5th April 1970.

In April 1970 RNI changed from using a Top 40 to the Nifty 50, a name suggested by DJ Duncan Johnson. Thanks to Per Arne Berggren for providing the chart. Can anyone fill in the gaps?


 

Radio Northsea International  Nifty 50   5th April 1970

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1

Knock Knock Who's There
Mary Hopkin
2

Spirit In The Sky
Norman Greenbaum
3

All Kinds Of Everything
Dana
4

Govinda
The Radha Krishna Temple
5

Good Morning Freedom
Blue Mink
6

The Seeker
The Who
7

Gimme Dat Ding
The Pipkins
8

Morning Please Don't Come
Dusty and Tom Springfield
9

Travellin' Band
Creedence Clearwater Revival
10

Never Had a Dream Come True
Stevie Wonder
11

Can't Help Falling In Love
Andy Williams
12

I Can't Help Myself
The Four Tops
13



14

Young, Gifted and Black
Bob & Marcia
15

El Condor Pasa (If I Could)
Julie Felix
16

You Keep Tightening Up On Me
The Box Tops
17

I.O.I.O.
The Bee Gees
18

Who Do You Love?
Juicy Lucy
19

Cecilia / Mrs. Richie
Harmony Grass
20



21

I'll Be Home (In A Day Or So)
The Dream Police
22

By The Way
The Tremeloes
23

Hanging On The Edge of Sadness
The Flying Machine
24

The House of the Rising Sun
Frijid Pink
25

Border Song
Elton John
26

When Julie Comes Around
The Cuff Links
27

Lords And Ladies
Troy Dante
28

Mighty Joe
Shocking Blue
29

My Baby Loves Lovin'
White Plains
30

Rag Mama Rag
The Band
31

Don't You Know (She Said Hello)
Butterscotch
32

Groupy Girl
Tony Joe White
33

I Love Them All (The Boys In The Band)
Nancy Sinatra
34

Open Up Your Heart
Almond Marzipan
35

A Street Called Hope
Gene Pitney
36

New World Coming
Mama Cass
37



38



39

Down The Dustpipe
Status Quo
40

Million Dollar Bash
Jonathan King
41



42



43

Powerful Jim
Serpentine
44

Farewell Is A Lonely Sound
Jimmy Ruffin
45

Roll Over Mary
The Locomotive
46



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48



49

Why (Must We Fall In Love)
Diana Ross and the Supremes and The Temptations
50

Belfast Boy
Don Fardon





Our thanks to Per Arne Berggren.
 
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