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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 15
YearSongArtist
1950 Rag Mop Ames Brothers
1951 Be My Love Mario Lanza
1952 Bermuda Bell Sisters
1953 Don't Let The Stars Get In Your Eyes Perry Como
1954 Oh! My Pa-Pa (O Mein Papa) Eddie Fisher
1955 Melody Of Love Billy Vaughn
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 Why Frankie Avalon
1961 Wonderland By Night Bert Kaempfert
1962 Town without Pity Gene Pitney
1963 Go Away Little Girl Steve Lawrence
1964 Drag City Jan & Dean
1965 Downtown Petula Clark
1966 The Sounds Of Silence 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 Knock Three Times Dawn
1972 American Pie Don McLean
1973 You're So Vain Carly Simon
1974 One Tin Soldier, The Legend Of Billy Jack Coven
1975 Please Mr. Postman Carpenters
1976 Convoy C.W. McCall
1977 Blinded By The Light Manfred Mann's Earth Band
1978 We Will Rock You/We Are The Champions Queen
1979 Le Freak Chic
1980 Escape (The Pina Colada Song) Rupert Holmes

Here are the Top 15 songs in Chicago
on January 15, 1970:

  1. Venus-Shocking Blue
  2. Whole Lotta Love-Led Zeppelin
  3. Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Head-B.J. Thomas
  4. Don't Cry Daddy-Elvis Presley
  5. Someday We'll Be Together-Diana Ross & the Supremes
  6. Midnight Cowboy-Ferrante & Teicher
  7. Jam Up And Jelly Tight-Tommy Roe
  8. Jingle Jangle-Archies
  9. Thank You Falletinme Be Mice Elf Agin-Sly & the Family Stone
  10. La La La (If I Had You)-Bobby Sherman
  11. Without Love (There Is Nothing)-Tom Jones
  12. If I Never Knew Your Name-Vic Dana
  13. Barbara, I Love You-New Colony Six
  14. I'll Never Fall In Love Again-Dionne Warwick
  15. Walk A Mile In My Shoes-Joe South

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