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THE SUPER SOUND SURVEY

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Survey courtesy Aaron Mintz

JULY 6, 1969

THIS                                     LAST
WEEK     TITLE        ARTIST             WEEK

 1 CRYSTAL BLUE PERSUASION - T. JAMES/SHONDELLS -  1
 2 GOOD MORNING STARSHINE - OLIVER -  9
 3 BAD MOON RISING/LODI - CREEDENCE CLEARWATER REV -  2
 4 WELCOME ME, LOVE - BROOKLYN BRIDGE -  6
 5 SPINNING WHEEL - BLOOD,SWEAT & TEARS - 13
 6 THEME FROM ROMEO & JULIET - HENRY MANCINI -  5
 7 COLOR HIM FATHER - THE WINSTONS -  8
 8 WITH PEN IN HAND - VIKKI CARR - 14
 9 BALLAD OF JOHN & YOKO - THE BEATLES - 12
10 ONE - 3 DOG NIGHT -  3
11 TOO BUSY THINKING ABOUT MY BABY - MARVIN GAYE -  7
12 LET ME - PAUL REVERE & RAIDERS -  4
13 EVERYDAY WITH YOU GIRL - CLASSICS IV - 11
14 QUENTIN'S THEME - CHAS.RANDOLPH GREAN - 23
15 IN THE YEAR 2525 - ZAGER & EVANS - 30
16 TESTIFY - JOHNNIE TAYLOR - 10
17 LAY LADY, LAY - B0B DYLAN - 18
18 MY PLEDGE OF LOVE - JOE JEFFREY GROUP - 21
19 GRAZIN' IN THE GRASS - FRIENDS OF DISTINCTION - 15
20 ISRAELITES - DESMOND DEKKER - 27
21 DON'T LET THE JONESES GET YOU DOWN - TEMPTATIONS - 16
22 GOOD OLD ROCK & ROLL - CAT MOTHER/NEWSBOYS - 34
23 LOVE (CAN MAKE YOU HAPPY) - MERCY - 17
24 YESTERDAY WHEN I WAS YOUNG - ROY CLARK - 31
25 MOTHER POPCORN - JAMES BROWN - 39
26 I TURNED YOU ON - ISLEY BROS. - 38
27 GET BACK/DON'T LET ME DOWN - THE BEATLES - 19
28 SWEET CAROLINE - NEIL DIAMOND - 32
29 THEME FROM A SUMMER PLACE - THE VENTURES - 40
30 THE PROPHECY - THE COWSILLS - 37
31 MORE TODAY THAN YESTERDAY - SPIRAL STAIRCASE - 20
32 MOON FLIGHT - VIK VENUS,YOUR MAIN MOON MAN - 26
33 MOODY WOMAN - JERRY BUTLER - 29
34 MY CHERIE AMOUR - STEVIE WONDER - 36
35 AN OLD MANS SWEETHEART - CANDI STATON - 35
36 DAY IS DONE - PETER, PAUL & MARY - 28
37 I'D WAIT A MILLION YEARS - GRASS ROOTS - FPP
38 MOMENTS TO REMEMBER - THE VOGUES - PP
39 BABY I LOVE YOU - ANDY KIM - PP
40 HURT SO BAD - THE LETTERMEN - PP

NEW WPTR POWER PROSPECTS

LAUGHING - GUESS WHO
WORKING ON A GROOVEY FEELING - 5TH DIMENSION
DAYS OF SAND & SHOVELS - BOBBY VINTON
ABRAHAM, MARTIN & JOHN - MOMS MABLEY
DOGGONE RIGHT - SMOKEY ROBINSON & MIRACLES
ABERGAVENNY - SHANNON
RUBY, DON'T TAKE YOUR LOVE TO TOWN - 1ST EDITION
SOUL DEEP - BOXTOPS
IT'S GETTING BETTER - MAMA CASS
RECONSIDER ME - JOHNNY ADAMS
PASS THE APPLE EVE - B.J. THOMAS
WHAT DOES IT TAKE - JR.WALKER & ALL STARS
TELL ALL THE PEOPLE - THE DOORS
FIRST HYMN FROM GRAND TERRACE - MARK LINDSEY
BREAK AWAY - BEACH BOYS
THE GIRL I'LL NEVER KNOW - FRANKIE VALLI
ALONG CAME JONES - RAY STEVENS
WHERE DO I GO/BE-IN - THE HAPPENINGS
YOUR HUSBAND/MY WIFE - BROOKLYN BRIDGE
LITTLE WOMEN - BOBBY SHERMAN

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LAUGHING - THE GUESS WHO

NEW WPTR POWER ALBUM

QUENTIN'S THEME - CHAS. RANDOLPH GREAN

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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