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THE SUPER SOUND SURVEY

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Survey courtesy Aaron Mintz

MAY 11, 1969

THIS                                     LAST
WEEK     TITLE        ARTIST             WEEK

 1 THESE EYES - THE GUESS WHO -  2
 2 IT'S YOUR THING - ISLEY BROS. -  1
 3 GET BACK/DON'T LET ME DOWN - THE BEATLES - 12
 4 SWEET CHERRY WINE - T.JAMES & SHONDELLS -  4
 5 DON'T TOUCH ME - BETTYE SWANN -  5
 6 THE BOXER - SIMON & GARFUNKEL -  7
 7 MORE TODAY THAN YESTERDAY - SPIRAL STAIRCASE -  8
 8 AQUARIUS/LET THE SUNSHINE IN - 5TH DIMENSION -  6
 9 HAWAII FIVE-O - THE VENTURES -  3
10 LOVE (CAN MAKE YOU HAPPY) - MERCY - 29
11 OH HAPPY DAY - EDWIN HAWKINS SINGERS - 33
12 MERCY - OHIO EXPRESS - 11
13 GITARZAN - RAY STEVENS - 15
14 HAPPY HEART - ANDY WILLIAMS - 16
15 TWENTY FIVE MILES - EDWIN STARR -  9
16 ATLANTIS - DONOVAN - 34
17 MY WAY - FRANK SINATRA - 14
18 SEATTLE - PERRY COMO - 38
19 GOODBYE - MARY HOPKIN  23
20 DON'T GIVE IN TO HIM - G.PUCKETT/UNION GAP - 19
21 ONLY THE STRONG SURVIVE - JERRY BUTLER - 13
22 EARTH ANGEL - THE VOGUES - 37
23 THE COMPOSER - DIANA ROSS/SUPREMES - 28
24 1 DONT WANT NOBODY - JAMES BROWN - 31
25 THE RIVER IS WIDE - GRASSROOTS - 36
26 DO YOUR THING - WATTS' 103RD ST.BAND - 26
27 YOU MADE ME SO VERY HAPPY - BLOOD, SWEAT & TEARS - --
28 STAND - SLY & FAMILY STONE - 32
29 HEATHER HONEY - TOMMY ROE - PP
30 EVERYDAY WITH YOU GIRL - CLASSICS IV - PP
31 SOME DAY, MAN - THE MONKEES - 39
32 WHERE'S THE PLAYGROUND SUSIE - GLEN CAMPBELL - 40
33 GRAZIN' IN THE GRASS - FRIENDS OF DISTINCTION - 35
34 TIME IS TIGHT - BOOKER T & M.G.'S - 30
35 GALVESTON - GLEN CAMPBELL - 24
36 WHAT IS A MAN - THE FOUR TOPS - PP
37 CISSY STRUT - THE METERS - PP
38 BAD MOON RISING/THE LODI - CREEDENCE CLEARWATER REVIVAL - FPP
39 IN THE GHETTO - ELVIS PRESLEY - PP
40 I'VE BEEN HURT - BILL DEAL & RHONDELLS - PP

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LEANIN' ON YOU - JOE SOUTH
SAUSALITO - AL MARTINO
I CAN'T SEE MYSELF LEAVING YOU - ARETHA FRANKLIN
SORRY SUZANNE - THE HOLLIES
I SHALL BE RELEASED - THE BOX TOPS
WELCOME ME, LOVE THE - BROOKLYN BRIDGE
TOO BUSY THINKING ABOUT MY BABY - MARVIN GAYE
DAY IS DONE - PETER, PAUL & MARY
MEDICINE MAN - THE BUCHANAN BROS.
PRETTY WORLD - SERGIO MENDES
I I'M A DRIFTER - BOBBY GOLDSBORO
I THREW IT ALL AWAY - BOB DYLAN
SEE - THE RASCALS
FRIEND LOVER, WOMAN & WIFE - O. C. SMITH
ITS NEVER TOO LATE - STEPPENWOLF
I COULD NEVER LIE TO YOU - THE COLONY SIX
THE APRIL ROOLS - DIONNE WARWICK
LET ME - PAUL REVERE & RAIDERS
ISRAELITES - DESMOND DEKKER

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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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