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[Number One Songs]

Here are the Number One Songs this week
in Chicago during the 50's, 60's and 70's

Week of October 19
1951 Sin Eddy Howard
1952 Why Don't You Believe Me Joni James
1953 St. George And The Dragonet Stan Freberg
1954 Cara Mia David Whitfield
1955 Autumn Leaves Roger Williams
1956 Love Me Tender Elvis Presley
1957 Wake Up Little Susie Everly Brothers
1958 Topsy II Cozy Cole
1959 Mr. Blue Fleetwoods
1960 Stay Maurice Williams & the Zodiacs
1961 Runaround Sue Dion
1962 Patches Dickey Lee
1963 Sugar Shack Jimmy Gilmer & the Fireballs
1964 Oh, Pretty Woman Roy Orbison
1965 Yesterday Beatles
1966 96 Tears ? & the Mysterians
1967 The Letter Box Tops
1968 Over You Gary Puckett & the Union Gap
1969 Suspicious Minds Elvis Presley
1970 I'll Be There Jackson 5
1971 Maggie May/Reason To Believe Rod Stewart
1972 Ben Michael Jackson
1973 Heartbeat - It's A Lovebeat DeFranco Family featuring Tony DeFranco
1974 I Honestly Love You Olivia Newton-John
1975 Bad Blood Neil Sedaka
1976 Disco Duck Rick Dees & his Cast of Idiots
1977 You Light Up My Life Debby Boone
1978 Kiss You All Over Exile
1979 My Sharona Knack
1980 Another One Bites The Dust Queen

Here are the Top 15 songs in Chicago
on October 19, 1969:

  1. Suspicious Minds-Elvis Presley
  2. I Can't Get Next To You-Temptations
  3. Jean-Oliver
  4. I'm Gonna Make You Mine-Lou Christie
  5. Tracy-Cuff Links
  6. Little Woman-Bobby Sherman
  7. This Girl Is A Woman Now-Gary Puckett & the Union Gap
  8. That's The Way Love Is-Marvin Gaye
  9. Hot Fun In The Summertime-Sly & the Family Stone
  10. Everybody's Talkin'-Nilsson
  11. Jesus Is A Soul Man-Lawrence Reynolds
  12. Reuben James-Kenny Rogers & the First Edition
  13. Ball Of Fire-Tommy James & the Shondells
  14. Baby It's You-Smith
  15. Easy To Be Hard-Three Dog Night

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