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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 July 27
1951 Come On-A My House Rosemary Clooney
1952 Botch-A-Me (Ba-Ba-Baciami Piccina) Rosemary Clooney
1953 I'm Walking Behind You Eddie Fisher
1954 Sh-Boom Crew Cuts
1955 (We're Gonna) Rock Around The Clock Bill Haley & his Comets
1956 Stranded In The Jungle Jayhawks
1957 (Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear Elvis Presley
1958 Poor Little Fool Ricky Nelson
1959 The Battle Of New Orleans Johnny Horton
1960 Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polkadot Bikini Brian Hyland
1961 Michael Highwaymen
1962 Sealed With A Kiss Brian Hyland
1963 Surf City Jan & Dean
1964 Rag Doll Four Seasons
1965 (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction Rolling Stones
1966 Wild Thing Troggs
1967 Can't Take My Eyes Off You Frankie Valli
1968 Jumpin' Jack Flash Rolling Stones
1969 In The Year 2525 (Exordium & Terminus) Zager & Evans
1970 Make It With You Bread
1971 Draggin' The Line Tommy James
1972 Lean On Me Bill Withers
1973 Shambala Three Dog Night
1974 Rock The Boat Hues Corporation
1975 Love Will Keep Us Together Captain & Tennille
1976 Afternoon Delight Starland Vocal Band
1977 Undercover Angel Alan O'Day
1978 King Tut Steve Martin & the Toot Uncommons
1979 Ring My Bell Anita Ward
1980 It's Still Rock And Roll To Me Billy Joel

Here are the Top 15 songs in Chicago
on July 27, 1961:

  1. Michael-Highwaymen
  2. Hats Off To Larry-Del Shannon
  3. Tossin' And Turnin'-Bobby Lewis
  4. Peanuts-Rick & the Keens
  5. Quarter To Three-U.S. Bonds
  6. Let's Twist Again-Chubby Checker
  7. You Don't Know What You've Got (Until You Lose It)-Ral Donner
  8. I Like It Like That-Chris Kenner
  9. Water Boy-Don Shirley Trio
  10. Sacred-Castells
  11. I Dreamed Of A Hill-Billy Heaven-Tex Ritter
  12. Wooden Heart-Gus Backus
  13. Black Land Farmer-Frankie Miller
  14. Jimmy Love-Cathy Carroll
  15. Together-Connie Francis

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