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THE SUPER SOUND SURVEY

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Survey courtesy Aaron Mintz

JUNE 22, 1969

THIS                                     LAST
WEEK     TITLE        ARTIST             WEEK

 1 BAD MOON RISING/LODI CREEDENCE - CLEARWATER REV. -  1
 2 THEME FROM ROMEO& JULIET - HENRY MANCINI -  2
 3 TOO BUSY THINKING ABOUT MY BABY - MARVIN GAYE -  3
 4 EVERYDAY WITH YOU GIRL - CLASSICS IV -  6
 5 CRYSTAL BLUE PERSUASION - T.JAMES/SHONDELLS - 15
 6 ONE - 3 DOG NIGHT -  9
 7 LET ME - PAUL REVERE & RAIDERS -  5
 8 GRAZIN' IN THE GRASS - FRIENDS OF DISTINCTION - 13
 9 COLOR HIM FATHER - THE WINSTONS - 16
10 DON'T LET THE JONESES GET YOU DOWN - TEMPTATIONS - 11
11 TESTIFY - JOHNNIE TAYLOR - 17
12 GOOD MORNING STARSHINE - OLIVER - 19
13 LOVE (CAN MAKE YOU HAPPY) - MERCY -  4
14 OH HAPPY DAY - EDWIN HAWKINS SINGERS -  7
15 MORE TODAY THAN YESTERDAY - SPIRAL STAIRCASE - 10
16 SPINNING WHEEL - BLOOD,SWEAT & TEARS - 20
17 WELCOME ME LOVE - BROOKLYN BRIDGE - 36
18 GET BACK/DON'T LET ME DOWN - BEATLES -  8
19 THESE EYES - THE GUESS WHO - 12
20 CHOKIN' KIND - JOE SIMON - 14
21 MOON FLIGHT - VIK VENUS; YOUR MAIN MOON MAN - 34
22 BLACK PEARL - SONNY CHARLES - 39
23 BALLAD OF JOHN & YOKO - THE BEATLES - 33
24 TOMORROW, TOMORROW - BEE GEES - 32
25 ISRAELITES - DESMOND DEKKER - 31
26 DAY IS DONE - PETER,PAUL & MARY - 18
27 IN THE GHETTO - ELVIS PRESLEY - 21
28 LAY LADY, LAY - BOB DYLAN - PP
29 ATLANTIS - DONOVAN - 22
30 SEE - THE RASCALS - 40
31 MOODY WOMAN - JERRY BUTLER - PP
32 LOVE ME TONIGHT - TOM JONES - 23
33 PROUD MARY - SOLOMON BURKE - 27
34 WITH PEN IN HAND - VIKKI CARP - 29
35 QUENTIN'S THEME - CHAS. RANDOLPH GREAN - PP
36 LOVE IS BLUE - DELLS - PP
37 MY PLEDGE OF LOVE - JOE JEFFREY GROUP - PP
38 THE PROPHECY - THE COWSILLS - PP
39 MY CHERIE AMOUR - STEVIE WONDER - PP
40 I'D RATHER BE AN OLD MAN'S SWEETHEART - CANDI STATON - PP

NEW WPTR POWER PROSPECTS

PASS THE APPLE, EVE - B.J. THOMAS
I'D WAIT A MILLION YEARS - GRASSROOTS
THEME FROM A SUMMER PLACE - THE VENTURES
WHAT DOES IT TAKE - JR.WALKER & ALL STARS
BABY I LOVE YOU - ANDY KIM
I TURNED YOU ON - ISLEY BROS.
MRS. ROBINSON - BOOKER T & M.G.'S
DIDN'T WE - RICHARD HARRIS
THE GIRL I'LL NEVER KNOW - FRANKIE VALLI
POP CORN/MOTHER POP CORN - JAMES BROWN
MOMENTS TO REMEMBER - THE VOGUES
HURT SO BAD - THE LETTERMEN
THE FEELING IS RIGHT - CLARENCE CARTER
IN THE YEAR 2525 - ZAGER & EVANS
SWEET CAROLINE - NEIL DIAMOND
HUMMIN' - THE MAJICSHIP
GOOD OLD ROCK & ROLL - CAT MOTHER & ALL NIGHT NEWSBOYS
DAYS OF SAND & SHOVELS - BOBBY VINTON
BREAK AWAY - BEACH BOYS
YESTERDAY WHEN I WAS YOUNG - ROY CLARK 

NEW WPTR POWER PICK

PASS THE APPLE, EVE - B. J. THOMAS 

NEW WPTR POWER ALBUM

EARLY STEPPENWOLF - STEPPENWOLF

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