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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 December 14
1950 Tennessee Waltz Patti Page
1951 The Little White Cloud The Cried Johnnie Ray
1952 I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus Jimmy Boyd
1953 That's Amore Dean Martin
1954 Mr. Sandman Chordettes
1955 Sixteen Tons "Tennessee" Ernie Ford
1956 Singing The Blues Guy Mitchell
1957 My Special Angel Bobby Helms
1958 The Chipmunk Song Chipmunks featuring David Seville
1959 Why Frankie Avalon
1960 Are You Lonesome To-Night Elvis Presley
1961 Let There Be Drums Sandy Nelson
1962 Telstar Tornadoes
1963 Wonderful Summer Robin Ward
1964 She's Not There Zombies
1965 Let's Hang On Four Seasons
1966 Winchester Cathedral New Vaudeville Band
1967 Daydream Believer Monkees
1968 I Haerd It Through The Grapevine Marvin Gaye
1969 Someday We'll Be Together Diana Ross & the Supremes
1970 My Sweet Lord George Harrison
1971 Have You Seen Her Chi-Lites
1972 I Am Woman Helen Reddy
1973 Hello It's Me Todd Rundgren
1974 Kung Fu Fighting Carl Douglas
1975 Saturday Night Bay City Rollers
1976 Tonight's The Night (Gonna Be Alright) Rod Stewart
1977 Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue Crystal Gayle
1978 Hot Child In The City Nick Gilder
1979 Babe Styx
1980 Lady Kenny Rogers

Here are the Top 15 songs in Chicago
on December 14, 1971:

  1. Have You Seen Her-Chi-Lites
  2. Brand New Key-Melanie
  3. An Old Fashioned Love Song-Three Dog Night
  4. Got To Be There-Michael Jackson
  5. All I Ever Need Is You-Sonny & Cher
  6. Cherish-David Cassidy
  7. Respect Yourself-Staple Singers
  8. Sunshine-Jonathan Edwards
  9. Stones/Crunchy Granola Suite-Neil Diamond
  10. Family Affair-Sly & the Family Stone
  11. Nothing To Hide-Tommy James
  12. Hey Girl-Donny Osmond
  13. Superstar (Remember How You Got Where You Are)-Temptations
  14. Theme From Shaft-Isaac Hayes
  15. Baby I'm-A Want You-Bread

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