EVERY ENTRY INTO THE BILLBOARD HOT 100 SINGLES CHART- 1969- PART 81

Every Entry Into The Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart- 1969- Part 81.The last May 10th single to enter the chart “I’m Gonna Do All I Can [To Do Right By My Man} Ike and Tina Turner- and the highest debuts on May 17th, 1969- ‘What Does It Take {To Win Your Love} Jr. Walker and The All-Stars, “Israelites”- Desmond Dekker and The Aces and “Let Me”- Paul Revere and The Raiders featuring Mark Lindsay.

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249. “I’m Gonna Do All I Can [To Do Right By My Man} Ike & Tine Turner. Minit. Soul. Written by Wayne Thompson. B-side “You’ve Got Too Many Ties That Bind.” The second of four Hot 100 singles in 1969 by Ike & Tina Turner- peaked at #98 and spent 2 weeks on the chart. None of their singles made the Top 40 that year. Grade: A-

 

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250. “What Does It Take {To Win Your Love}- Jr. Walker and The All-Stars. Soul. Soul. Written by Johnny Bristol, Harvey Fuqua, and Vernon Bullock. B-side “Brainwasher Pt. 2.” The second of three Hot 100 hits for Jr. Walker and The All-Stars in 1969 was a big hit #4 and spent 16 weeks on the chart. Grade: A

 

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251. “Israelites”- Desmond Dekker and The Aces. Uni. Reggae Pop. Written by Desmond Dekker and Leslie Kong. B-side “The Man.” The only Hot 100 hit for Desmond Dekker and The Aces- was one of the great one hit wonders- and hits of 1969- peaking at #9 and spending 10 weeks on the chart. It was the first #1 reggae hit in the UK and the first Top 10 reggae hit int he US of A.  Grade: A+.

 

252. “Let Me”- Paul Revere and The Raiders featuring Mark Lindsay. Columbia. Pop Rock. Written by Mark Lindsay. B-side “I Don’t Know.. The 2nd of 3 Hot 100 hits in 1969 by Paul Revere and The Raiders- it peaked at #20 and spent 12 weeks in the Hot 100. Their biggest hit of the year had come earlier in the winter with “Mr. Sun. Mr. Moon” #18. Grade: B

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