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THE SUPER SOUND SURVEY

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Survey courtesy Aaron Mintz

NOVEMBER 16, 1969

THIS                                     LAST
WEEK     TITLE        ARTIST             WEEK

 1 WEDDING BELL BLUES - 5TH DIMENSION -  1
 2 AND WHEN I DIE - BLOOD SWEAT & TEARS -  2
 3 SMILE A LITTLE SMILE - FLYING MACHINE -  3
 4 BALL OF FIRE - T.JAMES/SHONDELLS -  9
 5 TRACY - THE CUFF LINKS -  4
 6 BABY, IT'S YOU - SMITH -  5
 7 TAKE A LETTER, MARIA - R. B. GREAVES - 12
 8 IS THAT ALL THERE IS - PEGGY LEE -  6
 9 NA MA HEY HEY KISS HIM GOODBYE - THE STEAM - 13
10 TRY A LITTLE KINDNESS - GLEN CAMPBELL - 14
11 ELI'S COMING - 3 DOG NIGHT - 15
12 SUSPICIOUS MINDS - ELVIS PRESLEY -  7
13 COME TOGETHER/SOMETHING - THE BEATLES - --
14 JUDY BLUE EYES - CROSBY STILLS & NASH - 16
15 CHERRY HILL PARK - BILLY JOE ROYAL - 17
16 SUGAR SUGAR - ARCHIES -  8
17 YOU'VE LOST THAT LOVIN' FEELING - D.WARWICK - 10
18 LET A MAN COME IN & DO THE POPCORN - JAMES BROWN - 18
19 MOMMY & DADDY - THE MONKEES - 11
20 PESTER ME,YESTER YOU, YESTERDAY - STEVIE WONDER - 27
21 I CAN'T GET NEXT TO YOU - TEMPTATIONS - --
22 MAKE YOUR OWN KIND OF MUSIC - MAMA CASS ELLIOTT - 21
23 FORTUNATE SON/DOWN ON THE CORNER - CREEDENCE CLEARWATER REV - 30
24 MIDNIGHT COWBOY - FERRANTE & TEICHER - 33
25 ANYWAY YOU WANT ME - EVIE SANDS - 20
26 SHANGRI-LA - LETTERMEN - 22
27 SO GOOD TOGETHER - ANDY KIM - 25
28 LLEAVING ON A JET PLANE - PETER, PAUL & MARY - 31
29 UNDUN - GUESS WHO - 34
30 HOLLY HOLY - NEIL DIAMOND - 35
31 THAT'S THE WAY LOVE IS - MARVIN GAPE - 19
32 UP ON CRIPPLE CREEK - HE BAND - 39
33 DOMEDAY WE'LL BE TOGETHER - D. ROSS/SUPREMES - 40
34 WE LOVE YOU, CALL COLLECT - ART LINKLETTER - 36
35 TIME MACHINE - GRAND FUNK RAILROAD - 37
36 HEAVEN KNOWS - THE GRASS ROOTS - 38
37 BACKFIELD IN MOTION - MEL & TIM - PP
38 BABY I'M FOR REAL - THE ORIGINALS - PP
39 THESE EYES - JR.WALKER/ALL STARS - PP
40 I GUESS THE LORD MUST BE IN N.Y.C. - NILSSON - PP

NEW WPTR POWER PROSPECTS

JINGLE JANGLE - ARCHIES
SUNDAY MORNIN' - OLIVER
ELEANOR RIGBY - ARETHA FRANKLIN
KOOL & THE GANG - KOOL & THE GANG
LOVE WILL FIND A WAY - JACKIE DE SHANNON
JAM UP JELLY TIGHT - TOMMY ROE
SEE RUBY FALL - JOHNNY CASH
MIND, BODY & SOUL - FLAMING EMBER
A BRAND NEW ME - DUSTY SPRINGFIELD
MIDNIGHT - CLASSICS IV
LA LA LA (IF I HAD YOU) - BOBBY SHERMAN
LAND OF 1000 DANCES - ELECTRIC INDIAN
COWBOY CONVENTION - OHIO EXPRESS
I CAN'T MAKE IT ALONE - LOU RAWLS
RAINDROPS KEEP A-FALLIN' ON MY HEAD - B.J.THOMAS
BALLAD OF EASY RIDER - THE BYRDS
FANCY - BOBBI GENTRY
TONIGHT I'LL BE STAYING HERE WITH YOU - BOB DYLAN
BARBARA, I LOVE YOU - NEW COLONY SIX
GROOVEY GRUB WORM - HARLOW WILCOX

NEW WPTR POWER PICK

JINGLE JANGLE - ARCHIES

NEW WPTR POWER ALBUM

THE BRASS ARE COMIN' - HERB ALPERT & TIJUANA BRASS

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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