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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 13
1951 On Top Of Old Smoky The Weavers & Terry Gilkyson
1952 Blue Tango Leroy Anderson
1953 The Doggie In The Window Patti Page
1954 Wanted Perry Como
1955 Cherry Pink And Apple Blossom White Perez Prado
1956 Heartbreak Hotel Elvis Presley
1957 Little Darlin' Diamonds
1958 He's Got The Whole World (In His Hands) Laurie London
1959 Pink Shoe Laces Dodie Stevens
1960 The Theme From "A Summer Place" Percy Faith
1961 Blue Moon Marcels
1962 Johnny Angel He's So Fine
1963 He's So Fine Chiffons
1964 Suspicion Terry Stafford
1965 I'm Telling You Now Freddie & the Dreamers
1966 Kicks Paul Revere & the Raiders
1967 Happy Together Turtles
1968 Honey Bobby Goldsboro
1969 Aquarius/Let The Sunshine In (The Flesh Failures) 5th Dimension
1970 ABC Jackson 5
1971 She's A Lady Tom Jones
1972 The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face Roberta Flack
1973 The Night The Lights Went Out In Georgia Vicki Lawrence
1974 Hooked On A Feeling Blue Swede
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 13, 1961:

  1. Blue Moon-Marcels
  2. Girl Of My Best Friend-Ral Donner
  3. Asia Minor-Kokomo
  4. Please Love Me Forever-Cathy Jean & the Roomates
  5. Little Miss Stuck-Up-Playmates
  6. Runaway-Del Shannon
  7. Walk Right Back-Everly Brothers
  8. Bumble Boogie-B. Bumble & the Stingers
  9. Like, Long Hair-Paul Revere & the Raiders
  10. I've Told Every Little Star-Linda Scott
  11. (I Don't Know Why) But I Do-Clarence Henry
  12. This World We Love In (Il Cielo In Una Stanza)-Mina
  13. Greener Pastures-Stonewall Jackson
  14. What'd I Say-Jerry Lee Lewis & his Pumping Piano
  15. Take Good Care Of Her-Adam Wade

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