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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 November 16
1951 Down Yonder Del Wood
1952 Why Don't You Believe Me Joni James
1953 That's Amore Dean Martin
1954 Mambo Italiano Rosemary Clooney
1955 Sixteen Tons "Tennessee" Ernie Ford
1956 Just Walking In The Rain Johnnie Ray
1957 Jailhouse Rock Elvis Presley
1958 Topsy II Cozy Cole
1959 Mr. Blue Fleetwoods
1960 A Thousand Stars Kathy Young with the Innocents
1961 Goodbye Cruel World James Darren
1962 Big Girls Don't Cry Four Seasons
1963 Dominique Singing Nun (Soeur Sourire)
1964 Leader Of The Pack Shangri-Las
1965 Keep On Dancing Gentrys
1966 Good Vinbrations Beach Boys
1967 To Sir With Love Lulu
1968 Love Child Diana Ross & the Supremes
1969 Come Together/Something Beatles
1970 I Think I Love You Partridge Family
1971 Theme From Shaft Isaac Hayes
1972 I Can See Clearly Now Johnny Nash
1973 Heartbeat - It's A Lovebeat DeFranco Family featuring Tony DeFranco
1974 You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet Bachman-Turner Overdrive
1975 Island Girl Elton John
1976 Tonight's The Night (Gonna Be Alright) Rod Stewart
1977 You Light Up My Life Debby Boone
1978 Kiss You All Over Exile
1979 Rise Herb Alpert
1980 Another One Bites The Dust Queen

Here are the Top 15 songs in Chicago
on November 16, 1980:

  1. Another One Bites The Dust-Queen
  2. Woman In Love-Barbra Streisand
  3. Lady-Kenny Rogers
  4. Turning Japanese-Vapors
  5. I'm Alright-Kenny Loggins
  6. Jesse-Carly Simon
  7. Upside Down-Diana Ross
  8. He's So Shy-Pointer Sisters
  9. Whip It-Devo
  10. Drivin' My Life Away-Eddie Rabbitt
  11. Master Blaster (Jammin')-Stevie Wonder
  12. Real Love-Doobie Brothers
  13. The Wanderer-Donna Summer
  14. Switchin' To Glide-Kings
  15. All Out Of Love-Air Supply

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