EVERY ENTRY INTO THE BILLBOARD HOT 100 SINGLES CHART- 1969- PART 86

Every Entry Into The Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart- 1969- Part 86. All three singles featured today entered the chart on May 24, 1969. “See” The Rascals, “So I Can Love You”- The Emotions and ‘Memphis Underground”-Herbie Mann.

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268. “See”- The Rascals. Atlantic. Rock. Written by Felix Cavaliere. B-Side: ‘Away Away.” The 2nd of 3 Hot 100 singles for The Rascals in 1969- “See” peaked at #27 and spent 8 weeks on the chart. Grade: B

 

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269. “So I Can Love You”- The Emotions. Volt. Soul. Written by Shelia Hutchinson. B-side ” Got To Be The Man.” The Emotions were a female R&B group from Chicago- yes this is the same group that a decade later had a #1 hit with “Best Of My Love”-1977. All together they had 9 Hot 100 hits with 3 making the Top 40- if you count their collaboration with Earth, Wind and Fire on “Boogie Wonderland.” Grade: C

 

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270. “Memphis Underground”- Herbie Mann. Atlantic. Jazz. Written by Herbie Mann. B-side: “New Orleans.” Herbie Mann a noted jazz flutist was born Herbert Jay Solomon in Brooklyn. He had 10 Hot 100 singles with 2 making the Top 40. This instrumental peaked at #44 and spent 10 weeks on the chart. Grade: B.

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