Records that din't quite make it, only getting to no. 2
THE 60s
1960

DATE TITLE ARTIST WKS
02-feb a voice in the wilderness cliff richard 3
24-mar theme from a summer place percy faith 1
14-apr fall in love with you cliff richard 1
19-may someone else's baby adam faith 1
26-may cradle of love johnny preston 3
23-jun mama/robot man connie francis 1
08-sep because they're young duane eddy 1
15-sep a mess of blues elvis presley 2
27-oct as long as he needs me shirley bassey 5
01-dec save the last dance for me drifters 4

1961

02-feb pepe duane eddy 1
09-mar are you sure allisons 2
30-mar are you sure allisons 4
27-apr lazy river bobby darin 1
06-jul hello mary lou/travellin' man ricky nelson 2
05-oct jealousy billy fury 2
26-oct wild wind john leyton 2
23-nov big bad john jimmy dean 1

1962

04-jan midnight in moscow kenny ball 1
11-jan stranger on the shore acker bilk 3
01-feb let's twist again chubby checker 2
22-mar tell me what he said helen shapiro 3
12-apr dream baby roy orbison 2
26-apr hey baby bruce channel 1
03-may hey little girl del shannon 1
31-may i'm looking out the window/do you wanna dance cliff richard 3
28-jun a picture of you joe brown 2
09-aug speedy gonzales pat boone 4
06-sep things bobby darin 1
27-sep it'll be me cliff richard 1
11-oct the locomotion little eva 3
01-nov let's dance chris montez 4
29-nov swiss maid del shannon 1

1963

21-feb please please me beatles 2
14-mar please please me beatles 1
11-apr from a jack to a king ned miller 2
16-may can't get used to losing you andy williams 1
23-may scarlet o'hara jet harris & tony meehan 1
30-may do you want to know a secret billy j. kramer & the dakotas 2
27-jun atlantis shadows 2
29-aug i'm telling you now freddie & the dreamers 2
12-sep it's all in the game cliff richard 3
10-oct then he kissed me crystals 2
14-nov sugar & spice searchers 1
05-dec don't talk to him cliff richard 1

1964

23-jan hippy hippy shake swinging blue jeans 1
06-feb i'm the one gerry & the pacemakers 2
05-mar bits & pieces dave clark five 3
26-mar just one look hollies 1
07-may i believe bachelors 1
21-may my boy lollipop millie 1
25-jun someone someone brian poole & the tremeloes 2
24-sep rag doll four seasons 2
19-nov all day & all of the night kinks 2
03-dec i'm gonna be strong gene pitney 2
17-dec downtown petula clark 3

1965

28-jan you've lost that lovin' feelin' cilla black 1
25-feb the game of love wayne fontana & the mindbenders 1
22-apr here comes the night them 1
20-may true love ways peter & gordon 1
17-jun the price of love everly brothers 1
15-jul heartful of soul yardbirds 3
12-aug we've gotta get out of this place animals 1
19-aug you've got your troubles fortunes 1
07-oct if you gotta go, go now manfred mann 1
14-oct almost there andy williams 3
25-nov my generation who 2
23-dec wind me up (let me go) cliff richard 3

1966

10-feb you were on my mind crispian st. peters 1
17-feb 19th nervous breakdown rolling stones 3
10-mar groovy kind of love mindbenders 1
17-mar i can't let go hollies 3
05-may daydream lovin' spoonful 2
19-may sloop john b/you're so good to me beach boys 1
26-may wild thing troggs 1
14-jul nobody needs your love gene pitney 1
28-jul black is black los bravos 1
25-aug god only knows/wouldn't it be nice beach boys 2
29-sep i'm a boy who 1
06-oct bend it dave dee dozy beaky mick & tich 2
27-oct i can't control myself troggs 1
03-nov stop stop stop hollies 2
17-nov semi-detached suburban mr. james manfred mann 1
24-nov gimmie some loving spencer davis group 1
15-dec what would i be val doonican 1
22-dec morningtown ride seekers 4

1967

1967
26-jan night of fear move 1
02-feb matthew & son cat stevens 2
02-mar penny lane/ strawberry fields forever beatles 3
23-mar edelweiss vince hill 1
30-mar this is my song harry secombe 1
18-may dedicated to the one i love mamas & the papas 1
25-may waterloo sunset kinks 2
15-jun there goes my everything englebert humperdinck 4
26-jul alternate title monkees 1
02-aug it must be him vikki carr 1
30-aug i'll never fall in love again tom jones 4
27-sep excerpt from a teenage opera keith west 2
11-oct flowers in the rain move 2
25-oct hole in my shoe traffic 1
29-nov everybody knows dave clark five 2
20-dec everybody knows dave clark five 1
27-dec i'm coming home tom jones 1

1968

03-jan magical mystery tour [ep] beatles 3
27-mar delilah tom jones 3
01-may simon says 1910 fruitgum co. 1
08-may lazy sunday small faces 1
15-may a man without love englebert humperdinck 2
29-may honey bobby goldsboro 1
05-jun a man without love englebert humperdinck 1
03-jul son of hickory holler's tramp o.c. smith 3
09-oct little arrows leapy lee 1
16-oct jesamine casuals 1
20-nov eloise barry ryan 2
18-dec ain't got no - i got life nina simone 1
25-dec build me up buttercup foundations 1

1969

08-jan build me up buttercup foundations 1
02-apr gentle on my mind dean martin 2
09-apr boom-bang-a-bang lulu 1
16-apr goodbye mary hopkin 1
30-apr goodbye mary hopkin 2
14-may my sentimental friend herman's hermits 2
28-may man of the world fleetwood mac 1
18-jun oh happy day edwin hawkins singers 2
2-jul in the ghetto elvis presley 3
23-jul give peace a chance plastic ono band 3
16-aug saved by the bell robin gibb 2
20-sep don't forget to remember bee gees 1
01-nov i'm gonna make you mine lou christie 1
08-nov oh well fleetwood mac 2
22-nov (call me) number one tremeloes 2
29-nov yester-me yester-you yesterday stevie wonder 3
13-dec ruby don't take your love to town kenny rogers & first edition 5

THE 70s
1970

DATE TITLE ARTIST WKS
17-jan suspicious minds elvis presley 1
24-jan ruby don't take your love to town kenny rogers & first edition 1
14-feb leavin' on a jet plane peter paul & mary 1
21-feb let's work together canned heat 1
07-mar i want you back jackson five 1
14-mar let it be beatles 1
04-apr knock knock who's there mary hopkin 1
30-may question moody blues 1
27-jun groovin' with mr. bloe mr. bloe 1
04-jul all right now free 5
08-aug lola kinks 1
15-aug neanderthal Man hotlegs 2
03-oct you can get it if you really want desmond dekker 2
17-oct black night deep purple 2
31-oct patches clarence carter 3
13-dec when i'm dead & gone mc.guinness flint 3

1971

17-jan rise a white swan t. rex 1
06-feb pushbike song mixtures 4
13-mar another day paul mc.cartney 1
27-mar another day paul mc.cartney 1
03-apr bridget the midget ray stevens 3
15-may brown sugar rolling stones 3
05-jun indiana wants me r. dean taylor 1
12-jun i did what i did for maria tony christie 1
26-jun i did what i did for maria tony christie 1
03-jul don't let it die hurricane smith 1
10-jul co-co sweet 2
07-aug never ending song of love new seekers 5
25-sep did you ever nancy sinatra & lee hazelwood 1
16-oct tweedle-dee tweedle-dum middle of the road 1
23-oct witch queen of new orleans redbone 3
20-nov till tom jones 1
27-nov jeepster t. rex 1
11-dec jeepster t. rex 3

1972

15-jan mother of mine neil reid 3
04-mar american pie don mc.lean 3
25-mar beg steal or borrow new seekers 3
29-apr back off boogaloo ringo starr 2
13-may come what may (apres toi) vicky leandros 2
27-may could it be forever david cassidy 1
03-jun rocket man elton john 1
08-jul rock & roll gary glitter 3
29-jul sylvia's mother dr. hook & the medicine show 1
12-aug seaside shuffle terry dactyl & the dinosaurs 2
23-sep children of the revolution t. rex 3
21-oct donna 10cc 2
25-nov crazy horses osmonds 3
16-dec gudbuy t' jane slade 2