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Top 3 Songs / Week of  September 3 – 9
1960-1989

1960
#1   It’s Now Or Never – Elvis Presley
#2  The Twist – Chubby Checker
#3  Walk – Don’t Run – The Ventures

1961
#1  Michael – The Highwaymen
#2  Wooden Heart – Joe Dowell
#3  Tossin’ And Turnin’ – Bobby Lewis

1962
#1   Sheila – Tommy Roe
#2  The Loco-Motion – Little Eva
#3  Breaking Up Is Hard To Do – Neil Sedaka

1963
#1  My Boyfriend’s Back – The Angels
#2  Hello Mudduh, Hello Fadduh – Allan Sherman
#3  Fingertips – PT 2 – Little Stevie Wonder

1964
#1   The House Of the Rising Sun – The Animals
#2  Where Did Our Love Go – The Supremes
#3  Everybody Loves Somebody – Dean Martin

1965
#1  Help! – The Beatles
#2  Like A Rolling Stone – Bob Dylan
#3  California Girls – The Beach Boys

1966
#1   Sunshine Superman – Donovan
#2   Summer In The City – The Lovin’ Spoonful
#3   See You In September – The Happenings

1967
#1  Ode To Billie Joe – Bobbie Gentry
#2  Reflections – Diana Ross & The Supremes
#3  Come Back When You Grow Up – Bobby Vee

1968
#1  People Got To Be Free – the Rascals
#2  Born To Be Wild – Steppenwolf
#3  Light My Fire – Jose Feliciano

1969
#1  Honky Tonk Woman – The Rolling Stones
#2  A Boy Named Sue – Johnny Cash
#3  Sugar, Sugar – The Archies

1970
#1  War – Edwin Star
#2  Ain’t No Mountain high Enough – Diana Ross
#3  Make It With You – Bread

1971
#1  Uncle Albert/Admiral Halsey – Paul & Linda McCartney
#2  How Can You Mend A Broken Heart – Bee Gees
#3  Smiling Faces Sometimes – Undisputed Truth

1972
#1  Alone Again (Naturally) – Gilbert O’Sullivan
#2  Long Cool Woman (In A Black Dress) – Hollies
#3  ‘m Still In Love With You – Al Green

1973
#1  Brother Louis – The Stories
#2  et’s Get It On – Marvin Gaye
#3  Delta Dawn – Helen Reddy

1974
#1   You’re (Having My Baby) – Paul Anka
#2   Shot The Sheriff – Eric Clapton
#3  Tell Me Something Good – Rufus

1975
#1   Get Down Tonight – KC & The Sunshine Band
#2  Fallin’ In Love – Hamilton, Joe Frank & Rynolds
#3  Rhinestone Cowboy – Glen Campbell

1976
#1   You Should Be Dancing – Bee Gees
#2   You’ll Never Find Another Love Like Mine – Lou Rawls
#3   Let ‘Em In – Wings

1977
#1  Best Of My Love – Emotions
#2  I Just Want To Be Your Everything – Andy Gibb
#3  (You’re Love Has Lifted Me) Higher And Higher – Rita Coolidge

1978
#1   Grease – Franki Valli
#2  Three Times A Lady – Commodores
#3  Boogie Oogie Oogie – A Taste Of Honey

1979
#1  My Sharona – The Knack
#2  Good Times – Chic
#3  The Main Event/Fight – Barbara Streisand

1980
#1  Sailing – Christopher Cross
#2  Upside Down – Diana Ross
#3  Magic – Olivia Newton John

1981
#1   Endless Love – Diana Ross & Lionel Richie
#2   Slow Hand – Pointer Sisters
#3  Stop Draggin’ My Heart Around – Stevie Nicks & Tom Petty &b The Heartbreakers

1982
#1  Abracadabra – Steve Miller Band
#2  Eye Of The Tiger – Survivor
#3  Hard To Say I’m Sorry – Chicago

1983
#1  Sweet Dreams Are Made Of This – Eurythmics 
#2  Maniac – Michael Sembello
#3  Every Breath You Take – The Police

1984
#1  What’s Love Got To Do With It – Tina Turner
#2  Missing You – John Waite
#3  Stuck On You – Lionel Richie

1985
#1  The Power Of Love – Huey Lewis & The News
#2  St. Elmo’s Fire (Man In Motion) – John Parr
#3  Freeway Of Love – Aretha Franklin

1986
#1  Venus – Bananarama
#2  Take My Breath Away – Berlin
#3  Higher Love – Steve Winwood

1987
#1   La Bamba – Los Lobos
#2  I Just Can’t Stop Loving You – Michael Jackson & Siedah Garrett
#3  Who’s That Girl – Madonna

1988
#1  Monkey – George Michael
#2  Sweet Child O’ Mine – Guns ‘N Roses
#3  Simply Irresistible – Robert Palmer

1989
#1  Cold Hearted – Paula Abdul
#2  Right Here Waiting – Richard Marx
#3  Hangin’ Tough – New Kids On The Block