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Here are the Number One Songs this week
in Chicago during the 50's, 60's and 70's

Week of August 19
YearSongArtist
1950 Tzena Tzena Tzena Vic Damone
1951 Because Of You Tony Bennett
1952 High Noon Frankie Laine
1953 You, You, You Ames Brothers
1954 Sh-Boom Crew Cuts
1955 Yellow Rose Of Texas Mitch Miller
1956 Hound Dog Elvis Presley
1957 Tammy Debbie Reynolds
1958 Little Star Elegants
1959 It Was I Skip & Flip
1960 It’s Now Or Never Elvis Presley
1961 Michael Highwaymen
1962 Breaking Up Is Hard To Do Neil Sedaka
1963 My Boyfriend’s Back Angels
1964 Everybody Loves Somebody Dean Martin
1965 I Got You Babe Sonny & Cher
1966 Summer In The City Lovin’ Spoonful
1967 It Could Be We're In Love Cryan’ Shames
1968 People Got To Be Free Rascals
1969 Honky Tonk Women Rolling Stones
1970 Spill The Wine Eric Burdon & War
1971 Riders On The Storm Doors
1972 Alone Again (Naturally) Gilbert O’Sullivan
1973 Brother Louie Stories
1974 The Night Chicago Died Paper Lace
1975 Someone Saved My Life Tonight Elton John
1976 Don’t Go Breaking My Heart Elton John & Kiki Dee
1977 I Just Want To Be Your Everything Andy Gibb
1978 Miss You Rolling Stones
1979 My Sharona Knack
1980 Magic Olivia Newton-John

Here are the Top 15 songs in Chicago
on August 19, 1963:

  1. My Boyfriend's Back-Angels
  2. Hello Mudduh Hello Fadduh (A Letter From Camp)-Allan Sherman
  3. Wipe Out-Surfaris
  4. Candy Girl-Four Seasons
  5. Detroit City-Bobby Bare
  6. Judy's Turn To Cry-Lesley Gore
  7. I'm Afraid To Go Home-Brian Hyland
  8. Surf City-Jan & Dean
  9. Blowin' In The Wind-Peter, Paul & Mary
  10. Denise-Randy & the Rainbows
  11. Green, Green-New Christy Minstrels
  12. Fingertips - Pt 2-Little Stevie Wonder
  13. True Love Never Runs Smooth-Pitney, Gene
  14. The Kind Of Boy You Can't Forget-Raindrops
  15. Abilene-George Hamilton IV

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