WPTR

THE SUPER SOUND SURVEY

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Survey courtesy Aaron Mintz

APRIL 27, 1969

THIS                                     LAST
WEEK     TITLE        ARTIST             WEEK

 1 HAWAII FIVE O - THE VENTURES -  3
 2 IT'S YOUR THING - ISLEY BROS. -  2
 3 TWENTY FIVE MILES - EDWIN STARR -  4
 4 AQUARIUS/LET THE SUNSHINE IN - 5TH DIMENSION -  1
 5 SWEET CHERRY WINE - T.JAMES & SHONDELLS - 10
 6 THESE EYES - THE GUESS WHO - 19
 7 YOU MADE ME SO HAPPY - BLOOD,SWEAT & TEARS -  6
 8 ONLY THE STRONG SURVIVE - JERRY BUTLER -  5
 9 DON'T TOUCH ME - BETTYE SWANN - 18
10 TO KNOW YOU IS TO LOVE YOU - BOBBY VINTON - 13
11 THE BOXER - SIMON & GARFUNKEL - 29
12 IS IT SOMETHING YOU GOT - TYRONE DAVIS - 15
13 DON'T GIVE IN TO HIM - G.PUCKETT/UNION GAP -  7
14 GALVESTON - GLEN CAMPBELL -  8
15 MY WAY - FRANK SINATRA - 21
16 HAIR - COWSILLS -  9
17 BROTHER LOVES TRAVELING SALVATION SHOW - NEIL DIAMOND - 12
18 MINI SKIRT MINI - WILSON PICKETT - 17
19 MERCY - OHIO EXPRESS - 23
20 HAPPY HEART - ANDY WILLIAMS - 32
21 DO YOUR THING - WATTS' 103RD ST.BAND - 33
22 WISHFUL SINFUL - THE DOORS - 26
23 IT'S ONLY LOVE - B.J. THOMAS - 27
24 THE LETTER - ARBORS - 22
25 GIMME GIMME GOOD LOVIN' - CRAZY ELEPHANT - 11
26 TIME IS TIGHT - BOOKER T & M.G.'S - 39
27 DIZZY - TOMMY ROE - 14
28 YOU CAME, YOU SAW, YOU CONQUERED - RONETTES - 40
29 I CAN HEAR MUSIC - BEACH BOYS - 16
30 CHOKIN' KIND - JOE SIMON - 36
31 GITARZAN - RAY STEVENS - 37
32 MORE TODAY THAN YESTERDAY - SPIRALSYAIRCASE (note typo) - PP
33 GOODBYE - MARY HOPKIN - PP
34 SNATCHING IT BACK - CLARENCE CARTER - 20
35 THE FIRST OF MAY - BEE GEES - 34
36 THE COMPOSER - DIANA ROSS & SUPREMES - 38
37 STAND - SLY & FAMILY STONE - PP
38 I DON'T WANT NOBODY - JAMES BROWN - PP
39 LOVE (CAN MAKE YOU HAPPY) - MERCY - PP
40 GET BACK - THE BEATLES - FPP

NEW WPTR POWER PROSPECTS

BAD MOON RISING - CREEDENCE CLEARWATER REVIVAL
IN THE GHETTO - ELVIS PRESLEY
WHERE'S THE PLAYGROUND SUSIE - GLEN CAMPBELL
EVERY DAY WITH YOU, GIRL - CLASSICS IV
WHAT IS A MAN - THE FOUR TOPS
SOMEDAY MAN - THE MONKEES
ATLANTIS - DONOVAN
I CAN'T SEE MYSELF LEAVING YOU - ARETHA FRANKLIN
GRAZIN' IN THE GRASS - FRIENDS OF DISTINCTION
I'VE BEEN HURT - BILL DEAL & RHONDELLS
RIVER IS WIDE - GRASSROOTS
EARTH ANGEL - THE VOGUES
SEATTLE - PERRY COMO
OH HAPPY DAY - EDWIN HAWKINS SINGER'
SORRY SUZANNE - THE HOLLIES
I'M A DRIFTER - BOBBY GOLDSBORO
HEATHER HONEY - TOMMY ROE
I SHALL BE RELEASED - THE BOX TOPS
MR. WALKER, IT'S ALL OVER - BILLI JO SPEARS
IVORY - BOB SEEGER

NEW WPTR POWER PICK BAD MOON RISING - CREEDENCE CLEARWATER REVIVAL

NEW WPTR POWER ALBUM

CAPTAIN NEMO & THE SUN DOWNERS - THE SUN DOWNERS

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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