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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 October 7
1950 Bonaparte's Retreat Kay Starr
1951 Sin Eddy Howard
1952 I Went To Your Wedding Patti Page
1953 Eh, Cumpari Julius LaRosa
1954 Cara Mia David Whitfield
1955 Autumn Leaves Roger Williams
1956 Donít Be Cruel Elvis Presley
1957 Wake Up Little Susie Everly Brothers
1958 Itís All In The Game Tommy Edwards
1959 Teen Beat Sandy Nelson
1960 Mr. Custer Larry Verne
1961 Mexico Bob Moore
1962 Letís Dance Chris Montez
1963 Sugar Shack Jimmy Gilmer & the Fireballs
1964 Oh, Pretty Woman Roy Orbison & the Candy Men
1965 Hang On Sloopy McCoys
1966 Cherish Association
1967 The Letter Box Tops
1968 Fire Crazy World Of Arthur Brown
1969 Little Woman Bobby Sherman
1970 Crackliní Rosie Neil Diamond
1971 Maggie May/Reason To Believe Rod Stewart
1972 Baby Donít Get Hooked On Me Mac Davis
1973 Half-Breed Cher
1974 I Honestly Love You Olivia Newton-John
1975 Mr. Jaws Dickie Goodman
1976 Disco Duck Rick Dees & his Cast of Idiots
1977 You Light Up My Life Debby Boone
1978 Boogie Oogie Oogie Taste of Honey
1979 My Sharona Knack
1980 Another One Bites The Dust Queen

Here are the Top 15 songs in Chicago
on October 7, 1961:

  1. Mexico-Bob Moore
  2. Take Good Care Of My Baby-Bobby Vee
  3. Crying-Roy Orbison
  4. Let's Get Together-Hayley Mills
  5. The Way You Look Tonight-Lettermen
  6. Bristol Stomp-Dovells
  7. The Mountain's High-Dick & DeeDee
  8. You Must Have Been A Beautiful Baby-Bobby Darin
  9. Missing You-Ray Peterson
  10. Hit The Road Jack-Ray Charles
  11. Bless You-Tony Orlandp
  12. Little Sister-Elvis Presley
  13. Without You-Johnny Tillotson
  14. Johnny Willow-Fred Darian
  15. Foot Stomping - Part 1-Flares

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