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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 5
1950 I Wanna Be Loved Andrews Sisters
1951 The Loveliest Night Of The Year Mario Lanza
1952 Auf Weiderseh'n Sweetheart Vera Lynn
1953 I'm Walking Behind You Eddie Fisher
1954 Sh-Boom Crew Cuts
1955 It's A Sin To Tell A Lie Somethin' Smith & the Red Heads
1956 I'm In Love Again Fats Domino
1957 Bye Bye Love Everly Brothers
1958 Yakety Yak Coasters
1959 The Battle Of New Orleans Johnny Horton
1960 I'm Sorry Brenda Lee
1961 Quarter To Three U.S. Bonds
1962 Roses Are Red (My Love) Bobby Vinton
1963 Easier Said Than Done Essex
1964 I Getr Around Beach Boys
1965 Mr. Tambourine Man Byrds
1966 Hanky Panky Tommy James & the Shondells
1967 Windy Association
1968 Jumpin' Jack Flash Rolling Stones
1969 One Three Dog Night
1970 The Love You Save Jackson 5
1971 It's Too Late Carole King
1972 Song Sung Blue Neil Diamond
1973 My Love Paul McCartney
1974 Rock The Boat Hues Corporation
1975 Love Will Keep Us Together Captain & Tennille
1976 Got To Get You Into My Life Beatles
1977 Da Doo Ron Ron Shaun Cassidy
1978 Shadow Dancing Andy Gibb
1979 Hot Stuff Donna Summer
1980 Coming Up (Live In Glasgow) Paul McCartney & Wings

Here are the Top 15 songs in Chicago
on July 5, 1963:

  1. Easier Said Than Done-Essex
  2. Surf City-Jan & Dean
  3. Sukiyaki-Kyu Sakamoto
  4. Shut Down-Beach Boys
  5. Blue On Blue-Bobby Vinton
  6. Falling-Roy Orbison
  7. Gypsy Woman-Rick Nelson
  8. Still-Bill Anderson
  9. One Fine Day-Chiffons
  10. So Much In Love-Tymes
  11. Come Go With Me-Dion
  12. Till Then-Classics
  13. Memphis-Lonnie Mack
  14. Ring Of Fire-Johnny Cash
  15. Goodnight My Love-Fleetwoods

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