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HIT PARADE

Survey courtesy Doug Scherer

THIS WEEK                             JULY 20, 1970                              LAST WEEK

  1. Close To You                                   Carpenters-A&M 10
 2. Band Of Gold                             Freda Payne-Invictus  5
 3. The Love You Save                         Jackson Five-Motown  1
 4. O-o-h Child                            Five Stairsteps-Buddah 11
 5. Mama Told Me                          Three Dog Night-Dunhill  2
 6. Tighter & Tighter                    Alive & Kicking-Roulette 12
 7. Ball Of Confusion                  Temptations-Motown (Gordy)  3
 8. Lay Down (Candles In The Rain)                 Melanie-Buddah  6
 9. A Song Of Joy                                 Miguel Rios-A&M  9
10. Make It With You                                Bread-Elektra 20
11. The Long & Winding Road                         Beatles-Apple  8
12. Ride Captain Ride                            Blues Image-Atco  4
13. Gimme Dat Ding                                Pipkins-Capitol  7
14. Lay A Little Lovin' On Me                Robin McNamara-Steed 26
15. Loveland                Watts' 103rd Street Band-Warner Bros. 14
16. Are You Ready                 Pacific Gas & Electric-Columbia 28
17. Signed, Sealed, Delivered, I'm Yours      Stevie Wonder-Tamla 27
18. Why Can't I Touch You                   Ronnie Dyson-Columbia 29
19. Mississippi Queen                           Mountain-Windfall 24
20. The Wonder Of You                        Elvis Presley-R.C.A. 13
21. Save The Country                         Fifth Dimension-Bell 17
22. Spill The Wine                                Eric Burdon-MGM 36
23. Westbound #9                            Flaming Ember-Hot Wax 34
24. I Just Can't Help Believing              B. J. Thomas-Scepter --
25. Silver Bird                             Mark Lindsay-Columbia 32
26. Summertime Blues                               The Who-Decca  --
27. How About A Little Hand               Boys In The Band-Spring 31
28. Big Yellow Taxi                     The Neighborhood-Big Tree --
29. Pearl                                           Tommy Roe-ABC --
30. Sunshine                                       Archies-R.C.A. --

Survey goes to a top thirty from top forty starting this week. New entries had
"HPB" (Hit Parade Bound) where blanks or dashes were.

WLS HIT PARADE BOUND

In The Summertime   Mungo Jerry-Janus
Hand Me Down World   Guess Who-R.C.A.

Records listed on the WLS Hit Parade are selected by WLS after evaluating and considering record sales, listener requests and the station's own opinion of their audience appeal. Sale or resale of this survey is prohibited. Violators will be prosecuted. 

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