Charts

The CKFH Chart started in 1967 as the "Centennial Survey." It was re-named the "Pop 35" in 1968 and then, in January 1970, the "Big 30" was born. The "Big 30" was published until August 28, 1972, when it was discontinued.

We're looking to fill several gaps in this section. If you have a CKFH Chart that we don't have, please contact us at dale_patterson@hotmail.com.

 

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1967

November 12 Massachusetts - Bee Gees  (Courtesy: ARSA)


1968

November 27 For Once In My Life - Stevie Wonder   (Courtesy: ARSA)
Christmas N/A (Songs are listed, not ranked)

 

1969

April 2 N/A (Songs are listed, not ranked)    (Courtesy: ARSA)

 

1970

January 1 Whole Lotta Love - Led Zeppelin
January 8 Arizona - Mark Lindsay  (The Bill Smith Collection)
January 15 Venus - Shocking Blue
January 22 He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother - The Hollies
January 29 Hey There Lonely Girl - Eddie Holman
   
February 5 Hey There Lonely Girl - Eddie Holman
February 12 Travelin' Band - Creedence Clearwater Revival
February 19 Bridge Over Troubled Water - Simon & Garfunkel
February 26 Bridge Over Troubled Water - Simon & Garfunkel  (The Bill Smith Collection)
   
March 5 Bridge Over Troubled Water - Simon & Garfunkel
March 12 Bridge Over Troubled Water - Simon & Garfunkel
March 19 Instant Karma - John Lennon & The Plastic Ono Band
March 25 Let It Be - Beatles
   
April 2 Let It Be - Beatles
April 9 Let It Be - Beatles
April 16 American Woman/No Sugar Tonight - Guess Who
April 23 American Woman/No Sugar Tonight - Guess Who
April 30 American Woman/No Sugar Tonight - Guess Who
   
May 7 Everything is Beautiful - Ray Stevens  (The Bill Smith Collection)
May 11 Woodstock - Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young
May 18 Woodstock - Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young
May 25 Run Through The Jungle/Up Around The Bend - Creedence Clearwater Revival
   
June 1 Run Through The Jungle/Up Around The Bend - Creedence Clearwater Revival
June 8 The Long and Winding Road - The Beatles
June 15 The Long and Winding Road - The Beatles
June 22 Band of Gold - Freda Payne
June 29 Band of Gold - Freda Payne
   
July 6 Band of Gold - Freda Payne
July 13 Mississippi Queen - Mountain  (The Bill Smith Collection)
July 20 Big Yellow Taxi - Joni Mitchell
July 27 (They Long To Be) Close To You - Carpenters (The Bill Smith Collection)
   
August 3 (They Long To Be) Close To You - Carpenters
August 10 Spill The Wine - Eric Burdon & War  (The Bill Smith Collection)
August 17 War - Edwin Starr
August 24 Looking Out My Back Door - Creedence Clearwater Revival
August 31 Looking Out My Back Door - Creedence Clearwater Revival
   
September 7 Looking Out My Back Door - Creedence Clearwater Revival  (The Bill Smith Collection)
September 14 Looking Out My Back Door - Creedence Clearwater Revival   (The Bill Smith Collection)
September 21 25 Or 6 To 4 - Chicago
September 28 Crackin' Rosie - Neil Diamond  (The Bill Smith Collection)
   
October 2 Crackin' Rosie - Neil Diamond
October 12 Cracklin' Rosie - Neil Diamond  (The Bill Smith Collection)
October 19 Lola - Kinks - ALBUM CHART
October 26 Green Eyed Lady - Sugarloaf - ALBUM CHART
November 2 I'll Be There - Jackson 5 - ALBUM CHART (The Bill Smith Collection)
November 9 I'll Be There - Jackson 5 - ALBUM CHART
November 16 I Think I Love You - Partridge Family - ALBUM CHART
November 23 I Think I Love You - Partridge Family - ALBUM CHART 
November 30 Gypsy Woman - Brian Hyland - ALBUM CHART
   
December 7 Gypsy Woman - Brian Hyland - ALBUM CHART
December 14 My Sweet Lord/Isn't It a Pity - George Harrison - ALBUM CHART  (The Bill Smith Collection)
December 21 My Sweet Lord/Isn't It a Pity - George Harrison - ALBUM CHART
December 28 My Sweet Lord/Isn't It a Pity - George Harrison - ALBUM CHART


1971

January 3 My Sweet Lord/Isn't It a Pity - George Harrison - ALBUM CHART (date on chart is incorrectly listed as January 3, 1970)
January 11 My Sweet Lord/Isn't It a Pity - George Harrison - ALBUM CHART
January 18 My Sweet Lord/Isn't t a Pity - George Harrison - ALBUM CHART
January 25 Love The One You're With - Stephen Stills - ALBUM CHART
   
February 1 Rose Garden - Lynn Anderson - ALBUM CHART
February 8 Rose Garden - Lynn Anderson - ALBUM CHART
February 15 Rose Garden - Lynn Anderson - ALBUM CHART
February 22 One Bad Apple - Osmonds - ALBUM CHART
   
March 1 One Bad Apple - Osmonds - ALBUM CHART
March 8 Put Your Hand in The Hand - Ocean - ALBUM CHART
March 15 She's A Lady - Tom Jones - ALBUM CHART
March 22 She's A Lady - Tom Jones - ALBUM CHART
March 29 Gotta See Jane - R. Dean Taylor - ALBUM CHART
   
April 5 Stay Awhile - Bells - ALBUM CHART  (The Bill Smith Collection)
April 12 Stay Awhile - Bells - ALBUM CHART
April 20 Joy To The World - Three Dog Night ALBUM CHART  (The Bill Smith Collection)
April 26 Joy To The World - Three Dog Night - ALBUM CHART
   
May 3 Chick-a-Boom - Daddy Dewdrop - ALBUM CHART
May 10 Sweet & Innocent - Donny Osmond - ALBUM CHART  (The Bill Smith Collection)
May 17 Sweet & Innocent - Osmonds - ALBUM CHART
May 24 Sweet & Innocent - Donny Osmond - ALBUM CHART
May 31 Brown Sugar - Rolling Stones - ALBUM CHART
   
June 7 Superstar - Murray Head & The Trinidad Singers - ALBUM CHART
June 14 Superstar - Murray Head & The Trinidad Singers - ALBUM CHART  (The Bill Smith Collection)
June 21 I Don't Know How To Love Him - Helen Reddy - ALBUM CHART
June 28 I Don't Know How To Love Him - Helen Reddy - ALBUM CHART
   
July 5 Indian Reservation - Raiders - ALBUM CHART
July 12 Indian Reservation - Raiders - ALBUM CHART
July 19 Indian Reservation - Raiders - ALBUM CHART
July 26 Indian Reservation - Raiders - ALBUM CHART  (The Bill Smith Collection)
   
August 2 Sweet City Woman - Stampeders - ALBUM CHART
August 9 Sweet City Woman - Stampeders - ALBUM CHART
August 17 Sweet City Woman - Stampeders - ALBUM CHART  (The Bill Smith Collection)
August 23 Uncle Albert/Admiral Halsey - Paul McCartney - ALBUM CHART
August 30 Uncle Albert/Admiral Halsey - Paul McCartney - ALBUM CHART  (The Bill Smith Collection)
   
September 5 Go Away Little Girl - Donny Osmond - ALBUM CHART
September 13 Go Away Little Girl - Donny Osmond - ALBUM CHART
September 20 Go Away Little Girl - Donny Osmond - ALBUM CHART
September 27 Maggie May - Rod Stewart - ALBUM CHART  (The Bill Smith Collection)
   
October 4 The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down - Joan Baez - ALBUM CHART   (The Bill Smith Collection)
October 10 Yo Yo - Osmonds - ALBUM CHART
October 18 Yo Yo - Osmonds - ALBUM CHART   (The Bill Smith Collection)
October 25 Gypsies, Tramps & Thieves - Cher - ALBUM CHART
   
November 2 Gypsies, Tramps & Thieves - Cher  - ALBUM CHART (The Bill Smith Collection)
November 8 Gypsies, Tramps & Thieves - Cher - ALBUM CHART  (The Damian Bassett Collection)
November 15 Gypsies, Tramps & Thieves - Cher - ALBUM CHART  (The Bill Smith Collection)
November 23 N/A
November 30 Got To Be There - Michael Jackson - ALBUM CHART
   
December 7 Got To Be There - Michael Jackson - ALBUM CHART
December 14 N/A
December 21 Hey Girl - Donny Osmond - ALBUM CHART
December 27 Hey Girl - Donny Osmond - ALBUM CHART   (The Bill Smith Collection)

1972

January 3 Brand New Key - Melanie - ALBUM CHART
January 10 American Pie - Don McLean - ALBUM CHART
January 17 American Pie - Don McLean - ALBUM CHART
January 24 American Pie - Don McLean - ALBUM CHART
January 31 American Pie - Don McLean - ALBUM CHART
   
February 7 American Pie - Don McLean - ALBUM CHART  (The Bill Smith Collection)
February 14 American Pie - Don McLean - ALBUM CHART  (The Bill Smith Collection)
February 21 N/A
February 28 Down by the Lazy River - Osmonds - ALBUM CHART
   
March 6 Down by the Lazy River - Osmonds - ALBUM CHART
March 13 Puppy Love - Donny Osmond - ALBUM CHART
March 20 Puppy Love - Donny Osmond - ALBUM CHART
March 27 Puppy Love - Donny Osmond - ALBUM CHART
   
April 3 N/A
April 10 N/A
April 17 The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face - Roberta Flack - ALBUM CHART
April 24 The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face - Roberta Flack - ALBUM CHART
   
May 1 The First Time Ever I Saw Your Page - Roberta Flack - ALBUM CHART
May 8 The First Time Ever I Saw Your Page - Roberta Flack - ALBUM CHART (The Bill Smith Collection)
May 15 Nice To Be With You - Gallery - ALBUM CHART  (The Damian Bassett Collection)
May 22 Nice To Be With You - Gallery  ALBUM CHART
May 29 Amazing Grace - Gallery - ALBUM CHART  (The Bill Smith Collection)
   
June 6 Amazing Grace - Royal Scots Dragoon Guards - ALBUM CHART
June 12 The Candy Man - Sammy Davis, Jr. - ALBUM CHART  (The Bill Smith Collection)
June 20 N/A
June 27 N/A
   
July 3 Daddy Don't You Walk So Fast - Wayne Newton - ALBUM CHART  (The Bill Smith Collection)
July 10 Daddy Don't You Walk So Fast - Wayne Newton - ALBUM  CHART
July 17 Lean On Me - Bill Withers - ALBUM CHART
July 24 Lean on Me - Bill Withers - ALBUM CHART
July 31 Alone Again (Naturally) - Gilbert O'Sullivan - ALBUM CHART   (The Bill Smith Collection)
   
August 7 N/A
August 14 N/A
August 21 Sealed with a Kiss - Brian Hyland - ALBUM CHART
August 28 School's Out - Alice Cooper - ALBUM CHART (The Bill Smith Collection)

 

1967

September 23 Reflections - Diana Ross & The Supremes
September 30 Groovin' - Booker T & The MGs
   
November 18 Soul Man - Sam & Dave
   
December 16 I Heard It Through The Grapevine - Gladys Knight & The Pips
December 23 Skinny Legs And All - Joe Tex
December 30 Skinny Legs And All - Joe Tex


1968

January 6 Tell Mama - Etta James
January 13 Tell Mama - Etta James
January 20 I'll Be Sweeter Tomorrow - O'Jays
January 27 Chain of Fools - Aretha Franklin
   
February 3 Chain of Fools - Aretha Franklin
February 24 I Wish It Would Rain - Temptations

 

 

 


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