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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 4
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 Don't BeCruel Elvis Presley
1957 Wake Up Little Susie Everly Brothers
1958 It's All In The Game Tommy Edwards
1959 Mack The Knife Bobby Darin
1960 Mr. Custer Larry Verne
1961 Mexico Bob Moore
1962 Let's Dance Chris Montez
1963 Sugar Shack Jimmy Gilmer & the Fireballs
1964 Oh, Pretty Woman Roy Orbison
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 Cracklin' Rosie Neil Diamond
1971 Maggie May/Reason To Believe Rod Stewart
1972 Baby Don't Get Hooked On Me Mac Davis
1973 Half-Breed Cher
1974 I Honestly Love You Olivia Newton-John
1975 Get Down Tonight KC & the Sunshine Band
1976 Disco Duck Rick Dees & his Cast of Idiots
1977 You Light Up My Life Debby Boone
1978 Boogie Ooogie 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 4, 1958:

  1. It's All In The Game-Tommy Edwards
  2. Chantilly Lace-Big Bopper
  3. Nel Blu Dipinto Di Blu (Volare)-Domenico Modugno
  4. Devoted To You-Everly Brothers
  5. Tea For Two Cha Cha-Tommy Dorsey Orchestra starring Warren Covington
  6. Susie Darlin'-Robin Luke
  7. Tears On My Pillow-Little Anthony & the Imperials
  8. Near You-Roger Williams
  9. Over And Over-Bobby Day
  10. Little Star-Elegants
  11. Summertime Blues-Eddie Cochran
  12. Who Are They To Say-DeCastro Sisters
  13. Are You Really Mine-Jimmie Rodgers
  14. Nine More Miles (The 'Faster-Faster' Song)-Georgie Young & the Rockin' Bocs
  15. Leave Me Alone (Let Me Cry)-Dicky Doo & the Don'ts

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