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THE SUPER SOUND SURVEY

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Survey courtesy Aaron Mintz

MARCH 16, 1969

THIS                                     LAST
WEEK     TITLE        ARTIST             WEEK

 1 DIZZY - TOMMY ROE -  1
 2 PROUD MARY - CREEDENCE CLEARWATER REVIVAL -  5 
 3 MR. SUN, MR. MOON - PAUL REVERE & RAIDERS -  4
 4 TRACES - CLASSICS IV -  2
 5 TIME OF THE SEASON - ZOMBIES -  3
 6 HAIR - COWSILLS - 25
 7 RUN AWAY CHILD - TEMPTATIONS -  7
 8 YOU GAVE ME A MOUNTAIN - FRANKIE LAINE -  6
 9 HOT SMOKE & SASSAFRASS - BUBBLE PUPPY - 10
10 ROCK ME - STEPPENWOLF - 21
11 INDIAN GIVER - 1910 FRUITGUM CO. - 11
12 I'VE COTTA BE ME - SAMMY DAVIS, JR. -  8
13 GAMES PEOPLE PLAY - JOE SOUTH -  9
14 MAYBE TOMORROW - IVEYS  18
15 YOU MADE ME SO VERY HAPPY - BLOOD, SWEAT & TEARS - 39
16 MY WHOLE WORLD ENDED - DAVID RUFFIN - 17
17 THE WEIGHT - ARETHA FRANKLIN - 12
18 MENDOCINO - SIR DOUGLAS QUINTET - 19
19 THIS MAGIC MOMENT - JAY & AMERICANS - 13
20 AQUARIUS/LET THE SUNSHINE IN - 5TH DIMENSION - 37
21 GALVESTON - GLEN CAMPBELL - 34
22 TO SUSAN ON THE WEST COAST WAITING - DONOVAN - 14
23 GIVE IT UP - JAMES BROWN - 16
24 CAN I CHANGE MY MIND - TYRONE DAVIS - 15
25 ONLY THE STRONG SURVIVE - JERRY BUTLER - 35
26 SOUL EXPERIENCE - IRON BUTTERFLY - 38
27 SNATCHING IT BACK - CLARENCE CARTER - PP
28 TAKE CARE OF YOUR HOMEWORK - JOHNNIE TAYLOR - 20
29 BUILD ME UP BUTTERCUP - FOUNDATIONS - 22
30 HEAVEN - THE RASCALS - 23
31 CROSSROADS - THE CREAM - 26
32 WHEN HE TOUCHES ME - PEACHES & HERB - PP
33 THIS GIRLS IN LOVE WITH YOU - DIONNE WARWICK - 33
34 TEARDROP CITY - THE MONKEES - 27
35 CRIMSON & CLOVER - T. JAMES & SHONDELLS - 24
36 THERE'LL COME A TIME - BETTY EVERETT - 29
37 SOPHISTICATED CISSY - THE METERS - 40
38 DON'T GIVE IN TO HIM - G.PUCKETT & UNION GAP - FPP
39 BLESSED IS THE RAIN - BROOKLYN BRIDGE - PP
40 BROTHER LOVES TRAVELLING SALVATION SHOW - NEIL DIAMOND - PP

NEW WPTR POWER PROSPECTS

SWEET CHERRY WINE - TOMMY JAMES & SHONDELLS
FIRST OF MAY - BEEGEES
THESE ARE NOT MY PEOPLE - JOHNNY RIVERS
JOHNNY ONE TIME - BRENDA LEE
LONG GREEN - FIREBALLS
TWENTY-FIVE MILES - EDWIN STARR
I'LL TRY SOMETHING NEW - DIANA ROSS & SUPREMES
THE LETTER - THE ARBORS
DON'T FORGET ABOUT ME - DUSTY SPRINGFIELD
GIMME GIMME GOOD LOVIN' - THE CRAZY ELEPHANT
NO NOT MUCH - THE VOGUES
TIME WAS THE - CANNED HEAT
I CAN HEAR MUSIC - BEACH BOYS
HAWAII FIVE-O - THE VENTURES
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIENCE - RED SKELTON
GOODBYE COLUMBUS - THE ASSOCIATION
CHARRO - ELVIS PRESLEY
TRY A LITTLE TENDERNESS - 3 DOG NIGHT
LOVER'S QUESTION - OTIS REDDING

NEW WPTR POWER PICK

SWEET CHERRY WINE - TOMMY JAMES & SHONDELLS

NEW WPTR POWER ALBUM

GALVESTON - GLEN CAMPBELL

THE WPTR SUPER SOUND SURVEY REPRESENTS THE RELATIVE 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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