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THE SUPER SOUND SURVEY

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Survey courtesy Aaron Mintz

MARCH 23, 1969

THIS                                     LAST
WEEK     TITLE        ARTIST             WEEK

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

NOTE: ON ORIGINAL SURVEY, "HAIR" WAS LISTED AT #2 AND AGAIN AT #4,
"DIZZY" IS CORRECT #4 HIT AS IN THIS LIST. 


NEW WPTR POWER PROSPECTS 

WISHFUL SINFUL - THE DOORS
SWEET CHERRY WINE - T.JAMES & SHONDELLS
HAPPY HEART - ANDY WILLIAMS
FIRST OF MAY - BEE GEES
IT'S ONLY LOVE - B.J. THOMAS
THESE ARE NOT MY PEOPLE - JOHNNY RIVERS
CHARRO - ELVIS PRESLEY
JOHNNY ONE TIME - BRENDA LEE
IS IT SOMETHING YOU GOT - TYRONE DAVIS
TIME WAS THE - CANNED HEAT
TIME IS TIGHT BOOKER - T & M.G.'s
MINI SKIRT MINI - WILSON PICKETT
MERCY - OHIO EXPRESS
MY WAY - FRANK SINATRA
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIENCE - RED SKELTON
IDAHO - FOUR SEASONS
GIMME GIMME GOOD LOVIN' - CRAZY ELEPHANT
NO NOT MUCH - THE VOGUES
LOVER'S QUESTION - OTIS REDDING
THE WAY IT USED TO BE - ENGELBERT HUMPERDINCK

NEW WPTR POWER PICK

WISHFUL SINFUL - THE DOORS 

NEW WPTR POWER ALBUM

SOULFUL - DIONNE WARWICK

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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