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THE SUPER SOUND SURVEY

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Survey courtesy Aaron Mintz

AUGUST 3, 1969

THIS                                     LAST
WEEK     TITLE        ARTIST             WEEK

 1 IN THE YEAR 2525 - ZAGER & EVANS -  1
 2 LAY LADY, LAY - BOB DYLAN -  3
 3 MY CHERIE AMOUR - STEVIE WONDER -  4
 4 HONKY TONK WOMAN - ROLLING STONES -  9
 6 ONE - 3 DOG NIGHT -  2
 6 LAUGHING THE - GUESS WHO - 10
 7 BABY, I LOVE YOU - ANDY KIM -  8
 8 SWEET CAROLINE - NEIL DIAMOND - 16
 9 WELCOME ME, LOVE - BROOKLYN BRIDGE -  5
10 RECONSIDER ME - JOHNNY ADAMS - 17
11 WHAT DOES IT TAKE - JR.WALKER & ALL STARS -  6
12 MY PLEDGE OF LOVE - JOE JEFFREY GROUP - 12
13 I'D WAIT A MILLION YEARS - GRASSROOTS - 11
14 I TURNED YOU ON - ISLEY BROS. -  7
15 I'LL NEVER FALL IN LOVE AGAIN - TOM JONES - 35
16 POPCORN - JAMES BROWN - 15
17 RUBY DON'T TAKE YOUR LOVE TO TOWN - 1ST EDITION - 22
18 QUENTIN S THEME - CHAS. RANDOLPH GREAN - 13
19 GOOD MORNING STARSHINE - OLIVER - 18
20 GET TOGETHER - THE YOUNG BLOODS - 25
21 A BOY NAMED SUE - JOHNNY CASH - 40
22 GIVE PEACE A CHANCE - PLASTIC ONO BAND - 28
23 HUMMIN - THE MAJIC SHIP - 33
24 SPINNING WHEEL - BLOOD, SWEAT & TEARS - 14
25 WORKING ON A GROOVEY THING - 5TH DIMENSION - 32
26 TRUE GRIT - GLEN CAMPBELL - 38
27 CRYSTAL BLUE PERSUASION - T. JAMES/SHONDELLS - 20
28 PUT A LITTLE LOVE IN YOUR HEART - JACKIE DeSHANNON - 39
29 GOOD OLD ROCK & ROLL - CAT MOTHER/NEWSBOYS - 21
30 COLOR HIM FATHER - THE WINSTONS - 23
31 ALONG CAME JONES - RAY STEVENS - 36
32 LET ME - PAUL REVERE/RAIDERS - 26
33 ITS GETTING BETTER - MAMA CASS - PP
34 MARRAKESH EXPRESS - CROSBY, NASH & STILLS - PP
35 AN OLD MAN'S SWEETHEART - CANDI STATON - 24
36 CLEAN UP YOUR OWN BACK YARD - ELVIS PRESLEY - PP
37 MUDDY RIVER - JOHNNY RIVERS - PP
38 GOO GOO BARABAJAGAL - DONOVAN - FPP
39 CHOICE OF COLORS - IMPRESSIONS - PP
40 YOUR HUSBAND, MY WIFE - BROOKLYN BRIDGE - PP

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ABERGAVENNY - SHANNON
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SUGAR SUGAR - ARCHIES
SHARE YOUR LOVE WITH ME - ARETHA FRANKLIN
1'M FREE - THE WHO
WHERE DO I GO/BE-IN - THE HAPPENINGS
THAT'S THE WAY GOO PLANNED IT - BILLY PRESTON
DID YOU SEE HER EYES - ILLUSION
EASE BACK - THE METERS
DON'T WAKE ME MICHAEL - PEPPERMINT RAINBOW
CHANGE OF HEART - D. YOST & CLASSICS 4
LOOK AT MINE - PETULA CLARK
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ODDS & ENDS - DIONNE WARWICK

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