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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 22
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 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 Blue Moon Marcels
1962 She Cried Jay & the Americans
1963 Pipeline Chantays
1964 Don't Let The Rain Come Down (Crooked Little Man) Serndipity Singers
1965 I'm Telling You Now Fredie & the Dreamers
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 Lights Went 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 22, 1972:

  1. The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face-Roberta Flack
  2. A Horse With No Name-America
  3. I Gotcha-Joe Tex
  4. A Cowboy's Work Is Never Done-Sonny & Cher
  5. Rockin' Robin-Michael Jackson
  6. Baby Blue-Badfinger
  7. Day Dreaming-Aretha Franklin
  8. Mother And Child Reunion-Paul Simon
  9. Doctor My Eyes-Jackson Browne
  10. In The Rain-Dramatics
  11. The Family Of Man-Three Dog Night
  12. Roundabout-Yes
  13. Rock And Roll Lullaby-B.J. Thomas
  14. Betcha By Golly Wow-Stylistics
  15. Back Off Boogaloo-Ringo Starr

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