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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 26
1951 Sin Eddy Howard
1952 Why Don't You Believe Me Joni James
1953 Rags To Riches Tony Bennett
1954 Cara Mia David Whitfield
1955 Autumn Leaves Roger Williams
1956 Love Me Tender Elvis Presley
1957 Jailhouse Rock Elvis Presley
1958 Topsy II Cozy Cole
1959 Mr. Blue Fleetwoods
1960 Ruby Duby Du Tobin Matthews & Co.
1961 Runaround Sue Dion
1962 Monster Mash Bobby "Boris" Pickett & the Crypt-Kickers
1963 Sugar Shack Jimmy Gilmer & the Fireballs
1964 Have I The Right Honeycombs
1965 Yesterday Beatles
1966 Last Train To Clarksville Monkees
1967 The Letter Box Tops
1968 Over You Gary Puckett & the Union Gap
1969 Suspicious Minds Elvis Presley
1970 I'll Be There Jackson 5
1971 Yo-Yo Osmonds
1972 Everybody Plays The Fool Main Ingredient
1973 Heartbeat - It's A Lovebeat DeFranco Family featuring Tony DeFranco
1974 Beach Baby First Class
1975 Bad Blood Neil Sedaka
1976 Disco Duck Rick Dees & his Cast of Idiots
1977 You Light Up My Life Debby Boone
1978 Kiss You All Over Exile
1979 Rise Herb Alpert
1980 Another One Bites The Dust Queen

Here are the Top 15 songs in Chicago
on October 26, 1959:

  1. Mr. Blue-Fleetwoods
  2. Mack The Knife-Bobby Darin
  3. Teen Beat-Sandy Nelson
  4. Don't You Know-Della Reese
  5. Oh! Carol-Neil Sedaka
  6. Put Your Head On My Shoulder-Paul Anka
  7. The Battle Of Kookamonga-Homer & Jethro
  8. Mary Lou-Ronnie Hawkins & the Hawks
  9. Red River Rock-Johnny & the Hurricanes
  10. You Were Mine-Fireflies
  11. Love Potion #9-Clovers
  12. Woo-Hoo-Rock-A-Teens
  13. Just Ask Your Heart-Frankie Avalon
  14. Battle Hymn Of The Republic-Mormon Tabernacle Choir
  15. Poison Ivy-Coasters

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