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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 December 9
1950 Tennessee Waltz Patti Page
1951 The Little White Cloud That Cried Johnnie Ray
1952 Oh Happy Day Don Howard
1953 Oh! My Pa-Pa (O Mein Papa) Eddie Fisher
1954 Mr. Sandman Chordettes
1955 Sixteen Tons "Tennessee" Ernie Ford
1956 Singing The Blues Guy Mitchell
1957 My Special Angel Bobby Helms
1958 The Chipmunk Song Chipmunks with David Seville
1959 Danny Boy Conway Twitty
1960 Are You Lonesome To-Night Elvis Presley
1961 Let There Be Drums Sandy Nelson
1962 Telstar Tornadoes
1963 Wonderful Summer Robin Ward
1964 She's Not There Zombies
1965 Let's Hang On Four Seasons
1966 Winchester Cathedral New Vaudeville Band
1967 Daydream Believer Monkees
1968 I Heard It Through The Grapevine Marvin Gaye
1969 Someday We'll Be Together Diana Ross & the Supremes
1970 My Sweet Lord George Harrison
1971 Family Affair Sly & the Family Stone
1972 Papa Was A Rollin' Stone Temptations
1973 Hello, It's Me Todd Rundgren
1974 Kung Fu Fighting Carl Douglas
1975 Feelings Morris Albert
1976 Tonight's The Night (Gonna Be Alright) Rod Stewart
1977 Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue Crystal Gayle
1978 Hot Child In The City Nick Gilder
1979 Babe Styx
1980 Lady Kenny Rogers

Here are the Top 15 songs in Chicago
on December 9, 1968:

  1. I Heard It Through The Grapevine-Marvin Gaye
  2. For Once In My Life-Stevie Wonder
  3. Abraham, Martin And John-Dion
  4. Cinnamon-Derek
  5. I Love How You Love Me-Bobby Vinton
  6. Things I'd Like To Say-New Colony Six
  7. Love Child-Diana Ross & the Supremes
  8. Wichita Lineman-Glen Campbell
  9. Both Sides Now-Judy Collins
  10. Stormy-Classics IV featuring Dennis Yost
  11. Who's Making Love-Johnnie Taylor
  12. Shake-Shadows Of Knight
  13. Till-Vogues
  14. Shame, Shame-Magic Lanterns
  15. Goody Goody Gumdrops-1910 Fruitgum Co.

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