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THE SUPER SOUND SURVEY

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Survey courtesy Aaron Mintz

MARCH 30, 1969

THIS                                     LAST
WEEK     TITLE        ARTIST             WEEK

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

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TO KNOW YOU IS TO LOVE YOU - BOBBY VINTON
WISHFUL SINFUL - THE DOORS
HAPPY HEART - ANDY WILLIAMS
IT'S ONLY LOVE - B.J. THOMAS
TIME IS TIGHT - BOOKER T & M.G.'s
IT'S YOUR THING - ISELY BROTHERS
DO YOUR THING - WATTS'103RD ST.BAND
CHOKIN' - JOE SIMON
THE PLEDGE OF ALLEGIENCE - RED SKELTON
DON'T TOUCH ME - BETTYE SWANN
PLAYGIRL - PROPHETS
MY WAY - FRANK SINATRA
MERCY - OHIO EXPRESS
JOHNNY ONE TIME - BRENDA LEE
CHARRO - ELVIS PRESLEY
NO NOT MUCH - THE VOGUES
TIME WAS - CANNED HEAT
TONIGHT YOU BELONG TO ME - THE HONEYS
THE WAY IT USED TO BE - ENGELBERT HUMPERDINCK
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