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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 September 14
1951 Because Of You Tony Bennett
1952 I Went To Your Wedding Patti Page
1953 Eh, Cumpari Julius LaRosa
1954 Skokiaan Ralph Marterie
1955 Yellow Rose Of Texas Mitch Miller
1956 Tonight You Belong To Me Patience & Prudence
1957 Whole Lotta Shakin' Going On Jerry Lee Lewis
1958 Nel Blu Dipinto Di Blu (Volare) Domenico Modugno
1959 The Three Bells The Browns and
Dick Flood
1960 Mr. Custer Larry Verne
1961 The Mountain's High Dick & DeeDee
1962 Sherry Four Seasons
1963 Blue Velvet Bobby Vinton
1964 The House Of The Rising Sun Animals
1965 Help! Beatles
1966 Cherish Association
1967 Ode To Billie Joe Bobby Gentry
1968 Harper Valley P.T.A. Jeanie C. Riley
1969 Sugar, Sugar Archies
1970 Lookin' Out My Back Door Creedence Clearwater Revival
1971 Go Away Little Girl Donny Osmond
1972 Brandy (You're A Fine Girl) Looking Glass
1973 Let's Get It On Marvin Gaye
1974 (You're) Having My Baby Paul Anka with Odia Coates
1975 Fallin' In Love Hamilton, Joe Frank & Reynolds
1976 If You Leave Me Now Chicago
1977 Best Of My Love Emotions
1978 Three Times A Lady Commodores
1979 My Sharona Knack
1980 Magic Olivia Newton-John

Here are the Top 15 songs in Chicago
on September 14, 1978:

  1. Three Times A Lady-Commodores
  2. Boogie Oogie Oogie-Taste Of Honey
  3. Miss You-Rolling Stones
  4. Grease-Frankie Valli
  5. Hot Blooded-Foreigner
  6. Love Will Find A Way-Pablo Cruise
  7. Last Dance-Donna Summer
  8. Hopelessly Devoted To You-Olivia Newton-John
  9. Life's Been Good-Joe Walsh
  10. King Tut-Steve Martin & the Toot Uncommons
  11. An Everlasting Love-Andy Gibb
  12. Copacabana (At The Copa)-Barry Manilow
  13. Two Out Of Three Ain't Bad-Meat Loaf
  14. You're The One That I Want-John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John
  15. Summer Nights-John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John

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