WPTR

THE SUPER SOUND SURVEY

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Survey courtesy Aaron Mintz

MAY 4, 1969

THIS                                     LAST
WEEK     TITLE        ARTIST             WEEK

 1 IT'S YOUR THING - ISLEY BROS. -  2
 2 THESE EYES - THE GUESS WHO -  6
 3 HAWAII FIVE-0 - THE VENTURES -  1
 4 SWEET CHERRY WINE - T. JAMES & SHONDELLS -  5
 5 DON'T TOUCH ME - BETTYE SWANN -  9
 6 AQUARIUS/LET THE SUNSHINE IN - 5TH DIMENSION -  4
 7 THE BOXER - SIMON & GARFUNKEL - 11
 8 MORE TODAY THAN YESTERDAY - SPIRAL STAIRCASE - 32
 9 TWENTY FIVE MILES - EDWIN STARR -  3
10 TO KNOW YOU IS TO LOVE YOU - BOBBY VINTON - 10
11 MERCY - OHIO EXPRESS - 19
12 GET BACK/DON'T LET ME DOWN - THE BEATLES - 40
13 ONLY THE STRONG SURVIVE - JERRY BUTLER -  8
14 MY WAY - FRANK SINATRA - 15
15 GITARZAN - RAY STEVENS - 31
16 HAPPY HEART - ANDY WILLIAMS - 20
17 BROTHER LOVES TRAVELING SALVATION SHOW - NEIL DIAMOND - 17
18 CHOKIN' KIND - JOE SIMON - 30
19 DON'T GIVE IN TO HIM - G.PUCKETT/UNION GAP - 13
20 MINI SKIRT MINI - WILSON PICKETT - 18
21 IS IT SOMETHING YOU GOT - TYRONE DAVIS - 12
22 IT'S ONLY LOVE - B.J. THOMAS - 23
23 GOODBYE - MARY HOPKIN - 33
24 GALVESTON - GLEN CAMPBELL - 14
25 HAIR - COWSILLS - 16
26 DO YOUR THING - WATTS' 103RD ST.BAND - 21
27 WISHFUL SINFUL - THE DOORS - 22
28 THE COMPOSER - DIANA ROSS/SUPREMES - 36
29 LOVE (CAN MAKE YOU HAPPY) - MERCY - 39
30 TIME IS TIGHT - BOOKER T & M.G.'S - 26
31 I DON'T WANT NOBODY - JAMES BROWN - 38
32 STAND - SLY & FAMILY STONE - 37
33 OH HAPPY DAY - EDWIN HAWKINS SINGERS - PP
34 ATLANTIS - DONOVAN - PP
35 GRAZIN' IN THE GRASS - FRIENDS OF DISTINCTION - PP
36 THE RIVER IS WIDE - GRASSROOTS - PP
37 EARTH ANGEL - THE VOGUES - FPP
38 SEATTLE - PERRY COMO - PP
39 SOMEDAY MAN - THE MONKEES - PP
40 WHERE'S THE PLAYGROUND SUSIE - GLEN CAMPBELL - PP

NEW WPTR POWER PROSPECTS

LEANIN' ON YOU - JOE SOUTH
BAD MOON RISING/LODI - CREEDENCE CLEARWATER RE
IN THE GHEETTO - ELVIS PRESLEY
EVERYDAY WITH YOU GIRL - CLASSICS IV
WHAT IS A MAN - FOUR TOPS
I CAN'T SEE MYSELF LEAVING YOU - ARETHA FRANKLIN
I'VE BEEN HURT - BILL DEAL & RHONDELLS
SORRY SUZANNE - THE HOLLIES
PINBALL WIZARD - THE WHO
HEATHER HONEY - TOMMY ROE
I SHALL BE RELEASED - BOX TOPS
WELCOME ME, LOVE - BROOKLYN BRIDGE
TOO BUSY THINKING ABOUT MY BABY - MARVIN GAYE
DAY IS DONE - PETER, PAUL & MARY
MEDICINE MAN - BUCHANAN BROS.
PRETTY WORLD - SERGIO MENDES
CISSY STRUT - THE METERS
IN THE BAD, BAD OLD DAYS - FOUNDATIONS
I'M A DRIFTER - BOBBY GOLDSBORO
I THREW IT ALL AWAY - BOB DYLAN

NEW WPTR POWER PICK

LEANIN' ON YOU - JOE SOUTH

NEW WPTR POWER ALBUM

HAPPY HEART - ANDY WILLIAMS

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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