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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 August 2
YearSongArtist
1950 Tzena Tzena Tzena Vic Damone
1951 Come On-A My House Rosemary Clooney
1952 Botch-A-Me (Ba-Ba-Baciami Piccina) Rosemary Clooney
1953 You, You, You Ames Brothers
1954 Sh-Boom Crew Cuts
1955 (We're Gonna) Rock Around The Clock Bill Haley & his Comets
1956 Whatever Will Be, Will Be (Que Sera, Sera) Doris Day
1957 (Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear Elvis Presley
1958 Poor Little Fool Ricky Nelson
1959 The Battle Of New Orleans Johnny Horton
1960 Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polkadot Bikini Brian Hyland
1961 Michael Highwaymen
1962 Sealed With A Kiss Brian Hyland
1963 Wipe Out Surfaris
1964 A Hard Day's Night/I Should Have Known Better Beatles
1965 (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction Rolling Stones
1966 Summer In The City Lovin' Spoonful
1967 Can't Take My Eyes Off You Frankie Valli
1968 Hello, I Love You Doors
1969 Honky Tonk Women Rolling Stones
1970 Make It With You Bread
1971 How Can You Mend A Broken Heart Bee Gees
1972 Alone Again (Naturally) Gilbert O' Sullivan
1973 Touch Me In The Morning Diana Ross
1974 Rock Your Baby George McCrae
1975 Love Will Keep Us Together Captain & Tennille
1976 Afternoon Delight Starland Vocal band
1977 Undercover Angel Alan O'Day
1978 King Tut Steve Martin & the Toot Uncommons
1979 Ring My Bell Anita Ward
1980 It's Still Rock And Roll To Me Billy Joel

Here are the Top 15 songs in Chicago
on August 2, 1957:

  1. (Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear-Elvis Presley
  2. It's Not For Me To Say-Johnny Mathis
  3. Rainbow-Russ Hamilton
  4. I'm Gonna Sit Right Down And Write Myself A Letter-Billy Williams
  5. White Silver Sands-Don Rondo
  6. Tammy-Debbie Reynolds
  7. Star Dust-Billy Ward & his Dominoes
  8. (Main Theme) Around The World-Victor Young
  9. Bye Bye Love-Everly Brothers
  10. Searchin'-Coasters
  11. Shangri-La-Four Coins
  12. Susie-Q-Dale Hawkins
  13. Love Letters In The Sand-Pat Boone
  14. Wonderful! Wonderful!-Johnny Mathis
  15. Jenny, Jenny-Little Richard

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