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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 April 19
1950 Third Man Theme Anton Karas
1951 On Top Of Old Smoky Weavers and Terry Gilkyson
1952 Kiss Of Fire Georgia Gibbs
1953 The Song From Moulin Rouge (Where Is Your Heart) Percy Faith
1954 Wanted Perry Como
1955 Cherry Pink And Apple Blossom White Perez Prado
1956 Heartbreak Hotel Elvis Presley
1957 All Shook Up Elvis Presley
1958 Twilight Time Platters
1959 Pink Shoe Laces Dodie Stevens
1960 The Theme From "A Summer Place" Percy Faith
1961 Blue Moon Marcels
1962 Johnny Angel Shelley Fabares
1963 Pipeline Chantays
1964 Don't Let The Rain Come Down (Crooked Little Man) Serendipity Singers
1965 I'm Telling You Now Freddie & the Dreamers
1966 Kicks Paul Revere & the Raiders
1967 Little Bit Me, A Little Bit You Monkees
1968 Honey Bobby Goldsboro
1969 It's Your Thing Isley Brothers
1970 ABC Jackson 5
1971 Joy To The World Three Dog Night
1972 The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face Roberta Flack
1973 The Night The Lights Went Out In Georgia Vicki Lawrence
1974 Bennie And The Jets Elton John
1975 Philadelphia Freedom Elton John Band
1976 Bohemian Rhapsody Queen
1977 Rich Girl Daryl Hall & John Oates
1978 Emotion Samantha Sang
1979 I Will Survive Gloria Gaynor
1980 Call Me Blondie

Here are the Top 15 songs in Chicago
on April 19, 1962:

  1. Johnny Angel-Shelley Fabares
  2. Mashed Potato Time-Dee Dee Sharp
  3. Shout-Joey Dee & the Starliters
  4. Good Luck Charm-Elvis Presley
  5. She Cried-Jay & the Americans
  6. Soldier Boy-Shirelles
  7. I Wish That We Were Married-Ronnie & the Hi-Lites
  8. Twistin' The Night Away-Sam Cooke
  9. Young World-Rick Nelson
  10. Slow Twistin'-Chubby Checker
  11. (What A Sad Way) To Love Someone-Ral Donner
  12. The One Who Really Loves You-Mary Wells
  13. Cookin'-Al Casey Combo
  14. Love Letters-Ketty Lester
  15. Shout! Shout! (Knock Yourself Out)-Ernie Maresca

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