WPTR

THE SUPER SOUND SURVEY

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Survey courtesy Aaron Mintz

MARCH 9, 1969

THIS                                     LAST
WEEK     TITLE        ARTIST             WEEK

 1 DIZZY - TOMMY ROE -  2
 2 TRACES - CLASSICS IV -  8
 3 TIME OF THE SEASON - ZOMBIES -  1
 4 MR. SUN, MR. MOON - PAUL REVERE & RAIDERS -  7
 5 PROUD MARY - CREEDENCE CLEARWATER REV. -  9
 6 YOU GAVE ME A MOUNTAIN - FRANKIE LAINE - 11
 7 RUN AWAY CHILD - TEMPTATIONS - 13
 8 I'VE GOTTA BE ME - SAMMY DAVIS, JR. -  6
 9 GAMES PEOPLE PLAY - JOE SOUTH - 28
10 HOT SMOKE & SASSAFRASS - BUBBLE PUPPY - 18
11 INDIAN GIVER - 1910 FRUITGUM CO. -  5
12 THE WEIGHT - ARETHA FRANKLIN - 30
13 THIS MAGIC MOMENT - JAY & AMERICANS -  3
14 TO SUSAN ON THE WEST COAST WAITING - DONOVAN - 26
15 CAN I CHANGE MY MIND - TYRONE DAVIS -  4
16 GIVE IT UP - JAMES BROWN - 20
17 MY WHOLE WORLD ENDED - DAVID RUFFIN - 36
18 MAYBE TOMORROW - IVEYS - 37
19 MENDOCINO - SIR DOUGLAS QNT. - 39
20 TAKE CARE OF YOUR HOMEWORK - JOHNNIE TAYLOR - 12
21 ROCK ME - STEPPENWOLF - 38
22 BUILD ME UP BUTTERCUP - FOUNDATIONS - 27
23 HEAVEN - THE RASCALS - 31
24 CRIMSON & CLOVER - T. JAMES & SHONDELLS - 10
25 HAIR - THE COWSILLS - PP
26 CROSSROADS - THE CREAM - 15
27 TEARDROP CITY - THE MONKEES - 29
28 NOT ON THE OUTSIDE - THE MOMENTS - 21
29 THERE'LL COME A TIME - BETTY EVERETT - 32
30 CINNAMON - DEREK - 14
31 BUT YOU KNOW I LOVE YOU - FIRST EDITION - 16
32 YOU SHOWED ME - THE TURTLES - 17
33 THIS GIRL'S IN LOVE WITH YOU - DIONNE WARWICK - 19
34 GALVESTON - LEN CAMPBELL - FPP
35 ONLY THE STRONG SURVIVE - JERRY BUTLER - PP
36 I'M LIVING IN SHAME - D. ROSS/SUPREMES - 22
37 AQUARIUS/LET THE SUNSHINE IN - 5TH DIMENSION - PP
38 SOUL EXPERIENCE - IRON BUTTERFLY - PP
39 YOU MADE ME SO VERY HAPPY - BLOOD, SWEAT & TEARS - PP
40 SOPHISTICATED CISSY - THE METERS - PP

NEW WPTR POWER PROSPECTS

DON'T GIVE IN TO HIM - G.PUCKETT/UNION GAP
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIENCE - RED SKELTON
I CAN HEAR MUSIC - BEACH BOYS
GOODBYE COLUMBUS - ASSOCIATION
BACK DOOR MAN - DEREK
LOVIN' THINGS - GRASS ROOTS
I'LL TRY SOMETHING NEW - SUPREMES/TEMPTATIONS
BROTHER LOVES TRAVELLING SALVATION SHOW - NEIL DIAMOND
WHEN HE TOUCHES ME - PEACHES & HERB
DON'T FORGET ABOUT ME - DUSTY SPRINGFIELD
SNATCHING IT BACK - CLARENCE CARTER
LOVER'S QUESTION - OTIS REDDING
BLESSED IS THE RAIN - BROOKLYN BRIDGE
25 MILES - EDWIN STARR
THESE ARE NOT MY PEOPLE - JOHNNY RIVERS
SHOTGUN - VANILLA FUDGE
I DON'T KNOW WHY - STEVIE WONDER
NO NOT MUCH - THE VOGUES
MEMORIES - ELVIS PRESLEY
TRICIA, TELL YOUR DADDY - ANDY KIM

NEW WPTR POWER PICK

DON'T GIVE IN TO HIM - GARY PUCKETT/UNION GAP

NEW WPTR POWER ALBUM

SANDS OF TIME - JAY & AMERICANS

THE WPTR SUPER SOUND SURVEY REPRESENTS THE RELETIVE POPULARITY
OF RECORDS IN THE QUAD-CITY AREA CONDITIONED BY SUCH FACTORS AS
LISTENER REQUESTS, LOCAL RECORD SALES AND INDUSTRY TABULATION.

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