12th April 1970.

In April 1970 RNI changed from a Top 40 chart to a Nifty 50. At the moment this chart is incomplete. We obtained details from recordings of different parts of the chart show but some are missing. Can anyone provide the rest of the information?


 

Radio Northsea International  Nifty 50   12th April 1970
presented by Roger Day

this
week
last
week


1
3
All Kinds Of Everything
Dana
2
7
Gimme Dat Ding
The Pipkins
3
9
Travellin' Band
Creedence Clearwater Revival
4
10
Never Had a Dream Come True
Stevie Wonder
5
6
The Seeker
The Who
6
1
Knock Knock Who's There
Mary Hopkin
7
15
El Condor Pasa (If I Could)
Julie Felix
8
17
I.O.I.O.
The Bee Gees
9
4
Govinda
The Radha Krishna Temple
10
?
The House of the Rising Sun
Frijid Pink
11



12



13



14



15



16



17



18
?
Hanging On The Edge of Sadness
The Flying Machine
19
36
New World Coming
Mama Cass
20
8
Morning Please Don't Come
Dusty and Tom Springfield
21
40
Million Dollar Bash
Jonathan King
22
32
Groupy Girl
Tony Joe White
23
27
Lords And Ladies
Troy Dante
24
34
Open Up Your Heart
Almond Marzipan
25
11
Can't Help Falling In Love
Andy Williams
26
14
Young, Gifted and Black
Bob & Marcia
27
19
Cecilia
Harmony Grass
28
18
Who Do You Love?
Juicy Lucy
29
31
Don't You Know (She Said Hello)
Butterscotch
30
16
You Keep Tightening Up On Me
The Box Tops
31
39
Down The Dustpipe
Status Quo
32
43
Powerful Jim
Serpentine
33
20
Everybody Go Home, The Party's Over
Clodagh Rodgers
34
45
Roll Over Mary
The Locomotive
35
22
By The Way
The Tremeloes
36
50
Belfast Boy
Don Fardon
37
26
When Julie Comes Around
The Cuff Links
38
-
Lay Down (Candles In the Rain)
Melanie with the Edwin Hawkins Singers
39
28
Mighty Joe
Shocking Blue
40
-
Up The Ladder To The Roof
The Supremes
41
30
Rag Mama Rag
The Band
42
-
Everybody's Out Of Town
B.J Thomas
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Can anyone provide the missing positions?
 
This chart was obtained from recordings shared on The Offshore Radio Club Forum and www.azanorak.com. Our thanks to them both.

click to hear audio click to hear audio Roger Day counts down the new Top 10 on RNI, 12th April 1970 (duration 1 minute 14 seconds)

The links from the songs on this page lead to the Amazon MP3 Store where you can hear short audio clips of the tracks and customers in the UK can buy downloads. Please see this note.
 
There are a number of other offshore charts listed on The Pirate Radio Hall of Fame. Full details here.
 
We don't have last week's chart. The previous one we do have is from 22nd March. The next one we have is from 5th July.


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