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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 20
YearSongArtist
1951 Come On-A My House Rosemary Clooney
1952 Auf Weiderseh'n Sweetheart Vera Lynn
1953 No Other Love Perry Como
1954 Sh-Boom Crew Cuts
1955 Ain't It A Shame Pat Boone
1956 I Almost Lost My Mind Pat Boone
1957 (Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear Elvis Presley
1958 Yakety Yak Coasters
1959 The Battle Of New Orleans Johnny Horton
1960 Image Of A Girl Safaris
1961 Quarter To Three U.S. Bonds
1962 Roses Are Red (My Love) Bobby Vinton
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 (They Long To Be) Close To You Carpenters
1971 It's Too Late Carole King
1972 Lean On Me Bill Withers
1973 Bad, Bad Leroy Brown Jim Croce
1974 Rock The Boat Hues Corporation
1975 Love Will Keep Us Together Captain & Tennille
1976 Got To Get You Into My Life Beatles
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 20, 1971:

  1. It's Too Late-Carole King
  2. You've Got A Friend-James Taylor
  3. Draggin' The Line-Tommy James
  4. Don't Pull Your Love-Hamilton, Joe Frank & Reynolds
  5. Get It On-Chase
  6. Mr. Big Stuff-Jean Knight
  7. Sooner Or Later-Grass Roots
  8. How Can You Mend A Broken Heart-Bee Gees
  9. Funky Nassau-Beginning Of The End
  10. Never Ending Song Of Love-Delaney & Bonnie & Friends
  11. I'm The Only One-Lobo
  12. High Time We Went-Joe Cocker
  13. Summer Sand-Dawn
  14. Indian Reservation (The Lament Of The Cherokee Reservation Indian)-Raiders
  15. Beginnings-Chicago

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