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THE SUPER SOUND SURVEY

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Survey courtesy Aaron Mintz

JUNE 29, 1969

THIS                                     LAST
WEEK     TITLE        ARTIST             WEEK

 1 CRYSTAL BLUE PERSUASION - T. JAMES/SHONDELLS -  5
 2 BAD MOON RISING/LODI - CREEDENCE CLEARWATER REV. -  1
 3 ONE - 3 DOG NIGHT -  6
 4 LET ME PAUL - REVERE & RAIDERS -  7
 5 THEME FROM ROMEO & JULIET - HENRY MANCINI -  2
 6 WELCOME ME, LOVE - BROOKLYN BRIDGE - 17
 7 TOO BUSY THINKING ABOUT MY BABY - MARVIN GAYE -  3
 8 COLOR HIM FATHER - THE WINSTONS -  9
 9 GOOD MORNING STARSHINE - OLIVER - 12
10 TESTIFY - JOHNNIE TAYLOR - 11
11 EVERYDAY WITH YOU GIRL - CLASSICS IV -  4
12 BALLAD OF JOHN & YOKO - THE BEATLES - 23
13 SPINNING WHEEL - BLOOD, SWEAT & TEARS - 16
14 WITH PEN IN HAND - VIKKI CARR - 34
15 GRAZIN' IN THE GRASS - FRIENDS OF DISTINCTION -  8
16 DON'T LET THE JONESES GET YOU DOWN - TEMPTATIONS - 10
17 LOVE (CAN MAKE YOU HAPPY) - MERCY - 13
18 LAY LADY LAY - BOB DYLAN - 28
19 GET BACK/DON'T LET ME DOWN - THE BEATLES - 18
20 MORE TODAY THAN YESTERDAY - SPIRAL STAIRCASE - 15
21 MY PLEDGE OF LOVE - JOE JEFFREY GROUP - 37
22 BLACK PEARL - SONNY CHARLES - 22
23 QUENTIN'S THEME - CHAS. RANDOLPH GREAN - 35
24 THESE EYES - THE GUESS WHO - 19
25 OH HAPPY DAY - EDWIN HAWKINS SINGERS - 14
26 MOON FLIGHT - VIK VENUS, YOUR MAIN MOON MAN - 21
27 ISRAELITES  DESMOND DEKKER - 25
28 DAY IS DONE - PETER, PAUL & MARY - 26
29 MOODY WOMAN - JERRY BUTLER - 31
30 IN THE YEAR 2525 - ZAGER & EVANS - PP
31 YESTERDAY WHEN I WAS YOUNG - ROY CLARK - PP
32 SWEET CAROLINE - NEIL DIAMOND - PP
33 TOMORROW TOMORROW - BEE GEES - 24
34 GOOD OLD ROCK & ROLL - CAT MOTHER/NEWSBOYS - PP
35 AN OLD MAN'S SWEETHEART - CANDI STATON - 40
36 MY CHERIE AMOUR - STEVIE WONDER - 39
37 THE PROPHECY - THE COWSILLS - 38
38 I TURNED YOU ON - ISLEY BROS. - PP
39 MOTHER POPCORN - JAMES BROWN - PP
40 THEME FROM A SUMMER PLACE - THE VENTURES - PP

NEW WPTR POWER PROSPECTS

WORKING ON A GROOVEY FEELING - 5TH DIMENSION
DAYS OF SAND & SHOVELS - BOBBY VINTON
DOGGONE RIGHT - S. ROBINSON & MIRACLES
ABRAHAM MARTIN & JOHN - MOMS MABLEY
RUBY, DON'T TAKE YOUR LOVE TO TOWN - KENNY ROGERS/1ST EDITION
SOUL DEEP - BOX TOPS
ITS GETTING BETTER - MAMA CASS
MOMENTS TO REMEMBER - THE VOGUES
TELL ALL THE PEOPLLE - THE DOORS
RECONSIDER ME - JOHNNY ADAMS
I'D WAIT A MILLION YEARS - GRASS ROOTS
PASS THE APPLE, EVE - B.J. THOMAS
WHAT DOES IT TAKE - JR. WALKER & ALL STARS
BABY I LOVE YOU - ANDY KIM
THE GIRL I'LL NEVER KNOW - FRANKIE VALLI
HURT SO BAD - THE LETTERMEN
FIRST HYMN FROM GRAND TERRACE - MARK LINDSAY
ALONG CAME JONES - RAY STEVENS
HUMMIN' - MAJIC SHIP
BREAKAWAY - BEACH BOYS

NEW WPTR POWER PICK 

WORKING ON A GROOVEY FEELING - FIFTH DIMENSION

NEW WPTR POWER ALBUM

JOHNNY CASH AT SAN QUENTIN - JOHNNY CASH

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LISTENER REQUESTS, LOCAL RECORD SALES AND INDUSTRY TABULATION.

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