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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 November 23
1951 Down Yonder Del Wood
1952 Why Don't You Believe Me Joni James
1953 That's Amore Dean Martin
1954 Mr. Sandman Chordettes
1955 Sixteen Tons "Tennessee" Ernie Ford
1956 Singing The Blues Guy Mitchell
1957 Silhouettes Rays
1958 Tom Dooley Kingston Trio
1959 Oh! Carol Neil Dedaka
1960 Poetry In Motion Johnny Tillotson
1961 Goodbye Cruel World James Darren
1962 Bobby's Girl Marcie Blane
1963 Dominique Singing Nun (Soeur Sourire)
1964 I'm Into Something Good Herman's Hermits
1965 Keep On Dancing Gentrys
1966 Good Vibrations Beach Boys
1967 To Sir With Love Lulu
1968 Love Child Diana Ross & the Supremes
1969 Come Together/Something Beatles
1970 The Tears Of A Clown Smokey Robinson & the Miracles
1971 Theme From Shaft Isaac Hayes
1972 I Can See Clearly Now Johnny Nash
1973 Photograph Ringo Starr
1974 You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet Bachman-Turner Overdrive
1975 Island Girl Elton John
1976 Tonight's The Night (Gonna Be Alright) Rod Stewart
1977 Boogie Nights Heatwave
1978 Hot Child In The City Nick Gilder
1979 Babe Styx
1980 Another One Bites The Dust Queen

Here are the Top 15 songs in Chicago
on November 23, 1966:

  1. Good Vibrations-Beach Boys
  2. Winchester Cathedral-New Vaudeville Band
  3. Last Train To Clarksville-Monkees
  4. Poor Side Of Town-Johnny Rivers
  5. You Keep Me Hangin' On-Supremes
  6. Reach Out I'll Be There-Four Tops
  7. I Wanna Meet You-Cryan' Shames
  8. Hooray For Hazel-Tommy Roe
  9. Rain On The Roof-Lovin' Spoonful
  10. Stop Stop Stop-Hollies
  11. What Becomes Of The Brokenhearted-Jimmy Rufin
  12. 96 Tears-? & the Mysterians
  13. Lady Godiva-Peter & Gordon
  14. Dandy-Herman's Hermits
  15. Devil With A Blue Dress On & Good Golly Miss Molly-Mitch Ryder & the Detroit Wheels

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