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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 April 16
1950 Third Man Theme Anton Karas
1951 How High The Moon Les Paul & Mary Ford
1952 Kiss Of Fire Georgia Gibbs
1953 The Song From The Moulin Rouge (Where Is Your Heart) Percy Faith
1954 Wanted Perry Como
1955 The Ballad Of Davy Crockett Bill Hayes
1956 Heartbreak Hotel Elvis Presley
1957 All Shook Up Elvis Presley
1958 Twilight Time Platters
1959 Pink Shoe Laces Dodie Stevens
1960 The Theme From "A Summer Place" Percy Faith
1961 Runaway Del Shannon
1962 She Cried Jay & the Americans
1963 Pipeline Chantays
1964 Don't Let The Rain Come Down (Crooked Little Man) Serendipity Singers
1965 Mrs. Brown You've Got A Lovely Daughter Herman's Hermits
1966 Kicks Paul Revere & the Raiders
1967 Little Bit Me, A Little Bit You Monkees
1968 Honey Bobby Goldsboro
1969 It's Your Thing Isley Brothers
1970 ABC Jackson 5
1971 Joy To The World Three Dog Night
1972 The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face Roberta Flack
1973 The Night The LightsWent Out In Georgia Vicki Lawrence
1974 Bennie And The Jets Elton John
1975 Philadelphia Freedom Elton John Band
1976 Bohemian Rhapsody Queen
1977 Rich Girl Daryl Hall & John Oates
1978 Emotion Samantha Sang
1979 Knock On Wood Amii Stewart
1980 Call Me Blondie

Here are the Top 15 songs in Chicago
on April 23, 1971:

  1. Joy To The World-Three Dog Night
  2. I Am... I Said-Neil Diamond
  3. I Play And Sing-Dawn
  4. If-Bread
  5. Me And You And A Dog Named Boo-Lobo
  6. She's A Lady-Tom Jones
  7. Never Can Say Goodbye-Jackson 5
  8. Put Your Hand In The Hand-Ocean
  9. Stay Awhile-Bells
  10. Eighteen-Alice Cooper
  11. Chick-A-Boom-Daddy Dewdrop
  12. Love Her Madly-Doors
  13. L.A. Goodbye-Ides Of March
  14. Power To The People-John Lennon & the Plastic Ono Band
  15. Just My Imagination (Running Away With Me)-Temptations

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