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 EVERY NUMBER ONE SINGLE ON RADIO STATION WABC (New York City) 1960-82
             

 

                1960
  1  7/2  1 Everybody's Somebody's Fool-Connie  Francis
  2  7/9  1 Alley Oop-Dante & Evergreens
  3  7/16 2 I'm Sorry-Brenda Lee
  4  7/30 3
Itsy Bitsy Teeny Weeny Yellow Polka Dot Bikini-Brian Hyland
  5  8/20 5 The Twist-Chubby Checker
  6  8/27 2 It's Now Or Never-Elvis Presley
  7  9/10 1 Walk Don't Run-Ventures
  8 10/15 5 Save The Last Dance For Me-Drifters
  9 11/17 1 Stay-Maurice Williams & The Zodiacs
 10 11/24 5 Are You Lonesome Tonight-Elvis Presley
 11 12/22 6 Will You Love Me Tomorrow-Shirelles

                                1961
 12  2/1  3 There's A Moon Out Tonight-Capris
 13  2/22 2 Pony Time-Chubby Checker
 14  3/8  4 Blue Moon-Marcels
 15  4/4  4 Runaway-Del Shannon
 16  5/3  3 Mother-In-Law-Ernie K.Doe
 17  5/24 2 Barbara-Ann-Regents
 18  6/7  2 Travelin' Man-Rick Nelson
 19  6/21 6 Quarter To Three-Gary U.S.Bonds
 20  8/1  2 Pretty Little Angel Eyes-Curtis Lee
 21  8/15 4 Michael-Highwaymen
 22  9/5  1 My True Story-Jive Five
 23  9/19 1 Take Good Care Of My Baby-Bobby  Vee
 24  9/26 6 Runaround Sue-Dion
 25 11/7  3 Please Mr. Postman-The Marvelettes
 26 11/14 1 Big Bad John-Jimmy Dean
 27 12/5  5 Lion Sleeps Tonight-Tokens

                                  1962
 28  1/9  1
The Peppermint Twist,Pt.1-Joey Dee & the Starliters
 29  1/16 1 The Twist-Chubby Checker
 30  1/23 5 Duke Of Earl-Gene Chandler
 31  2/27 4 Hey! Baby-Bruce Channel
 32  3/27 4 Mashed Potato Time-Dee Dee Sharp
 33  4/24 3 Soldier Boy-Shirelles
 34  5/15 1 She Cried-Jay & Americans
 35  5/22 5 I Can't Stop Loving You-Ray Charles
 36  6/26 2 The Stripper-David Rose
 37  7/10 3 Roses Are Red-Bobby Vinton
 38  7/31 4 The Loco-Motion-Little Eva
 39  8/28 6 Sherry-Four Seasons
 40 10/9  4 Do You Love Me-Contours  
 41 11/6  6 Big Girls Don't Cry-Four Seasons
 42 12/18 2 Pepino The Italian Mouse-Lou Monte

                            1963
 43  1/1  2 Tell Him-The Exciters
 44  1/15 2 Go Away Little Girl-Steve Lawrence
 45  1/29 6 Hey,Paula-Paul & Paula
 46  3/12 7 He's So Fine-Chiffons
 47  4/30 1 I Will Follow Him-Little Miss Peggy March
 48  5/7  3 If You Wanna Be Happy-Jimmy  Soul
 49  5/28 3 It's My Party-Lesley Gore
 50  6/18 2 Easier Said Than Done-Essex
 51  7/2  4 So Much In Love-Tymes              
 52  7/30 3 Fingertips Part II-Little Stevie Wonder
 53  8/13 5 My Boyfriend's Back-Angels
 54  9/17 6 Be My Baby-The Ronettes
 55 10/29 3 Sugar Shack-Jimmy  Gilmer & Fireballs
 56 11/19 4 Dominique-Singing  Nun
 57 12/17 3 Louie Louie-Kingsmen

                              1964
 58  1/7  6 I Want To Hold Your Hand-Beatles
 59  2/18 6 She Loves You-Beatles
 60  3/31 2 Can't Buy Me Love-Beatles
 61  4/14 2 Hello,Dolly-Louis Armstrong
 62  4/21 2 Do You Want To Know A Secret-Beatles
 63  5/12 4 Chapel Of Love-Dixie Cups
 64  6/9  6 Rag Doll-Four Seasons
 65  7/21 1 A Hard Days Night-Beatles
 66  7/28 4 Where Did Our Love Go-Supremes
 67  8/25 3 House Of The Rising Sun-Animals
 68  9/15 1 Remember (Walkin' In The Sand)-The Shangri-Las
 69  9/22 2 Do Wah Diddy Diddy-Manfred Mann
 70 10/6  1 Dancing in the Street - Martha & the Vandellas
 71 10/13 2 Oh,Pretty Woman-Roy Orbison
 72 10/27 4 Baby Love-Supremes
 73 11/24 2 She's Not There-Zombies
 74 12/8  2 I Feel Fine-Beatles
 75 12/15 3 Come See About Me-Supremes

                          1965
 76  1/12 3
You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin'-Righteous Brothers
 77  1/26 2 Downtown-Petula Clark
 78  2/16 3 Eight Days A Week-Beatles
 79  2/23 1 This Diamond Ring-Gary Lewis & Playboys
 80  3/16 2 Stop! In The Name Of Love-Supremes
 81  3/30 3 I'm Telling You Now-Freddie & The Dreamers
 82  4/20 5 Mrs. Brown You've Got A Lovely Daughter-Herman's Hermits
 83  5/25 3 Wooly Bully-Sam The Sham & The Pharaohs
 84  6/15 4 I Can't Help Myself-Four Tops
 85  7/13 4 (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction-Rolling Stones
 86  8/10 4 I Got You Babe-Sonny & Cher
 87  9/7  1 Help!-Beatles
 88  9/14 2 Eve Of Destruction-Barry McGuire
 89  9/28 1 Hang On Sloopy-McCoys
 90 10/5  2 Yesterday-Beatles
 91 10/19 4 A Lover's Concerto-Toys
 92 11/16 2 I Hear A Symphony-Supremes
 93 11/30 2 A Taste Of Honey-Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass
 94 12/14 3 Turn! Turn! Turn!-Byrds

                     1966
 95  1/4  2 Sounds Of Silence-Simon And Garfunkel
 96  1/18 2 We Can Work It Out-Beatles
 97  2/1  4 Lightning Strikes-Lou Christie
 98  3/1  2
The Ballad Of The Green Beret-Sergeant Barry Sadler
 99  3/15 4 California Dreamin'-The Mamas & the Papas
100  4/12 2 Good Lovin'-Young Rascals
101  4/26 4 Monday,Monday-Mamas & The Papas
102  5/24 2 Paint,It Black-Rolling Stones
103  6/7  5 Strangers In The Night-Frank Sinatra
104  7/12 3 Hanky Panky-Tommy James & Shondells
105  8/2  1 Wild Thing-Troggs
106  8/9  2 Summer In The City-Lovin' Spoonful
107  8/23 1 See You In September-The Happenings
108  8/30 3 You Can't Hurry Love-Supremes
109  9/20 4 Cherish-Association
110 10/18 1 Reach Out,I'll Be There-Four Tops
111 10/25 3 Last Train To Clarksville-Monkees
112 11/15 3 You Keep Me Hangin' On-Supremes
113 12/6  2 Winchester Cathedral-New Vaudeville Band
114 12/20 6 I'm A Believer-Monkees

                           1967
115  1/31 2 Georgy Girl-Seekers
116  2/14 3 Ruby Tuesday-Rolling Stones
117  3/7  3 Penny Lane-Beatles
118  3/28 5 Happy Together-Turtles
119  5/2  1 Somethin' Stupid-Frank & Nancy Sinatra
120  5/9  7 Groovin'-Rascals
121  6/27 1 Can't Take My Eyes Off Of You-Frankie Valli
122  7/4  3 Windy-Association
123  7/25 4 Light My Fire-Doors
124  8/22 1 All You Need Is Love-The Beatles
125  8/29 3 Ode To Billie Joe-Bobbie Gentry
126  9/19 5 The Letter-Box Tops
127 10/24 2 To Sir With Love-Lu Lu
128 11/7  1 Expressway to Your Heart-The Soul Survivors
129 11/14 1 Incense And Peppermints-Strawberry Alarm Clock
120 11/21 2 The Rain,The Park & Other Things-Cowsills
121 11/28 1 Daydream Believer-Monkees
122 12/12 6 Hello,Goodbye-Beatles

                        1968
123  1/23 2 Woman, Woman-The Union Gap
124  2/6  1 Green Tambourine-Lemon Pipers
125  2/13 7 Love Is Blue-Paul Mauriat
126  4/2  2 Young Girl-Union Gap
127  4/16 5 Honey-Bobby Goldsboro
128  5/21 4 Mrs. Robinson-Simon & Garfunkel
129  6/18 5 This Guys In Love-Herb Alpert
130  7/23 1 Reach Out of the Darkness-Friend & Lover
131  7/30 1 Stoned Soul Picnic-The 5th Dimension
132  8/6  6 People Got To Be Free-Rascals
133  9/17 6 Hey Jude-Beatles
134 10/29 4 Those Were The Days-Mary Hopkin
135 11/26 3 Love Child-Supremes
136 12/17 5 I Heard It Through The Grape Vine-Marvin Gaye

                                1969
137  1/21 6 Crimson & Clover-Tommy James & Shondells
138  3/4  1 Proud Mary-Creedence Clearwater Revival
139  3/11 3 Dizzy-Tommy Roe
140  4/1  7 Aquarius/Let The Sunshine In-Fifth Dimension
141  5/20 5 Get Back-Beatles
142  6/24 1 Love Theme From Romeo & Juliet-Henry Mancini
143  7/1  2 One-Three Dog Night
144  7/15 4 In The Year 2525-Zager And Evans
145  8/12 1 Crystal Blue Persuasion-Tommy James & the Shondells
146  8/19 5 Honky Tonk Woman-Rolling Stones
147  9/23 5 Sugar,Sugar-Archies
148 10/28 5 Wedding Bell Blues-Fifth Dimension
149 12/2  2 Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye-Steam 
150 12/16 1 Leaving On A Jet Plane-Peter,Paul & Mary

               1970

151  1/13 1 I Want You Back-Jackson Five
152  1/20 5 Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Head-B.J. Thomas
153  2/24 4 Bridge Over Troubled Water-Simon & Garfunkel
153  3/24 7 Let It Be-Beatles
154  5/12 1 Spirit In The Sky-Norman Greenbaum
155  5/19 1 American Woman-Guess Who
156  5/26 1 Cecillia-Simon & Garfunkel
157  6/2  4 Which Way You Goin' Billy?-The Poppy Family
158  6/30 1 The Love You Save-Jackson Five
159  7/7  3 Band of Gold-Freda Payne
160  7/28 4 (They Long To Be) Close To You-Carpenters
161  8/25 1 Signed,Sealed,Delivered I'm Yours-Stevie Wonder
162  9/1  1 Spill The Wine-Eric Burdon & War
163  9/8  2 Ain't No Mountain High Enough-Diana Ross
164  9/12 2 Patches-Clarence Carter
165 10/6  5 I'll Be There-Jackson Five
166 11/10 2 We've Only Just Begun-Carpenters
167 11/24 6 I Think I Love You-Partridge Family

                                   1971
169  1/5  4 Knock Three Times-Ton Orlando & Dawn
170  1/19 1 One Less Bell to Answer-The 5th Dimension
171  2/9  6 One Bad Apple-Osmonds
172  3/23 2 It's Just My Imagination-Temptations
173  4/6  2 What's Going On-Marvin Gaye
174  4/20 7 Joy To The World-Three Dog Night
175  6/8  2 Want Ads-Honey Cone
176  6/22 4 It's Too Late-Carole King
177  7/6  1
Treat Her Like a Lady-Cornelius Brothers & Sister Rose
178  7/27 1 Indian Reservation-Raiders
179  8/3  1 Hot Pants-James Brown                      
180  8/10 2 How Can You Mend A Broken Heart-Bee Gees
181  8/24 2 Spanish Harlem-Aretha Franklin
182  9/7  3 Uncle Albert/Admiral Halsey-Paul & Linda McCartney
183  9/28 6 Maggie May-Rod Stewart
184 11/9  3 Gypsys,Tramps & Thieves-Cher
185 11/30 3 Family Affair-Sly & The Family Stone
186 12/21  2 Brand New Key-Melanie

                           1972
187  1/4  6 American Pie-Don McLean
188  2/15 5 Without You-Nilsson
189  3/21 1 The Lion Sleeps Tonight-Robert John
190  3/28 3 A Horse With No Name-America
181  4/18 4 First Time Ever I Saw Your Face-Roberta Flack
182  5/16 2 I'll Take You There-Staple Singers
183  5/30 5 Candy Man-Sammy Davis,Jr.
184  7/6  4 Lean On Me-Bill Withers
185  8/1  7 Alone Again (Naturally)-Gilbert O'Sullivan
186  9/19 1 Back Stabbers-O'Jays
187  9/26 3 Black And White-Three Dog Night
188 10/17 1 Everybody Plays The Fool-Main Ingredient
189 10/24 1 Ben-Michael Jackson 
190 10/31 2 Nights In White Satin-Moody Blues
191 11/14 3 I Can See Clearly Now-Johnny Nash
192 12/5  1 I Am Woman-Helen Reddy
193 12/12 4 Me & Mrs.Jones-Billy Paul

                         1973 
194  1/9  3 You're So Vain-Carly Simon
195  1/30 4 Crocodile Rock-Elton John
196  2/27 6 Killing Me Softly-Roberta Flack
197  4/10 2
The Night The Lights Went Out In Georgia-Vicki Lawrence
198  4/24 5
Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round The Old Oak Tree-Tony Orlando & Dawn
199  5/29 5 My Love-Paul McCartney & Wings
200  7/3  3 Playground in My Mind-Clint Holmes
201  7/24 1 Shambala-Three Dog Night
202  7/31 2 Bad,Bad Leroy Brown-Jim Croce
203  8/14 1 Touch Me In The Morning-Diana Ross
204  8/21 6 Brother Louie-Stories
205 10/2  1 Let's Get It On-Marvin Gaye
206 10/9  2 Half Breed-Cher
207 10/16 3 Angie-Rolling Stones
208 11/13 2 Heartbeat--It's A Lovebeat-DeFranco Family
209 11/27 3 On Top Of The World-Carpenters
210 12/18 3 The Most Beautiful Girl-Charlie Rich

                             1974
211  1/8  2 Time In A Bottle-Jim Croce
212  1/22 1 The Joker-Steve Miller Band
214  1/29 2 You're Sixteen-Ringo Starr
215  2/12 2 The Way We Were-Barbara Streisand
216  2/26 5 Seasons In The Sun-Terry Jacks
217  4/2  2 Hooked On A Feeling-Blue Swede
218  4/16 1 TSOP-MFSB
219  4/23 2 Bennie And The Jets-Elton John
220  5/7  1 Dancing Machine-Jackson Five
221  5/14 1 The Loco-Motion-Grand Funk Railroad
222  5/21 4 The Streak-Ray Stevens
223  6/18 1 You Make Me Feel Brand New-Stylistics
224  6/25 3 Rock The Boat-Hues Corporation
225  7/16 2 Rock Your Baby-George McCrae
226  7/30 2 Annie's Song-John Denver
227  8/13 3 The Night Chicago Died-Paper Lace
228  9/3  1 (You're) Having My Baby-Paul Anka
229  9/10 1 I Shot The Sheriff-Eric Clapton
230  9/17 3 Can't Get Enough Of Your Love,Babe-Barry White
231 10/8  4 I Honestly Love You-Olivia Newton-John
232 11/5  1
You Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet-Bachman Turner Overdrive
233 11/12 1 Jazzman-Carole King
234 11/19 3 My Melody Of Love-Bobby Vinton           
235 12/10 4 Kung Fu Fighting-Carl Douglas

                              1975
236  1/7  2 Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds-Elton John
237  1/21 3 Mandy-Barry Manilow
238  2/11 1 You're No Good-Linda Ronstadt
239  2/18 1 Fire-Ohio Players
240  2/25 3 My Eyes Adored You-Frankie Valli
241  3/18 1 Lady Marmalade-Labelle
242  3/25 1 Have You Never Been Mellow-Olivia Newton-John
243  4/1  2 Lovin' You-Minnie Riperton
244  4/15 4 Philadelphia Freedom-Elton John
245  5/6  1 He Don't Love You-Tony Orlando & Dawn
246  5/20 5 The Hustle-Van McCoy
247  6/17 2 Swearin' To God-Frankie Valli
248  7/8  6 Love Will Keep Us Together-Captain & Tennille
249  8/19 3 Jive Talkin'-Bee Gees
250  9/9  3 Get Down Tonight-K.C. & Sunshine Band
251  9/30 3 Mr.Jaws-Dickie Goodman
252 10/21 1
They Just Can't Stop It(The Games People Play)-The Spinners
253 10/28 1 Bad Blood-Neil Sedaka
254 11/4  3 Fly,Robin,Fly-Silver Convention
255 11/11 1 Feelings-Morris Albert
256 11/25 5 That's The Way I Like It-K.C. & Sunshine Band

                             1976
257  1/6  5 I Write The Songs-Barry Manilow
258  2/10 2 Fifty Ways To Leave Your Lover-Paul Simon
259  2/18 1 Love Machine-Miracles
260  3/2  1 Theme From S.W.A.T.-Rhythm Heritage
261  3/9  4 December,1963 (Oh,What A Night)-Four Seasons
262  4/6  3 Disco Lady-Johnnie Taylor
263  4/27 1
Right Back Where We Started From-Maxine Nightingale
264  5/4  3 Welcome Back-John Sebastian
265  5/25 4 Love Hangover-Diana Ross
266  6/22 1 Silly Love Songs-Paul McCartney & Wings
267  6/29 6 Kiss And Say Good-bye-Manhattans
268  8/10 2
You'll Never Find Another Love Like Mine-Lou Rawls
269  8/24 2 Don't Go Breakin' My Heart-Elton John & Kiki Dee
270  9/8  1 You Should Be Dancing-Bee Gees
271  9/14 4 A Fifth Of Beethoven-Walter Murphy & Big Apple Band
272  9/28 1 Play That Funky Music White Boy-Wild Cherry
273 10/19 6 Disco Duck-Rick Dees & His Cast Of Idiots
274 11/30 3 Tonight's The Night-Rod Stewart
275 12/21 3
You Don't Have To Be A Star-Billy Davis & Marilyn McCoo

                        1977
276  1/11 4 Car Wash-Rose Royce
277  2/8  5 Torn Between Two Lovers-Mary MacGregor
278  3/15 3 Theme From A Star Is Born-Barbara Streisand
279  4/5  4 Rich Girl-Daryl Hall & John Oates
280  5/3  5 When I Need You-Leo Sayer
281  6/7  1 Sir Duke-Stevie Wonder
282  6/14 1 Got To Give It Up-Marvin Gaye
283  6/21 2 Gonna Fly Now(Theme From "Rocky")-Bill Conti
284  7/5  3 Undercover Angel-Alan O'Day
285  7/26 9 I Just Want To Be Your Everything-Andy Gibb
286  9/27 3 Theme From Star Wars-Meco
287 10/18 9 You Light Up My Life-Debby Boone
288 12/20 5 How Deep Is Your Love-Bee Gees

                       1978
289  1/24 1 Baby Come Back-Player
290  1/31 9 Stayin' Alive-Bee Gees
291  3/28 6 Night Fever-Bee Gees
292  5/16 3
Too Much,Too Little,Too Late-Johnny Mathis & Deniece Williams
293  6/6  7 Shadow Dancing-Andy Gibb
294  7/25 4 Last Dance-Donna Summer  
295  8/22 2 Grease-Frankie Valli
296  9/5  5 Boogie Oogie Oogie-A Taste Of  Honey
297 10/10 2 Reminiscing-Little River Band            
298 10/24 1 Hot Child In The City-Nick Gilder
299 10/31 1 You Needed Me-Anne Murray
300 11/7  5 MacArthur Park-Donna Summer
301 12/12 7 Le Freak-Chic

                                1979
302  1/30 1 Too Much Heaven-Bee Gees
303  2/6  5 I Will Survive-Gloria Gaynor
304  2/13 4 Do Ya Think I'm Sexy?-Rod Stewart
305  4/10 3 Knock On Wood-Amii Stewart
306  5/1  6 Reunited-Peaches & Herb
307  6/5  1 Hot Stuff-Donna Summer
308  6/19 5 Ring My Bell-Anita Ward
309  7/24 4 Bad Girls-Donna Summer
310  8/21 6 My Sharona-The Knack
311 10/2  4 Sad Eyes-Robert John
312 10/30 2 Rise-Herb Alpert
313 11/13 1 Still-Commodores
314 11/20 3
No More Tears(Enough Is Enough)-Barbara Streisand & Donna Summer
315 12/11 4 Babe-Styx

                            1980
316  1/8  6 Rock With You-Michael Jackson
317  2/19 2 Do That To Me One More Time-Captain & Tennille
318  3/4  1 Working My Way Back To You-Spinners           
319  3/11 4 Another Brick In The Wall-Pink  Floyd
320  4/8  6 Call Me-Blondie
321  5/20 1 Sexy Eyes-Dr. Hook
322  5/27 5 Funkytown, Lipps, Inc.
323  7/1  1 Coming Up-Paul McCartney & Wings
324  7/8  6 It's Still Rock and Roll To Me-Billy Joel
325  8/19 2 Magic-Olivia Newton-John
326  9/2  1 Fame-Irene Cara                          
327  9/9  2 Upside Down-Diana Ross
328  9/23 6 Another One Bites The Dust-Queen
329 11/4  3 A Woman In Love-Barbara Streisand
330 11/25 7 Lady-Kenny Rogers

                         1981
331  1/13  3 (Just  Like) Starting Over-John Ono Lennon
332  2/3   6 The Tide Is High-Blondie
333  3/17  1 Rapture-Blondie
334  3/24  1 Nine To Five-Dolly Parton
335  3/31  2 Keep On Loving You-REO Speedwagon
336  4/14  6 Morning Train-Sheena Easton
337  5/26 10 Bette Davis Eyes-Kim Carnes
338  8/4  14 Endless Love-Diana Ross & Lionel Richie
339 11/3   1
Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do)-Christopher Cross
340 11/17  2 Private Eyes-Daryl Hall & John Oates
341 12/1  10 Physical-Olivia Newton-John

                      1982
342  2/9  1
I Can't Go For That (No Can Do)-Daryl Hall & John Oates
343  2/16 3 Centerfold-J. Geils Band  
344  3/2  7 I Love Rock 'n Roll-Joan Jett & the Blackhearts
345  4/13 3 Chariots of Fire-Titles-Vangelis

 

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