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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 June 17
1950 My Foolish Heart Billy Eckstine
1951 Too Young Nat "King" Cole
1952 Auf Weiderseh’n Sweetheart Vera Lynn
1953 (Terry's Theme From) "Limelight" Frank Chacksfield
1954 Hernando's Hideaway Archie Bleyer
1955 It's A Sin To Tell A Lie Somethin' Smith & the Red Heads
1956 I’m In Love Again Fats Domino
1957 Bye Bye Love Everly Brothers
1958 The Purple People Eater Sheb Wooley
1959 The Battle Of New Orleans Johnny Horton
1960 Alley-Oop Hollywood Argyles
1961 Quarter To Three Gary U.S. Bonds
1962 The Stripper David Rose
1963 Sukiyaki Kyu Sakamoto
1964 A World Without Love Peter & Gordon
1965 Mr. Tambourine Man Byrds
1966 Hanky Panky Tommy James & the Shondells
1967 Windy Association
1968 This Guy's In Love With You Herb Alpert
1969 Love Theme From Romeo & Juliet Henry Mancini
1970 Get Ready Rare Earth
1971 Want Ads Honey Cone
1972 I'll Take You There Staple Singers
1973 My Love Edgar Winter Group
1974 Sundown Gordon Lightfoot
1975 Sister Golden Hair America
1976 Silly Love Songs Wings
1977 Da Doo Ron Ron Shaun Cassidy
1978 Shadow Dancing Andy Gibb
1979 Hot Stuff Donna Summer
1980 Lost In Love Air Supply

Here are the Top 15 songs in Chicago
on June 17, 1956:

  1. I'm In Love Again-Fats Domino
  2. I Almost Lost My Mind-Pat Boone
  3. Moonglow And Theme From "Picnic"-George Cates
  4. Standing On The Corner-Four Lads
  5. A Sweet Old Fashioned Girl-Teresa Brewer
  6. The Happy Whistler-Don Robertson
  7. Born To Be With You-Chordettes
  8. Heartbreak Hotel-Elvis Presley
  9. Graduation Day-Rover Boys featuring Billy Albert
  10. On The Street Where You Live-Vic Damone
  11. I Want You, I Need You, I Love You-Elvis Presley
  12. It Only Hurts For A Little While-Ames Brothers
  13. Can You Find It In Your Heart-Tony Bennett
  14. Ivory Tower-Cathy Carr
  15. I Want You To Be My Girl-Frankie Lymon & the Teenagers

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