EVERY ENTRY INTO THE BILLBOARD HOT 100 SINGLES CHART- 1969- PART 73

Every Entry Into The Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart- 1969- Part 73. Today’s three singles come from the week of May 3, 1969. “Everyday With You Girl” -The Classics IV featuring Dennis Yost, “Medicine Man Part 1}- Buchanan Brothers and “Where’s The Playground Susie”- Glen Campbell.

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220. “Everyday With You Girl”- Classics IV featuring Dennis Yost. Imperial. Pop. Written by Buddy Buie and James Cobb. B-Side: “Sentimental Lady.” The second Top 40 hit of the year for Classics IV- earlier they had what would turn out to be their biggest career hit “Traces” #2. “Everyday With You Girl” went to #19 and spent 11 weeks on the chart. Grade: C+

 

 

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221. “Medicine Man Part 1″- Buchanan Brothers. Event. Folk Rock. Written by Cashman, Pistilli and West. B-side”Medicine Man Part 2.” A trio from New York City- Two of the members Terry Cashman and Tommy West would in the early 70’s produce Jim Croce’s first three albums. Terry Cashman would also go on to write a lot of baseball songs- including the classic “Talkin’ Baseball {Willie, Mickey and The Duke.} Medicine Man Part 1- went to #22 and spent 11 weeks in the Hot 100- the Buchanan Brothers only Top 40 hit- they only had 2 entries into the Hot 100. Grade. Grade: B-

 

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222. “Where’s The Playground Susie”- Glen Campbell. Capitol.  Pop, Country. Written by Jimmy Webb. B-side “Arkansas.” This is the follow up single to the #4 hit “Galveston” from earlier in the year. “Where’s The Playground Susie”- peaked at #28 and spent 8 weeks in the Hot 100. Another song that the great songwriter Jimmy Webb wrote for Glen. Earlier they connected big on “By The Time I Get To Phoenix”, “Galveston” and one of my all time favorite songs “Wichita Lineman.” Grade: A

2 responses to “EVERY ENTRY INTO THE BILLBOARD HOT 100 SINGLES CHART- 1969- PART 73

    • The Jimmy Webb- Glen Campbell combination makes me think of Burt Bacharach- Hal David at the same time- being covered by Dionne Warwick.

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