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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 15
1950 I Wanna Be Loved Andrews Sisters
1951 Come On-A My House Rosemary Clooney
1952 Auf Weiderseh'n Sweetheart Vera Lynn
1953 I'm Walking Behind You Eddie Fisher
1954 Sh-Boom Crew Cuts
1955 Ain't It A Shame Pat Boone
1956 I Almost Lost My Mind Pat Boone
1957 (Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear Elvis Presley
1958 Yakety Yak Coasters
1959 The Battle Of New Orleans Johnny Horton
1960 Image Of A Girl Safaris
1961 Quarter To Three U.S. Bonds
1962 Roses Are Red (My Love) Bobby Vinton
1963 Surf City Jan & Dean
1964 I Get Around Beach Boys
1965 (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction Rolling Stones
1966 Wild Thing Troggs
1967 Can't Take My Eyes Off You Frankie Valli
1968 Jumpin' Jack Flash Rolling Stones
1969 In The Year 2525 (Exordium & Terminus) Zager & Evans
1970 The Love You Save Jackson 5
1971 It's Too Late Carole King
1972 Song Sung Blue Neil Diamond
1973 Will It Go Round In Circles Billy Preston
1974 Rock The Boat Hues Corporation
1975 Love Will Keep Us Together Captain & Tennille
1976 Got To Get You Into My Life Beatles
1977 Undercover Angel Alan O’Day
1978 Shadow Dancing Andy Gibb
1979 Ring My Bell Anita Ward
1980 Coming Up (Live In Glasgow) Paul McCartney & Wings

Here are the Top 15 songs in Chicago
on July 15, 1961:

  1. Quarter To Three-U.S. Bonds
  2. Temptation-Everly Brothers
  3. Yellow Bird-Arthur Lyman Group
  4. Heart And Soul-Cleftones
  5. Peanuts-Rick & the Keens
  6. Tossin' And Turnin'-Bobby Lewis
  7. I Dreamed Of A Hill-Billy Heaven-Tex Ritter
  8. Bobby-Neil Scott
  9. Michael-Highwaymen
  10. I Like It Like That, Part 1-Chris Kenner
  11. You Can't Sit Down Part 2-Phil Upchurch Combo
  12. Hats Off To Larry-Del Shannon
  13. Dance On Little Girl-Paul Anka
  14. The Charleston-Ernie Fields
  15. Sacred-Castells

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