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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 March 1
1952 Blue Tango Leroy Anderson
1953 The Doggie In The Window Patti Page
1954 I Get So Lonely (When I Dream About You) Four Knights
1955 The Ballad Of Davy Crockett Bill Hayes
1956 Poor People Of Paris Les Baxter
1957 Too Much Elvis Presley
1958 Oh Julie Crescendos
1959 Donna Ritchie Valens
1960 The Theme From "A Summer Place" Percy Faith
1961 The Touchables Dickie Goodman
1962 Hey! Baby Bruce Channel
1963 Walk Like A Man Four Seasons
1964 I Want To Hold Your Hand Beatles
1965 Eight Days A Week/I Don't Want To Spoil The Party Beatles
1966 Lightnin' Strikes Lou Christie
1967 I Think We're Alone Now Tommy James & the Shondells
1968 Love Is Blue Paul Mauriat
1969 Everyday People/Sing A Simple Song Sly & the Family Stone
1970 Bridge Over Troubled Water Simon & Garfunkel
1971 Mama's Pearl Jackson 5
1972 Without You Nilsson
1973 Crocodile Rock Elton John
1974 Seasons In The Sun Terry Jacks
1975 Black Water Doobie Brothers
1976 December, 1963 (Oh What A Night) Four Seasons
1977 Torn Between Two Lovers Mary MacGregor
1978 Stayin' Alive Bee Gees
1979 Da Ya Think I'm Sexy Rod Stewart
1980 Rock With You Michael Jackson

Here are the Top 15 songs in Chicago
on March 1, 1970:

  1. Bridge Over Troubled Water-Simon & Garfunkel
  2. Thank You (Falletinme Be Mice Elf Agin)-Sly & the Family Stone
  3. Who'll Stop The Rain/Travelin' Band-Creedence Clearwater Revival
  4. The Rapper-Jaggerz
  5. Psychedelic Shack-Temptations
  6. Rainy Night In Georgia-Brook Benton
  7. Hey There Lonely Girl-Eddie Holman
  8. No Time-Guess Who
  9. Didn't I (Blow Your Mind This Time)-Delfonics
  10. Arizona-Mark Lindsay
  11. Ma Belle Amie-Tee Set
  12. Give Me Just A Little More Time-Chairmen of the Board
  13. He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother-Hollies
  14. If I Never Knew Your Name-Vic Dana
  15. Love Grows (Where My Rosemary Goes)-Edison Lighthouse

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