WPTR

THE SUPER SOUND SURVEY

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Survey courtesy Aaron Mintz

JUNE 1, 1969

THIS                                     LAST
WEEK     TITLE        ARTIST             WEEK

 1 OH HAPPY DAY - EDWIN HAWKINS SINGERS -  2
 2 THESE EYES - THE GUESS WHO -  1
 3 LOVE (CAN MAKE YOU HAPPY) - MERCY -  5
 4 GET BACK/DON T LET ME DOWN - THE BEATLES -  4
 5 ATLANTIS - DONOVAN -  3
 6 BAD MOON RISING/LODI - CREEDENCE CLEARWATER REV -  9
 7 MORE TODAY THAN YESTERDAY - SPIRAL STAIRCASE -  6
 8 IT'S YOUR THING - ISLEY BROS. -  7
 9 HAPPY HEART - ANDY WILLIAMS -  8
10 SEATTLE - PERRY COMO - 11
11 STAND - SLY & FAMILY STONE - 22
12 CHOKIN' KIND - JOE SIMON - 25
13 TOO BUSY THINKING ABOUT MY BABY - MARVIN GAYE - 33
14 EVERYDAY WITH YOU GIRL - CLASSICS IV - 19
15 SWEET CHERRY WINE - T. JAMES & SHONDELLS - 12
16 LET ME - PAUL REVERE & RAIDERS - 36
17 LEANIN' ON YOU - JOE SOUTH - 39
18 DAY IS DONE - PETER, PAUL & MARY - 35
19 DON'T TOUCH ME - BETTYE SWANN - 10
20 HEATHER HONEY - TOMMY ROE - 21
21 THE RIVER IS WIDE - GRASSROOTS - 16
22 GRAZIN' IN THE GRASS - FRIENDS OF DISTINCTION - 24
23 IN THE GHETTO - ELVIS PRESLEY - 28
24 SORRY SUZANNE - HOLLIES - 32
25 DON'T LET THE JONESES GET YOU DOWN - TEMPTATIONS - 38
26 I'VE BEEN HURT - BILL DEAL & RHONDELLS - 31
27 WHERE'S THE PLAYGROUND SUSIE - GLEN CAMPBELL - 18
28 THE BOXER - SIMON & GARFUNKEL - 13
29 SPECIAL DELIVERY - 1910 FRUITGUM CO. - 37
30 GOODBYE - MARY HOPKIN - 15
31 SAUSALITO - AL MARTINO - 30
32 LOVE THEME FROM ROMEO & JULIET - HENRY MANCINI - 40
33 I'M A DRIFTER - BOBBY GOLDSBORO - 34
34 I DON'T WANT NOBODY - JAMES BROWN - 23
35 HAWAII FIVE-O - THE VENTURES - 17
36 EARTH ANGEL - THE VOGUES - 14
37 GITARZAN - RAY STEVENS - 20
38 ONE - 3 DOG NIGHT - PP
39 GOOD MORNING STARSHINE - OLIVER - PP
40 LOVE ME TONIGHT - TOM JONES - FPP

NEW WPTR POWER PROSPECTS

CRYSTAL BLUE PERSUASION - TOMMY JAMES/SHONDELLS
THE BALLAD OF JOHN & YOKO - THE BEATLES
SPINNING WHEEL - BLOOD,SWEAT & TEARS
TOMORROW, TOMORROW - BEE GEES
SEE - THE RASCALS
ISRAELITES - DESMOND DEKKER
PROPHECY - COWSILLS
NO MATTER WHAT SIGN YOU ARE - D. ROSS/SUPREMES
PROUD MARY - SOLOMON BURKE
SINCERELY - PAUL ANKA
COLOR HIM FATHER - WINSTONS
BLACK PEARL - SONNY CHARLES
HUSH-A-BYE - JAY & AMERICANS
ITS NEVER TOO LATE - STEPPENWOLF
THE APRIL FOOLS - DIONNE WARWICK
TESTIFY - JOHNNIE TAYLOR
WHAT DOES IT TAKE - JR.WALKER & ALL STARS
THE GIRL I'LL NEVER KNOW - FRANKIE VALLI
BABY I LOVE YOU - ANDY KIM
MOODY WOMAN - JERRY BUTLER

NEW WPTR POWER PICK

CRYSTAL BLUE PERSUASION - TOMMY JAMES & SHONDELLS

NEW WPTR POWER ALBUM

NO DESERVING ALBUM

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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