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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 May 20
1950 Third Man Theme Anton Karas
1951 Jezebel Frankie Laine
1952 Here In My Heart Al Martino
1953 The Song From Moulin Rouge (Where Is Your Heart) Percy Faith
1954 Little Things Mean A Lot Kitty Kallen
1955 Cherry Pink And Apple Blossom White Perez Prado
1956 Heartbreak Hotel Elvis Presley
1957 I'm Walkin' Ricky Nelson
1958 All I Have To Do Is Dream Everly Brothers
1959 Kansas City Wilbert Harrison
1960 Sink The Bismarck Johnny Horton
1961 Runaway Del Shannon
1962 Stranger On The Shore Mr. Acker Bilk
1963 Two Faces Have I Lou Christie
1964 Love Me Do/P.S. I Love You Beatles
1965 Mrs. Brown You've Got A Lovely Daughter Herman's Hermits
1966 Monday, Monday Mamas & the Papas
1967 Mirage Tommy James & the Shondells
1968 Yummy, Yummy, Yummy Ohio Express
1969 Get Back Beatles with Billy Preston
1970 Cecilia Simon & Garfunkel
1971 Joy To The World Three Dog Night
1972 The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face Roberta Flack
1973 Tie A Yellow Ribon Round The Ole Oak Tree Vicki Lawrence
1974 The Streak Ray Stevens
1975 Itís A Miracle Barry Manilow
1976 Welcome Back John Sebastian
1977 When I Need You Leo Sayer
1978 Night Fever Bee Gees
1979 Reunited Peaches & Herb
1980 Call Me Blondie

Here are the Top 15 songs in Chicago
on May 20, 1961:

  1. Runaway-Del Shannon
  2. Underwater-Frogmen
  3. Tonight I Fell In Love-Tokens
  4. Baby Blue-Echoes
  5. That's The Way With Love-Piero Soffici
  6. Tragedy-Fleetwoods
  7. Be My Boy-Paris Sisters
  8. Exodus-Eddie Harris
  9. Hello Mary Lou-Ricky Nelson
  10. Breakin' In A Brand New Broken Heart-Connie Francis
  11. Mother-In-Law-Ernie K-Doe
  12. A Hundred Pounds Of Clay-Gene McDaniels
  13. Bonanza-Al Caiola
  14. I've Told Every Little Star-Linda Scott
  15. Hello Walls-Faron Young

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