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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 August 17
1951 Come On-A My House Rosemary Clooney
1952 High Noon Frankie Laine
1953 You, You, You Ames Brothers
1954 Sh-Boom Crew Cuts
1955 (We're Gonna) Rock Around The Clock Bill Haley & his Comets
1956 Hound Dog Elvis Presley
1957 Tammy Debbie Reynolds
1958 Little Star Elegants
1959 It Was I Skip & Flip
1960 It's Now Or Never Elvis Presley
1961 Michael Highwaymen
1962 Breaking Up Is Hard To Do Neil Sedaka
1963 My Boyfriend's Back Angels
1964 Everybody Loves Somebody Dean Martin
1965 I Got You Babe Sonny & Cher
1966 Bus Stop Hollies
1967 It Could Be We're In Love Cryan' Shames
1968 Born To Be Wild Steppenwolf
1969 Honky Tonk Women Rolling Stones
1970 Spill The Wine Eric Burdon & War
1971 Riders On The Storm Doors
1972 Alone Again (Naturally) Gilbert O'Sullivan
1973 Brother Louie Stories
1974 The Night Chicago Died Paper Lace
1975 Someone Saved My Life Tonight Elton John
1976 Don't Go Breaking My Heart Elton John & Kiki Dee
1977 I Just Want To Be Your Everything Andy Gibb
1978 Miss You Rolling Stones
1979 My Sharona Knack
1980 Magic Olivia Newton-John

Here are the Top 15 songs in Chicago
on August 17, 1977:

  1. I Just Want To Be Your Everything-Andy Gibb
  2. (Your Love Has Lifted Me) Higher And Higher-Rita Coolidge
  3. Undercover Angel-Alan O'Day
  4. Ariel-Dean Friedman
  5. You're My World-Helen Reddy
  6. Do You Wanna Make Love-Peter McCann
  7. Knowing Me, Knowing You-ABBA
  8. Best Of My Love-Emotions
  9. Whatcha Gonna Do-Pablo Cruise
  10. You Made Me Believe In Magic-Bay City Rollers
  11. Margaritaville-Jimmy Buffett
  12. Just A Song Before I Go-Crosby, Stills & Nash
  13. Da Doo Ron Ron-Shaun Cassidy
  14. Angel In Your Arms-Hot
  15. Handy Man-James Taylor

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