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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 31
1951 Because Of You Tony Bennett
1952 I Went To Your Wedding Patti Page
1953 Dragnet Ray Anthony
1954 If I Give My Heart To You Denise Lor
1955 Yellow Rose Of Texas Mitch Miller
1956 The Flying Saucer Buchanan & Goodman
1957 Diana Paul Anka
1958 Nel Blu Dipinto Di Blu (Volare) Domenico Modugno
1959 Sleep Walk Santo & Johnny
1960 It's Now Or Never Elvis Presley
1961 This Time Troy Shondell
1962 Sheila Tommy Roe
1963 My Boyfriend's Back Angels
1964 Where Did Our Love Go Supremes
1965 I Got You Babe Sonny & Cher
1966 Sunshine Superman Donovan
1967 It Could Be We're In Love Cryan' Shames
1968 People Got To Be Free Rascals
1969 Honky Tonk Women Rolling Stones
1970 War Edwin Starr
1971 Smiling Faces Sometimes Undisputed Truth
1972 Brandy (You're A Fine Girl) Looking Glass
1973 Live And Let Die Wings
1974 The Night Chicago Died Paper Lace
1975 Rhinestone Cowboy Glen Campbell
1976 Don't Go Breaking My Heart Elton John & Kiki Dee
1977 I Just Want To Be Your Everything Andy Gibb
1978 Three Times A Lady Commodores
1979 My Sharona Knack
1980 Magic Olivia Newton-John

Here are the Top 15 songs in Chicago
on August 31, 1962:

  1. Sheila-Tommy Roe
  2. The Loco-Motion-Little Eva
  3. Breaking Up Is Hard To Do-Neil Sedaka
  4. I Love You The Way You Are-Bobby Vinton
  5. Sherry-Four Seasons
  6. A Wonderful Dream-Majors
  7. Come On Little Angel-Belmonts
  8. You Belong To Me-Duprees
  9. Little Diane-Dion
  10. If I Had A Hammer (The Hammer Song)-Peter, Paul & Mary
  11. A Swingin' Safari-Billy Vaughn
  12. Ramblin' Rose-Nat "King" Cole
  13. Till Death Do Us Part-Bob Braun
  14. Things-Bobby Darin
  15. Your Nose Is Gonna Grow-Johnny Crawford

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