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SILVER DOLLAR SURVEY

DECEMBER 31, 1965

Survey courtesy Bill Danning

 TW  LW                                                       WKS PLD
* 1.  1 We Can Work It Out/Daytripper............Beatles - Capitol  6
* 2.  6 Sounds Of Silence.............Simon & Garfunkel - Columbia  7
* 3.  3 5 O'Clock World..............................Vogues - Coce  9
* 4.  7 It's Good News Week.................Hedge Hoppers - Parrot  7
* 5.  2 Let's Hang On......................3 (4) Seasons -Phillips  4
* 6.  4 Over & Over............................Dave Clark 5 - Epic  9
* 7. 10 She's A Must To Avoid................Hermans Hermits - MGM  5
* 8. 16 She's Just My Style...................Gary Lewis - Liberty  6
* 9.  9 Just Like Me........................Paul Revere - Columbia  7
*10. 17 I'm A Man.................................Yardbirds - Epic 10
 11.  5 Taste Of Honey...........Herb Alpert & Tijuana Brass - A&M 12
 12. 15 It's My Life.................................Animals - MGM  8
*13. 12 Don't Think Twice..................Wonder Who's - Phillips  8
 14.  8 II Silenzio..........................Nini Rosso - Columbia  8
 15. 36 The Men In My Little Girls Life........Mike Douglas - Epic  2
*16. 19 You Don't Have To Be So Nice-Lovin' Spoonfuls - Kama Sutra  7
 17. 22 Spanish Eyes..........................Al Martino - Capitol  8
*18. 25 I Confess.........................New Colony Six - Centaur  6
*19. 23 No Matter What Shape.....................T-Bones - Liberty  5
 20. 20 Flowers On The Wall...............Statler Bros. - Columbia 10


20 BEST SELLING #1 RECORDS OF 1965

  1. Satisfaction.............Rolling Stones - London.......July-Aug
  2. Help.....................Beatles - Capitol.................Sept
  3. Downtown.................Petula Clark - WB..................Jan
  4. I Got You Babe...........Sonny & Cher - Atco...........Aug-Sept
  5. Hang On Sloopy...........McCoys - Bang.................Sept-Oct
  6. Get Off My Cloud.........Rolling Stones - London............Oct
  7. Mrs. Brown...............Hermans Hermits - MGM............April
  8. Eight Days A Week........Beatles Capitol................Feb-Mar
  9. This Diamond Ring........Gary Lewis - Liberty...............Feb
 10. Mr Tambourine Man........Byrds - Columbia...................May
 11. Yesterday................Beatles -Capitol...................Oct
 12. Wooly Bully..............Sam Sham - MGM....................June
 13. Ferry Across The Mersey..Gerry & Pacemakers - Laurie......March
 14. Silhouettes..............Hermans Hermits - MGM.........May-June
 15. I Can't Help Myself......Four Tops - Motown................June
 16. I'm Telling You Now......Freddy & Dreamers - Mercury......April
 17. Let's Hang On............4 Seasons - Phillips...............Dec
 18. Keep On Dancing..........Gentrys - MGM......................Nov
 19. 1-2-3....................Len Berry - Decca..................Nov
 20. Love Potion #9...........Searchers - Kapp...................Jan

Note: On main survey, #5 "Let's Hang On" was listed as being by the
"3 Seasons" on the original copy. Perhaps somebody thought one of
the guys took off for the winter.

Only a top twenty was published this week along with 
the "20 Best selling #1 records of 1965.

This survey is compiled each week by WLS/Chicago from reports of all record sales gathered from leading record
outlets in the Chicagoland area. Hear Dex Card play all the SILVER DOLLAR SURVEY hits daily from 2:00 to 6:OOpm.

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