOU MINE –•– The Seeds (GNP Crescendo)-5 (41)
42 54 TRAMP –•– Otis and Carla (Stax)-4 (42)
43 65 GIRLS IN LOVE –•– Gary Lewis and the Playboys (Liberty)-3 (43)
45 48 ANOTHER DAY, ANOTHER HEARTACHE –•– The 5th Dimension (Soul City)-5 (45)
46 66 LET’S LIVE FOR TODAY –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-3 (46)
47 62 AIN’T NO MOUNTAIN HIGH ENOUGH –•– Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell (Tamla)-3 (47)
49 98 SUNDAY WILL NEVER BE THE SAME –•– Spanky and Our Gang (Mercury)-2 (49)
50 87 7 ROOMS OF GLOOM –•– The Four Tops (Motown)-2 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

52 — WINDY –•– The Association (Warner Brothers)-1 (52)
76 — DON’T BLAME THE CHILDREN –•– Sammy Davis, Jr. (Reprise)-1 (76)
77 — MARY IN THE MORNING –•– Al Martino (Capitol)-1 (77)
78 — FOR YOUR PRECIOUS LOVE –•– Oscar Toney, Jr. (Bell)-1 (78)
79 — NEW YORK MINING DISASTER 1941 (Have You Seen My Wife, Mr. Jones) –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-1 (79)
81 — SOCIETY’S CHILD (Baby I’ve Been Thinking) –•– Janis Ian (Verve)-1 (81)
83 — OOOH, BABY BABY –•– The Five Stairsteps (Windy C)-1 (83)
86 — YOU CAN’T STAND ALONE –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-1 (86)
87 — YOU GAVE ME SOMETHING (And Everything’s Alright) –•– The Fantastic Four (Ric-Tic)-1 (87)
88 — ME ABOUT YOU –•– The Mojo Men (Reprise)-1 (88)
89 — BOWLING GREEN –•– The Everly Brothers (Warner Brothers)-1 (89)
91 — HELLO, HELLO –•– Claudine Longet (A&M)-1 (91)
92 — THAT’S SOMEONE YOU NEVER FORGET –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-1 (92)
97 — I WANT YOU TO BE MY BABY –•– Ellie Greenwich (United Artists)-3 (83)
98 — SAN FRANCISCO (Be Sure To Wear Flowers In Your Hair) –•– Scott McKenzie (Ode)-1 (98)
99 — HOLIDAY FOR CLOWNS –•– Brian Hyland (Philips)-1 (99)
100 — NO GOOD TO CRY –•– The Wildweeds (Cadet)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 3rd June, 1967

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 2 RESPECT –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-6 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 1 GROOVIN’ –•– The Young Rascals (Atlantic)-7 (1)
3 3 I GOT RHYTHM –•– The Happenings (B.T. Puppy)-9 (3)
4 4 RELEASE ME (And Let Me Love Again) –•– Engelbert Humperdinck (Parrot)-9 (4)
5 8 CREEQUE ALLEY –•– The Mamas and the Papas (Dunhill)-6 (5)
6 7 HIM OR ME – WHAT’S IT GONNA BE –•– Paul Revere and the Raiders Featuring Mark Lindsay (Columbia)-6 (6)
7 5 THE HAPPENING –•– The Supremes (Motown)-9 (1)
8 6 SWEET SOUL MUSIC –•– Arthur Conley (Atco)-13 (2)
9 17 SOMEBODY TO LOVE –•– Jefferson Airplane (RCA Victor)-10 (9)
10 15 ALL I NEED –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-6 (10)

11 14 MIRAGE –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-6 (11)
12 10 GIRL, YOU’LL BE A WOMAN SOON –•– Neil Diamond (Bang)-9 (10)
13 13 HERE COMES MY BABY –•– The Tremeloes (Epic)-9 (13)
14 39 SHE’D RATHER BE WITH ME –•– The Turtles (White Whale)-4 (14)
15 11 ON A CAROUSEL –•– The Hollies (Imperial)-12 (11)
16 9 SOMETHIN’ STUPID –•– Nancy Sinatra and Frank Sinatra (Reprise)-12 (1)
17 40 LITTLE BIT O’ SOUL –•– The Music Explosion (Laurie)-4 (17)
18 16 FRIDAY ON MY MIND –•– The Easybeats (United Artists)-12 (16)
19 30 SIX O’CLOCK –•– The Lovin’ Spoonful (Kama Sutra)-6 (19)
20 21 I WAS KAISER BILL’S BATMAN –•– Whistling Jack Smith (Deram)-6 (20)

21 18 CLOSE YOUR EYES –•– Peaches and Herb (Date)-11 (8)
22 12 DON’T YOU CARE –•– The Buckinghams (Columbia)-13 (6)
23 28 WHEN YOU’RE YOUNG AND IN LOVE –•– The Marvelettes (Tamla)-7 (23)
24 26 HAPPY JACK –•– The Who (Decca)-8 (24)
25 25 SHAKE A TAIL FEATHER –•– James and Bobby Purify (Bell)-8 (25)
26 35 DO IT AGAIN A LITTLE BIT SLOWER –•– Jon and Robin and the In Crowd (Abnak)-5 (26)
27 49 SUNDAY WILL NEVER BE THE SAME –•– Spanky and Our Gang (Mercury)-3 (27)
28 52 WINDY –•– The Association (Warner Brothers)-2 (28)
29 34 COME ON DOWN TO MY BOAT –•– Every Mothers’ Son (MGM)-5 (29)
30 50 7 ROOMS OF GLOOM –•– The Four Tops (Motown)-3 (30)

31 20 SUNSHINE GIRL –•– The Parade (A&M)-8 (20)
32 24 TOO MANY FISH IN THE SEA & THREE LITTLE FISHES (Medley) –•– Mitch Ryder and the Detroit Wheels (New Voice)-6 (24)
33 53 CAN’T TAKE MY EYES OFF YOU –•– Frankie Valli (Philips)-3 (33)
34 29 MY GIRL JOSEPHINE –•– Jerry Jaye (Hi)-8 (29)
35 37 ALFIE –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-9 (35)
36 46 LET’S LIVE FOR TODAY –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-4 (36)
37 38 HIP HUG-HER –•– Booker T. and the MG’s (Stax)-11 (37)
38 27 CASINO ROYALE –•– Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass (A&M)-8 (27)
39 47 AIN’T NO MOUNTAIN HIGH ENOUGH –•– Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell (Tamla)-4 (39)
40 42 TRAMP –•– Otis and Carla (Stax)-5 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

43 19 YOU GOT WHAT IT TAKES –•– The Dave Clark Five (Epic)-10 (7)
46 23 I THINK WE’RE ALONE NOW –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-17 (4)
47 22 WHEN I WAS YOUNG –•– Eric Burdon and the Animals (MGM)-9 (15)
48 32 DEAD END STREET –•– Lou Rawls (Capitol)-11 (29)
50 36 PORTRAIT OF MY LOVE –•– The Tokens (Warner Brothers)-8 (36)
54 31 YELLOW BALLOON –•– The Yellow Balloon (Canterbury)-10 (25)

POWER PLAYS

41 41 CAN’T SEEM TO MAKE YOU MINE –•– The Seeds (GNP Crescendo)-6 (41)
42 43 GIRLS IN LOVE –•– Gary Lewis and the Playboys (Liberty)-4 (42)
44 54 THE OOGUM BOOGUM SONG –•– Brenton Wood (Double Shot)-8 (44)
45 58 DING DONG! THE WITCH IS DEAD –•– The Fifth Estate (Jubilee)-3 (45)
49 79 NEW YORK MINING DISASTER 1941 (Have You Seen My Wife, Mr. Jones) –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-2 (49)

NEW THIS WEEK

70 — THE TRACKS OF MY TEARS –•– Johnny Rivers (Imperial)-1 (70)
75 — PAY YOU BACK WITH INTEREST –•– The Hollies (Imperial)-1 (75)
76 — DON’T SLEEP IN THE SUBWAY –•– Petula Clark (Warner Brothers)-1 (76)
82 — WHY (Am I Treated So Bad) –•– The Sweet Inspirations (Atlantic)-1 (82)
83 — UP-UP AND AWAY –•– The 5th Dimension (Soul City)-1 (83)
85 — WOMAN LIKE THAT, YEAH –•– Joe Tex (Dial)-1 (85)
87 — NIGHT AND DAY –•– Sergio Mendes and Brasil ’66 (A&M)-1 (87)
89 — IT’S COLD OUTSIDE –•– The Choir (Roulette)-1 (89)
90 — STEP OUT OF YOUR MIND –•– The American Breed (Acta)-1 (90)
94 — RELEASE ME –•– Esther Phillips (Atlantic)-15 (8)
95 — WHY (Am I Treated So Bad) –•– The Staple Singers (Epic)-1 (95)
96 — ONLY LOVE CAN BREAK A HEART –•– Margaret Whiting (London)-1 (96)
98 — LIGHT MY FIRE –•– The Doors (Elektra)-1 (98)
99 — MAKE ME YOURS –•– Bettye Swann (Money)-3 (96)
100 — WHEN THE GOOD SUN SHINES –•– Elmo and Almo (Daddy Best Presents)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 10th June, 1967

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 RESPECT –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-7 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 GROOVIN’ –•– The Young Rascals (Atlantic)-8 (1)
3 3 I GOT RHYTHM –•– The Happenings (B.T. Puppy)-10 (3)
4 4 RELEASE ME (And Let Me Love Again) –•– Engelbert Humperdinck (Parrot)-10 (4)
5 6 HIM OR ME – WHAT’S IT GONNA BE –•– Paul Revere and the Raiders Featuring Mark Lindsay (Columbia)-7 (5)
6 9 SOMEBODY TO LOVE –•– Jefferson Airplane (RCA Victor)-11 (6)
7 14 SHE’D RATHER BE WITH ME –•– The Turtles (White Whale)-5 (7)
8 17 LITTLE BIT O’ SOUL –•– The Music Explosion (Laurie)-5 (8)
9 10 ALL I NEED –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-7 (9)
10 5 CREEQUE ALLEY –•– The Mamas and the Papas (Dunhill)-7 (5)

11 11 MIRAGE –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-7 (11)
12 28 WINDY –•– The Association (Warner Brothers)-3 (12)
13 13 HERE COMES MY BABY –•– The Tremeloes (Epic)-10 (13)
14 27 SUNDAY WILL NEVER BE THE SAME –•– Spanky and Our Gang (Mercury)-4 (14)
15 36 LET’S LIVE FOR TODAY –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-5 (15)
16 29 COME ON DOWN TO MY BOAT –•– Every Mothers’ Son (MGM)-6 (16)
17 33 CAN’T TAKE MY EYES OFF YOU –•– Frankie Valli (Philips)-4 (17)
18 19 SIX O’CLOCK –•– The Lovin’ Spoonful (Kama Sutra)-7 (18)
19 30 7 ROOMS OF GLOOM –•– The Four Tops (Motown)-4 (19)
20 15 ON A CAROUSEL –•– The Hollies (Imperial)-13 (11)

21 26 DO IT AGAIN A LITTLE BIT SLOWER –•– Jon and Robin and the In Crowd (Abnak)-6 (21)
22 18 FRIDAY ON MY MIND –•– The Easybeats (United Artists)-13 (16)
23 23 WHEN YOU’RE YOUNG AND IN LOVE –•– The Marvelettes (Tamla)-8 (23)
24 12 GIRL, YOU’LL BE A WOMAN SOON –•– Neil Diamond (Bang)-10 (10)
25 7 THE HAPPENING –•– The Supremes (Motown)-10 (1)
26 49 NEW YORK MINING DISASTER 1941 (Have You Seen My Wife, Mr. Jones) –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-3 (26)
27 8 SWEET SOUL MUSIC –•– Arthur Conley (Atco)-14 (2)
28 35 ALFIE –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-10 (28)
29 39 AIN’T NO MOUNTAIN HIGH ENOUGH –•– Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell (Tamla)-5 (29)
30 40 TRAMP –•– Otis and Carla (Stax)-6 (30)

31 20 I WAS KAISER BILL’S BATMAN –•– Whistling Jack Smith (Deram)-7 (20)
32 55 SAN FRANCISCO (Be Sure To Wear Flowers In Your Hair) –•– Scott McKenzie (Ode)-3 (32)
33 45 DING DONG! THE WITCH IS DEAD –•– The Fifth Estate (Jubilee)-4 (33)
34 22 DON’T YOU CARE –•– The Buckinghams (Columbia)-14 (6)
35 21 CLOSE YOUR EYES –•– Peaches and Herb (Date)-12 (8)
36 25 SHAKE A TAIL FEATHER –•– James and Bobby Purify (Bell)-9 (25)
37 53 HERE WE GO AGAIN –•– Ray Charles (ABC/TRC)-4 (37)
38 24 HAPPY JACK –•– The Who (Decca)-9 (24)
39 34 MY GIRL JOSEPHINE –•– Jerry Jaye (Hi)-9 (29)
40 42 GIRLS IN LOVE –•– Gary Lewis and the Playboys (Liberty)-5 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

41 16 SOMETHIN’ STUPID –•– Nancy Sinatra and Frank Sinatra (Reprise)-13 (1)
51 37 HIP HUG-HER –•– Booker T. and the MG’s (Stax)-12 (37)

POWER PLAYS

42 52 SOUND OF LOVE –•– The Five Americans (Abnak)-4 (42)
43 44 THE OOGUM BOOGUM SONG –•– Brenton Wood (Double Shot)-9 (43)
44 83 UP-UP AND AWAY –•– The 5th Dimension (Soul City)-2 (44)
45 70 THE TRACKS OF MY TEARS –•– Johnny Rivers (Imperial)-2 (45)
46 51 LET YOURSELF GO –•– James Brown and the Famous Flames (King)-6 (46)
47 60 COME TO THE SUNSHINE –•– Harpers Bizarre (Warner Brothers)-4 (47)
48 66 SOCIETY’S CHILD (Baby I’ve Been Thinking) –•– Janis Ian (Verve)-3 (48)
49 76 DON’T SLEEP IN THE SUBWAY –•– Petula Clark (Warner Brothers)-2 (49)
50 41 CAN’T SEEM TO MAKE YOU MINE –•– The Seeds (GNP Crescendo)-7 (41)

NEW THIS WEEK

66 — C’MON MARIANNE –•– The Four Seasons (Philips)-1 (66)
67 — YOU MUST HAVE BEEN A BEAUTIFUL BABY –•– The Dave Clark Five (Epic)-1 (67)
68 — I WAS MADE TO LOVE HER –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-1 (68)
76 — PLASTIC MAN –•– Sonny and Cher (Atco)-1 (76)
77 — THEY’RE HERE –•– Boots Walker (Rust)-1 (77)
80 — ONE BY ONE –•– The Blues Magoos (Mercury)-1 (80)
82 — SHAKE, RATTLE AND ROLL –•– Arthur Conley (Atco)-1 (82)
88 — NOW I KNOW –•– Jack Jones (Kapp)-1 (88)
89 — I TAKE IT BACK –•– Sandy Posey (MGM)-1 (89)
90 — SUMMER AND SANDY –•– Lesley Gore (Mercury)-1 (90)
95 — WHO’S LOVIN’ YOU –•– Brenda and the Tabulations (Dionn)-1 (95)
96 — TO BE A LOVER –•– Gene Chandler (Checker)-1 (96)
97 — HAVE YOU SEEN HER FACE –•– The Byrds (Columbia)-1 (97)
99 — LITTLE MISS SUNSHINE –•– Tommy Roe (ABC)-1 (99)
100 — GIRL (You Captivate Me) –•– ? (Question Mark) and the Mysterians (Cameo)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 17th June, 1967

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 2 GROOVIN’ –•– The Young Rascals (Atlantic)-9 (3 weeks at #1) (1)
2 1 RESPECT –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-8 (1)
3 7 SHE’D RATHER BE WITH ME –•– The Turtles (White Whale)-6 (3)
4 4 RELEASE ME (And Let Me Love Again) –•– Engelbert Humperdinck (Parrot)-11 (4)
5 6 SOMEBODY TO LOVE –•– Jefferson Airplane (RCA Victor)-12 (5)
6 8 LITTLE BIT O’ SOUL –•– The Music Explosion (Laurie)-6 (6)
7 12 WINDY –•– The Association (Warner Brothers)-4 (7)
8 9 ALL I NEED –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-8 (8)
9 3 I GOT RHYTHM –•– The Happenings (B.T. Puppy)-11 (3)
10 11 MIRAGE –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-8 (10)

11 17 CAN’T TAKE MY EYES OFF YOU –•– Frankie Valli (Philips)-5 (11)
12 14 SUNDAY WILL NEVER BE THE SAME –•– Spanky and Our Gang (Mercury)-5 (12)
13 16 COME ON DOWN TO MY BOAT –•– Every Mothers’ Son (MGM)-7 (13)
14 19 7 ROOMS OF GLOOM –•– The Four Tops (Motown)-5 (14)
15 15 LET’S LIVE FOR TODAY –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-6 (15)
16 5 HIM OR ME – WHAT’S IT GONNA BE –•– Paul Revere and the Raiders Featuring Mark Lindsay (Columbia)-8 (5)
17 33 DING DONG! THE WITCH IS DEAD –•– The Fifth Estate (Jubilee)-5 (17)
18 26 NEW YORK MINING DISASTER 1941 (Have You Seen My Wife, Mr. Jones) –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-4 (18)
19 21 DO IT AGAIN A LITTLE BIT SLOWER –•– Jon and Robin and the In Crowd (Abnak)-7 (19)
20 32 SAN FRANCISCO (Be Sure To Wear Flowers In Your Hair) –•– Scott McKenzie (Ode)-4 (20)

21 10 CREEQUE ALLEY –•– The Mamas and the Papas (Dunhill)-8 (5)
22 28 ALFIE –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-11 (22)
23 13 HERE COMES MY BABY –•– The Tremeloes (Epic)-11 (13)
24 45 THE TRACKS OF MY TEARS –•– Johnny Rivers (Imperial)-3 (24)
25 18 SIX O’CLOCK –•– The Lovin’ Spoonful (Kama Sutra)-8 (18)
26 49 DON’T SLEEP IN THE SUBWAY –•– Petula Clark (Warner Brothers)-3 (26)
27 29 AIN’T NO MOUNTAIN HIGH ENOUGH –•– Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell (Tamla)-6 (27)
28 37 HERE WE GO AGAIN –•– Ray Charles (ABC/TRC)-5 (28)
29 30 TRAMP –•– Otis and Carla (Stax)-7 (29)
30 48 SOCIETY’S CHILD (Baby I’ve Been Thinking) –•– Janis Ian (Verve)-4 (30)

31 44 UP-UP AND AWAY –•– The 5th Dimension (Soul City)-3 (31)
32 23 WHEN YOU’RE YOUNG AND IN LOVE –•– The Marvelettes (Tamla)-9 (23)
33 66 C’MON MARIANNE –•– The Four Seasons (Philips)-2 (33)
34 53 FOR YOUR PRECIOUS LOVE –•– Oscar Toney, Jr. (Bell)-4 (34)
35 24 GIRL, YOU’LL BE A WOMAN SOON –•– Neil Diamond (Bang)-11 (10)
36 42 SOUND OF LOVE –•– The Five Americans (Abnak)-5 (36)
37 47 COME TO THE SUNSHINE –•– Harpers Bizarre (Warner Brothers)-5 (37)
38 52 MARY IN THE MORNING –•– Al Martino (Capitol)-4 (38)
39 40 GIRLS IN LOVE –•– Gary Lewis and the Playboys (Liberty)-6 (39)
40 25 THE HAPPENING –•– The Supremes (Motown)-11 (1)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

41 20 ON A CAROUSEL –•– The Hollies (Imperial)-14 (11)
44 27 SWEET SOUL MUSIC –•– Arthur Conley (Atco)-15 (2)
45 22 FRIDAY ON MY MIND –•– The Easybeats (United Artists)-14 (16)

POWER PLAYS

42 43 THE OOGUM BOOGUM SONG –•– Brenton Wood (Double Shot)-10 (42)
43 68 I WAS MADE TO LOVE HER –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-2 (43)
46 56 PAY YOU BACK WITH INTEREST –•– The Hollies (Imperial)-3 (46)
47 54 SHAKE –•– Otis Redding (Volt)-5 (47)
48 58 DON’T BLAME THE CHILDREN –•– Sammy Davis, Jr. (Reprise)-4 (48)
49 55 FUNNY FAMILIAR FORGOTTEN FEELINGS –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-5 (49)
50 61 LIGHT MY FIRE –•– The Doors (Elektra)-3 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

73 — CARRIE-ANNE –•– The Hollies (Epic)-1 (73)
76 — MORE LOVE –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-1 (76)
81 — MERCY, MERCY, MERCY –•– The Buckinghams (Columbia)-1 (81)
82 — SOMEBODY HELP ME –•– The Spencer Davis Group (United Artists)-1 (82)
83 — YOU WANTED SOMEONE TO PLAY WITH (I Wanted Someone To Love) –•– Frankie Laine (ABC)-1 (83)
84 — LOVE ME TENDER –•– Percy Sledge (Atlantic)-1 (84)
85 — GRADUATION DAY –•– The Arbors (Date)-1 (85)
87 — AIRPLANE SONG (My Airplane) –•– The Royal Guardsmen (Laurie)-1 (87)
89 — SOOTHE ME –•– Sam and Dave (Stax)-1 (89)
90 — DAYLIGHT SAVIN’ TIME –•– Keith (Mercury)-1 (90)
91 — SILENCE IS GOLDEN –•– The Tremeloes (Epic)-1 (91)
92 — SOUL DANCE NUMBER THREE –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-1 (92)
93 — WHY (Am I Treated So Bad) –•– Bobby Powell (Whit)-1 (93)
94 — I’LL ALWAYS HAVE FAITH IN YOU –•– Carla Thomas (Stax)-1 (94)
97 — I STAND ACCUSED (Of Loving You) –•– The Glories (Date)-1 (97)
99 — TWO IN THE AFTERNOON –•– Dino, Desi & Billy (Reprise)-1 (99)
100 — BLACK SHEEP –•– Sam the Sham and the Pharaohs (MGM)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 24th June, 1967

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 GROOVIN’ –•– The Young Rascals (Atlantic)-10 (4 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 RESPECT –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-9 (1)
3 3 SHE’D RATHER BE WITH ME –•– The Turtles (White Whale)-7 (3)
4 7 WINDY –•– The Association (Warner Brothers)-5 (4)
5 6 LITTLE BIT O’ SOUL –•– The Music Explosion (Laurie)-7 (5)
6 20 SAN FRANCISCO (Be Sure To Wear Flowers In Your Hair) –•– Scott McKenzie (Ode)-5 (6)
7 5 SOMEBODY TO LOVE –•– Jefferson Airplane (RCA Victor)-13 (5)
8 11 CAN’T TAKE MY EYES OFF YOU –•– Frankie Valli (Philips)-6 (8)
9 12 SUNDAY WILL NEVER BE THE SAME –•– Spanky and Our Gang (Mercury)-6 (9)
10 15 LET’S LIVE FOR TODAY –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-7 (10)

11 13 COME ON DOWN TO MY BOAT –•– Every Mothers’ Son (MGM)-8 (11)
12 4 RELEASE ME (And Let Me Love Again) –•– Engelbert Humperdinck (Parrot)-12 (4)
13 24 THE TRACKS OF MY TEARS –•– Johnny Rivers (Imperial)-4 (13)
14 14 7 ROOMS OF GLOOM –•– The Four Tops (Motown)-6 (14)
15 17 DING DONG! THE WITCH IS DEAD –•– The Fifth Estate (Jubilee)-6 (15)
16 18 NEW YORK MINING DISASTER 1941 (Have You Seen My Wife, Mr. Jones) –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-5 (16)
17 22 ALFIE –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-12 (17)
18 19 DO IT AGAIN A LITTLE BIT SLOWER –•– Jon and Robin and the In Crowd (Abnak)-8 (18)
19 8 ALL I NEED –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-9 (8)
20 26 DON’T SLEEP IN THE SUBWAY –•– Petula Clark (Warner Brothers)-4 (20)

21 31 UP-UP AND AWAY –•– The 5th Dimension (Soul City)-4 (21)
22 27 AIN’T NO MOUNTAIN HIGH ENOUGH –•– Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell (Tamla)-7 (22)
23 28 HERE WE GO AGAIN –•– Ray Charles (ABC/TRC)-6 (23)
24 50 LIGHT MY FIRE –•– The Doors (Elektra)-4 (24)
25 30 SOCIETY’S CHILD (Baby I’ve Been Thinking) –•– Janis Ian (Verve)-5 (25)
26 29 TRAMP –•– Otis and Carla (Stax)-8 (26)
27 10 MIRAGE –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-9 (10)
28 33 C’MON MARIANNE –•– The Four Seasons (Philips)-3 (28)
29 9 I GOT RHYTHM –•– The Happenings (B.T. Puppy)-12 (3)
30 38 MARY IN THE MORNING –•– Al Martino (Capitol)-5 (30)

31 34 FOR YOUR PRECIOUS LOVE –•– Oscar Toney, Jr. (Bell)-5 (31)
32 16 HIM OR ME – WHAT’S IT GONNA BE –•– Paul Revere and the Raiders Featuring Mark Lindsay (Columbia)-9 (5)
33 43 I WAS MADE TO LOVE HER –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-3 (33)
34 42 THE OOGUM BOOGUM SONG –•– Brenton Wood (Double Shot)-11 (34)
35 46 PAY YOU BACK WITH INTEREST –•– The Hollies (Imperial)-4 (35)
36 36 SOUND OF LOVE –•– The Five Americans (Abnak)-6 (36)
37 37 COME TO THE SUNSHINE –•– Harpers Bizarre (Warner Brothers)-6 (37)
38 48 DON’T BLAME THE CHILDREN –•– Sammy Davis, Jr. (Reprise)-5 (38)
39 23 HERE COMES MY BABY –•– The Tremeloes (Epic)-12 (13)
40 21 CREEQUE ALLEY –•– The Mamas and the Papas (Dunhill)-9 (5)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

42 32 WHEN YOU’RE YOUNG AND IN LOVE –•– The Marvelettes (Tamla)-10 (23)

POWER PLAYS

41 54 SOUL FINGER –•– The Bar-Kays (Volt)-6 (41)
43 60 BOWLING GREEN –•– The Everly Brothers (Warner Brothers)-5 (43)
44 61 SHAKE, RATTLE AND ROLL –•– Arthur Conley (Atco)-3 (44)
45 55 YOU MUST HAVE BEEN A BEAUTIFUL BABY –•– The Dave Clark Five (Epic)-3 (45)
46 53 MAKE ME YOURS –•– Bettye Swann (Money)-6 (46)
47 47 SHAKE –•– Otis Redding (Volt)-6 (47)
48 56 TOGETHER –•– The Intruders (Gamble)-9 (48)
49 81 MERCY, MERCY, MERCY –•– The Buckinghams (Columbia)-2 (49)
50 — WHITE RABBIT –•– Jefferson Airplane (RCA Victor)-1 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

50 — WHITE RABBIT –•– Jefferson Airplane (RCA Victor)-1 (50)
56 — FOR YOUR LOVE –•– Peaches and Herb (Date)-1 (56)
79 — JACKSON –•– Nancy Sinatra and Lee Hazlewood (Reprise)-1 (79)
80 — A WHITER SHADE OF PALE –•– Procol Harum (Deram)-1 (80)
81 — DON’T GO OUT INTO THE RAIN (You’re Going To Melt) –•– Herman’s Hermits (MGM)-1 (81)
82 — YOU ONLY LIVE TWICE –•– Nancy Sinatra (Reprise)-1 (82)
88 — THERE GOES MY EVERYTHING –•– Engelbert Humperdinck (Parrot)-1 (88)
90 — LONELY DRIFTER –•– Pieces Of Eight (A&M)-1 (90)
91 — SOME KIND OF WONDERFUL –•– Soul Brothers Six (Atlantic)-1 (91)
92 — UP-UP AND AWAY –•– The Johnny Mann Singers (Liberty)-1 (92)
94 — MY WORLD FELL DOWN –•– Sagittarius (Columbia)-1 (94)
96 — HYPNOTIZED –•– Linda Jones (Loma)-1 (96)
97 — THE JOKERS –•– Peter and Gordon (Capitol)-1 (97)
98 — THREAD THE NEEDLE –•– Clarence Carter (Fame)-1 (98)
99 — LET THE GOOD TIMES ROLL & FEEL SO GOOD (Medley) –•– Bunny Sigler (Parkway)-1 (99)
100 — GROOVY SUMMERTIME –•– The Love Generation (Imperial)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 1st July, 1967

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 4 WINDY –•– The Association (Warner Brothers)-6 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 1 GROOVIN’ –•– The Young Rascals (Atlantic)-11 (1)
3 5 LITTLE BIT O’ SOUL –•– The Music Explosion (Laurie)-8 (3)
4 6 SAN FRANCISCO (Be Sure To Wear Flowers In Your Hair) –•– Scott McKenzie (Ode)-6 (4)
5 3 SHE’D RATHER BE WITH ME –•– The Turtles (White Whale)-8 (3)
6 2 RESPECT –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-10 (1)
7 8 CAN’T TAKE MY EYES OFF YOU –•– Frankie Valli (Philips)-7 (7)
8 10 LET’S LIVE FOR TODAY –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-8 (8)
9 11 COME ON DOWN TO MY BOAT –•– Every Mothers’ Son (MGM)-9 (9)
10 20 DON’T SLEEP IN THE SUBWAY –•– Petula Clark (Warner Brothers)-5 (10)

11 15 DING DONG! THE WITCH IS DEAD –•– The Fifth Estate (Jubilee)-7 (11)
12 21 UP-UP AND AWAY –•– The 5th Dimension (Soul City)-5 (12)
13 13 THE TRACKS OF MY TEARS –•– Johnny Rivers (Imperial)-5 (13)
14 16 NEW YORK MINING DISASTER 1941 (Have You Seen My Wife, Mr. Jones) –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-6 (14)
15 17 ALFIE –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-13 (15)
16 9 SUNDAY WILL NEVER BE THE SAME –•– Spanky and Our Gang (Mercury)-7 (9)
17 7 SOMEBODY TO LOVE –•– Jefferson Airplane (RCA Victor)-14 (5)
18 28 C’MON MARIANNE –•– The Four Seasons (Philips)-4 (18)
19 24 LIGHT MY FIRE –•– The Doors (Elektra)-5 (19)
20 14 7 ROOMS OF GLOOM –•– The Four Tops (Motown)-7 (14)

21 22 AIN’T NO MOUNTAIN HIGH ENOUGH –•– Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell (Tamla)-8 (21)
22 25 SOCIETY’S CHILD (Baby I’ve Been Thinking) –•– Janis Ian (Verve)-6 (22)
23 23 HERE WE GO AGAIN –•– Ray Charles (ABC/TRC)-7 (23)
24 18 DO IT AGAIN A LITTLE BIT SLOWER –•– Jon and Robin and the In Crowd (Abnak)-9 (18)
25 33 I WAS MADE TO LOVE HER –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-4 (25)
26 31 FOR YOUR PRECIOUS LOVE –•– Oscar Toney, Jr. (Bell)-6 (26)
27 12 RELEASE ME (And Let Me Love Again) –•– Engelbert Humperdinck (Parrot)-13 (4)
28 80 A WHITER SHADE OF PALE –•– Procol Harum (Deram)-2 (28)
29 35 PAY YOU BACK WITH INTEREST –•– The Hollies (Imperial)-5 (29)
30 30 MARY IN THE MORNING –•– Al Martino (Capitol)-6 (30)

31 41 SOUL FINGER –•– The Bar-Kays (Volt)-7 (31)
32 46 MAKE ME YOURS –•– Bettye Swann (Money)-7 (32)
33 50 WHITE RABBIT –•– Jefferson Airplane (RCA Victor)-2 (33)
34 44 SHAKE, RATTLE AND ROLL –•– Arthur Conley (Atco)-4 (34)
35 45 YOU MUST HAVE BEEN A BEAUTIFUL BABY –•– The Dave Clark Five (Epic)-4 (35)
36 49 MERCY, MERCY, MERCY –•– The Buckinghams (Columbia)-3 (36)
37 37 COME TO THE SUNSHINE –•– Harpers Bizarre (Warner Brothers)-7 (37)
38 38 DON’T BLAME THE CHILDREN –•– Sammy Davis, Jr. (Reprise)-6 (38)
39 51 I TAKE IT BACK –•– Sandy Posey (MGM)-4 (39)
40 19 ALL I NEED –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-10 (8)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

44 26 TRAMP –•– Otis and Carla (Stax)-9 (26)
47 27 MIRAGE –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-10 (10)
48 29 I GOT RHYTHM –•– The Happenings (B.T. Puppy)-13 (3)
51 36 SOUND OF LOVE –•– The Five Americans (Abnak)-7 (36)
52 34 THE OOGUM BOOGUM SONG –•– Brenton Wood (Double Shot)-12 (34)

POWER PLAYS

41 53 STEP OUT OF YOUR MIND –•– The American Breed (Acta)-5 (41)
42 52 MORE LOVE –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-3 (42)
43 43 BOWLING GREEN –•– The Everly Brothers (Warner Brothers)-6 (43)
45 55 CARRIE-ANNE –•– The Hollies (Epic)-3 (45)
46 56 FOR YOUR LOVE –•– Peaches and Herb (Date)-2 (46)
49 81 DON’T GO OUT INTO THE RAIN (You’re Going To Melt) –•– Herman’s Hermits (MGM)-2 (49)
50 79 JACKSON –•– Nancy Sinatra and Lee Hazlewood (Reprise)-2 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

77 — I LIKE THE WAY –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-1 (77)
78 — SHOW BUSINESS –•– Lou Rawls (Capitol)-1 (78)
79 — YOU WERE ON MY MIND –•– Crispian St. Peters (Jamie)-1 (79)
81 — I’LL DO IT FOR YOU –•– Toussaint McCall (Ronn)-1 (81)
87 — TAKE ME (Just As I Am) –•– Solomon Burke (Atlantic)-1 (87)
89 — GIVE ME TIME –•– Dusty Springfield (Philips)-1 (89)
90 — PICTURES OF LILY –•– The Who (Decca)-1 (90)
95 — (I Wanna) TESTIFY –•– The Parliaments (Revilot)-1 (95)
96 — YOUR UNCHANGING LOVE –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-1 (96)
97 — WASHED ASHORE (On a Lonely Island In the Sea) –•– The Platters (Musicor)-1 (97)
98 — DON’T ROCK THE BOAT –•– Eddie Floyd (Stax)-1 (98)
99 — MR. PLEASANT –•– The Kinks (Reprise)-1 (99)
100 — JOY –•– Mitch Ryder (New Voice)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 8th July, 1967

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 WINDY –•– The Association (Warner Brothers)-7 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 3 LITTLE BIT O’ SOUL –•– The Music Explosion (Laurie)-9 (2)
3 7 CAN’T TAKE MY EYES OFF YOU –•– Frankie Valli (Philips)-8 (3)
4 4 SAN FRANCISCO (Be Sure To Wear Flowers In Your Hair) –•– Scott McKenzie (Ode)-7 (4)
5 10 DON’T SLEEP IN THE SUBWAY –•– Petula Clark (Warner Brothers)-6 (5)
6 9 COME ON DOWN TO MY BOAT –•– Every Mothers’ Son (MGM)-10 (6)
7 12 UP-UP AND AWAY –•– The 5th Dimension (Soul City)-6 (7)
8 8 LET’S LIVE FOR TODAY –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-9 (8)
9 2 GROOVIN’ –•– The Young Rascals (Atlantic)-12 (1)
10 13 THE TRACKS OF MY TEARS –•– Johnny Rivers (Imperial)-6 (10)

11 5 SHE’D RATHER BE WITH ME –•– The Turtles (White Whale)-9 (3)
12 19 LIGHT MY FIRE –•– The Doors (Elektra)-6 (12)
13 28 A WHITER SHADE OF PALE –•– Procol Harum (Deram)-3 (13)
14 6 RESPECT –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-11 (1)
15 15 ALFIE –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-14 (15)
16 18 C’MON MARIANNE –•– The Four Seasons (Philips)-5 (16)
17 22 SOCIETY’S CHILD (Baby I’ve Been Thinking) –•– Janis Ian (Verve)-7 (17)
18 11 DING DONG! THE WITCH IS DEAD –•– The Fifth Estate (Jubilee)-8 (11)
19 25 I WAS MADE TO LOVE HER –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-5 (19)
20 23 HERE WE GO AGAIN –•– Ray Charles (ABC/TRC)-8 (20)

21 21 AIN’T NO MOUNTAIN HIGH ENOUGH –•– Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell (Tamla)-9 (21)
22 33 WHITE RABBIT –•– Jefferson Airplane (RCA Victor)-3 (22)
23 26 FOR YOUR PRECIOUS LOVE –•– Oscar Toney, Jr. (Bell)-7 (23)
24 31 SOUL FINGER –•– The Bar-Kays (Volt)-8 (24)
25 39 I TAKE IT BACK –•– Sandy Posey (MGM)-5 (25)
26 32 MAKE ME YOURS –•– Bettye Swann (Money)-8 (26)
27 30 MARY IN THE MORNING –•– Al Martino (Capitol)-7 (27)
28 29 PAY YOU BACK WITH INTEREST –•– The Hollies (Imperial)-6 (28)
29 36 MERCY, MERCY, MERCY –•– The Buckinghams (Columbia)-4 (29)
30 42 MORE LOVE –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-4 (30)

31 34 SHAKE, RATTLE AND ROLL –•– Arthur Conley (Atco)-5 (31)
32 46 FOR YOUR LOVE –•– Peaches and Herb (Date)-3 (32)
33 50 JACKSON –•– Nancy Sinatra and Lee Hazlewood (Reprise)-3 (33)
34 45 CARRIE-ANNE –•– The Hollies (Epic)-4 (34)
35 35 YOU MUST HAVE BEEN A BEAUTIFUL BABY –•– The Dave Clark Five (Epic)-5 (35)
36 41 STEP OUT OF YOUR MIND –•– The American Breed (Acta)-6 (36)
37 49 DON’T GO OUT INTO THE RAIN (You’re Going To Melt) –•– Herman’s Hermits (MGM)-3 (37)
38 38 DON’T BLAME THE CHILDREN –•– Sammy Davis, Jr. (Reprise)-7 (38)
39 20 7 ROOMS OF GLOOM –•– The Four Tops (Motown)-8 (14)
40 43 BOWLING GREEN –•– The Everly Brothers (Warner Brothers)-7 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

41 17 SOMEBODY TO LOVE –•– Jefferson Airplane (RCA Victor)-15 (5)
42 14 NEW YORK MINING DISASTER 1941 (Have You Seen My Wife, Mr. Jones) –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-7 (14)
44 16 SUNDAY WILL NEVER BE THE SAME –•– Spanky and Our Gang (Mercury)-8 (9)
46 24 DO IT AGAIN A LITTLE BIT SLOWER –•– Jon and Robin and the In Crowd (Abnak)-10 (18)
49 27 RELEASE ME (And Let Me Love Again) –•– Engelbert Humperdinck (Parrot)-14 (4)

POWER PLAYS

43 53 LOVE ME TENDER –•– Percy Sledge (Atlantic)-4 (43)
45 63 THERE GOES MY EVERYTHING –•– Engelbert Humperdinck (Parrot)-3 (45)
47 58 SILENCE IS GOLDEN –•– The Tremeloes (Epic)-4 (47)
48 54 AIRPLANE SONG (My Airplane) –•– The Royal Guardsmen (Laurie)-4 (48)
50 77 I LIKE THE WAY –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-2 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

60 — IN THE CHAPEL IN THE MOONLIGHT –•– Dean Martin (Reprise)-1 (60)
76 — THE HAPPENING –•– Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass (A&M)-1 (76)
84 — DON’T LET THE RAIN FALL DOWN ON ME –•– The Critters (Kapp)-1 (84)
86 — YOU KEEP ME HANGIN’ ON –•– Vanilla Fudge (Atco)-1 (86)
87 — EVERYBODY NEEDS LOVE –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-1 (87)
88 — THE RIVER IS WIDE –•– The Forum (Mira)-1 (88)
92 — FUNKY BROADWAY (Part 1) –•– Dyke and the Blazers (Original Sound)-7 (81)
93 — TEMPTATION –•– Boots Randolph (Monument)-1 (93)
94 — WHAT AM I LIVING FOR –•– Percy Sledge (Atlantic)-1 (94)
95 — MORE AND MORE –•– Andy Williams (Columbia)-1 (95)
96 — MY ELUSIVE DREAMS –•– David Houston and Tammy Wynette (Epic)-1 (96)
98 — OMAHA –•– Moby Grape (Columbia)-1 (98)
99 — BLUE’S THEME –•– Davie Allan and the Arrows (Tower)-5 (92)
100 — GENTLE ON MY MIND –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 15th July, 1967

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 WINDY –•– The Association (Warner Brothers)-8 (3 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 LITTLE BIT O’ SOUL –•– The Music Explosion (Laurie)-10 (2)
3 3 CAN’T TAKE MY EYES OFF YOU –•– Frankie Valli (Philips)-9 (3)
4 4 SAN FRANCISCO (Be Sure To Wear Flowers In Your Hair) –•– Scott McKenzie (Ode)-8 (4)
5 5 DON’T SLEEP IN THE SUBWAY –•– Petula Clark (Warner Brothers)-7 (5)
6 6 COME ON DOWN TO MY BOAT –•– Every Mothers’ Son (MGM)-11 (6)
7 7 UP-UP AND AWAY –•– The 5th Dimension (Soul City)-7 (7)
8 12 LIGHT MY FIRE –•– The Doors (Elektra)-7 (8)
9 16 C’MON MARIANNE –•– The Four Seasons (Philips)-6 (9)
10 13 A WHITER SHADE OF PALE –•– Procol Harum (Deram)-4 (10)

11 19 I WAS MADE TO LOVE HER –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-6 (11)
12 22 WHITE RABBIT –•– Jefferson Airplane (RCA Victor)-4 (12)
13 10 THE TRACKS OF MY TEARS –•– Johnny Rivers (Imperial)-7 (10)
14 17 SOCIETY’S CHILD (Baby I’ve Been Thinking) –•– Janis Ian (Verve)-8 (14)
15 20 HERE WE GO AGAIN –•– Ray Charles (ABC/TRC)-9 (15)
16 8 LET’S LIVE FOR TODAY –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-10 (8)
17 29 MERCY, MERCY, MERCY –•– The Buckinghams (Columbia)-5 (17)
18 15 ALFIE –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-15 (15)
19 21 AIN’T NO MOUNTAIN HIGH ENOUGH –•– Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell (Tamla)-10 (19)
20 25 I TAKE IT BACK –•– Sandy Posey (MGM)-6 (20)

21 33 JACKSON –•– Nancy Sinatra and Lee Hazlewood (Reprise)-4 (21)
22 24 SOUL FINGER –•– The Bar-Kays (Volt)-9 (22)
23 37 DON’T GO OUT INTO THE RAIN (You’re Going To Melt) –•– Herman’s Hermits (MGM)-4 (23)
24 36 STEP OUT OF YOUR MIND –•– The American Breed (Acta)-7 (24)
25 30 MORE LOVE –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-5 (25)
26 26 MAKE ME YOURS –•– Bettye Swann (Money)-9 (26)
27 32 FOR YOUR LOVE –•– Peaches and Herb (Date)-4 (27)
28 34 CARRIE-ANNE –•– The Hollies (Epic)-5 (28)
29 18 DING DONG! THE WITCH IS DEAD –•– The Fifth Estate (Jubilee)-9 (11)
30 45 THERE GOES MY EVERYTHING –•– Engelbert Humperdinck (Parrot)-4 (30)

31 31 SHAKE, RATTLE AND ROLL –•– Arthur Conley (Atco)-6 (31)
32 47 SILENCE IS GOLDEN –•– The Tremeloes (Epic)-5 (32)
33 11 SHE’D RATHER BE WITH ME –•– The Turtles (White Whale)-10 (3)
34 23 FOR YOUR PRECIOUS LOVE –•– Oscar Toney, Jr. (Bell)-8 (23)
35 50 I LIKE THE WAY –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-3 (35)
36 14 RESPECT –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-12 (1)
37 38 DON’T BLAME THE CHILDREN –•– Sammy Davis, Jr. (Reprise)-8 (37)
38 9 GROOVIN’ –•– The Young Rascals (Atlantic)-13 (1)
39 27 MARY IN THE MORNING –•– Al Martino (Capitol)-8 (27)
40 40 BOWLING GREEN –•– The Everly Brothers (Warner Brothers)-8 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

43 28 PAY YOU BACK WITH INTEREST –•– The Hollies (Imperial)-7 (28)
44 35 YOU MUST HAVE BEEN A BEAUTIFUL BABY –•– The Dave Clark Five (Epic)-6 (35)

POWER PLAYS

41 43 LOVE ME TENDER –•– Percy Sledge (Atlantic)-5 (41)
42 60 IN THE CHAPEL IN THE MOONLIGHT –•– Dean Martin (Reprise)-2 (42)
45 51 HYPNOTIZED –•– Linda Jones (Loma)-4 (45)
46 48 AIRPLANE SONG (My Airplane) –•– The Royal Guardsmen (Laurie)-5 (46)
47 61 LET THE GOOD TIMES ROLL & FEEL SO GOOD (Medley) –•– Bunny Sigler (Parkway)-4 (47)
48 58 SHOW BUSINESS –•– Lou Rawls (Capitol)-3 (48)
49 62 YOUR UNCHANGING LOVE –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-3 (49)
50 63 TAKE ME (Just As I Am) –•– Solomon Burke (Atlantic)-3 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

52 — MY MAMMY –•– The Happenings (B.T. Puppy)-1 (52)
61 — A GIRL LIKE YOU –•– The Young Rascals (Atlantic)-1 (61)
78 — BLUEBIRD –•– Buffalo Springfield (Atco)-1 (78)
79 — TO LOVE SOMEBODY –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-1 (79)
81 — OUT AND ABOUT –•– Tommy Boyce and Bobby Hart (A&M)-1 (81)
83 — I’LL TURN TO STONE –•– The Four Tops (Motown)-1 (83)
86 — I THANK THE LORD FOR THE NIGHT TIME –•– Neil Diamond (Bang)-1 (86)
87 — I TAKE WHAT I WANT –•– James and Bobby Purify (Bell)-1 (87)
92 — COLD SWEAT (Part 1) –•– James Brown and the Famous Flames (King)-1 (92)
93 — I COULD BE SO HAPPY –•– The Magnificent Men (Capitol)-1 (93)
96 — HAPPY –•– The Blades Of Grass (Jubilee)-1 (96)
97 — HAPPY –•– The Sunshine Company (Imperial)-1 (97)
98 — APPLES, PEACHES, PUMPKIN PIE –•– Jay and the Techniques (Smash)-1 (98)
99 — BROWN EYED GIRL –•– Van Morrison (Bang)-1 (99)
100 — A THOUSAND SHADOWS –•– The Seeds (GNP Crescendo)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 22nd July, 1967

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 WINDY –•– The Association (Warner Brothers)-9 (4 weeks at #1) (1)
2 3 CAN’T TAKE MY EYES OFF YOU –•– Frankie Valli (Philips)-10 (2)
3 8 LIGHT MY FIRE –•– The Doors (Elektra)-8 (3)
4 4 SAN FRANCISCO (Be Sure To Wear Flowers In Your Hair) –•– Scott McKenzie (Ode)-9 (4)
5 2 LITTLE BIT O’ SOUL –•– The Music Explosion (Laurie)-11 (2)
6 11 I WAS MADE TO LOVE HER –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-7 (6)
7 7 UP-UP AND AWAY –•– The 5th Dimension (Soul City)-8 (7)
8 10 A WHITER SHADE OF PALE –•– Procol Harum (Deram)-5 (8)
9 9 C’MON MARIANNE –•– The Four Seasons (Philips)-7 (9)
10 6 COME ON DOWN TO MY BOAT –•– Every Mothers’ Son (MGM)-12 (6)

11 17 MERCY, MERCY, MERCY –•– The Buckinghams (Columbia)-6 (11)
12 12 WHITE RABBIT –•– Jefferson Airplane (RCA Victor)-5 (12)
13 5 DON’T SLEEP IN THE SUBWAY –•– Petula Clark (Warner Brothers)-8 (5)
14 14 SOCIETY’S CHILD (Baby I’ve Been Thinking) –•– Janis Ian (Verve)-9 (14)
15 15 HERE WE GO AGAIN –•– Ray Charles (ABC/TRC)-10 (15)
16 21 JACKSON –•– Nancy Sinatra and Lee Hazlewood (Reprise)-5 (16)
17 20 I TAKE IT BACK –•– Sandy Posey (MGM)-7 (17)
18 23 DON’T GO OUT INTO THE RAIN (You’re Going To Melt) –•– Herman’s Hermits (MGM)-5 (18)
19 19 AIN’T NO MOUNTAIN HIGH ENOUGH –•– Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell (Tamla)-11 (19)
20 22 SOUL FINGER –•– The Bar-Kays (Volt)-10 (20)

21 26 MAKE ME YOURS –•– Bettye Swann (Money)-10 (21)
22 27 FOR YOUR LOVE –•– Peaches and Herb (Date)-5 (22)
23 28 CARRIE-ANNE –•– The Hollies (Epic)-6 (23)
24 24 STEP OUT OF YOUR MIND –•– The American Breed (Acta)-8 (24)
25 25 MORE LOVE –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-6 (25)
26 32 SILENCE IS GOLDEN –•– The Tremeloes (Epic)-6 (26)
27 30 THERE GOES MY EVERYTHING –•– Engelbert Humperdinck (Parrot)-5 (27)
28 16 LET’S LIVE FOR TODAY –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-11 (8)
29 13 THE TRACKS OF MY TEARS –•– Johnny Rivers (Imperial)-8 (10)
30 35 I LIKE THE WAY –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-4 (30)

31 61 A GIRL LIKE YOU –•– The Young Rascals (Atlantic)-2 (31)
32 42 IN THE CHAPEL IN THE MOONLIGHT –•– Dean Martin (Reprise)-3 (32)
33 52 MY MAMMY –•– The Happenings (B.T. Puppy)-2 (33)
34 53 THE HAPPENING –•– Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass (A&M)-3 (34)
35 45 HYPNOTIZED –•– Linda Jones (Loma)-5 (35)
36 57 YOU WERE ON MY MIND –•– Crispian St. Peters (Jamie)-4 (36)
37 47 LET THE GOOD TIMES ROLL & FEEL SO GOOD (Medley) –•– Bunny Sigler (Parkway)-5 (37)
38 18 ALFIE –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-16 (15)
39 49 YOUR UNCHANGING LOVE –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-4 (39)
40 41 LOVE ME TENDER –•– Percy Sledge (Atlantic)-6 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

43 29 DING DONG! THE WITCH IS DEAD –•– The Fifth Estate (Jubilee)-10 (11)
44 33 SHE’D RATHER BE WITH ME –•– The Turtles (White Whale)-11 (3)
55 34 FOR YOUR PRECIOUS LOVE –•– Oscar Toney, Jr. (Bell)-9 (23)
59 37 DON’T BLAME THE CHILDREN –•– Sammy Davis, Jr. (Reprise)-9 (37)
60 31 SHAKE, RATTLE AND ROLL –•– Arthur Conley (Atco)-7 (31)

POWER PLAYS

41 58 JOY –•– Mitch Ryder (New Voice)-4 (41)
42 79 TO LOVE SOMEBODY –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-2 (42)
45 48 SHOW BUSINESS –•– Lou Rawls (Capitol)-4 (45)
46 46 AIRPLANE SONG (My Airplane) –•– The Royal Guardsmen (Laurie)-6 (46)
47 54 SOMEBODY HELP ME –•– The Spencer Davis Group (United Artists)-6 (47)
48 51 YOU WANTED SOMEONE TO PLAY WITH (I Wanted Someone To Love) –•– Frankie Laine (ABC)-6 (48)
49 50 TAKE ME (Just As I Am) –•– Solomon Burke (Atlantic)-4 (49)
50 55 YOU ONLY LIVE TWICE –•– Nancy Sinatra (Reprise)-5 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

51 — PLEASANT VALLEY SUNDAY –•– The Monkees (Colgems)-1 (51)
65 — BABY I LOVE YOU –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-1 (65)
71 — ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE –•– The Beatles (Capitol)-1 (71)
73 — IT’S A HAPPENING WORLD –•– The Tokens (Warner Brothers)-1 (73)
78 — WORDS –•– The Monkees (Colgems)-1 (78)
84 — SHOOT YOUR SHOT –•– Jr. Walker and the All Stars (Soul)-1 (84)
85 — THE SWEETEST THING THIS SIDE OF HEAVEN –•– Chris Bartley (Vando)-1 (85)
87 — I CAN’T GO ON LIVIN’ BABY WITHOUT YOU –•– Nino Tempo and April Stevens (White Whale)-1 (87)
93 — DON’T YOU MISS ME A LITTLE BIT BABY –•– Jimmy Ruffin (Soul)-1 (93)
94 — COME BACK WHEN YOU GROW UP –•– Bobby Vee and the Strangers (Liberty)-1 (94)
95 — LET IT BE ME –•– The Sweet Inspirations (Atlantic)-1 (95)
98 — THE LOOK OF LOVE –•– Dusty Springfield (Philips)-1 (98)
99 — SLIPPIN’ AND SLIDIN’ –•– Willie Mitchell (Hi)-1 (99)
100 — I’LL NEVER FIND ANOTHER YOU –•– Sonny James (Capitol)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 29th July, 1967

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 3 LIGHT MY FIRE –•– The Doors (Elektra)-9 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 6 I WAS MADE TO LOVE HER –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-8 (2)
3 1 WINDY –•– The Association (Warner Brothers)-10 (1)
4 2 CAN’T TAKE MY EYES OFF YOU –•– Frankie Valli (Philips)-11 (2)
5 8 A WHITER SHADE OF PALE –•– Procol Harum (Deram)-6 (5)
6 5 LITTLE BIT O’ SOUL –•– The Music Explosion (Laurie)-12 (2)
7 11 MERCY, MERCY, MERCY –•– The Buckinghams (Columbia)-7 (7)
8 12 WHITE RABBIT –•– Jefferson Airplane (RCA Victor)-6 (8)
9 7 UP-UP AND AWAY –•– The 5th Dimension (Soul City)-9 (7)
10 9 C’MON MARIANNE –•– The Four Seasons (Philips)-8 (9)

11 4 SAN FRANCISCO (Be Sure To Wear Flowers In Your Hair) –•– Scott McKenzie (Ode)-10 (4)
12 17 I TAKE IT BACK –•– Sandy Posey (MGM)-8 (12)
13 10 COME ON DOWN TO MY BOAT –•– Every Mothers’ Son (MGM)-13 (6)
14 16 JACKSON –•– Nancy Sinatra and Lee Hazlewood (Reprise)-6 (14)
15 15 HERE WE GO AGAIN –•– Ray Charles (ABC/TRC)-11 (15)
16 23 CARRIE-ANNE –•– The Hollies (Epic)-7 (16)
17 26 SILENCE IS GOLDEN –•– The Tremeloes (Epic)-7 (17)
18 20 SOUL FINGER –•– The Bar-Kays (Volt)-11 (18)
19 31 A GIRL LIKE YOU –•– The Young Rascals (Atlantic)-3 (19)
20 27 THERE GOES MY EVERYTHING –•– Engelbert Humperdinck (Parrot)-6 (20)

21 21 MAKE ME YOURS –•– Bettye Swann (Money)-11 (21)
22 22 FOR YOUR LOVE –•– Peaches and Herb (Date)-6 (22)
23 25 MORE LOVE –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-7 (23)
24 51 PLEASANT VALLEY SUNDAY –•– The Monkees (Colgems)-2 (24)
25 30 I LIKE THE WAY –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-5 (25)
26 14 SOCIETY’S CHILD (Baby I’ve Been Thinking) –•– Janis Ian (Verve)-10 (14)
27 13 DON’T SLEEP IN THE SUBWAY –•– Petula Clark (Warner Brothers)-9 (5)
28 33 MY MAMMY –•– The Happenings (B.T. Puppy)-3 (28)
29 71 ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE –•– The Beatles (Capitol)-2 (29)
30 35 HYPNOTIZED –•– Linda Jones (Loma)-6 (30)

31 32 IN THE CHAPEL IN THE MOONLIGHT –•– Dean Martin (Reprise)-4 (31)
32 42 TO LOVE SOMEBODY –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-3 (32)
33 34 THE HAPPENING –•– Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass (A&M)-4 (33)
34 18 DON’T GO OUT INTO THE RAIN (You’re Going To Melt) –•– Herman’s Hermits (MGM)-6 (18)
35 37 LET THE GOOD TIMES ROLL & FEEL SO GOOD (Medley) –•– Bunny Sigler (Parkway)-6 (35)
36 36 YOU WERE ON MY MIND –•– Crispian St. Peters (Jamie)-5 (36)
37 39 YOUR UNCHANGING LOVE –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-5 (37)
38 19 AIN’T NO MOUNTAIN HIGH ENOUGH –•– Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell (Tamla)-12 (19)
39 24 STEP OUT OF YOUR MIND –•– The American Breed (Acta)-9 (24)
40 28 LET’S LIVE FOR TODAY –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-12 (8)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

42 38 ALFIE –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-17 (15)
49 29 THE TRACKS OF MY TEARS –•– Johnny Rivers (Imperial)-9 (10)

POWER PLAYS

41 41 JOY –•– Mitch Ryder (New Voice)-5 (41)
43 54 (I Wanna) TESTIFY –•– The Parliaments (Revilot)-5 (43)
44 50 YOU ONLY LIVE TWICE –•– Nancy Sinatra (Reprise)-6 (44)
45 45 SHOW BUSINESS –•– Lou Rawls (Capitol)-5 (45)
46 78 WORDS –•– The Monkees (Colgems)-2 (46)
47 65 BABY I LOVE YOU –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-2 (47)
48 62 I THANK THE LORD FOR THE NIGHT TIME –•– Neil Diamond (Bang)-3 (48)
50 58 DON’T LET THE RAIN FALL DOWN ON ME –•– The Critters (Kapp)-4 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

64 — BABY, YOU’RE A RICH MAN –•– The Beatles (Capitol)-1 (64)
74 — YOU’RE MY EVERYTHING –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-1 (74)
75 — GLORY OF LOVE –•– Otis Redding (Volt)-1 (75)
76 — SLIM JENKIN’S PLACE –•– Booker T. and the MG’s (Stax)-1 (76)
79 — THE WINDOWS OF THE WORLD –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-1 (79)
80 — CRY SOFTLY LONELY ONE –•– Roy Orbison (MGM)-1 (80)
81 — FAKIN’ IT –•– Simon and Garfunkel (Columbia)-1 (81)
85 — NEARER TO YOU –•– Betty Harris (Sansu)-1 (85)
90 — PEARL TIME –•– Andre Williams (Sport)-1 (90)
91 — MORE AND MORE –•– Andy Williams (Columbia)-3 (91)
92 — IT’S BEEN A LONG LONG TIME –•– The Elgins (V.I.P.)-1 (92)
93 — DARLING BE HOME SOON –•– Bobby Darin (Atlantic)-1 (93)
97 — DEVIL’S ANGELS –•– Davie Allan and the Arrows (Tower)-1 (97)
98 — HAPPY AND ME –•– Don and the Goodtimes (Epic)-1 (98)
99 — LONESOME ROAD –•– The Wonder Who? (Philips)-1 (99)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 5th August, 1967

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 LIGHT MY FIRE –•– The Doors (Elektra)-10 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 I WAS MADE TO LOVE HER –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-9 (2)
3 29 ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE –•– The Beatles (Capitol)-3 (3)
4 3 WINDY –•– The Association (Warner Brothers)-11 (1)
5 5 A WHITER SHADE OF PALE –•– Procol Harum (Deram)-7 (5)
6 4 CAN’T TAKE MY EYES OFF YOU –•– Frankie Valli (Philips)-12 (2)
7 7 MERCY, MERCY, MERCY –•– The Buckinghams (Columbia)-8 (7)
8 8 WHITE RABBIT –•– Jefferson Airplane (RCA Victor)-7 (8)
9 24 PLEASANT VALLEY SUNDAY –•– The Monkees (Colgems)-3 (9)
10 6 LITTLE BIT O’ SOUL –•– The Music Explosion (Laurie)-13 (2)

11 19 A GIRL LIKE YOU –•– The Young Rascals (Atlantic)-4 (11)
12 12 I TAKE IT BACK –•– Sandy Posey (MGM)-9 (12)
13 17 SILENCE IS GOLDEN –•– The Tremeloes (Epic)-8 (13)
14 14 JACKSON –•– Nancy Sinatra and Lee Hazlewood (Reprise)-7 (14)
15 28 MY MAMMY –•– The Happenings (B.T. Puppy)-4 (15)
16 16 CARRIE-ANNE –•– The Hollies (Epic)-8 (16)
17 11 SAN FRANCISCO (Be Sure To Wear Flowers In Your Hair) –•– Scott McKenzie (Ode)-11 (4)
18 18 SOUL FINGER –•– The Bar-Kays (Volt)-12 (18)
19 9 UP-UP AND AWAY –•– The 5th Dimension (Soul City)-10 (7)
20 22 FOR YOUR LOVE –•– Peaches and Herb (Date)-7 (20)

21 21 MAKE ME YOURS –•– Bettye Swann (Money)-12 (21)
22 47 BABY I LOVE YOU –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-3 (22)
23 23 MORE LOVE –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-8 (23)
24 48 I THANK THE LORD FOR THE NIGHT TIME –•– Neil Diamond (Bang)-4 (24)
25 25 I LIKE THE WAY –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-6 (25)
26 31 IN THE CHAPEL IN THE MOONLIGHT –•– Dean Martin (Reprise)-5 (26)
27 32 TO LOVE SOMEBODY –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-4 (27)
28 30 HYPNOTIZED –•– Linda Jones (Loma)-7 (28)
29 13 COME ON DOWN TO MY BOAT –•– Every Mothers’ Son (MGM)-14 (6)
30 35 LET THE GOOD TIMES ROLL & FEEL SO GOOD (Medley) –•– Bunny Sigler (Parkway)-7 (30)

31 20 THERE GOES MY EVERYTHING –•– Engelbert Humperdinck (Parrot)-7 (20)
32 33 THE HAPPENING –•– Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass (A&M)-5 (32)
33 37 YOUR UNCHANGING LOVE –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-6 (33)
34 46 WORDS –•– The Monkees (Colgems)-3 (34)
35 10 C’MON MARIANNE –•– The Four Seasons (Philips)-9 (9)
36 26 SOCIETY’S CHILD (Baby I’ve Been Thinking) –•– Janis Ian (Verve)-11 (14)
37 43 (I Wanna) TESTIFY –•– The Parliaments (Revilot)-6 (37)
38 15 HERE WE GO AGAIN –•– Ray Charles (ABC/TRC)-12 (15)
39 55 OUT AND ABOUT –•– Tommy Boyce and Bobby Hart (A&M)-4 (39)
40 50 DON’T LET THE RAIN FALL DOWN ON ME –•– The Critters (Kapp)-5 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

42 27 DON’T SLEEP IN THE SUBWAY –•– Petula Clark (Warner Brothers)-10 (5)
48 34 DON’T GO OUT INTO THE RAIN (You’re Going To Melt) –•– Herman’s Hermits (MGM)-7 (18)
49 36 YOU WERE ON MY MIND –•– Crispian St. Peters (Jamie)-6 (36)

POWER PLAYS

41 64 BABY, YOU’RE A RICH MAN –•– The Beatles (Capitol)-2 (41)
43 54 I TAKE WHAT I WANT –•– James and Bobby Purify (Bell)-4 (43)
44 44 YOU ONLY LIVE TWICE –•– Nancy Sinatra (Reprise)-7 (44)
45 45 SHOW BUSINESS –•– Lou Rawls (Capitol)-6 (45)
46 51 THE RIVER IS WIDE –•– The Forum (Mira)-5 (46)
47 58 COLD SWEAT (Part 1) –•– James Brown and the Famous Flames (King)-4 (47)
50 66 THE SWEETEST THING THIS SIDE OF HEAVEN –•– Chris Bartley (Vando)-3 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

61 — HEROES AND VILLAINS –•– The Beach Boys (Brother)-1 (61)
71 — ODE TO BILLIE JOE –•– Bobbie Gentry (Capitol)-1 (71)
73 — SAN FRANCISCAN NIGHTS –•– Eric Burdon and the Animals (MGM)-1 (73)
75 — YOU KNOW WHAT I MEAN –•– The Turtles (White Whale)-1 (75)
78 — THE WORLD WE KNEW (Over and Over) –•– Frank Sinatra (Reprise)-1 (78)
80 — HA HA SAID THE CLOWN –•– The Yardbirds (Epic)-1 (80)
82 — I WANT TO LOVE YOU FOR WHAT YOU ARE –•– Ronnie Dove (Diamond)-1 (82)
83 — A WOMAN’S HANDS –•– Joe Tex (Dial)-1 (83)
86 — GROOVIN’ –•– Booker T. and the MG’s (Stax)-1 (86)
92 — FUNKY BROADWAY –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-1 (92)
95 — NOT SO SWEET MARTHA LORRAINE –•– Country Joe and the Fish (Vanguard)-1 (95)
96 — ALONG COMES MARY –•– The Baja Marimba Band (A&M)-1 (96)
98 — RUN, RUN, RUN –•– The Third Rail (Epic)-1 (98)
99 — IT COULD BE WE’RE IN LOVE –•– The Cryan’ Shames (Columbia)-1 (99)
100 — GOOD DAY SUNSHINE –•– Claudine Longet (A&M)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 12th August, 1967

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 LIGHT MY FIRE –•– The Doors (Elektra)-11 (3 weeks at #1) (1)
2 3 ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE –•– The Beatles (Capitol)-4 (2)
3 2 I WAS MADE TO LOVE HER –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-10 (2)
4 9 PLEASANT VALLEY SUNDAY –•– The Monkees (Colgems)-4 (4)
5 7 MERCY, MERCY, MERCY –•– The Buckinghams (Columbia)-9 (5)
6 6 CAN’T TAKE MY EYES OFF YOU –•– Frankie Valli (Philips)-13 (2)
7 5 A WHITER SHADE OF PALE –•– Procol Harum (Deram)-8 (5)
8 4 WINDY –•– The Association (Warner Brothers)-12 (1)
9 16 CARRIE-ANNE –•– The Hollies (Epic)-9 (9)
10 11 A GIRL LIKE YOU –•– The Young Rascals (Atlantic)-5 (10)

11 22 BABY I LOVE YOU –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-4 (11)
12 13 SILENCE IS GOLDEN –•– The Tremeloes (Epic)-9 (12)
13 15 MY MAMMY –•– The Happenings (B.T. Puppy)-5 (13)
14 14 JACKSON –•– Nancy Sinatra and Lee Hazlewood (Reprise)-8 (14)
15 8 WHITE RABBIT –•– Jefferson Airplane (RCA Victor)-8 (8)
16 10 LITTLE BIT O’ SOUL –•– The Music Explosion (Laurie)-14 (2)
17 18 SOUL FINGER –•– The Bar-Kays (Volt)-13 (17)
18 12 I TAKE IT BACK –•– Sandy Posey (MGM)-10 (12)
19 24 I THANK THE LORD FOR THE NIGHT TIME –•– Neil Diamond (Bang)-5 (19)
20 47 COLD SWEAT (Part 1) –•– James Brown and the Famous Flames (King)-5 (20)

21 71 ODE TO BILLIE JOE –•– Bobbie Gentry (Capitol)-2 (21)
22 27 TO LOVE SOMEBODY –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-5 (22)
23 28 HYPNOTIZED –•– Linda Jones (Loma)-8 (23)
24 34 WORDS –•– The Monkees (Colgems)-4 (24)
25 26 IN THE CHAPEL IN THE MOONLIGHT –•– Dean Martin (Reprise)-6 (25)
26 19 UP-UP AND AWAY –•– The 5th Dimension (Soul City)-11 (7)
27 30 LET THE GOOD TIMES ROLL & FEEL SO GOOD (Medley) –•– Bunny Sigler (Parkway)-8 (27)
28 17 SAN FRANCISCO (Be Sure To Wear Flowers In Your Hair) –•– Scott McKenzie (Ode)-12 (4)
29 23 MORE LOVE –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-9 (23)
30 21 MAKE ME YOURS –•– Bettye Swann (Money)-13 (21)

31 29 COME ON DOWN TO MY BOAT –•– Every Mothers’ Son (MGM)-15 (6)
32 25 I LIKE THE WAY –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-7 (25)
33 61 HEROES AND VILLAINS –•– The Beach Boys (Brother)-2 (33)
34 41 BABY, YOU’RE A RICH MAN –•– The Beatles (Capitol)-3 (34)
35 52 YOU’RE MY EVERYTHING –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-3 (35)
36 55 COME BACK WHEN YOU GROW UP –•– Bobby Vee and the Strangers (Liberty)-4 (36)
37 37 (I Wanna) TESTIFY –•– The Parliaments (Revilot)-7 (37)
38 53 FAKIN’ IT –•– Simon and Garfunkel (Columbia)-3 (38)
39 39 OUT AND ABOUT –•– Tommy Boyce and Bobby Hart (A&M)-5 (39)
40 40 DON’T LET THE RAIN FALL DOWN ON ME –•– The Critters (Kapp)-6 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

41 36 SOCIETY’S CHILD (Baby I’ve Been Thinking) –•– Janis Ian (Verve)-12 (14)
45 35 C’MON MARIANNE –•– The Four Seasons (Philips)-10 (9)
49 20 FOR YOUR LOVE –•– Peaches and Herb (Date)-8 (20)
51 33 YOUR UNCHANGING LOVE –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-7 (33)

POWER PLAYS

42 50 THE SWEETEST THING THIS SIDE OF HEAVEN –•– Chris Bartley (Vando)-4 (42)
43 43 I TAKE WHAT I WANT –•– James and Bobby Purify (Bell)-5 (43)
44 54 SHOOT YOUR SHOT –•– Jr. Walker and the All Stars (Soul)-4 (44)
46 46 THE RIVER IS WIDE –•– The Forum (Mira)-6 (46)
47 68 APPLES, PEACHES, PUMPKIN PIE –•– Jay and the Techniques (Smash)-5 (47)
48 73 SAN FRANCISCAN NIGHTS –•– Eric Burdon and the Animals (MGM)-2 (48)
50 56 EVERYBODY NEEDS LOVE –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-6 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

61 — REFLECTIONS –•– Diana Ross and the Supremes (Motown)-1 (61)
70 — IT’S THE LITTLE THINGS –•– Sonny and Cher (Atco)-1 (70)
71 — (Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) HIGHER AND HIGHER –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-1 (71)
80 — THINGS I SHOULD HAVE SAID –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-1 (80)
81 — THE LETTER –•– The Box Tops (Mala)-1 (81)
82 — JILL –•– Gary Lewis and the Playboys (Liberty)-1 (82)
83 — GIMME LITTLE SIGN –•– Brenton Wood (Double Shot)-1 (83)
84 — THERE IS A MOUNTAIN –•– Donovan (Epic)-1 (84)
85 — ZIP CODE –•– The Five Americans (Abnak)-1 (85)
86 — TURN ON YOUR LOVE LIGHT –•– Oscar Toney, Jr. (Bell)-1 (86)
87 — SIXTEEN TONS –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-1 (87)
88 — LAURA, WHAT’S HE GOT THAT I AIN’T GOT –•– Frankie Laine (ABC)-1 (88)
90 — A LITTLE BIT NOW –•– The Dave Clark Five (Epic)-1 (90)
91 — GET THE MESSAGE –•– Brian Hyland (Philips)-1 (91)
92 — KNOCK ON WOOD –•– Otis and Carla (Stax)-1 (92)
93 — THERE MUST BE A WAY –•– Jimmy Roselli (United Artists)-1 (93)
94 — IT’S GOT TO BE MELLOW –•– Leon Haywood (Decca)-1 (94)
98 — LITTLE OLD WINE DRINKER ME –•– Robert Mitchum (Monument)-1 (98)
99 — JUST ONCE IN A LIFETIME –•– Brenda and the Tabulations (Dionn)-1 (99)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 19th August, 1967

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 2 ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE –•– The Beatles (Capitol)-5 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 1 LIGHT MY FIRE –•– The Doors (Elektra)-12 (1)
3 4 PLEASANT VALLEY SUNDAY –•– The Monkees (Colgems)-5 (3)
4 3 I WAS MADE TO LOVE HER –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-11 (2)
5 11 BABY I LOVE YOU –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-5 (5)
6 5 MERCY, MERCY, MERCY –•– The Buckinghams (Columbia)-10 (5)
7 21 ODE TO BILLIE JOE –•– Bobbie Gentry (Capitol)-3 (7)
8 20 COLD SWEAT (Part 1) –•– James Brown and the Famous Flames (King)-6 (8)
9 7 A WHITER SHADE OF PALE –•– Procol Harum (Deram)-9 (5)
10 10 A GIRL LIKE YOU –•– The Young Rascals (Atlantic)-6 (10)

11 12 SILENCE IS GOLDEN –•– The Tremeloes (Epic)-10 (11)
12 9 CARRIE-ANNE –•– The Hollies (Epic)-10 (9)
13 13 MY MAMMY –•– The Happenings (B.T. Puppy)-6 (13)
14 6 CAN’T TAKE MY EYES OFF YOU –•– Frankie Valli (Philips)-14 (2)
15 24 WORDS –•– The Monkees (Colgems)-5 (15)
16 8 WINDY –•– The Association (Warner Brothers)-13 (1)
17 33 HEROES AND VILLAINS –•– The Beach Boys (Brother)-3 (17)
18 22 TO LOVE SOMEBODY –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-6 (18)
19 19 I THANK THE LORD FOR THE NIGHT TIME –•– Neil Diamond (Bang)-6 (19)
20 61 REFLECTIONS –•– Diana Ross and the Supremes (Motown)-2 (20)

21 35 YOU’RE MY EVERYTHING –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-4 (21)
22 27 LET THE GOOD TIMES ROLL & FEEL SO GOOD (Medley) –•– Bunny Sigler (Parkway)-9 (22)
23 23 HYPNOTIZED –•– Linda Jones (Loma)-9 (23)
24 47 APPLES, PEACHES, PUMPKIN PIE –•– Jay and the Techniques (Smash)-6 (24)
25 15 WHITE RABBIT –•– Jefferson Airplane (RCA Victor)-9 (8)
26 16 LITTLE BIT O’ SOUL –•– The Music Explosion (Laurie)-15 (2)
27 36 COME BACK WHEN YOU GROW UP –•– Bobby Vee and the Strangers (Liberty)-5 (27)
28 38 FAKIN’ IT –•– Simon and Garfunkel (Columbia)-4 (28)
29 29 MORE LOVE –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-10 (23)
30 37 (I Wanna) TESTIFY –•– The Parliaments (Revilot)-8 (30)

31 48 SAN FRANCISCAN NIGHTS –•– Eric Burdon and the Animals (MGM)-3 (31)
32 42 THE SWEETEST THING THIS SIDE OF HEAVEN –•– Chris Bartley (Vando)-5 (32)
33 17 SOUL FINGER –•– The Bar-Kays (Volt)-14 (17)
34 55 BROWN EYED GIRL –•– Van Morrison (Bang)-6 (34)
35 26 UP-UP AND AWAY –•– The 5th Dimension (Soul City)-12 (7)
36 14 JACKSON –•– Nancy Sinatra and Lee Hazlewood (Reprise)-9 (14)
37 18 I TAKE IT BACK –•– Sandy Posey (MGM)-11 (12)
38 34 BABY, YOU’RE A RICH MAN –•– The Beatles (Capitol)-4 (34)
39 40 DON’T LET THE RAIN FALL DOWN ON ME –•– The Critters (Kapp)-7 (39)
40 50 EVERYBODY NEEDS LOVE –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-7 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

47 30 MAKE ME YOURS –•– Bettye Swann (Money)-14 (21)
49 39 OUT AND ABOUT –•– Tommy Boyce and Bobby Hart (A&M)-6 (39)
50 25 IN THE CHAPEL IN THE MOONLIGHT –•– Dean Martin (Reprise)-7 (25)

POWER PLAYS

41 43 I TAKE WHAT I WANT –•– James and Bobby Purify (Bell)-6 (41)
42 58 THE WORLD WE KNEW (Over and Over) –•– Frank Sinatra (Reprise)-3 (42)
43 54 THE WINDOWS OF THE WORLD –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-4 (43)
44 44 SHOOT YOUR SHOT –•– Jr. Walker and the All Stars (Soul)-5 (44)
45 46 THE RIVER IS WIDE –•– The Forum (Mira)-7 (45)
46 77 FUNKY BROADWAY –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-3 (46)
48 59 YOU KNOW WHAT I MEAN –•– The Turtles (White Whale)-3 (48)

NEW THIS WEEK

76 — I DIG ROCK AND ROLL MUSIC –•– Peter, Paul and Mary (Warner Brothers)-1 (76)
78 — LITTLE OLE WINE DRINKER, ME –•– Dean Martin (Reprise)-1 (78)
80 — I HAD A DREAM –•– Paul Revere and the Raiders Featuring Mark Lindsay (Columbia)-1 (80)
81 — YOU’VE GOT TO PAY THE PRICE –•– Al Kent (Ric-Tic)-1 (81)
82 — LADY FRIEND –•– The Byrds (Columbia)-1 (82)
84 — MAKING EVERY MINUTE COUNT –•– Spanky and Our Gang (Mercury)-1 (84)
85 — ANYTHING GOES –•– Harpers Bizarre (Warner Brothers)-1 (85)
90 — LAURA (Tell Me What He’s Got That I Ain’t Got) –•– Brook Benton (Reprise)-1 (90)
92 — GET ON UP –•– The Esquires (Bunky)-1 (92)
94 — LOVE BUG LEAVE MY HEART ALONE –•– Martha and the Vandellas (Gordy)-1 (94)
95 — TURN THE WORLD AROUND –•– Eddy Arnold (RCA Victor)-1 (95)
98 — COME ON, SOCK IT TO ME –•– Syl Johnson (Twilight)-1 (98)
99 — LAST MINUTE MIRACLE –•– The Shirelles (Scepter)-1 (99)
100 — DRUMS –•– Jon and Robin (Abnak)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 26th August, 1967

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 7 ODE TO BILLIE JOE –•– Bobbie Gentry (Capitol)-4 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 1 ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE –•– The Beatles (Capitol)-6 (1)
3 3 PLEASANT VALLEY SUNDAY –•– The Monkees (Colgems)-6 (3)
4 2 LIGHT MY FIRE –•– The Doors (Elektra)-13 (1)
5 5 BABY I LOVE YOU –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-6 (5)
6 4 I WAS MADE TO LOVE HER –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-12 (2)
7 8 COLD SWEAT (Part 1) –•– James Brown and the Famous Flames (King)-7 (7)
8 20 REFLECTIONS –•– Diana Ross and the Supremes (Motown)-3 (8)
9 21 YOU’RE MY EVERYTHING –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-5 (9)
10 9 A WHITER SHADE OF PALE –•– Procol Harum (Deram)-10 (5)

11 10 A GIRL LIKE YOU –•– The Young Rascals (Atlantic)-7 (10)
12 17 HEROES AND VILLAINS –•– The Beach Boys (Brother)-4 (12)
13 19 I THANK THE LORD FOR THE NIGHT TIME –•– Neil Diamond (Bang)-7 (13)
14 27 COME BACK WHEN YOU GROW UP –•– Bobby Vee and the Strangers (Liberty)-6 (14)
15 15 WORDS –•– The Monkees (Colgems)-6 (15)
16 11 SILENCE IS GOLDEN –•– The Tremeloes (Epic)-11 (11)
17 18 TO LOVE SOMEBODY –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-7 (17)
18 12 CARRIE-ANNE –•– The Hollies (Epic)-11 (9)
19 24 APPLES, PEACHES, PUMPKIN PIE –•– Jay and the Techniques (Smash)-7 (19)
20 13 MY MAMMY –•– The Happenings (B.T. Puppy)-7 (13)

21 23 HYPNOTIZED –•– Linda Jones (Loma)-10 (21)
22 6 MERCY, MERCY, MERCY –•– The Buckinghams (Columbia)-11 (5)
23 28 FAKIN’ IT –•– Simon and Garfunkel (Columbia)-5 (23)
24 14 CAN’T TAKE MY EYES OFF YOU –•– Frankie Valli (Philips)-15 (2)
25 58 THE LETTER –•– The Box Tops (Mala)-3 (25)
26 31 SAN FRANCISCAN NIGHTS –•– Eric Burdon and the Animals (MGM)-4 (26)
27 34 BROWN EYED GIRL –•– Van Morrison (Bang)-7 (27)
28 30 (I Wanna) TESTIFY –•– The Parliaments (Revilot)-9 (28)
29 46 FUNKY BROADWAY –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-4 (29)
30 22 LET THE GOOD TIMES ROLL & FEEL SO GOOD (Medley) –•– Bunny Sigler (Parkway)-10 (22)

31 42 THE WORLD WE KNEW (Over and Over) –•– Frank Sinatra (Reprise)-4 (31)
32 32 THE SWEETEST THING THIS SIDE OF HEAVEN –•– Chris Bartley (Vando)-6 (32)
33 43 THE WINDOWS OF THE WORLD –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-5 (33)
34 16 WINDY –•– The Association (Warner Brothers)-14 (1)
35 29 MORE LOVE –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-11 (23)
36 54 THERE IS A MOUNTAIN –•– Donovan (Epic)-3 (36)
37 48 YOU KNOW WHAT I MEAN –•– The Turtles (White Whale)-4 (37)
38 33 SOUL FINGER –•– The Bar-Kays (Volt)-15 (17)
39 40 EVERYBODY NEEDS LOVE –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-8 (39)
40 25 WHITE RABBIT –•– Jefferson Airplane (RCA Victor)-10 (8)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

41 38 BABY, YOU’RE A RICH MAN –•– The Beatles (Capitol)-5 (34)
42 37 I TAKE IT BACK –•– Sandy Posey (MGM)-12 (12)
46 26 LITTLE BIT O’ SOUL –•– The Music Explosion (Laurie)-16 (2)
49 39 DON’T LET THE RAIN FALL DOWN ON ME –•– The Critters (Kapp)-8 (39)

POWER PLAYS

43 56 GROOVIN’ –•– Booker T. and the MG’s (Stax)-4 (43)
44 44 SHOOT YOUR SHOT –•– Jr. Walker and the All Stars (Soul)-6 (44)
45 55 (Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) HIGHER AND HIGHER –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-3 (45)
47 59 THINGS I SHOULD HAVE SAID –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-3 (47)
48 76 I DIG ROCK AND ROLL MUSIC –•– Peter, Paul and Mary (Warner Brothers)-2 (48)
50 60 HA HA SAID THE CLOWN –•– The Yardbirds (Epic)-4 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

72 — TWELVE THIRTY (Young Girls Are Coming To the Canyon) –•– The Mamas and the Papas (Dunhill)-1 (72)
75 — GETTIN’ TOGETHER –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-1 (75)
78 — MUSEUM –•– Herman’s Hermits (MGM)-1 (78)
81 — I FEEL GOOD (I Feel Bad) –•– The Lewis and Clarke Expedition (Colgems)-1 (81)
83 — NEVER MY LOVE –•– The Association (Warner Brothers)-1 (83)
84 — PUT YOUR MIND AT EASE –•– Every Mothers’ Son (MGM)-1 (84)
88 — MEMPHIS SOUL STEW –•– King Curtis (Atco)-1 (88)
89 — IN THE HEAT OF THE NIGHT –•– Ray Charles (ABC/TRC)-1 (89)
90 — THERE’S ALWAYS ME –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-1 (90)
91 — TELL HIM –•– Patti Drew (Capitol)-1 (91)
92 — STOUT-HEARTED MEN –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-1 (92)
93 — I MAKE A FOOL OF MYSELF –•– Frankie Valli (Philips)-1 (93)
94 — PURPLE HAZE –•– The Jimi Hendrix Experience (Reprise)-1 (94)
95 — CASONOVA (Your Playing Days Are Over) –•– Ruby Andrews (Zodiac)-1 (95)
96 — HOW CAN YOU MISTREAT THE ONE YOU LOVE –•– Jean and the Darlings (Volt)-1 (96)
97 — LOVE IS A DOGGONE GOOD THING –•– Eddie Floyd (Stax)-1 (97)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 2nd September, 1967

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 ODE TO BILLIE JOE –•– Bobbie Gentry (Capitol)-5 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE –•– The Beatles (Capitol)-7 (1)
3 8 REFLECTIONS –•– Diana Ross and the Supremes (Motown)-4 (3)
4 4 LIGHT MY FIRE –•– The Doors (Elektra)-14 (1)
5 5 BABY I LOVE YOU –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-7 (5)
6 14 COME BACK WHEN YOU GROW UP –•– Bobby Vee and the Strangers (Liberty)-7 (6)
7 7 COLD SWEAT (Part 1) –•– James Brown and the Famous Flames (King)-8 (7)
8 3 PLEASANT VALLEY SUNDAY –•– The Monkees (Colgems)-7 (3)
9 9 YOU’RE MY EVERYTHING –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-6 (9)
10 6 I WAS MADE TO LOVE HER –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-13 (2)

11 15 WORDS –•– The Monkees (Colgems)-7 (11)
12 12 HEROES AND VILLAINS –•– The Beach Boys (Brother)-5 (12)
13 13 I THANK THE LORD FOR THE NIGHT TIME –•– Neil Diamond (Bang)-8 (13)
14 19 APPLES, PEACHES, PUMPKIN PIE –•– Jay and the Techniques (Smash)-8 (14)
15 25 THE LETTER –•– The Box Tops (Mala)-4 (15)
16 10 A WHITER SHADE OF PALE –•– Procol Harum (Deram)-11 (5)
17 11 A GIRL LIKE YOU –•– The Young Rascals (Atlantic)-8 (10)
18 18 CARRIE-ANNE –•– The Hollies (Epic)-12 (9)
19 29 FUNKY BROADWAY –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-5 (19)
20 28 (I Wanna) TESTIFY –•– The Parliaments (Revilot)-10 (20)

21 16 SILENCE IS GOLDEN –•– The Tremeloes (Epic)-12 (11)
22 27 BROWN EYED GIRL –•– Van Morrison (Bang)-8 (22)
23 23 FAKIN’ IT –•– Simon and Garfunkel (Columbia)-6 (23)
24 36 THERE IS A MOUNTAIN –•– Donovan (Epic)-4 (24)
25 26 SAN FRANCISCAN NIGHTS –•– Eric Burdon and the Animals (MGM)-5 (25)
26 17 TO LOVE SOMEBODY –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-8 (17)
27 45 (Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) HIGHER AND HIGHER –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-4 (27)
28 37 YOU KNOW WHAT I MEAN –•– The Turtles (White Whale)-5 (28)
29 54 I HAD A DREAM –•– Paul Revere and the Raiders Featuring Mark Lindsay (Columbia)-3 (29)
30 31 THE WORLD WE KNEW (Over and Over) –•– Frank Sinatra (Reprise)-5 (30)

31 22 MERCY, MERCY, MERCY –•– The Buckinghams (Columbia)-12 (5)
32 33 THE WINDOWS OF THE WORLD –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-6 (32)
33 43 GROOVIN’ –•– Booker T. and the MG’s (Stax)-5 (33)
34 30 LET THE GOOD TIMES ROLL & FEEL SO GOOD (Medley) –•– Bunny Sigler (Parkway)-11 (22)
35 24 CAN’T TAKE MY EYES OFF YOU –•– Frankie Valli (Philips)-16 (2)
36 72 TWELVE THIRTY (Young Girls Are Coming To the Canyon) –•– The Mamas and the Papas (Dunhill)-2 (36)
37 47 THINGS I SHOULD HAVE SAID –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-4 (37)
38 48 I DIG ROCK AND ROLL MUSIC –•– Peter, Paul and Mary (Warner Brothers)-3 (38)
39 21 HYPNOTIZED –•– Linda Jones (Loma)-11 (21)
40 75 GETTIN’ TOGETHER –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-2 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

43 32 THE SWEETEST THING THIS SIDE OF HEAVEN –•– Chris Bartley (Vando)-7 (32)
47 20 MY MAMMY –•– The Happenings (B.T. Puppy)-8 (13)
48 39 EVERYBODY NEEDS LOVE –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-9 (39)

POWER PLAYS

41 51 BLUE’S THEME –•– Davie Allan and the Arrows (Tower)-13 (41)
42 52 ZIP CODE –•– The Five Americans (Abnak)-4 (42)
44 44 SHOOT YOUR SHOT –•– Jr. Walker and the All Stars (Soul)-7 (44)
45 50 HA HA SAID THE CLOWN –•– The Yardbirds (Epic)-5 (45)
46 56 GIMME LITTLE SIGN –•– Brenton Wood (Double Shot)-4 (46)
49 59 LITTLE OLE WINE DRINKER, ME –•– Dean Martin (Reprise)-3 (49)
50 60 IT’S THE LITTLE THINGS –•– Sonny and Cher (Atco)-4 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

71 — LITTLE OLE MAN (Uptight-Everything’s Alright) –•– Bill Cosby (Warner Brothers)-1 (71)
72 — THE CAT IN THE WINDOW (The Bird In the Sky) –•– Petula Clark (Warner Brothers)-1 (72)
79 — JUST OUT OF REACH (Of My Two Empty Arms) –•– Percy Sledge (Atlantic)-1 (79)
80 — IT MUST BE HIM –•– Vikki Carr (Liberty)-1 (80)
82 — TAKE A LOOK –•– Aretha Franklin (Columbia)-1 (82)
83 — EXPRESSWAY TO YOUR HEART –•– The Soul Survivors (Crimson)-1 (83)
84 — BALLAD OF YOU AND ME AND POONEIL –•– Jefferson Airplane (RCA Victor)-1 (84)
87 — KNUCKLEHEAD –•– The Bar-Kays (Volt)-1 (87)
88 — GET TOGETHER –•– The Youngbloods (RCA Victor)-1 (88)
89 — IT’S GOT TO BE MELLOW –•– Leon Haywood (Decca)-3 (86)
90 — I CAN’T STAY AWAY FROM YOU –•– The Impressions (ABC)-1 (90)
94 — PAPER SUN –•– Traffic Featuring Stevie Winwood (United Artists)-1 (94)
95 — PENNY ARCADE –•– The Cyrkle (Columbia)-1 (95)
96 — THE LOOK OF LOVE –•– Dusty Springfield (Philips)-4 (94)
98 — THERE GOES THE LOVER –•– Gene Chandler (Brunswick)-1 (98)
99 — NEARER TO YOU –•– Betty Harris (Sansu)-3 (85)
100 — REQUIEM FOR THE MASSES –•– The Association (Warner Brothers)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 9th September, 1967

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 ODE TO BILLIE JOE –•– Bobbie Gentry (Capitol)-6 (3 weeks at #1) (1)
2 3 REFLECTIONS –•– Diana Ross and the Supremes (Motown)-5 (2)
3 6 COME BACK WHEN YOU GROW UP –•– Bobby Vee and the Strangers (Liberty)-8 (3)
4 5 BABY I LOVE YOU –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-8 (4)
5 15 THE LETTER –•– The Box Tops (Mala)-5 (5)
6 2 ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE –•– The Beatles (Capitol)-8 (1)
7 9 YOU’RE MY EVERYTHING –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-7 (7)
8 4 LIGHT MY FIRE –•– The Doors (Elektra)-15 (1)
9 14 APPLES, PEACHES, PUMPKIN PIE –•– Jay and the Techniques (Smash)-9 (9)
10 25 SAN FRANCISCAN NIGHTS –•– Eric Burdon and the Animals (MGM)-6 (10)

11 7 COLD SWEAT (Part 1) –•– James Brown and the Famous Flames (King)-9 (7)
12 11 WORDS –•– The Monkees (Colgems)-8 (11)
13 8 PLEASANT VALLEY SUNDAY –•– The Monkees (Colgems)-8 (3)
14 22 BROWN EYED GIRL –•– Van Morrison (Bang)-9 (14)
15 13 I THANK THE LORD FOR THE NIGHT TIME –•– Neil Diamond (Bang)-9 (13)
16 28 YOU KNOW WHAT I MEAN –•– The Turtles (White Whale)-6 (16)
17 24 THERE IS A MOUNTAIN –•– Donovan (Epic)-5 (17)
18 19 FUNKY BROADWAY –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-6 (18)
19 27 (Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) HIGHER AND HIGHER –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-5 (19)
20 20 (I Wanna) TESTIFY –•– The Parliaments (Revilot)-11 (20)

21 12 HEROES AND VILLAINS –•– The Beach Boys (Brother)-6 (12)
22 10 I WAS MADE TO LOVE HER –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-14 (2)
23 21 SILENCE IS GOLDEN –•– The Tremeloes (Epic)-13 (11)
24 29 I HAD A DREAM –•– Paul Revere and the Raiders Featuring Mark Lindsay (Columbia)-4 (24)
25 59 NEVER MY LOVE –•– The Association (Warner Brothers)-3 (25)
26 38 I DIG ROCK AND ROLL MUSIC –•– Peter, Paul and Mary (Warner Brothers)-4 (26)
27 36 TWELVE THIRTY (Young Girls Are Coming To the Canyon) –•– The Mamas and the Papas (Dunhill)-3 (27)
28 37 THINGS I SHOULD HAVE SAID –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-5 (28)
29 40 GETTIN’ TOGETHER –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-3 (29)
30 30 THE WORLD WE KNEW (Over and Over) –•– Frank Sinatra (Reprise)-6 (30)

31 33 GROOVIN’ –•– Booker T. and the MG’s (Stax)-6 (31)
32 32 THE WINDOWS OF THE WORLD –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-7 (32)
33 46 GIMME LITTLE SIGN –•– Brenton Wood (Double Shot)-5 (33)
34 17 A GIRL LIKE YOU –•– The Young Rascals (Atlantic)-9 (10)
35 23 FAKIN’ IT –•– Simon and Garfunkel (Columbia)-7 (23)
36 18 CARRIE-ANNE –•– The Hollies (Epic)-13 (9)
37 26 TO LOVE SOMEBODY –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-9 (17)
38 49 LITTLE OLE WINE DRINKER, ME –•– Dean Martin (Reprise)-4 (38)
39 58 LOVE BUG LEAVE MY HEART ALONE –•– Martha and the Vandellas (Gordy)-4 (39)
40 41 BLUE’S THEME –•– Davie Allan and the Arrows (Tower)-14 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

44 16 A WHITER SHADE OF PALE –•– Procol Harum (Deram)-12 (5)
46 39 HYPNOTIZED –•– Linda Jones (Loma)-12 (21)

POWER PLAYS

41 51 MAKING EVERY MINUTE COUNT –•– Spanky and Our Gang (Mercury)-4 (41)
42 42 ZIP CODE –•– The Five Americans (Abnak)-5 (42)
43 70 I MAKE A FOOL OF MYSELF –•– Frankie Valli (Philips)-3 (43)
45 45 HA HA SAID THE CLOWN –•– The Yardbirds (Epic)-6 (45)
47 57 GET ON UP –•– The Esquires (Bunky)-4 (47)
48 72 THE CAT IN THE WINDOW (The Bird In the Sky) –•– Petula Clark (Warner Brothers)-2 (48)
49 62 MUSEUM –•– Herman’s Hermits (MGM)-3 (49)
50 50 IT’S THE LITTLE THINGS –•– Sonny and Cher (Atco)-5 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

73 — YOUR PRECIOUS LOVE –•– Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell (Tamla)-1 (73)
74 — TO SIR WITH LOVE –•– Lulu (Epic)-1 (74)
75 — DANDELION –•– The Rolling Stones (London)-1 (75)
76 — A BANDA (Ah Bahn-da) –•– Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass (A&M)-1 (76)
77 — LET LOVE COME BETWEEN US –•– James and Bobby Purify (Bell)-1 (77)
79 — SOUL MAN –•– Sam and Dave (Stax)-1 (79)
80 — HOW CAN I BE SURE –•– The Young Rascals (Atlantic)-1 (80)
81 — YOU’VE MADE ME SO VERY HAPPY –•– Brenda Holloway (Tamla)-1 (81)
82 — WHAT NOW MY LOVE –•– Mitch Ryder (DynoVoice)-1 (82)
83 — HEY BABY (They’re Playing Our Song) –•– The Buckinghams (Columbia)-1 (83)
84 — I’LL NEVER FALL IN LOVE AGAIN –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-1 (84)
89 — JUDY –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-1 (89)
91 — SWEET SOUL MEDLEY (Part 1) –•– The Magnificent Men (Capitol)-1 (91)
92 — OUR SONG –•– Jack Jones (Kapp)-1 (92)
93 — SUNSHINE GAMES –•– The Music Explosion (Laurie)-1 (93)
94 — HEY JOE –•– Cher (Imperial)-1 (94)
95 — SPREADIN’ HONEY –•– The Watts 103rd St. Rhythm Band (Keymen)-1 (95)
96 — FORGET IT –•– The Sandpebbles (Calla)-1 (96)
98 — WEDNESDAY –•– The Royal Guardsmen (Laurie)-1 (98)
99 — YOU’RE A VERY LOVELY WOMAN –•– The Merry-Go-Round (A&M)-1 (99)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 16th September, 1967

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 ODE TO BILLIE JOE –•– Bobbie Gentry (Capitol)-7 (4 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 REFLECTIONS –•– Diana Ross and the Supremes (Motown)-6 (2)
3 3 COME BACK WHEN YOU GROW UP –•– Bobby Vee and the Strangers (Liberty)-9 (3)
4 5 THE LETTER –•– The Box Tops (Mala)-6 (4)
5 4 BABY I LOVE YOU –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-9 (4)
6 7 YOU’RE MY EVERYTHING –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-8 (6)
7 9 APPLES, PEACHES, PUMPKIN PIE –•– Jay and the Techniques (Smash)-10 (7)
8 6 ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE –•– The Beatles (Capitol)-9 (1)
9 10 SAN FRANCISCAN NIGHTS –•– Eric Burdon and the Animals (MGM)-7 (9)
10 18 FUNKY BROADWAY –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-7 (10)

11 17 THERE IS A MOUNTAIN –•– Donovan (Epic)-6 (11)
12 19 (Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) HIGHER AND HIGHER –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-6 (12)
13 16 YOU KNOW WHAT I MEAN –•– The Turtles (White Whale)-7 (13)
14 14 BROWN EYED GIRL –•– Van Morrison (Bang)-10 (14)
15 25 NEVER MY LOVE –•– The Association (Warner Brothers)-4 (15)
16 26 I DIG ROCK AND ROLL MUSIC –•– Peter, Paul and Mary (Warner Brothers)-5 (16)
17 11 COLD SWEAT (Part 1) –•– James Brown and the Famous Flames (King)-10 (7)
18 8 LIGHT MY FIRE –•– The Doors (Elektra)-16 (1)
19 24 I HAD A DREAM –•– Paul Revere and the Raiders Featuring Mark Lindsay (Columbia)-5 (19)
20 27 TWELVE THIRTY (Young Girls Are Coming To the Canyon) –•– The Mamas and the Papas (Dunhill)-4 (20)

21 33 GIMME LITTLE SIGN –•– Brenton Wood (Double Shot)-6 (21)
22 20 (I Wanna) TESTIFY –•– The Parliaments (Revilot)-12 (20)
23 28 THINGS I SHOULD HAVE SAID –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-6 (23)
24 29 GETTIN’ TOGETHER –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-4 (24)
25 13 PLEASANT VALLEY SUNDAY –•– The Monkees (Colgems)-9 (3)
26 31 GROOVIN’ –•– Booker T. and the MG’s (Stax)-7 (26)
27 15 I THANK THE LORD FOR THE NIGHT TIME –•– Neil Diamond (Bang)-10 (13)
28 43 I MAKE A FOOL OF MYSELF –•– Frankie Valli (Philips)-4 (28)
29 12 WORDS –•– The Monkees (Colgems)-9 (11)
30 39 LOVE BUG LEAVE MY HEART ALONE –•– Martha and the Vandellas (Gordy)-5 (30)

31 41 MAKING EVERY MINUTE COUNT –•– Spanky and Our Gang (Mercury)-5 (31)
32 55 LITTLE OLE MAN (Uptight-Everything’s Alright) –•– Bill Cosby (Warner Brothers)-3 (32)
33 23 SILENCE IS GOLDEN –•– The Tremeloes (Epic)-14 (11)
34 48 THE CAT IN THE WINDOW (The Bird In the Sky) –•– Petula Clark (Warner Brothers)-3 (34)
35 47 GET ON UP –•– The Esquires (Bunky)-5 (35)
36 42 ZIP CODE –•– The Five Americans (Abnak)-6 (36)
37 30 THE WORLD WE KNEW (Over and Over) –•– Frank Sinatra (Reprise)-7 (30)
38 38 LITTLE OLE WINE DRINKER, ME –•– Dean Martin (Reprise)-5 (38)
39 49 MUSEUM –•– Herman’s Hermits (MGM)-4 (39)
40 40 BLUE’S THEME –•– Davie Allan and the Arrows (Tower)-15 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

44 22 I WAS MADE TO LOVE HER –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-15 (2)
55 21 HEROES AND VILLAINS –•– The Beach Boys (Brother)-7 (12)
65 35 FAKIN’ IT –•– Simon and Garfunkel (Columbia)-8 (23)
72 32 THE WINDOWS OF THE WORLD –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-8 (32)

POWER PLAYS

41 51 KNOCK ON WOOD –•– Otis and Carla (Stax)-6 (41)
42 75 DANDELION –•– The Rolling Stones (London)-2 (42)
43 80 HOW CAN I BE SURE –•– The Young Rascals (Atlantic)-2 (43)
45 61 EXPRESSWAY TO YOUR HEART –•– The Soul Survivors (Crimson)-3 (45)
46 56 PUT YOUR MIND AT EASE –•– Every Mothers’ Son (MGM)-4 (46)
47 57 MEMPHIS SOUL STEW –•– King Curtis (Atco)-4 (47)
48 60 ANYTHING GOES –•– Harpers Bizarre (Warner Brothers)-5 (48)
49 59 IN THE HEAT OF THE NIGHT –•– Ray Charles (ABC/TRC)-4 (49)
50 52 HAPPY –•– The Sunshine Company (Imperial)-10 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

75 — YOU KEEP RUNNING AWAY –•– The Four Tops (Motown)-1 (75)
86 — WE LOVE YOU –•– The Rolling Stones (London)-1 (86)
87 — BABY I’M LONELY –•– The Intruders (Gamble)-1 (87)
91 — IT COULD BE WE’RE IN LOVE –•– The Cryan’ Shames (Columbia)-6 (86)
95 — LET IT OUT (Let It All Hang Out) –•– The Hombres (Verve Forecast)-1 (95)
98 — LOUISIANA MAN –•– The Pozo-Seco Singers (Columbia)-1 (98)
99 — KARATE-BOO-GA-LOO –•– Jerryo (Shout)-1 (99)
100 — TIME SELLER –•– The Spencer Davis Group (United Artists)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 23rd September, 1967

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 4 THE LETTER –•– The Box Tops (Mala)-7 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 1 ODE TO BILLIE JOE –•– Bobbie Gentry (Capitol)-8 (1)
3 3 COME BACK WHEN YOU GROW UP –•– Bobby Vee and the Strangers (Liberty)-10 (3)
4 2 REFLECTIONS –•– Diana Ross and the Supremes (Motown)-7 (2)
5 15 NEVER MY LOVE –•– The Association (Warner Brothers)-5 (5)
6 7 APPLES, PEACHES, PUMPKIN PIE –•– Jay and the Techniques (Smash)-11 (6)
7 12 (Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) HIGHER AND HIGHER –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-7 (7)
8 6 YOU’RE MY EVERYTHING –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-9 (6)
9 16 I DIG ROCK AND ROLL MUSIC –•– Peter, Paul and Mary (Warner Brothers)-6 (9)
10 10 FUNKY BROADWAY –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-8 (10)

11 11 THERE IS A MOUNTAIN –•– Donovan (Epic)-7 (11)
12 5 BABY I LOVE YOU –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-10 (4)
13 13 YOU KNOW WHAT I MEAN –•– The Turtles (White Whale)-8 (13)
14 14 BROWN EYED GIRL –•– Van Morrison (Bang)-11 (14)
15 9 SAN FRANCISCAN NIGHTS –•– Eric Burdon and the Animals (MGM)-8 (9)
16 21 GIMME LITTLE SIGN –•– Brenton Wood (Double Shot)-7 (16)
17 19 I HAD A DREAM –•– Paul Revere and the Raiders Featuring Mark Lindsay (Columbia)-6 (17)
18 32 LITTLE OLE MAN (Uptight-Everything’s Alright) –•– Bill Cosby (Warner Brothers)-4 (18)
19 24 GETTIN’ TOGETHER –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-5 (19)
20 20 TWELVE THIRTY (Young Girls Are Coming To the Canyon) –•– The Mamas and the Papas (Dunhill)-5 (20)

21 26 GROOVIN’ –•– Booker T. and the MG’s (Stax)-8 (21)
22 28 I MAKE A FOOL OF MYSELF –•– Frankie Valli (Philips)-5 (22)
23 23 THINGS I SHOULD HAVE SAID –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-7 (23)
24 8 ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE –•– The Beatles (Capitol)-10 (1)
25 30 LOVE BUG LEAVE MY HEART ALONE –•– Martha and the Vandellas (Gordy)-6 (25)
26 43 HOW CAN I BE SURE –•– The Young Rascals (Atlantic)-3 (26)
27 34 THE CAT IN THE WINDOW (The Bird In the Sky) –•– Petula Clark (Warner Brothers)-4 (27)
28 17 COLD SWEAT (Part 1) –•– James Brown and the Famous Flames (King)-11 (7)
29 42 DANDELION –•– The Rolling Stones (London)-3 (29)
30 41 KNOCK ON WOOD –•– Otis and Carla (Stax)-7 (30)

31 31 MAKING EVERY MINUTE COUNT –•– Spanky and Our Gang (Mercury)-6 (31)
32 18 LIGHT MY FIRE –•– The Doors (Elektra)-17 (1)
33 35 GET ON UP –•– The Esquires (Bunky)-6 (33)
34 45 EXPRESSWAY TO YOUR HEART –•– The Soul Survivors (Crimson)-4 (34)
35 58 TO SIR WITH LOVE –•– Lulu (Epic)-3 (35)
36 47 MEMPHIS SOUL STEW –•– King Curtis (Atco)-5 (36)
37 40 BLUE’S THEME –•– Davie Allan and the Arrows (Tower)-16 (37)
38 49 IN THE HEAT OF THE NIGHT –•– Ray Charles (ABC/TRC)-5 (38)
39 39 MUSEUM –•– Herman’s Hermits (MGM)-5 (39)
40 25 PLEASANT VALLEY SUNDAY –•– The Monkees (Colgems)-10 (3)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

41 27 I THANK THE LORD FOR THE NIGHT TIME –•– Neil Diamond (Bang)-11 (13)
55 22 (I Wanna) TESTIFY –•– The Parliaments (Revilot)-13 (20)
57 38 LITTLE OLE WINE DRINKER, ME –•– Dean Martin (Reprise)-6 (38)
58 36 ZIP CODE –•– The Five Americans (Abnak)-7 (36)

POWER PLAYS

42 54 BALLAD OF YOU AND ME AND POONEIL –•– Jefferson Airplane (RCA Victor)-4 (42)
43 48 ANYTHING GOES –•– Harpers Bizarre (Warner Brothers)-6 (43)
44 68 HEY BABY (They’re Playing Our Song) –•– The Buckinghams (Columbia)-3 (44)
45 75 YOU KEEP RUNNING AWAY –•– The Four Tops (Motown)-2 (45)
46 46 PUT YOUR MIND AT EASE –•– Every Mothers’ Son (MGM)-5 (46)
47 57 A BANDA (Ah Bahn-da) –•– Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass (A&M)-3 (47)
48 59 YOUR PRECIOUS LOVE –•– Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell (Tamla)-3 (48)
49 60 IT MUST BE HIM –•– Vikki Carr (Liberty)-4 (49)
50 51 YOU’VE GOT TO PAY THE PRICE –•– Al Kent (Ric-Tic)-6 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

65 — PEOPLE ARE STRANGE –•– The Doors (Elektra)-1 (65)
67 — CHILD OF CLAY –•– Jimmie Rodgers (A&M)-1 (67)
69 — LIGHTNING’S GIRL –•– Nancy Sinatra (Reprise)-1 (69)
77 — ODE TO BILLIE JOE –•– The Kingpins (Atco)-1 (77)
78 — THE LAST WALTZ –•– Engelbert Humperdinck (Parrot)-1 (78)
79 — WHY DO FOOLS FALL IN LOVE –•– The Happenings (B.T. Puppy)-1 (79)
83 — TO SHARE YOUR LOVE –•– The Fantastic Four (Ric-Tic)-1 (83)
86 — FOR WHAT IT’S WORTH –•– The Staple Singers (Epic)-1 (86)
88 — MORE THAN THE EYE CAN SEE –•– Al Martino (Capitol)-1 (88)
89 — FALL IN LOVE WITH ME –•– Bettye Swann (Money)-1 (89)
92 — DANCING IN THE STREET –•– Ramsey Lewis (Cadet)-1 (92)
93 — DIRTY MAN –•– Laura Lee (Chess)-1 (93)
95 — PURPLE HAZE –•– The Jimi Hendrix Experience (Reprise)-3 (93)
96 — FUNKY DONKEY –•– Pretty Purdie (Date)-1 (96)
99 — NINE POUND STEEL –•– Joe Simon (Sound Stage 7)-1 (99)
100 — I’M A FOOL FOR YOU –•– James Carr (Goldwax)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 30th September, 1967

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 THE LETTER –•– The Box Tops (Mala)-8 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 ODE TO BILLIE JOE –•– Bobbie Gentry (Capitol)-9 (1)
3 5 NEVER MY LOVE –•– The Association (Warner Brothers)-6 (3)
4 3 COME BACK WHEN YOU GROW UP –•– Bobby Vee and the Strangers (Liberty)-11 (3)
5 4 REFLECTIONS –•– Diana Ross and the Supremes (Motown)-8 (2)
6 6 APPLES, PEACHES, PUMPKIN PIE –•– Jay and the Techniques (Smash)-12 (6)
7 7 (Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) HIGHER AND HIGHER –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-8 (7)
8 10 FUNKY BROADWAY –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-9 (8)
9 9 I DIG ROCK AND ROLL MUSIC –•– Peter, Paul and Mary (Warner Brothers)-7 (9)
10 14 BROWN EYED GIRL –•– Van Morrison (Bang)-12 (10)

11 16 GIMME LITTLE SIGN –•– Brenton Wood (Double Shot)-8 (11)
12 13 YOU KNOW WHAT I MEAN –•– The Turtles (White Whale)-9 (12)
13 18 LITTLE OLE MAN (Uptight-Everything’s Alright) –•– Bill Cosby (Warner Brothers)-5 (13)
14 26 HOW CAN I BE SURE –•– The Young Rascals (Atlantic)-4 (14)
15 8 YOU’RE MY EVERYTHING –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-10 (6)
16 11 THERE IS A MOUNTAIN –•– Donovan (Epic)-8 (11)
17 17 I HAD A DREAM –•– Paul Revere and the Raiders Featuring Mark Lindsay (Columbia)-7 (17)
18 19 GETTIN’ TOGETHER –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-6 (18)
19 22 I MAKE A FOOL OF MYSELF –•– Frankie Valli (Philips)-6 (19)
20 29 DANDELION –•– The Rolling Stones (London)-4 (20)

21 21 GROOVIN’ –•– Booker T. and the MG’s (Stax)-9 (21)
22 35 TO SIR WITH LOVE –•– Lulu (Epic)-4 (22)
23 20 TWELVE THIRTY (Young Girls Are Coming To the Canyon) –•– The Mamas and the Papas (Dunhill)-6 (20)
24 44 HEY BABY (They’re Playing Our Song) –•– The Buckinghams (Columbia)-4 (24)
25 25 LOVE BUG LEAVE MY HEART ALONE –•– Martha and the Vandellas (Gordy)-7 (25)
26 27 THE CAT IN THE WINDOW (The Bird In the Sky) –•– Petula Clark (Warner Brothers)-5 (26)
27 33 GET ON UP –•– The Esquires (Bunky)-7 (27)
28 34 EXPRESSWAY TO YOUR HEART –•– The Soul Survivors (Crimson)-5 (28)
29 15 SAN FRANCISCAN NIGHTS –•– Eric Burdon and the Animals (MGM)-9 (9)
30 30 KNOCK ON WOOD –•– Otis and Carla (Stax)-8 (30)

31 48 YOUR PRECIOUS LOVE –•– Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell (Tamla)-4 (31)
32 45 YOU KEEP RUNNING AWAY –•– The Four Tops (Motown)-3 (32)
33 38 IN THE HEAT OF THE NIGHT –•– Ray Charles (ABC/TRC)-6 (33)
34 28 COLD SWEAT (Part 1) –•– James Brown and the Famous Flames (King)-12 (7)
35 36 MEMPHIS SOUL STEW –•– King Curtis (Atco)-6 (35)
36 47 A BANDA (Ah Bahn-da) –•– Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass (A&M)-4 (36)
37 54 WHAT NOW MY LOVE –•– Mitch Ryder (DynoVoice)-4 (37)
38 49 IT MUST BE HIM –•– Vikki Carr (Liberty)-5 (38)
39 31 MAKING EVERY MINUTE COUNT –•– Spanky and Our Gang (Mercury)-7 (31)
40 59 SOUL MAN –•– Sam and Dave (Stax)-4 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

47 12 BABY I LOVE YOU –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-11 (4)
48 24 ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE –•– The Beatles (Capitol)-11 (1)
50 23 THINGS I SHOULD HAVE SAID –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-8 (23)
54 37 BLUE’S THEME –•– Davie Allan and the Arrows (Tower)-17 (37)
58 39 MUSEUM –•– Herman’s Hermits (MGM)-6 (39)

POWER PLAYS

41 52 LET LOVE COME BETWEEN US –•– James and Bobby Purify (Bell)-4 (41)
42 42 BALLAD OF YOU AND ME AND POONEIL –•– Jefferson Airplane (RCA Victor)-5 (42)
43 43 ANYTHING GOES –•– Harpers Bizarre (Warner Brothers)-7 (43)
44 65 PEOPLE ARE STRANGE –•– The Doors (Elektra)-2 (44)
45 69 LIGHTNING’S GIRL –•– Nancy Sinatra (Reprise)-2 (45)
46 46 PUT YOUR MIND AT EASE –•– Every Mothers’ Son (MGM)-6 (46)
49 50 YOU’VE GOT TO PAY THE PRICE –•– Al Kent (Ric-Tic)-7 (49)

NEW THIS WEEK

69 — LOVE IS STRANGE –•– Peaches and Herb (Date)-1 (69)
70 — A NATURAL WOMAN (You Make Me Feel Like) –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-1 (70)
71 — ROCK ‘N’ ROLL WOMAN –•– Buffalo Springfield (Atco)-1 (71)
72 — PLEASE LOVE ME FOREVER –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-1 (72)
81 — EVEN THE BAD TIMES ARE GOOD –•– The Tremeloes (Epic)-1 (81)
82 — JUST ONE LOOK –•– The Hollies (Imperial)-2 (82)
83 — EVERLASTING LOVE –•– Robert Knight (Rising Sons)-1 (83)
84 — HOLIDAY –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-1 (84)
88 — INCENSE AND PEPPERMINTS –•– Strawberry Alarm Clock (Uni)-1 (88)
90 — THE RAIN, THE PARK AND OTHER THINGS –•– The Cowsills (MGM)-1 (90)
91 — HUSH –•– Billy Joe Royal (Columbia)-1 (91)
93 — WHAT’VE I DONE (To Make You Mad) –•– Linda Jones (Loma)-1 (93)
94 — ODE TO BILLY JOE –•– Ray Bryant (Cadet)-1 (94)
95 — STRANDED IN THE MIDDLE OF NOPLACE –•– The Righteous Brothers (Verve)-1 (95)
100 — WHEN THE SNOW IS ON THE ROSES –•– Ed Ames (RCA Victor)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 7th October, 1967

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 THE LETTER –•– The Box Tops (Mala)-9 (3 weeks at #1) (1)
2 3 NEVER MY LOVE –•– The Association (Warner Brothers)-7 (2)
3 2 ODE TO BILLIE JOE –•– Bobbie Gentry (Capitol)-10 (1)
4 4 COME BACK WHEN YOU GROW UP –•– Bobby Vee and the Strangers (Liberty)-12 (3)
5 13 LITTLE OLE MAN (Uptight-Everything’s Alright) –•– Bill Cosby (Warner Brothers)-6 (5)
6 7 (Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) HIGHER AND HIGHER –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-9 (6)
7 5 REFLECTIONS –•– Diana Ross and the Supremes (Motown)-9 (2)
8 6 APPLES, PEACHES, PUMPKIN PIE –•– Jay and the Techniques (Smash)-13 (6)
9 14 HOW CAN I BE SURE –•– The Young Rascals (Atlantic)-5 (9)
10 11 GIMME LITTLE SIGN –•– Brenton Wood (Double Shot)-9 (10)

11 22 TO SIR WITH LOVE –•– Lulu (Epic)-5 (11)
12 9 I DIG ROCK AND ROLL MUSIC –•– Peter, Paul and Mary (Warner Brothers)-8 (9)
13 10 BROWN EYED GIRL –•– Van Morrison (Bang)-13 (10)
14 8 FUNKY BROADWAY –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-10 (8)
15 20 DANDELION –•– The Rolling Stones (London)-5 (15)
16 27 GET ON UP –•– The Esquires (Bunky)-8 (16)
17 28 EXPRESSWAY TO YOUR HEART –•– The Soul Survivors (Crimson)-6 (17)
18 19 I MAKE A FOOL OF MYSELF –•– Frankie Valli (Philips)-7 (18)
19 24 HEY BABY (They’re Playing Our Song) –•– The Buckinghams (Columbia)-5 (19)
20 40 SOUL MAN –•– Sam and Dave (Stax)-5 (20)

21 21 GROOVIN’ –•– Booker T. and the MG’s (Stax)-10 (21)
22 12 YOU KNOW WHAT I MEAN –•– The Turtles (White Whale)-10 (12)
23 31 YOUR PRECIOUS LOVE –•– Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell (Tamla)-5 (23)
24 32 YOU KEEP RUNNING AWAY –•– The Four Tops (Motown)-4 (24)
25 25 LOVE BUG LEAVE MY HEART ALONE –•– Martha and the Vandellas (Gordy)-8 (25)
26 26 THE CAT IN THE WINDOW (The Bird In the Sky) –•– Petula Clark (Warner Brothers)-6 (26)
27 15 YOU’RE MY EVERYTHING –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-11 (6)
28 18 GETTIN’ TOGETHER –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-7 (18)
29 38 IT MUST BE HIM –•– Vikki Carr (Liberty)-6 (29)
30 37 WHAT NOW MY LOVE –•– Mitch Ryder (DynoVoice)-5 (30)

31 41 LET LOVE COME BETWEEN US –•– James and Bobby Purify (Bell)-5 (31)
32 44 PEOPLE ARE STRANGE –•– The Doors (Elektra)-3 (32)
33 45 LIGHTNING’S GIRL –•– Nancy Sinatra (Reprise)-3 (33)
34 35 MEMPHIS SOUL STEW –•– King Curtis (Atco)-7 (34)
35 33 IN THE HEAT OF THE NIGHT –•– Ray Charles (ABC/TRC)-7 (33)
36 36 A BANDA (Ah Bahn-da) –•– Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass (A&M)-5 (36)
37 29 SAN FRANCISCAN NIGHTS –•– Eric Burdon and the Animals (MGM)-10 (9)
38 70 A NATURAL WOMAN (You Make Me Feel Like) –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-2 (38)
39 57 ODE TO BILLIE JOE –•– The Kingpins (Atco)-3 (39)
40 63 LET IT OUT (Let It All Hang Out) –•– The Hombres (Verve Forecast)-4 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

44 17 I HAD A DREAM –•– Paul Revere and the Raiders Featuring Mark Lindsay (Columbia)-8 (17)
45 16 THERE IS A MOUNTAIN –•– Donovan (Epic)-9 (11)
46 30 KNOCK ON WOOD –•– Otis and Carla (Stax)-9 (30)

POWER PLAYS

41 52 THE LOOK OF LOVE –•– Dusty Springfield (Philips)-9 (41)
42 56 CHILD OF CLAY –•– Jimmie Rodgers (A&M)-3 (42)
43 43 ANYTHING GOES –•– Harpers Bizarre (Warner Brothers)-8 (43)
47 42 BALLAD OF YOU AND ME AND POONEIL –•– Jefferson Airplane (RCA Victor)-6 (42)
48 59 THE LAST WALTZ –•– Engelbert Humperdinck (Parrot)-3 (48)
49 49 YOU’VE GOT TO PAY THE PRICE –•– Al Kent (Ric-Tic)-8 (49)
50 51 WE LOVE YOU –•– The Rolling Stones (London)-4 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

61 — I’M WONDERING –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-1 (61)
73 — KING MIDAS IN REVERSE –•– The Hollies (Epic)-1 (73)
79 — IF THIS IS LOVE (I’d Rather Be Lonely) –•– The Precisions (Drew)-1 (79)
81 — SHOUT BAMALAMA –•– Mickey Murray (SSS International)-1 (81)
91 — HEART BE STILL –•– Lorraine Ellison (Loma)-1 (91)
92 — PEAS ‘N’ RICE –•– Freddie McCoy (Prestige)-1 (92)
93 — PATA PATA –•– Miriam Makeba (Reprise)-1 (93)
94 — BOOGALOO DOWN BROADWAY –•– The Fantastic Johnny C. (Phil-L.A. Of Soul)-1 (94)
95 — YOU, NO ONE BUT YOU –•– Frankie Laine (ABC)-1 (95)
96 — BEG, BORROW AND STEAL –•– The Ohio Express (Cameo)-1 (96)
99 — WALKIN’ PROUD –•– The Pete Klint Quintet (Mercury)-1 (99)
100 — YOU MEAN THE WORLD TO ME –•– David Houston (Epic)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 14th October, 1967

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 THE LETTER –•– The Box Tops (Mala)-10 (4 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 NEVER MY LOVE –•– The Association (Warner Brothers)-8 (2)
3 11 TO SIR WITH LOVE –•– Lulu (Epic)-6 (3)
4 5 LITTLE OLE MAN (Uptight-Everything’s Alright) –•– Bill Cosby (Warner Brothers)-7 (4)
5 3 ODE TO BILLIE JOE –•– Bobbie Gentry (Capitol)-11 (1)
6 6 (Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) HIGHER AND HIGHER –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-10 (6)
7 4 COME BACK WHEN YOU GROW UP –•– Bobby Vee and the Strangers (Liberty)-13 (3)
8 9 HOW CAN I BE SURE –•– The Young Rascals (Atlantic)-6 (8)
9 10 GIMME LITTLE SIGN –•– Brenton Wood (Double Shot)-10 (9)
10 20 SOUL MAN –•– Sam and Dave (Stax)-6 (10)

11 8 APPLES, PEACHES, PUMPKIN PIE –•– Jay and the Techniques (Smash)-14 (6)
12 19 HEY BABY (They’re Playing Our Song) –•– The Buckinghams (Columbia)-6 (12)
13 23 YOUR PRECIOUS LOVE –•– Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell (Tamla)-6 (13)
14 15 DANDELION –•– The Rolling Stones (London)-6 (14)
15 17 EXPRESSWAY TO YOUR HEART –•– The Soul Survivors (Crimson)-7 (15)
16 16 GET ON UP –•– The Esquires (Bunky)-9 (16)
17 12 I DIG ROCK AND ROLL MUSIC –•– Peter, Paul and Mary (Warner Brothers)-9 (9)
18 38 A NATURAL WOMAN (You Make Me Feel Like) –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-3 (18)
19 24 YOU KEEP RUNNING AWAY –•– The Four Tops (Motown)-5 (19)
20 13 BROWN EYED GIRL –•– Van Morrison (Bang)-14 (10)

21 14 FUNKY BROADWAY –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-11 (8)
22 7 REFLECTIONS –•– Diana Ross and the Supremes (Motown)-10 (2)
23 32 PEOPLE ARE STRANGE –•– The Doors (Elektra)-4 (23)
24 29 IT MUST BE HIM –•– Vikki Carr (Liberty)-7 (24)
25 33 LIGHTNING’S GIRL –•– Nancy Sinatra (Reprise)-4 (25)
26 21 GROOVIN’ –•– Booker T. and the MG’s (Stax)-11 (21)
27 40 LET IT OUT (Let It All Hang Out) –•– The Hombres (Verve Forecast)-5 (27)
28 31 LET LOVE COME BETWEEN US –•– James and Bobby Purify (Bell)-6 (28)
29 39 ODE TO BILLIE JOE –•– The Kingpins (Atco)-4 (29)
30 30 WHAT NOW MY LOVE –•– Mitch Ryder (DynoVoice)-6 (30)

31 41 THE LOOK OF LOVE –•– Dusty Springfield (Philips)-10 (31)
32 42 CHILD OF CLAY –•– Jimmie Rodgers (A&M)-4 (32)
33 34 MEMPHIS SOUL STEW –•– King Curtis (Atco)-8 (33)
34 59 INCENSE AND PEPPERMINTS –•– Strawberry Alarm Clock (Uni)-3 (34)
35 36 A BANDA (Ah Bahn-da) –•– Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass (A&M)-6 (35)
36 48 THE LAST WALTZ –•– Engelbert Humperdinck (Parrot)-4 (36)
37 51 PLEASE LOVE ME FOREVER –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-3 (37)
38 52 LOVE IS STRANGE –•– Peaches and Herb (Date)-3 (38)
39 18 I MAKE A FOOL OF MYSELF –•– Frankie Valli (Philips)-8 (18)
40 25 LOVE BUG LEAVE MY HEART ALONE –•– Martha and the Vandellas (Gordy)-9 (25)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

42 28 GETTIN’ TOGETHER –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-8 (18)
43 27 YOU’RE MY EVERYTHING –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-12 (6)
45 22 YOU KNOW WHAT I MEAN –•– The Turtles (White Whale)-11 (12)
50 26 THE CAT IN THE WINDOW (The Bird In the Sky) –•– Petula Clark (Warner Brothers)-7 (26)

POWER PLAYS

41 61 I’M WONDERING –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-2 (41)
44 54 WHY DO FOOLS FALL IN LOVE –•– The Happenings (B.T. Puppy)-4 (44)
46 58 HOLIDAY –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-3 (46)
47 44 I HAD A DREAM –•– Paul Revere and the Raiders Featuring Mark Lindsay (Columbia)-9 (17)
48 62 THE RAIN, THE PARK AND OTHER THINGS –•– The Cowsills (MGM)-3 (48)
49 60 EVEN THE BAD TIMES ARE GOOD –•– The Tremeloes (Epic)-3 (49)

NEW THIS WEEK

61 — (Loneliness Made Me Realize) IT’S YOU THAT I NEED –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-1 (61)
71 — BIG BOSS MAN –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-1 (71)
72 — I CAN SEE FOR MILES –•– The Who (Decca)-1 (72)
81 — KARATE-BOO-GA-LOO –•– Jerryo (Shout)-3 (81)
82 — KENTUCKY WOMAN –•– Neil Diamond (Bang)-1 (82)
88 — LAZY DAY –•– Spanky and Our Gang (Mercury)-1 (88)
90 — GO WITH ME –•– Gene and Debbe (TRX)-1 (90)
91 — GET DOWN –•– Harvey Scales and the Seven Sounds (Magic Touch)-1 (91)
94 — YOU DON’T KNOW ME –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-1 (94)
95 — DIFFERENT STROKES –•– Syl Johnson (Twilight)-1 (95)
96 — GIVE EVERYBODY SOME –•– The Bar-Kays (Volt)-1 (96)
97 — ALL YOUR GOODIES ARE GONE (The Loser’s Seat) –•– The Parliaments (Revilot)-1 (97)
98 — LOVEY DOVEY/YOU’RE SO FINE (Medley) –•– Bunny Sigler (Parkway)-1 (98)
100 — SHAME ON ME –•– Chuck Jackson (Wand)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 21st October, 1967

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 3 TO SIR WITH LOVE –•– Lulu (Epic)-7 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 1 THE LETTER –•– The Box Tops (Mala)-11 (1)
3 2 NEVER MY LOVE –•– The Association (Warner Brothers)-9 (2)
4 8 HOW CAN I BE SURE –•– The Young Rascals (Atlantic)-7 (4)
5 15 EXPRESSWAY TO YOUR HEART –•– The Soul Survivors (Crimson)-8 (5)
6 24 IT MUST BE HIM –•– Vikki Carr (Liberty)-8 (6)
7 10 SOUL MAN –•– Sam and Dave (Stax)-7 (7)
8 4 LITTLE OLE MAN (Uptight-Everything’s Alright) –•– Bill Cosby (Warner Brothers)-8 (4)
9 9 GIMME LITTLE SIGN –•– Brenton Wood (Double Shot)-11 (9)
10 13 YOUR PRECIOUS LOVE –•– Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell (Tamla)-7 (10)

11 16 GET ON UP –•– The Esquires (Bunky)-10 (11)
12 12 HEY BABY (They’re Playing Our Song) –•– The Buckinghams (Columbia)-7 (12)
13 18 A NATURAL WOMAN (You Make Me Feel Like) –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-4 (13)
14 5 ODE TO BILLIE JOE –•– Bobbie Gentry (Capitol)-12 (1)
15 6 (Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) HIGHER AND HIGHER –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-11 (6)
16 7 COME BACK WHEN YOU GROW UP –•– Bobby Vee and the Strangers (Liberty)-14 (3)
17 23 PEOPLE ARE STRANGE –•– The Doors (Elektra)-5 (17)
18 11 APPLES, PEACHES, PUMPKIN PIE –•– Jay and the Techniques (Smash)-15 (6)
19 34 INCENSE AND PEPPERMINTS –•– Strawberry Alarm Clock (Uni)-4 (19)
20 37 PLEASE LOVE ME FOREVER –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-4 (20)

21 27 LET IT OUT (Let It All Hang Out) –•– The Hombres (Verve Forecast)-6 (21)
22 19 YOU KEEP RUNNING AWAY –•– The Four Tops (Motown)-6 (19)
23 28 LET LOVE COME BETWEEN US –•– James and Bobby Purify (Bell)-7 (23)
24 25 LIGHTNING’S GIRL –•– Nancy Sinatra (Reprise)-5 (24)
25 14 DANDELION –•– The Rolling Stones (London)-7 (14)
26 41 I’M WONDERING –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-3 (26)
27 20 BROWN EYED GIRL –•– Van Morrison (Bang)-15 (10)
28 29 ODE TO BILLIE JOE –•– The Kingpins (Atco)-5 (28)
29 38 LOVE IS STRANGE –•– Peaches and Herb (Date)-4 (29)
30 31 THE LOOK OF LOVE –•– Dusty Springfield (Philips)-11 (30)

31 36 THE LAST WALTZ –•– Engelbert Humperdinck (Parrot)-5 (31)
32 32 CHILD OF CLAY –•– Jimmie Rodgers (A&M)-5 (32)
33 46 HOLIDAY –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-4 (33)
34 17 I DIG ROCK AND ROLL MUSIC –•– Peter, Paul and Mary (Warner Brothers)-10 (9)
35 48 THE RAIN, THE PARK AND OTHER THINGS –•– The Cowsills (MGM)-4 (35)
36 30 WHAT NOW MY LOVE –•– Mitch Ryder (DynoVoice)-7 (30)
37 49 EVEN THE BAD TIMES ARE GOOD –•– The Tremeloes (Epic)-4 (37)
38 21 FUNKY BROADWAY –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-12 (8)
39 22 REFLECTIONS –•– Diana Ross and the Supremes (Motown)-11 (2)
40 61 (Loneliness Made Me Realize) IT’S YOU THAT I NEED –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-2 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

42 33 MEMPHIS SOUL STEW –•– King Curtis (Atco)-9 (33)
43 26 GROOVIN’ –•– Booker T. and the MG’s (Stax)-12 (21)

POWER PLAYS

41 44 WHY DO FOOLS FALL IN LOVE –•– The Happenings (B.T. Puppy)-5 (41)
44 59 ROCK ‘N’ ROLL WOMAN –•– Buffalo Springfield (Atco)-4 (44)
45 57 EVERLASTING LOVE –•– Robert Knight (Rising Sons)-4 (45)
46 73 PATA PATA –•– Miriam Makeba (Reprise)-3 (46)
47 82 KENTUCKY WOMAN –•– Neil Diamond (Bang)-2 (47)
48 72 I CAN SEE FOR MILES –•– The Who (Decca)-2 (48)
49 51 I’LL NEVER FALL IN LOVE AGAIN –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-7 (49)
50 88 LAZY DAY –•– Spanky and Our Gang (Mercury)-2 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

74 — I HEARD IT THROUGH THE GRAPEVINE –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-1 (74)
75 — I SAY A LITTLE PRAYER –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-1 (75)
76 — LADY BIRD –•– Nancy Sinatra and Lee Hazlewood (Reprise)-1 (76)
79 — MR. DREAM MERCHANT –•– Jerry Butler (Mercury)-1 (79)
80 — LIKE AN OLD TIME MOVIE –•– Scott McKenzie (Ode)-1 (80)
81 — ARE YOU NEVER COMING HOME –•– Sandy Posey (MGM)-1 (81)
84 — CAN’T STOP LOVING YOU –•– The Last Word (Atco)-1 (84)
86 — BRINK OF DISASTER –•– Lesley Gore (Mercury)-1 (86)
87 — GO-GO GIRL –•– Lee Dorsey (Amy)-1 (87)
90 — KEEP THE BALL ROLLIN’ –•– Jay and the Techniques (Smash)-1 (90)
91 — NEXT PLANE TO LONDON –•– The Rose Garden (Atco)-1 (91)
92 — BELIEVE IN ME BABY (Part 1) –•– Jesse James (20th Century-Fox)-1 (92)
93 — TO SIR, WITH LOVE –•– Herbie Mann (Atlantic)-1 (93)
99 — SWEET, SWEET LOVIN’ –•– The Platters (Musicor)-1 (99)
100 — BACK ON THE STREET AGAIN –•– The Sunshine Company (Imperial)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 28th October, 1967

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 TO SIR WITH LOVE –•– Lulu (Epic)-8 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 THE LETTER –•– The Box Tops (Mala)-12 (1)
3 3 NEVER MY LOVE –•– The Association (Warner Brothers)-10 (2)
4 4 HOW CAN I BE SURE –•– The Young Rascals (Atlantic)-8 (4)
5 5 EXPRESSWAY TO YOUR HEART –•– The Soul Survivors (Crimson)-9 (5)
6 6 IT MUST BE HIM –•– Vikki Carr (Liberty)-9 (6)
7 7 SOUL MAN –•– Sam and Dave (Stax)-8 (7)
8 10 YOUR PRECIOUS LOVE –•– Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell (Tamla)-8 (8)
9 13 A NATURAL WOMAN (You Make Me Feel Like) –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-5 (9)
10 19 INCENSE AND PEPPERMINTS –•– Strawberry Alarm Clock (Uni)-5 (10)

11 11 GET ON UP –•– The Esquires (Bunky)-11 (11)
12 17 PEOPLE ARE STRANGE –•– The Doors (Elektra)-6 (12)
13 9 GIMME LITTLE SIGN –•– Brenton Wood (Double Shot)-12 (9)
14 12 HEY BABY (They’re Playing Our Song) –•– The Buckinghams (Columbia)-8 (12)
15 20 PLEASE LOVE ME FOREVER –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-5 (15)
16 21 LET IT OUT (Let It All Hang Out) –•– The Hombres (Verve Forecast)-7 (16)
17 26 I’M WONDERING –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-4 (17)
18 8 LITTLE OLE MAN (Uptight-Everything’s Alright) –•– Bill Cosby (Warner Brothers)-9 (4)
19 35 THE RAIN, THE PARK AND OTHER THINGS –•– The Cowsills (MGM)-5 (19)
20 40 (Loneliness Made Me Realize) IT’S YOU THAT I NEED –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-3 (20)

21 16 COME BACK WHEN YOU GROW UP –•– Bobby Vee and the Strangers (Liberty)-15 (3)
22 22 YOU KEEP RUNNING AWAY –•– The Four Tops (Motown)-7 (19)
23 23 LET LOVE COME BETWEEN US –•– James and Bobby Purify (Bell)-8 (23)
24 29 LOVE IS STRANGE –•– Peaches and Herb (Date)-5 (24)
25 30 THE LOOK OF LOVE –•– Dusty Springfield (Philips)-12 (25)
26 33 HOLIDAY –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-5 (26)
27 18 APPLES, PEACHES, PUMPKIN PIE –•– Jay and the Techniques (Smash)-16 (6)
28 31 THE LAST WALTZ –•– Engelbert Humperdinck (Parrot)-6 (28)
29 14 ODE TO BILLIE JOE –•– Bobbie Gentry (Capitol)-13 (1)
30 15 (Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) HIGHER AND HIGHER –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-12 (6)

31 32 CHILD OF CLAY –•– Jimmie Rodgers (A&M)-6 (31)
32 24 LIGHTNING’S GIRL –•– Nancy Sinatra (Reprise)-6 (24)
33 28 ODE TO BILLIE JOE –•– The Kingpins (Atco)-6 (28)
34 47 KENTUCKY WOMAN –•– Neil Diamond (Bang)-3 (34)
35 45 EVERLASTING LOVE –•– Robert Knight (Rising Sons)-5 (35)
36 46 PATA PATA –•– Miriam Makeba (Reprise)-4 (36)
37 37 EVEN THE BAD TIMES ARE GOOD –•– The Tremeloes (Epic)-5 (37)
38 48 I CAN SEE FOR MILES –•– The Who (Decca)-3 (38)
39 25 DANDELION –•– The Rolling Stones (London)-8 (14)
40 50 LAZY DAY –•– Spanky and Our Gang (Mercury)-3 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

41 27 BROWN EYED GIRL –•– Van Morrison (Bang)-16 (10)
49 34 I DIG ROCK AND ROLL MUSIC –•– Peter, Paul and Mary (Warner Brothers)-11 (9)

POWER PLAYS

42 75 I SAY A LITTLE PRAYER –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-2 (42)
43 53 YOU’VE MADE ME SO VERY HAPPY –•– Brenda Holloway (Tamla)-8 (43)
44 44 ROCK ‘N’ ROLL WOMAN –•– Buffalo Springfield (Atco)-5 (44)
45 41 WHY DO FOOLS FALL IN LOVE –•– The Happenings (B.T. Puppy)-6 (41)
46 76 LADY BIRD –•– Nancy Sinatra and Lee Hazlewood (Reprise)-2 (46)
47 51 JUST ONE LOOK –•– The Hollies (Imperial)-6 (47)
48 55 BIG BOSS MAN –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-3 (48)
50 71 BOOGALOO DOWN BROADWAY –•– The Fantastic Johnny C. (Phil-L.A. Of Soul)-4 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

62 — GLAD TO BE UNHAPPY –•– The Mamas and the Papas (Dunhill)-1 (62)
63 — SHE IS STILL A MYSTERY –•– The Lovin’ Spoonful (Kama Sutra)-1 (63)
65 — GET IT TOGETHER (Part 1) –•– James Brown and the Famous Flames (King)-1 (65)
66 — HOMBURG –•– Procol Harum (A&M)-1 (66)
75 — WAKE UP, WAKE UP –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-1 (75)
76 — WATCH THE FLOWERS GROW –•– The Four Seasons (Philips)-1 (76)
78 — THIS TOWN –•– Frank Sinatra (Reprise)-1 (78)
79 — YOU BETTER SIT DOWN KIDS –•– Cher (Imperial)-1 (79)
85 — OUT OF THE BLUE –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-1 (85)
86 — SUZANNE –•– Noel Harrison (Warner Brothers)-1 (86)
87 — BY THE TIME I GET TO PHOENIX –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-1 (87)
92 — FOR ONCE IN MY LIFE –•– Tony Bennett (Columbia)-1 (92)
93 — SKINNY LEGS AND ALL –•– Joe Tex (Dial)-1 (93)
94 — YOU ARE MY SUNSHINE –•– Mitch Ryder (New Voice)-1 (94)
95 — BIRDS OF BRITAIN –•– The Bob Crewe Generation (DynoVoice)-1 (95)
98 — LAPLAND –•– The Baltimore and Ohio Marching Band (Jubilee)-1 (98)
99 — DESIREE –•– The Left Banke (Smash)-1 (99)
100 — ON A SATURDAY NIGHT –•– Eddie Floyd (Stax)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 4th November, 1967

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 TO SIR WITH LOVE –•– Lulu (Epic)-9 (3 weeks at #1) (1)
2 7 SOUL MAN –•– Sam and Dave (Stax)-9 (2)
3 6 IT MUST BE HIM –•– Vikki Carr (Liberty)-10 (3)
4 5 EXPRESSWAY TO YOUR HEART –•– The Soul Survivors (Crimson)-10 (4)
5 8 YOUR PRECIOUS LOVE –•– Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell (Tamla)-9 (5)
6 3 NEVER MY LOVE –•– The Association (Warner Brothers)-11 (2)
7 10 INCENSE AND PEPPERMINTS –•– Strawberry Alarm Clock (Uni)-6 (7)
8 9 A NATURAL WOMAN (You Make Me Feel Like) –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-6 (8)
9 19 THE RAIN, THE PARK AND OTHER THINGS –•– The Cowsills (MGM)-6 (9)
10 15 PLEASE LOVE ME FOREVER –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-6 (10)

11 11 GET ON UP –•– The Esquires (Bunky)-12 (11)
12 17 I’M WONDERING –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-5 (12)
13 4 HOW CAN I BE SURE –•– The Young Rascals (Atlantic)-9 (4)
14 12 PEOPLE ARE STRANGE –•– The Doors (Elektra)-7 (12)
15 20 (Loneliness Made Me Realize) IT’S YOU THAT I NEED –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-4 (15)
16 16 LET IT OUT (Let It All Hang Out) –•– The Hombres (Verve Forecast)-8 (16)
17 2 THE LETTER –•– The Box Tops (Mala)-13 (1)
18 24 LOVE IS STRANGE –•– Peaches and Herb (Date)-6 (18)
19 13 GIMME LITTLE SIGN –•– Brenton Wood (Double Shot)-13 (9)
20 14 HEY BABY (They’re Playing Our Song) –•– The Buckinghams (Columbia)-9 (12)

21 26 HOLIDAY –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-6 (21)
22 25 THE LOOK OF LOVE –•– Dusty Springfield (Philips)-13 (22)
23 38 I CAN SEE FOR MILES –•– The Who (Decca)-4 (23)
24 35 EVERLASTING LOVE –•– Robert Knight (Rising Sons)-6 (24)
25 28 THE LAST WALTZ –•– Engelbert Humperdinck (Parrot)-7 (25)
26 36 PATA PATA –•– Miriam Makeba (Reprise)-5 (26)
27 42 I SAY A LITTLE PRAYER –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-3 (27)
28 34 KENTUCKY WOMAN –•– Neil Diamond (Bang)-4 (28)
29 40 LAZY DAY –•– Spanky and Our Gang (Mercury)-4 (29)
30 46 LADY BIRD –•– Nancy Sinatra and Lee Hazlewood (Reprise)-3 (30)

31 31 CHILD OF CLAY –•– Jimmie Rodgers (A&M)-7 (31)
32 54 I HEARD IT THROUGH THE GRAPEVINE –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-3 (32)
33 23 LET LOVE COME BETWEEN US –•– James and Bobby Purify (Bell)-9 (23)
34 21 COME BACK WHEN YOU GROW UP –•– Bobby Vee and the Strangers (Liberty)-16 (3)
35 18 LITTLE OLE MAN (Uptight-Everything’s Alright) –•– Bill Cosby (Warner Brothers)-10 (4)
36 37 EVEN THE BAD TIMES ARE GOOD –•– The Tremeloes (Epic)-6 (36)
37 62 GLAD TO BE UNHAPPY –•– The Mamas and the Papas (Dunhill)-2 (37)
38 48 BIG BOSS MAN –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-4 (38)
39 43 YOU’VE MADE ME SO VERY HAPPY –•– Brenda Holloway (Tamla)-9 (39)
40 50 BOOGALOO DOWN BROADWAY –•– The Fantastic Johnny C. (Phil-L.A. Of Soul)-5 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

43 29 ODE TO BILLIE JOE –•– Bobbie Gentry (Capitol)-14 (1)
48 27 APPLES, PEACHES, PUMPKIN PIE –•– Jay and the Techniques (Smash)-17 (6)
49 32 LIGHTNING’S GIRL –•– Nancy Sinatra (Reprise)-7 (24)
50 22 YOU KEEP RUNNING AWAY –•– The Four Tops (Motown)-8 (19)

POWER PLAYS

41 59 LIKE AN OLD TIME MOVIE –•– Scott McKenzie (Ode)-3 (41)
42 63 SHE IS STILL A MYSTERY –•– The Lovin’ Spoonful (Kama Sutra)-2 (42)
44 47 JUST ONE LOOK –•– The Hollies (Imperial)-7 (44)
45 56 YOU DON’T KNOW ME –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-4 (45)
46 57 KEEP THE BALL ROLLIN’ –•– Jay and the Techniques (Smash)-3 (46)
47 66 HOMBURG –•– Procol Harum (A&M)-2 (47)

NEW THIS WEEK

57 — STAG-O-LEE –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-1 (57)
67 — WILD HONEY –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-1 (67)
83 — WHOLE LOTTA WOMAN –•– Arthur Conley (Atco)-1 (83)
84 — WHEN YOU’RE GONE –•– Brenda and the Tabulations (Dionn)-1 (84)
85 — I SECOND THAT EMOTION –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-1 (85)
90 — PAPER CUP –•– The 5th Dimension (Soul City)-1 (90)
95 — O-O, I LOVE YOU –•– The Dells (Cadet)-1 (95)
99 — ALLIGATOR BOOGALOO –•– Lou Donaldson (Blue Note)-1 (99)
100 — PIECE OF MY HEART –•– Erma Franklin (Shout)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 11th November, 1967

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 TO SIR WITH LOVE –•– Lulu (Epic)-10 (4 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 SOUL MAN –•– Sam and Dave (Stax)-10 (2)
3 3 IT MUST BE HIM –•– Vikki Carr (Liberty)-11 (3)
4 7 INCENSE AND PEPPERMINTS –•– Strawberry Alarm Clock (Uni)-7 (4)
5 5 YOUR PRECIOUS LOVE –•– Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell (Tamla)-10 (5)
6 9 THE RAIN, THE PARK AND OTHER THINGS –•– The Cowsills (MGM)-7 (6)
7 10 PLEASE LOVE ME FOREVER –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-7 (7)
8 8 A NATURAL WOMAN (You Make Me Feel Like) –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-7 (8)
9 4 EXPRESSWAY TO YOUR HEART –•– The Soul Survivors (Crimson)-11 (4)
10 6 NEVER MY LOVE –•– The Association (Warner Brothers)-12 (2)

11 23 I CAN SEE FOR MILES –•– The Who (Decca)-5 (11)
12 12 I’M WONDERING –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-6 (12)
13 18 LOVE IS STRANGE –•– Peaches and Herb (Date)-7 (13)
14 15 (Loneliness Made Me Realize) IT’S YOU THAT I NEED –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-5 (14)
15 16 LET IT OUT (Let It All Hang Out) –•– The Hombres (Verve Forecast)-9 (15)
16 21 HOLIDAY –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-7 (16)
17 13 HOW CAN I BE SURE –•– The Young Rascals (Atlantic)-10 (4)
18 14 PEOPLE ARE STRANGE –•– The Doors (Elektra)-8 (12)
19 24 EVERLASTING LOVE –•– Robert Knight (Rising Sons)-7 (19)
20 11 GET ON UP –•– The Esquires (Bunky)-13 (11)

21 26 PATA PATA –•– Miriam Makeba (Reprise)-6 (21)
22 27 I SAY A LITTLE PRAYER –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-4 (22)
23 28 KENTUCKY WOMAN –•– Neil Diamond (Bang)-5 (23)
24 29 LAZY DAY –•– Spanky and Our Gang (Mercury)-5 (24)
25 30 LADY BIRD –•– Nancy Sinatra and Lee Hazlewood (Reprise)-4 (25)
26 17 THE LETTER –•– The Box Tops (Mala)-14 (1)
27 32 I HEARD IT THROUGH THE GRAPEVINE –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-4 (27)
28 19 GIMME LITTLE SIGN –•– Brenton Wood (Double Shot)-14 (9)
29 37 GLAD TO BE UNHAPPY –•– The Mamas and the Papas (Dunhill)-3 (29)
30 40 BOOGALOO DOWN BROADWAY –•– The Fantastic Johnny C. (Phil-L.A. Of Soul)-6 (30)

31 41 LIKE AN OLD TIME MOVIE –•– Scott McKenzie (Ode)-4 (31)
32 42 SHE IS STILL A MYSTERY –•– The Lovin’ Spoonful (Kama Sutra)-3 (32)
33 25 THE LAST WALTZ –•– Engelbert Humperdinck (Parrot)-8 (25)
34 22 THE LOOK OF LOVE –•– Dusty Springfield (Philips)-14 (22)
35 46 KEEP THE BALL ROLLIN’ –•– Jay and the Techniques (Smash)-4 (35)
36 20 HEY BABY (They’re Playing Our Song) –•– The Buckinghams (Columbia)-10 (12)
37 47 HOMBURG –•– Procol Harum (A&M)-3 (37)
38 38 BIG BOSS MAN –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-5 (38)
39 57 STAG-O-LEE –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-2 (39)
40 36 EVEN THE BAD TIMES ARE GOOD –•– The Tremeloes (Epic)-7 (36)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

47 35 LITTLE OLE MAN (Uptight-Everything’s Alright) –•– Bill Cosby (Warner Brothers)-11 (4)
50 31 CHILD OF CLAY –•– Jimmie Rodgers (A&M)-8 (31)
55 39 YOU’VE MADE ME SO VERY HAPPY –•– Brenda Holloway (Tamla)-10 (39)

POWER PLAYS

41 62 YOU BETTER SIT DOWN KIDS –•– Cher (Imperial)-3 (41)
42 53 GET IT TOGETHER (Part 1) –•– James Brown and the Famous Flames (King)-3 (42)
43 54 BACK ON THE STREET AGAIN –•– The Sunshine Company (Imperial)-4 (43)
44 55 MR. DREAM MERCHANT –•– Jerry Butler (Mercury)-4 (44)
45 45 YOU DON’T KNOW ME –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-5 (45)
46 67 WILD HONEY –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-2 (46)
48 58 BEG, BORROW AND STEAL –•– The Ohio Express (Cameo)-6 (48)
49 61 WATCH THE FLOWERS GROW –•– The Four Seasons (Philips)-3 (49)

NEW THIS WEEK

62 — YESTERDAY –•– Ray Charles (ABC/TRC)-1 (62)
65 — IN AND OUT OF LOVE –•– Diana Ross and the Supremes (Motown)-1 (65)
67 — SHE’S MY GIRL –•– The Turtles (White Whale)-1 (67)
74 — (The Lights Went Out In) MASSACHUSETTS –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-1 (74)
81 — SOUL MAN –•– Ramsey Lewis (Cadet)-1 (81)
84 — AN OPEN LETTER TO MY TEENAGE SON –•– Victor Lundberg (Liberty)-1 (84)
87 — NEON RAINBOW –•– The Box Tops (Mala)-1 (87)
90 — DIFFERENT DRUM –•– The Stone Poneys Featuring Linda Ronstadt (Capitol)-1 (90)
92 — ITCHYCOO PARK –•– The Small Faces (Immediate)-1 (92)
93 — WHERE IS THE PARTY –•– Helena Ferguson (Compass)-1 (93)
96 — PONY WITH THE GOLDEN MANE –•– Every Mothers’ Son (MGM)-1 (96)
98 — TELL MAMA –•– Etta James (Cadet)-1 (98)
100 — HE AIN’T GIVE YOU NONE –•– Freddie Scott (Shout)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 18th November, 1967

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 TO SIR WITH LOVE –•– Lulu (Epic)-11 (5 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 SOUL MAN –•– Sam and Dave (Stax)-11 (2)
3 4 INCENSE AND PEPPERMINTS –•– Strawberry Alarm Clock (Uni)-8 (3)
4 6 THE RAIN, THE PARK AND OTHER THINGS –•– The Cowsills (MGM)-8 (4)
5 3 IT MUST BE HIM –•– Vikki Carr (Liberty)-12 (3)
6 7 PLEASE LOVE ME FOREVER –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-8 (6)
7 5 YOUR PRECIOUS LOVE –•– Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell (Tamla)-11 (5)
8 22 I SAY A LITTLE PRAYER –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-5 (8)
9 9 EXPRESSWAY TO YOUR HEART –•– The Soul Survivors (Crimson)-12 (4)
10 11 I CAN SEE FOR MILES –•– The Who (Decca)-6 (10)

11 8 A NATURAL WOMAN (You Make Me Feel Like) –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-8 (8)
12 15 LET IT OUT (Let It All Hang Out) –•– The Hombres (Verve Forecast)-10 (12)
13 19 EVERLASTING LOVE –•– Robert Knight (Rising Sons)-8 (13)
14 14 (Loneliness Made Me Realize) IT’S YOU THAT I NEED –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-6 (14)
15 10 NEVER MY LOVE –•– The Association (Warner Brothers)-13 (2)
16 16 HOLIDAY –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-8 (16)
17 13 LOVE IS STRANGE –•– Peaches and Herb (Date)-8 (13)
18 21 PATA PATA –•– Miriam Makeba (Reprise)-7 (18)
19 24 LAZY DAY –•– Spanky and Our Gang (Mercury)-6 (19)
20 25 LADY BIRD –•– Nancy Sinatra and Lee Hazlewood (Reprise)-5 (20)

21 27 I HEARD IT THROUGH THE GRAPEVINE –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-5 (21)
22 23 KENTUCKY WOMAN –•– Neil Diamond (Bang)-6 (22)
23 12 I’M WONDERING –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-7 (12)
24 31 LIKE AN OLD TIME MOVIE –•– Scott McKenzie (Ode)-5 (24)
25 30 BOOGALOO DOWN BROADWAY –•– The Fantastic Johnny C. (Phil-L.A. Of Soul)-7 (25)
26 35 KEEP THE BALL ROLLIN’ –•– Jay and the Techniques (Smash)-5 (26)
27 32 SHE IS STILL A MYSTERY –•– The Lovin’ Spoonful (Kama Sutra)-4 (27)
28 29 GLAD TO BE UNHAPPY –•– The Mamas and the Papas (Dunhill)-4 (28)
29 39 STAG-O-LEE –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-3 (29)
30 20 GET ON UP –•– The Esquires (Bunky)-14 (11)

31 41 YOU BETTER SIT DOWN KIDS –•– Cher (Imperial)-4 (31)
32 17 HOW CAN I BE SURE –•– The Young Rascals (Atlantic)-11 (4)
33 — DAYDREAM BELIEVER –•– The Monkees (Colgems)-1 (33)
34 37 HOMBURG –•– Procol Harum (A&M)-4 (34)
35 46 WILD HONEY –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-3 (35)
36 48 BEG, BORROW AND STEAL –•– The Ohio Express (Cameo)-7 (36)
37 26 THE LETTER –•– The Box Tops (Mala)-15 (1)
38 43 BACK ON THE STREET AGAIN –•– The Sunshine Company (Imperial)-5 (38)
39 49 WATCH THE FLOWERS GROW –•– The Four Seasons (Philips)-4 (39)
40 18 PEOPLE ARE STRANGE –•– The Doors (Elektra)-9 (12)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

48 38 BIG BOSS MAN –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-6 (38)
50 28 GIMME LITTLE SIGN –•– Brenton Wood (Double Shot)-15 (9)
56 33 THE LAST WALTZ –•– Engelbert Humperdinck (Parrot)-9 (25)
67 34 THE LOOK OF LOVE –•– Dusty Springfield (Philips)-15 (22)

POWER PLAYS

41 42 GET IT TOGETHER (Part 1) –•– James Brown and the Famous Flames (King)-4 (41)
42 44 MR. DREAM MERCHANT –•– Jerry Butler (Mercury)-5 (42)
43 57 I SECOND THAT EMOTION –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-3 (43)
44 45 YOU DON’T KNOW ME –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-6 (44)
45 58 SKINNY LEGS AND ALL –•– Joe Tex (Dial)-4 (45)
46 56 OUT OF THE BLUE –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-4 (46)
47 65 IN AND OUT OF LOVE –•– Diana Ross and the Supremes (Motown)-2 (47)
49 51 BY THE TIME I GET TO PHOENIX –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-4 (49)

NEW THIS WEEK

33 — DAYDREAM BELIEVER –•– The Monkees (Colgems)-1 (33)
65 — HONEY CHILE –•– Martha Reeves and the Vandellas (Gordy)-1 (65)
71 — BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE –•– Kenny O’Dell (Vegas)-1 (71)
76 — BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE –•– Bobby Vee and the Strangers (Liberty)-1 (76)
81 — SUMMER RAIN –•– Johnny Rivers (Imperial)-1 (81)
82 — WOMAN, WOMAN –•– The Union Gap Featuring Gary Puckett (Columbia)-1 (82)
85 — PEACE OF MIND –•– Paul Revere and the Raiders Featuring Mark Lindsay (Columbia)-1 (85)
86 — GEORGIA PINES –•– The Candymen (ABC)-1 (86)
89 — WHAT’S IT GONNA BE –•– Dusty Springfield (Philips)-1 (89)
90 — RED AND BLUE –•– The Dave Clark Five (Epic)-1 (90)
94 — GOIN’ BACK –•– The Byrds (Columbia)-1 (94)
96 — TEN LITTLE INDIANS –•– The Yardbirds (Epic)-1 (96)
98 — CHATTANOOGA CHOO CHOO –•– Harpers Bizarre (Warner Brothers)-1 (98)
99 — OOH BABY –•– Deon Jackson (Carla)-1 (99)
100 — FELICIDAD –•– Sally Field (Colgems)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 25th November, 1967

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 3 INCENSE AND PEPPERMINTS –•– Strawberry Alarm Clock (Uni)-9 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 1 TO SIR WITH LOVE –•– Lulu (Epic)-12 (1)
3 4 THE RAIN, THE PARK AND OTHER THINGS –•– The Cowsills (MGM)-9 (3)
4 2 SOUL MAN –•– Sam and Dave (Stax)-12 (2)
5 33 DAYDREAM BELIEVER –•– The Monkees (Colgems)-2 (5)
6 6 PLEASE LOVE ME FOREVER –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-9 (6)
7 8 I SAY A LITTLE PRAYER –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-6 (7)
8 5 IT MUST BE HIM –•– Vikki Carr (Liberty)-13 (3)
9 10 I CAN SEE FOR MILES –•– The Who (Decca)-7 (9)
10 9 EXPRESSWAY TO YOUR HEART –•– The Soul Survivors (Crimson)-13 (4)

11 7 YOUR PRECIOUS LOVE –•– Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell (Tamla)-12 (5)
12 18 PATA PATA –•– Miriam Makeba (Reprise)-8 (12)
13 13 EVERLASTING LOVE –•– Robert Knight (Rising Sons)-9 (13)
14 14 (Loneliness Made Me Realize) IT’S YOU THAT I NEED –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-7 (14)
15 12 LET IT OUT (Let It All Hang Out) –•– The Hombres (Verve Forecast)-11 (12)
16 21 I HEARD IT THROUGH THE GRAPEVINE –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-6 (16)
17 31 YOU BETTER SIT DOWN KIDS –•– Cher (Imperial)-5 (17)
18 58 AN OPEN LETTER TO MY TEENAGE SON –•– Victor Lundberg (Liberty)-3 (18)
19 19 LAZY DAY –•– Spanky and Our Gang (Mercury)-7 (19)
20 25 BOOGALOO DOWN BROADWAY –•– The Fantastic Johnny C. (Phil-L.A. Of Soul)-8 (20)

21 26 KEEP THE BALL ROLLIN’ –•– Jay and the Techniques (Smash)-6 (21)
22 22 KENTUCKY WOMAN –•– Neil Diamond (Bang)-7 (22)
23 29 STAG-O-LEE –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-4 (23)
24 24 LIKE AN OLD TIME MOVIE –•– Scott McKenzie (Ode)-6 (24)
25 20 LADY BIRD –•– Nancy Sinatra and Lee Hazlewood (Reprise)-6 (20)
26 28 GLAD TO BE UNHAPPY –•– The Mamas and the Papas (Dunhill)-5 (26)
27 27 SHE IS STILL A MYSTERY –•– The Lovin’ Spoonful (Kama Sutra)-5 (27)
28 43 I SECOND THAT EMOTION –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-4 (28)
29 47 IN AND OUT OF LOVE –•– Diana Ross and the Supremes (Motown)-3 (29)
30 39 WATCH THE FLOWERS GROW –•– The Four Seasons (Philips)-5 (30)

31 17 LOVE IS STRANGE –•– Peaches and Herb (Date)-9 (13)
32 35 WILD HONEY –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-4 (32)
33 11 A NATURAL WOMAN (You Make Me Feel Like) –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-9 (8)
34 45 SKINNY LEGS AND ALL –•– Joe Tex (Dial)-5 (34)
35 36 BEG, BORROW AND STEAL –•– The Ohio Express (Cameo)-8 (35)
36 38 BACK ON THE STREET AGAIN –•– The Sunshine Company (Imperial)-6 (36)
37 52 (The Lights Went Out In) MASSACHUSETTS –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-3 (37)
38 42 MR. DREAM MERCHANT –•– Jerry Butler (Mercury)-6 (38)
39 49 BY THE TIME I GET TO PHOENIX –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-5 (39)
40 41 GET IT TOGETHER (Part 1) –•– James Brown and the Famous Flames (King)-5 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

42 30 GET ON UP –•– The Esquires (Bunky)-15 (11)
45 16 HOLIDAY –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-9 (16)
46 37 THE LETTER –•– The Box Tops (Mala)-16 (1)
49 23 I’M WONDERING –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-8 (12)
50 15 NEVER MY LOVE –•– The Association (Warner Brothers)-14 (2)
51 34 HOMBURG –•– Procol Harum (A&M)-5 (34)

POWER PLAYS

41 51 YESTERDAY –•– Ray Charles (ABC/TRC)-3 (41)
43 46 OUT OF THE BLUE –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-5 (43)
44 55 SHE’S MY GIRL –•– The Turtles (White Whale)-3 (44)
47 62 NEON RAINBOW –•– The Box Tops (Mala)-3 (47)
48 60 PAPER CUP –•– The 5th Dimension (Soul City)-4 (48)

NEW THIS WEEK

71 — AND GET AWAY –•– The Esquires (Bunky)-1 (71)
72 — SINCE YOU SHOWED ME HOW TO BE HAPPY –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-1 (72)
73 — LOVE POWER –•– The Sandpebbles (Calla)-1 (73)
74 — WEAR YOUR LOVE LIKE HEAVEN –•– Donovan (Epic)-1 (74)
76 — COVER ME –•– Percy Sledge (Atlantic)-1 (76)
81 — BABY YOU GOT IT –•– Brenton Wood (Double Shot)-1 (81)
82 — OKOLONA RIVER BOTTOM BAND –•– Bobbie Gentry (Capitol)-1 (82)
85 — WINDY –•– Wes Montgomery (A&M)-1 (85)
86 — COME SEE ABOUT ME –•– Jr. Walker and the All Stars (Soul)-1 (86)
87 — TOO MUCH OF NOTHING –•– Peter, Paul and Mary (Warner Brothers)-1 (87)
88 — CAN’T HELP BUT LOVE YOU –•– The Standells (Tower)-1 (88)
93 — ALLIGATOR BOOGALOO –•– Lou Donaldson (Blue Note)-2 (93)
97 — I’LL BE SWEETER TOMORROW (Than I Was Today) –•– The O’Jays (Bell)-1 (97)
98 — A LETTER TO DAD –•– Every Father’s Teenage Son (Buddah)-1 (98)
99 — JUDY IN DISGUISE (With Glasses) –•– John Fred and His Playboy Band (Paula)-1 (99)
100 — FOR WHAT IT’S WORTH –•– King Curtis and the Kingpins (Atco)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 2nd December, 1967

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 5 DAYDREAM BELIEVER –•– The Monkees (Colgems)-3 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 3 THE RAIN, THE PARK AND OTHER THINGS –•– The Cowsills (MGM)-10 (2)
3 1 INCENSE AND PEPPERMINTS –•– Strawberry Alarm Clock (Uni)-10 (1)
4 2 TO SIR WITH LOVE –•– Lulu (Epic)-13 (1)
5 7 I SAY A LITTLE PRAYER –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-7 (5)
6 6 PLEASE LOVE ME FOREVER –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-10 (6)
7 4 SOUL MAN –•– Sam and Dave (Stax)-13 (2)
8 16 I HEARD IT THROUGH THE GRAPEVINE –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-7 (8)
9 9 I CAN SEE FOR MILES –•– The Who (Decca)-8 (9)
10 18 AN OPEN LETTER TO MY TEENAGE SON –•– Victor Lundberg (Liberty)-4 (10)

11 28 I SECOND THAT EMOTION –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-5 (11)
12 17 YOU BETTER SIT DOWN KIDS –•– Cher (Imperial)-6 (12)
13 29 IN AND OUT OF LOVE –•– Diana Ross and the Supremes (Motown)-4 (13)
14 19 LAZY DAY –•– Spanky and Our Gang (Mercury)-8 (14)
15 20 BOOGALOO DOWN BROADWAY –•– The Fantastic Johnny C. (Phil-L.A. Of Soul)-9 (15)
16 21 KEEP THE BALL ROLLIN’ –•– Jay and the Techniques (Smash)-7 (16)
17 13 EVERLASTING LOVE –•– Robert Knight (Rising Sons)-10 (13)
18 10 EXPRESSWAY TO YOUR HEART –•– The Soul Survivors (Crimson)-14 (4)
19 12 PATA PATA –•– Miriam Makeba (Reprise)-9 (12)
20 37 (The Lights Went Out In) MASSACHUSETTS –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-4 (20)

21 8 IT MUST BE HIM –•– Vikki Carr (Liberty)-14 (3)
22 23 STAG-O-LEE –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-5 (22)
23 15 LET IT OUT (Let It All Hang Out) –•– The Hombres (Verve Forecast)-12 (12)
24 44 SHE’S MY GIRL –•– The Turtles (White Whale)-4 (24)
25 41 YESTERDAY –•– Ray Charles (ABC/TRC)-4 (25)
26 34 SKINNY LEGS AND ALL –•– Joe Tex (Dial)-6 (26)
27 14 (Loneliness Made Me Realize) IT’S YOU THAT I NEED –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-8 (14)
28 39 BY THE TIME I GET TO PHOENIX –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-6 (28)
29 35 BEG, BORROW AND STEAL –•– The Ohio Express (Cameo)-9 (29)
30 30 WATCH THE FLOWERS GROW –•– The Four Seasons (Philips)-6 (30)

31 32 WILD HONEY –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-5 (31)
32 59 WOMAN, WOMAN –•– The Union Gap Featuring Gary Puckett (Columbia)-3 (32)
33 22 KENTUCKY WOMAN –•– Neil Diamond (Bang)-8 (22)
34 26 GLAD TO BE UNHAPPY –•– The Mamas and the Papas (Dunhill)-6 (26)
35 55 HONEY CHILE –•– Martha Reeves and the Vandellas (Gordy)-3 (35)
36 36 BACK ON THE STREET AGAIN –•– The Sunshine Company (Imperial)-7 (36)
37 47 NEON RAINBOW –•– The Box Tops (Mala)-4 (37)
38 38 MR. DREAM MERCHANT –•– Jerry Butler (Mercury)-7 (38)
39 11 YOUR PRECIOUS LOVE –•– Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell (Tamla)-13 (5)
40 58 SUMMER RAIN –•– Johnny Rivers (Imperial)-3 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

41 27 SHE IS STILL A MYSTERY –•– The Lovin’ Spoonful (Kama Sutra)-6 (27)
42 24 LIKE AN OLD TIME MOVIE –•– Scott McKenzie (Ode)-7 (24)
54 40 GET IT TOGETHER (Part 1) –•– James Brown and the Famous Flames (King)-6 (40)

POWER PLAYS

43 54 DIFFERENT DRUM –•– The Stone Poneys Featuring Linda Ronstadt (Capitol)-4 (43)
44 48 PAPER CUP –•– The 5th Dimension (Soul City)-5 (44)
45 — HELLO GOODBYE –•– The Beatles (Capitol)-1 (45)
46 74 WEAR YOUR LOVE LIKE HEAVEN –•– Donovan (Epic)-2 (46)
47 57 NEXT PLANE TO LONDON –•– The Rose Garden (Atco)-7 (47)
48 61 BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE –•– Bobby Vee and the Strangers (Liberty)-3 (48)
49 52 SOUL MAN –•– Ramsey Lewis (Cadet)-4 (49)
50 60 BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE –•– Kenny O’Dell (Vegas)-3 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

45 — HELLO GOODBYE –•– The Beatles (Capitol)-1 (45)
65 — IF I COULD BUILD MY WHOLE WORLD AROUND YOU –•– Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell (Tamla)-1 (65)
73 — BEND ME, SHAPE ME –•– The American Breed (Acta)-1 (73)
77 — THE OTHER MAN’S GRASS IS ALWAYS GREENER –•– Petula Clark (Warner Brothers)-1 (77)
78 — HOORAY FOR THE SALVATION ARMY BAND –•– Bill Cosby (Warner Brothers)-1 (78)
80 — SOCKIN’ 1-2-3-4 –•– John Roberts (Duke)-1 (80)
81 — STORYBOOK CHILDREN –•– Billy Vera and Judy Clay (Atlantic)-1 (81)
82 — I’M IN LOVE –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-1 (82)
84 — WANTED: LOVER, NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY –•– Laura Lee (Chess)-1 (84)
85 — TONY ROME –•– Nancy Sinatra (Reprise)-1 (85)
86 — DEAR ELOISE –•– The Hollies (Epic)-1 (86)
87 — IN THE MISTY MOONLIGHT –•– Dean Martin (Reprise)-1 (87)
91 — HERE COMES HEAVEN –•– Eddy Arnold (RCA Victor)-1 (91)
92 — ON A SATURDAY NIGHT –•– Eddie Floyd (Stax)-4 (92)
94 — A LOVE THAT’S REAL –•– The Intruders (Gamble)-1 (94)
96 — SOMETHING’S MISSING –•– The Five Stairsteps and Cubie (Buddah)-1 (96)
99 — CROSS MY HEART –•– Billy Stewart (Chess)-1 (99)
100 — LIVE FOR LIFE –•– Jack Jones (RCA Victor)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 9th December, 1967

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 DAYDREAM BELIEVER –•– The Monkees (Colgems)-4 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 THE RAIN, THE PARK AND OTHER THINGS –•– The Cowsills (MGM)-11 (2)
3 3 INCENSE AND PEPPERMINTS –•– Strawberry Alarm Clock (Uni)-11 (1)
4 5 I SAY A LITTLE PRAYER –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-8 (4)
5 8 I HEARD IT THROUGH THE GRAPEVINE –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-8 (5)
6 4 TO SIR WITH LOVE –•– Lulu (Epic)-14 (1)
7 11 I SECOND THAT EMOTION –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-6 (7)
8 45 HELLO GOODBYE –•– The Beatles (Capitol)-2 (8)
9 13 IN AND OUT OF LOVE –•– Diana Ross and the Supremes (Motown)-5 (9)
10 10 AN OPEN LETTER TO MY TEENAGE SON –•– Victor Lundberg (Liberty)-5 (10)

11 20 (The Lights Went Out In) MASSACHUSETTS –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-5 (11)
12 12 YOU BETTER SIT DOWN KIDS –•– Cher (Imperial)-7 (12)
13 15 BOOGALOO DOWN BROADWAY –•– The Fantastic Johnny C. (Phil-L.A. Of Soul)-10 (13)
14 9 I CAN SEE FOR MILES –•– The Who (Decca)-9 (9)
15 16 KEEP THE BALL ROLLIN’ –•– Jay and the Techniques (Smash)-8 (15)
16 6 PLEASE LOVE ME FOREVER –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-11 (6)
17 7 SOUL MAN –•– Sam and Dave (Stax)-14 (2)
18 14 LAZY DAY –•– Spanky and Our Gang (Mercury)-9 (14)
19 19 PATA PATA –•– Miriam Makeba (Reprise)-10 (12)
20 26 SKINNY LEGS AND ALL –•– Joe Tex (Dial)-7 (20)

21 24 SHE’S MY GIRL –•– The Turtles (White Whale)-5 (21)
22 32 WOMAN, WOMAN –•– The Union Gap Featuring Gary Puckett (Columbia)-4 (22)
23 17 EVERLASTING LOVE –•– Robert Knight (Rising Sons)-11 (13)
24 37 NEON RAINBOW –•– The Box Tops (Mala)-5 (24)
25 25 YESTERDAY –•– Ray Charles (ABC/TRC)-5 (25)
26 40 SUMMER RAIN –•– Johnny Rivers (Imperial)-4 (26)
27 28 BY THE TIME I GET TO PHOENIX –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-7 (27)
28 18 EXPRESSWAY TO YOUR HEART –•– The Soul Survivors (Crimson)-15 (4)
29 29 BEG, BORROW AND STEAL –•– The Ohio Express (Cameo)-10 (29)
30 35 HONEY CHILE –•– Martha Reeves and the Vandellas (Gordy)-4 (30)

31 31 WILD HONEY –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-6 (31)
32 30 WATCH THE FLOWERS GROW –•– The Four Seasons (Philips)-7 (30)
33 43 DIFFERENT DRUM –•– The Stone Poneys Featuring Linda Ronstadt (Capitol)-5 (33)
34 44 PAPER CUP –•– The 5th Dimension (Soul City)-6 (34)
35 27 (Loneliness Made Me Realize) IT’S YOU THAT I NEED –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-9 (14)
36 46 WEAR YOUR LOVE LIKE HEAVEN –•– Donovan (Epic)-3 (36)
37 47 NEXT PLANE TO LONDON –•– The Rose Garden (Atco)-8 (37)
38 22 STAG-O-LEE –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-6 (22)
39 23 LET IT OUT (Let It All Hang Out) –•– The Hombres (Verve Forecast)-13 (12)
40 21 IT MUST BE HIM –•– Vikki Carr (Liberty)-15 (3)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

63 34 GLAD TO BE UNHAPPY –•– The Mamas and the Papas (Dunhill)-7 (26)

POWER PLAYS

41 73 BEND ME, SHAPE ME –•– The American Breed (Acta)-2 (41)
42 53 PEACE OF MIND –•– Paul Revere and the Raiders Featuring Mark Lindsay (Columbia)-4 (42)
43 48 BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE –•– Bobby Vee and the Strangers (Liberty)-4 (43)
44 50 BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE –•– Kenny O’Dell (Vegas)-4 (44)
45 55 AND GET AWAY –•– The Esquires (Bunky)-3 (45)
46 58 SINCE YOU SHOWED ME HOW TO BE HAPPY –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-3 (46)
47 65 IF I COULD BUILD MY WHOLE WORLD AROUND YOU –•– Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell (Tamla)-2 (47)
48 52 CHATTANOOGA CHOO CHOO –•– Harpers Bizarre (Warner Brothers)-4 (48)
49 49 SOUL MAN –•– Ramsey Lewis (Cadet)-5 (49)
50 57 WHAT’S IT GONNA BE –•– Dusty Springfield (Philips)-4 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

64 — I AM THE WALRUS –•– The Beatles (Capitol)-1 (64)
66 — CHAIN OF FOOLS –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-1 (66)
68 — IT’S WONDERFUL –•– The Young Rascals (Atlantic)-1 (68)
74 — SUSAN –•– The Buckinghams (Columbia)-1 (74)
75 — LOVE ME TWO TIMES –•– The Doors (Elektra)-1 (75)
85 — I CAN’T STAND MYSELF (When You Touch Me) –•– James Brown and the Famous Flames (King)-1 (85)
86 — UP-UP AND AWAY –•– Hugh Masekela (Uni)-1 (86)
87 — GOIN’ OUT OF MY HEAD/CAN’T TAKE MY EYES OFF YOU (Medley) –•– The Lettermen (Capitol)-1 (87)
89 — BACK UP TRAIN –•– Al Greene and the Soul Mates (Hot Line)-1 (89)
96 — DANCING BEAR –•– The Mamas and the Papas (Dunhill)-1 (96)
97 — SHOUT –•– Lulu and the Luvers (Parrot)-4 (94)
98 — NOBODY BUT ME –•– The Human Beinz (Capitol)-1 (98)
100 – A VOICE IN THE CHOIR –•– Al Martino (Capitol)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 16th December, 1967

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 DAYDREAM BELIEVER –•– The Monkees (Colgems)-5 (3 weeks at #1) (1)
2 5 I HEARD IT THROUGH THE GRAPEVINE –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-9 (2)
3 8 HELLO GOODBYE –•– The Beatles (Capitol)-3 (3)
4 7 I SECOND THAT EMOTION –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-7 (4)
5 2 THE RAIN, THE PARK AND OTHER THINGS –•– The Cowsills (MGM)-12 (2)
6 3 INCENSE AND PEPPERMINTS –•– Strawberry Alarm Clock (Uni)-12 (1)
7 4 I SAY A LITTLE PRAYER –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-9 (4)
8 13 BOOGALOO DOWN BROADWAY –•– The Fantastic Johnny C. (Phil-L.A. Of Soul)-11 (8)
9 9 IN AND OUT OF LOVE –•– Diana Ross and the Supremes (Motown)-6 (9)
10 12 YOU BETTER SIT DOWN KIDS –•– Cher (Imperial)-8 (10)

11 11 (The Lights Went Out In) MASSACHUSETTS –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-6 (11)
12 22 WOMAN, WOMAN –•– The Union Gap Featuring Gary Puckett (Columbia)-5 (12)
13 6 TO SIR WITH LOVE –•– Lulu (Epic)-15 (1)
14 15 KEEP THE BALL ROLLIN’ –•– Jay and the Techniques (Smash)-9 (14)
15 20 SKINNY LEGS AND ALL –•– Joe Tex (Dial)-8 (15)
16 21 SHE’S MY GIRL –•– The Turtles (White Whale)-6 (16)
17 30 HONEY CHILE –•– Martha Reeves and the Vandellas (Gordy)-5 (17)
18 18 LAZY DAY –•– Spanky and Our Gang (Mercury)-10 (14)
19 26 SUMMER RAIN –•– Johnny Rivers (Imperial)-5 (19)
20 16 PLEASE LOVE ME FOREVER –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-12 (6)

21 14 I CAN SEE FOR MILES –•– The Who (Decca)-10 (9)
22 10 AN OPEN LETTER TO MY TEENAGE SON –•– Victor Lundberg (Liberty)-6 (10)
23 41 BEND ME, SHAPE ME –•– The American Breed (Acta)-3 (23)
24 24 NEON RAINBOW –•– The Box Tops (Mala)-6 (24)
25 25 YESTERDAY –•– Ray Charles (ABC/TRC)-6 (25)
26 27 BY THE TIME I GET TO PHOENIX –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-8 (26)
27 55 JUDY IN DISGUISE (With Glasses) –•– John Fred and His Playboy Band (Paula)-4 (27)
28 33 DIFFERENT DRUM –•– The Stone Poneys Featuring Linda Ronstadt (Capitol)-6 (28)
29 66 CHAIN OF FOOLS –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-2 (29)
30 37 NEXT PLANE TO LONDON –•– The Rose Garden (Atco)-9 (30)

31 29 BEG, BORROW AND STEAL –•– The Ohio Express (Cameo)-11 (29)
32 19 PATA PATA –•– Miriam Makeba (Reprise)-11 (12)
33 47 IF I COULD BUILD MY WHOLE WORLD AROUND YOU –•– Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell (Tamla)-3 (33)
34 45 AND GET AWAY –•– The Esquires (Bunky)-4 (34)
35 46 SINCE YOU SHOWED ME HOW TO BE HAPPY –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-4 (35)
36 36 WEAR YOUR LOVE LIKE HEAVEN –•– Donovan (Epic)-4 (36)
37 43 BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE –•– Bobby Vee and the Strangers (Liberty)-5 (37)
38 44 BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE –•– Kenny O’Dell (Vegas)-5 (38)
39 23 EVERLASTING LOVE –•– Robert Knight (Rising Sons)-12 (13)
40 51 BABY YOU GOT IT –•– Brenton Wood (Double Shot)-4 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

44 34 PAPER CUP –•– The 5th Dimension (Soul City)-7 (34)
47 17 SOUL MAN –•– Sam and Dave (Stax)-15 (2)

POWER PLAYS

41 52 TOO MUCH OF NOTHING –•– Peter, Paul and Mary (Warner Brothers)-4 (41)
42 42 PEACE OF MIND –•– Paul Revere and the Raiders Featuring Mark Lindsay (Columbia)-5 (42)
43 68 IT’S WONDERFUL –•– The Young Rascals (Atlantic)-2 (43)
45 48 CHATTANOOGA CHOO CHOO –•– Harpers Bizarre (Warner Brothers)-5 (45)
46 53 COME SEE ABOUT ME –•– Jr. Walker and the All Stars (Soul)-4 (46)
48 74 SUSAN –•– The Buckinghams (Columbia)-2 (48)
49 60 COVER ME –•– Percy Sledge (Atlantic)-4 (49)
50 50 WHAT’S IT GONNA BE –•– Dusty Springfield (Philips)-5 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

68 — GREEN TAMBOURINE –•– The Lemon Pipers (Buddah)-1 (68)
74 — WHO WILL ANSWER –•– Ed Ames (RCA Victor)-1 (74)
75 — BEST OF BOTH WORLDS –•– Lulu (Epic)-1 (75)
76 — WATCH HER RIDE –•– Jefferson Airplane (RCA Victor)-1 (76)
78 — MY BABY MUST BE A MAGICIAN –•– The Marvelettes (Tamla)-1 (78)
79 — GOOD COMBINATION –•– Sonny and Cher (Atco)-1 (79)
85 — MONTEREY –•– Eric Burdon and the Animals (MGM)-1 (85)
86 — EVERYBODY KNOWS –•– The Dave Clark Five (Epic)-1 (86)
89 — AM I THAT EASY TO FORGET –•– Engelbert Humperdinck (Parrot)-1 (89)
90 — TWO LITTLE KIDS –•– Peaches and Herb (Date)-1 (90)
95 — SOMEBODY’S SLEEPING IN MY BED –•– Johnnie Taylor (Stax)-1 (95)
98 — IN ANOTHER LAND –•– Bill Wyman (London)-1 (98)
99 — DANCIN’ OUT OF MY HEART –•– Ronnie Dove (Diamond)-1 (99)
100 — A LITTLE RAIN MUST FALL –•– The Epic Splendor (Hot Biscuit)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 23rd December, 1967

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 DAYDREAM BELIEVER –•– The Monkees (Colgems)-6 (4 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 I HEARD IT THROUGH THE GRAPEVINE –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-10 (2)
3 3 HELLO GOODBYE –•– The Beatles (Capitol)-4 (3)
4 4 I SECOND THAT EMOTION –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-8 (4)
5 12 WOMAN, WOMAN –•– The Union Gap Featuring Gary Puckett (Columbia)-6 (5)
6 5 THE RAIN, THE PARK AND OTHER THINGS –•– The Cowsills (MGM)-13 (2)
7 8 BOOGALOO DOWN BROADWAY –•– The Fantastic Johnny C. (Phil-L.A. Of Soul)-12 (7)
8 6 INCENSE AND PEPPERMINTS –•– Strawberry Alarm Clock (Uni)-13 (1)
9 10 YOU BETTER SIT DOWN KIDS –•– Cher (Imperial)-9 (9)
10 7 I SAY A LITTLE PRAYER –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-10 (4)

11 27 JUDY IN DISGUISE (With Glasses) –•– John Fred and His Playboy Band (Paula)-5 (11)
12 9 IN AND OUT OF LOVE –•– Diana Ross and the Supremes (Motown)-7 (9)
13 23 BEND ME, SHAPE ME –•– The American Breed (Acta)-4 (13)
14 16 SHE’S MY GIRL –•– The Turtles (White Whale)-7 (14)
15 15 SKINNY LEGS AND ALL –•– Joe Tex (Dial)-9 (15)
16 17 HONEY CHILE –•– Martha Reeves and the Vandellas (Gordy)-6 (16)
17 29 CHAIN OF FOOLS –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-3 (17)
18 19 SUMMER RAIN –•– Johnny Rivers (Imperial)-6 (18)
19 14 KEEP THE BALL ROLLIN’ –•– Jay and the Techniques (Smash)-10 (14)
20 11 (The Lights Went Out In) MASSACHUSETTS –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-7 (11)

21 13 TO SIR WITH LOVE –•– Lulu (Epic)-16 (1)
22 30 NEXT PLANE TO LONDON –•– The Rose Garden (Atco)-10 (22)
23 33 IF I COULD BUILD MY WHOLE WORLD AROUND YOU –•– Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell (Tamla)-4 (23)
24 24 NEON RAINBOW –•– The Box Tops (Mala)-7 (24)
25 21 I CAN SEE FOR MILES –•– The Who (Decca)-11 (9)
26 28 DIFFERENT DRUM –•– The Stone Poneys Featuring Linda Ronstadt (Capitol)-7 (26)
27 20 PLEASE LOVE ME FOREVER –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-13 (6)
28 36 WEAR YOUR LOVE LIKE HEAVEN –•– Donovan (Epic)-5 (28)
29 34 AND GET AWAY –•– The Esquires (Bunky)-5 (29)
30 26 BY THE TIME I GET TO PHOENIX –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-9 (26)

31 43 IT’S WONDERFUL –•– The Young Rascals (Atlantic)-3 (31)
32 35 SINCE YOU SHOWED ME HOW TO BE HAPPY –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-5 (32)
33 68 GREEN TAMBOURINE –•– The Lemon Pipers (Buddah)-2 (33)
34 48 SUSAN –•– The Buckinghams (Columbia)-3 (34)
35 40 BABY YOU GOT IT –•– Brenton Wood (Double Shot)-5 (35)
36 46 COME SEE ABOUT ME –•– Jr. Walker and the All Stars (Soul)-5 (36)
37 37 BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE –•– Bobby Vee and the Strangers (Liberty)-6 (37)
38 38 BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE –•– Kenny O’Dell (Vegas)-6 (38)
39 41 TOO MUCH OF NOTHING –•– Peter, Paul and Mary (Warner Brothers)-5 (39)
40 18 LAZY DAY –•– Spanky and Our Gang (Mercury)-11 (14)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

43 31 BEG, BORROW AND STEAL –•– The Ohio Express (Cameo)-12 (29)
54 25 YESTERDAY –•– Ray Charles (ABC/TRC)-7 (25)

POWER PLAYS

41 52 THE OTHER MAN’S GRASS IS ALWAYS GREENER –•– Petula Clark (Warner Brothers)-4 (41)
42 42 PEACE OF MIND –•– Paul Revere and the Raiders Featuring Mark Lindsay (Columbia)-6 (42)
44 55 WINDY –•– Wes Montgomery (A&M)-5 (44)
45 45 CHATTANOOGA CHOO CHOO –•– Harpers Bizarre (Warner Brothers)-6 (45)
46 56 IN THE MISTY MOONLIGHT –•– Dean Martin (Reprise)-4 (46)
47 49 COVER ME –•– Percy Sledge (Atlantic)-5 (47)
48 59 LOVE ME TWO TIMES –•– The Doors (Elektra)-3 (48)
49 50 WHAT’S IT GONNA BE –•– Dusty Springfield (Philips)-6 (49)
50 51 TELL MAMA –•– Etta James (Cadet)-7 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

79 — EXPLOSION (In Your Soul) –•– The Soul Survivors (Crimson)-1 (79)
80 — FOXEY LADY –•– The Jimi Hendrix Experience (Reprise)-1 (80)
81 — BABY, NOW THAT I’VE FOUND YOU –•– The Foundations (Uni)-1 (81)
82 — DARLIN’ –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-1 (82)
83 — SKIP A ROPE –•– Henson Cargill (Monument)-1 (83)
84 — THE LESSON –•– Vikki Carr (Liberty)-1 (84)
85 — SPOOKY –•– The Classics IV (Imperial)-1 (85)
87 — I WONDER WHAT SHE’S DOING TONITE –•– Tommy Boyce and Bobby Hart (A&M)-1 (87)
90 — MR. BUS DRIVER –•– Bruce Channel (Mala)-1 (90)
94 — MOCKINGBIRD –•– Aretha Franklin (Columbia)-1 (94)
97 — I CALL IT LOVE –•– The Manhattans (Carnival)-1 (97)
98 — OH, HOW IT HURTS –•– Barbara Mason (Arctic)-1 (98)
99 — UP TIGHT, GOOD MAN –•– Laura Lee (Chess)-1 (99)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 30th December, 1967

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 3 HELLO GOODBYE –•– The Beatles (Capitol)-5 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 2 I HEARD IT THROUGH THE GRAPEVINE –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-10 (2)
3 1 DAYDREAM BELIEVER –•– The Monkees (Colgems)-7 (1)
4 4 I SECOND THAT EMOTION –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-9 (4)
5 5 WOMAN, WOMAN –•– The Union Gap Featuring Gary Puckett (Columbia)-7 (5)
6 11 JUDY IN DISGUISE (With Glasses) –•– John Fred and His Playboy Band (Paula)-6 (6)
7 17 CHAIN OF FOOLS –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-4 (7)
8 13 BEND ME, SHAPE ME –•– The American Breed (Acta)-5 (8)
9 7 BOOGALOO DOWN BROADWAY –•– The Fantastic Johnny C. (Phil-L.A. Of Soul)-13 (7)
10 15 SKINNY LEGS AND ALL –•– Joe Tex (Dial)-10 (10)

11 16 HONEY CHILE –•– Martha Reeves and the Vandellas (Gordy)-7 (11)
12 9 YOU BETTER SIT DOWN KIDS –•– Cher (Imperial)-10 (9)
13 8 INCENSE AND PEPPERMINTS –•– Strawberry Alarm Clock (Uni)-14 (1)
14 6 THE RAIN, THE PARK AND OTHER THINGS –•– The Cowsills (MGM)-14 (2)
15 18 SUMMER RAIN –•– Johnny Rivers (Imperial)-7 (15)
16 10 I SAY A LITTLE PRAYER –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-11 (4)
17 22 NEXT PLANE TO LONDON –•– The Rose Garden (Atco)-11 (17)
18 23 IF I COULD BUILD MY WHOLE WORLD AROUND YOU –•– Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell (Tamla)-5 (18)
19 26 DIFFERENT DRUM –•– The Stone Poneys Featuring Linda Ronstadt (Capitol)-8 (19)
20 14 SHE’S MY GIRL –•– The Turtles (White Whale)-8 (14)

21 12 IN AND OUT OF LOVE –•– Diana Ross and the Supremes (Motown)-8 (9)
22 29 AND GET AWAY –•– The Esquires (Bunky)-6 (22)
23 28 WEAR YOUR LOVE LIKE HEAVEN –•– Donovan (Epic)-6 (23)
24 24 NEON RAINBOW –•– The Box Tops (Mala)-8 (24)
25 33 GREEN TAMBOURINE –•– The Lemon Pipers (Buddah)-3 (25)
26 31 IT’S WONDERFUL –•– The Young Rascals (Atlantic)-4 (26)
27 20 (The Lights Went Out In) MASSACHUSETTS –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-8 (11)
28 19 KEEP THE BALL ROLLIN’ –•– Jay and the Techniques (Smash)-11 (14)
29 34 SUSAN –•– The Buckinghams (Columbia)-4 (29)
30 36 COME SEE ABOUT ME –•– Jr. Walker and the All Stars (Soul)-6 (30)

31 41 THE OTHER MAN’S GRASS IS ALWAYS GREENER –•– Petula Clark (Warner Brothers)-5 (31)
32 64 MONTEREY –•– Eric Burdon and the Animals (MGM)-3 (32)
33 30 BY THE TIME I GET TO PHOENIX –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-10 (26)
34 35 BABY YOU GOT IT –•– Brenton Wood (Double Shot)-6 (34)
35 39 TOO MUCH OF NOTHING –•– Peter, Paul and Mary (Warner Brothers)-6 (35)
36 51 WHO WILL ANSWER –•– Ed Ames (RCA Victor)-3 (36)
37 55 I CAN’T STAND MYSELF (When You Touch Me) –•– James Brown and the Famous Flames (King)-4 (37)
38 48 LOVE ME TWO TIMES –•– The Doors (Elektra)-4 (38)
39 21 TO SIR WITH LOVE –•– Lulu (Epic)-17 (1)
40 50 TELL MAMA –•– Etta James (Cadet)-8 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

41 32 SINCE YOU SHOWED ME HOW TO BE HAPPY –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-6 (32)
55 38 BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE –•– Kenny O’Dell (Vegas)-7 (38)
57 37 BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE –•– Bobby Vee and the Strangers (Liberty)-7 (37)

POWER PLAYS

42 52 LOVE POWER –•– The Sandpebbles (Calla)-6 (42)
43 47 COVER ME –•– Percy Sledge (Atlantic)-6 (43)
44 44 WINDY –•– Wes Montgomery (A&M)-6 (44)
45 57 I’M IN LOVE –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-5 (45)
46 46 IN THE MISTY MOONLIGHT –•– Dean Martin (Reprise)-5 (46)
47 58 BEST OF BOTH WORLDS –•– Lulu (Epic)-3 (47)
48 59 GOIN’ OUT OF MY HEAD/CAN’T TAKE MY EYES OFF YOU (Medley) –•– The Lettermen (Capitol)-4 (48)
49 49 WHAT’S IT GONNA BE –•– Dusty Springfield (Philips)-7 (49)
50 60 DEAR ELOISE –•– The Hollies (Epic)-5 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

77 — SHE’S A RAINBOW –•– The Rolling Stones (London)-1 (77)
78 — TO GIVE (The Reason I Live) –•– Frankie Valli (Philips)-1 (78)
80 — TOMORROW –•– Strawberry Alarm Clock (Uni)-1 (80)
81 — I’M COMING HOME –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-1 (81)
82 — PICK UP THE PIECES –•– Carla Thomas (Stax)-1 (82)
83 — JUST AS MUCH AS EVER –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-1 (83)
84 — LOST –•– Jerry Butler (Mercury)-1 (84)
86 — I WAS MADE TO LOVE HER –•– King Curtis and the Kingpins (Atco)-1 (86)
92 — UNITED (Part 1) –•– The Music Makers (Gamble)-1 (92)
93 — MELLOW MOONLIGHT –•– Leon Haywood (Decca)-1 (93)
99 — WE’RE A WINNER –•– The Impressions (ABC)-1 (99)
100 — BOTTLE OF WINE –•– The Fireballs (Atco)-1 (100)