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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 January 25
1952 The Little White Cloud That Cried Johnnie Ray
1953 Don't Let The Stars Get In Your Eyes Perry Como
1954 Oh! My Pa-Pa (O Mein Papa) Eddie Fisher
1955 Earth Angel Penguins
1956 Lisbon Antigua Nelson Riddle
1957 Young Love Sonny James and
Tab Hunter
1958 At The Hop Danny & the Juniors
1959 Smoke Gets In Your Eyes Platters
1960 Running Bear Johnny Preston
1961 Wonderland By Night Ferrante & Teicher
1962 Town Without Pity Gene Pitney
1963 Hey Paula Paul & Paula
1964 You Don't Own Me Lesley Gore
1965 Downtown Petula Clark
1966 Day Tripper/We Can Work It Out Simon & Garfunkel
1967 I'm A Believer/(I'm Not Your) Steppin' Stone Monkees
1968 Bend Me, Shape Me American Breed
1969 Crimson And Clover Tommy James & the Shondells
1970 Venus Shocking Blue
1971 I Hear You Knocking Dave Edmunds
1972 American Pie Don McLean
1973 You're So Vain Cary Simon
1974 One Tin Soldier, The Legend Of Billy Jack Coven
1975 Mandy Barry Manilow
1976 I Write The Songs Barry Manilow
1977 Weekend In New England Barry Manilow
1978 We Will Rock You/we Are The Champions Queen
1979 Le Freak Chic
1980 Escape (The Piņa Colada Song) Rupert Holmes

Here are the Top 15 songs in Chicago
on January 25, 1973:

  1. You're So Vain-Carly Simon
  2. Superstition-Stevie Wonder
  3. Crocodile Rock-Elton John
  4. Me And Mrs. Jones-Billy Paul
  5. Your Mama Don't Dance-Loggins & Messina
  6. Why Can't We Live Together-Timmy Thomas
  7. Superfly-Curtis Mayfield
  8. Clair-Gilbert O' Sullivan
  9. Rockin' Pneumonia - Boogie Woogie Flu-Johnny Rivers
  10. Funny Face-Donna Fargo
  11. Oh Babe, What Would You Say-Hurricane Smith
  12. Keeper Of The Castle-Four Tops
  13. Don't Let Me Be Lonely Tonight-James Taylor
  14. Trouble Man-Marvin Gaye
  15. Do It Again-Steely Dan

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