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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 January 21
YearSongArtist
1950 Rag Mop Ames Brothers
1951 Be My Love Mario Lanza
1952 The Little White Cloud That Cried Johnnie Ray
1953 Don't Let The Stars Get In Your Eyes Perry Como
1954 Oh! My Pa-Pa (O Mein Papa) Eddie Fisher
1955 Earth Angel Penguins
1956 Lisbon Antigua Nelson Riddle
1957 Young Love Sonny James and
Tab Hunter
1958 At The Hop Danny & the Juniors
1959 Smoke Gets In Your Eyes Platters
1960 Running Bear Johnny Preston
1961 Wonderland By Night Burt Kaempfert
1962 Town Without Pity Gene Pitney
1963 Walk Right In Rooftop Singers
1964 There! I've Said It Again Bobby Vinton
1965 Downtown Petula Clark
1966 Day Tripper/We Can Work It Out Beatles
1967 I'm A Believer/(I'm Not Your) Steppin' Stone Monkees
1968 Bend Me, Shape Me American Breed
1969 Crimson And Clover Tommy James & the Shondells
1970 Venus Shocking Blue
1971 I Hear You Knocking Dave Edmunds
1972 American Pie Don McLean
1973 You're So Vain Carly Simon
1974 One Tin Soldier, The Legend Of Billy Jack Coven
1975 Mandy Barry Manilow
1976 Convoy C.W. McCall
1977 Blinded By The Light Manfred Mann's Earth Band
1978 We Will Rock You/We Are The Champions Queen
1979 Le Freak Chic
1980 Escape (The Pina Colada Song) Rupert Holmes

Here are the Top 15 songs in Chicago
on January 21, 1972:

  1. American Pie-Don McLean
  2. Day After Day-Badfinger
  3. Let's Stay Together-Al Green
  4. Scorpio-Dennis Coffey
  5. White Lies, Blue Eyes-Bullet
  6. Sunshine-Jonathan Edwards
  7. Sugar Daddy-Jackson 5
  8. Brand New Key-Melanie
  9. I'd Like To Teach The World To Sing-New Seekers
  10. Hey Girl-Donny Osmond
  11. Black Dog-Led Zeppelin
  12. Stay With Me-Faces
  13. Hey Big Brother-Rare Earth
  14. It's One Of Those Nights (Yes Love)-Partridge Family
  15. One Monkey Don't Stop No Show-Honey Cone

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