List of number-one singles from 1968–79 (Switzerland)

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This is a list of singles that reached number one on the Swiss Music Charts from 1968 through 1979.

Number-one singles[edit]

Key
dagger Number-one song of the year
Contents
1968 · 1969 · 1970 · 1971 · 1972 · 1973 · 1974 · 1975 · 1976 · 1977 · 1978 · 1979 · 1980s →
Issue date Song Artist Weeks at
number one
1968[1]
2 January "Monja"dagger[2] Roland W. 5
6 February "Judy in Disguise" John Fred & His Playboy Band 5
12 March "Words" Bee Gees 2
26 March "Lady Madonna" The Beatles 4
23 April "Delilah" Tom Jones 8
18 June "A Man Without Love" Engelbert Humperdinck 6
30 July "Heavenly Club" Les Sauterelles 6
10 September "Hey Jude" The Beatles 6
22 October "Those Were the Days" Mary Hopkin 6
3 December "With a Little Help From My Friends" Joe Cocker 1
10 December "My Little Lady" The Tremeloes 1
17 December "Eloise"dagger[3] (1969) Barry Ryan 6
1969[4]
28 January "Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da" The Beatles 6
11 March "Crimson and Clover" Tommy James and the Shondells 2
25 March "Atlantis" Donovan 4
22 April "Sorry Suzanne" The Hollies 2
6 May "Get Back / Don't Let Me Down" The Beatles with Billy Preston 4
3 June "Mendocino" Sir Douglas Quintet 1
10 June "Ballad of John and Yoko" The Beatles 2
24 June "Mendocino" Sir Douglas Quintet 3
15 July "Oh, Happy Day" The Edwin Hawkins Singers 1
22 July "Mendocino" Sir Douglas Quintet 1
29 July "Honky Tonk Women" The Rolling Stones 4
26 August "In the Year 2525" Zager and Evans 1
2 September "Je t'aime... moi non plus" Serge Gainsbourg and Jane Birkin 8
28 October "Grüezi wohl, Frau Stirnimaa" Die Minstrels 10
1970[5]
6 January "Venus" The Shocking Blue 4
3 February "Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye" Steam 5
10 March "Let It Be" The Beatles 7
28 April "Mademoiselle Ninette" The Soulful Dynamics 8
23 June "El Cóndor Pasa" Simon and Garfunkel 9
25 August "In the Summertime" Mungo Jerry 4
22 September "A Song of Joy"dagger[6] Miguel Ríos 7
10 November "Black Night" Deep Purple 4
8 December "San Bernardino" Christie 6
1971[7]
19 January "My Sweet Lord" George Harrison 5
23 February "Butterfly" Danyel Gérard 6
6 April "What Is Life" George Harrison 1
13 April "(I Never Promised You a) Rose Garden" Lynn Anderson 7
1 June "Brown Sugar" The Rolling Stones 1
8 June "Chirpy Chirpy Cheep Cheep"dagger[8] Middle of the Road 9
10 August "Sweet Hitch-Hiker" Creedence Clearwater Revival 3
31 August "Co-Co" Sweet 6
12 October "Mamy Blue" Pop Tops 10
21 December "Akropolis adieu" Mireille Mathieu 3
1972[9]
11 January "Soley Soley" Middle of the Road 3
1 February "I Will Return" Springwater 1
8 February "Sacramento" Middle of the Road 6
21 March "How Do You Do" Mouth & MacNeal 5
25 April "Après Toi" Vicky Leandros 7
13 June "One Way Wind" The Cats 5
18 July "Song Sung Blue" Neil Diamond 4
22 August "Popcorn"dagger[10] Hot Butter 10
31 October "Silver Machine" Hawkwind 3
21 November "Mexico" Les Humphries Singers 9
1973[11]
23 January "Ich fange nie mehr was an einem Sonntag an" Monica Morell 5
27 February "Crocodile Rock" Elton John 3
20 March "Mama Loo" Les Humphries Singers 5
24 April "Der Junge mit der Mundharmonika" Bernd Clüver 7
12 June "Goodbye, My Love, Goodbye"dagger[12] Demis Roussos 12
12 September "Can the Can" Suzi Quatro 6
24 October "Angie" The Rolling Stones 4
21 November "I'd Love You to Want Me" Lobo 12
1974[13]
20 February "Kansas City" Les Humphries Singers 4
20 March "Tchip Tchip" Cash & Carry 5
24 April "Waterloo" ABBA 9
26 June "Seasons in the Sun"dagger[14] Terry Jacks 3
17 July "Sugar Baby Love" The Rubettes 8
11 September "Rock Your Baby" George McCrae 6
23 October "Gigi l’Amoroso" Dalida 2
6 November "I'm Leaving It All Up to You" Donny Osmond and Marie Osmond 12
1975[15]
31 January "I Can Help" Billy Swan 6
14 March "Longfellow Serenade" Neil Diamond 1
21 March "I Can Help" Billy Swan 1
4 April "Griechischer Wein" Udo Jürgens 2
18 April "Ding-A-Dong" Teach-In 5
23 May "I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do" ABBA 5
27 June "Only You Can" Fox 2
11 July "Paloma Blanca" George Baker Selection 8
5 September "Torneró"dagger[16] I Santo California 6
17 October "Dolannes-Melodie" Jean-Claude Borelly 16
1976[17]
6 February "Mamma Mia" ABBA 2
20 February "Moviestar" Harpo 5
26 March "Mississippi" Pussycat 1
2 April "Fernando"dagger[18] ABBA 11
25 June "Let Your Love Flow" The Bellamy Brothers 5
30 July "Die kleine Kneipe" Peter Alexander 5
3 September "Verde" Ricky King 6
15 October "Daddy Cool" Boney M 14
1977[19]
22 January "Anita" Costa Cordalis 3
12 February "Living Next Door to Alice"dagger[20] Smokie 7
2 April "Swiss Lady" Pepe Lienhard Band 8
4 June "Rock Bottom" Lynsey de Paul and Mike Moran 2
18 June "Ma Baker" Boney M 3
9 July "Yes Sir, I Can Boogie" Baccara 8
3 September "Magic Fly" Space 2
17 September "Ti amo" Umberto Tozzi 6
5 November "Ballade pour Adeline" Richard Clayderman 2
19 November "Belfast" Boney M 10
1978[21]
28 January "Mull of Kintyre" Wings 10
15 April "Rivers of Babylon"dagger[22] Boney M 14
22 July "Tu" Umberto Tozzi 5
2 September "Ça plane pour moi" Plastic Bertrand 1
9 September "You're the One That I Want" John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John 7
28 October "Mama Leone" Bino 4
26 November "You're the Greatest Lover" Luv' 3
17 December "Mary's Boy Child / Oh My Lord" Boney M 5
1979[23]
21 January "Y.M.C.A."[24] Village People 8
18 March "Chiquitita" ABBA 2
1 April "Heart of Glass" Blondie 3
22 April "One Way Ticket" Eruption 4
20 May "Music Box Dancer" Frank Mills 5
24 June "Hot Stuff" Donna Summer 1
1 July "Pop Muzik" M 3
22 July "Gloria" Umberto Tozzi 4
19 August "Tu sei l'unica donna per me" Alan Sorrenti 9
21 October "We Don't Talk Anymore" Cliff Richard 6
2 December "Gimme! Gimme! Gimme! (A Man After Midnight)" ABBA 1
9 December "Video Killed the Radio Star" The Buggles 2
23 December "Todesengel" Frank Duval 4

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