EVERY ENTRY INTO THE BILLBOARD HOT 100 SINGLES CHART- 1969- PART 107

Every Entry Into The Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart- 1969- Part 107. The three singles today all entered the chart on June 28, 1969. “On Campus”- Dickie Goodman, “While Your Out Looking For Sugar”- The Honey Cone and “Sittin’ On The Dock Of The Bay”- Sergio Mendes and Brasil ’66.

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337. ” On Campus”- Dickie Goodman. Cotique. Novelty. Written by Dickie Goodman. B-side: ” Monbo Suzie.” Dickie Goodman was famous for his novelty ‘break-in’ records where Top 40 hits would be interwoven into the recording. His biggest hit was his first “The Flying Saucer Parts 1 &2” #3 in 1956. From 1956-1977 he had 17 Hot 100 hits with 5 making the Top 40- his last big hit was 1977’s “Mr. Jaws” #4. “On Campus” peaked at #45 and spent 8 weeks in the Top 100. Grade: C+

 

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338. ” While Your Out Looking For Sugar”- The Honey Cone. Hot Wax. Soul. Written by Edith Wayne and Ron Dunbar. This was the first of 7 Hot 100 hits for The Honey Cone from 1969-72. Their biggest hit was “Want Ads” #1 in 1971. In all four of their seven hits made the Top 40. “While Your Out Looking For Sugar” was not one of them- peaking at #62 and spending 8 weeks on the chart. The Honey Cone was a female R&B trio from Los Angeles. Grade: B-

 

339. ” Sittin’ On The Dock Of The Bay”- Sergio Mendes and Brasil’ 66. A&M. Jazz. Written by Otis Redding and Steve Cropper.B-side: “Song Of No Regrets.” Mendes had 3 Hot 100 hits in 1969 none of them made the Top 40-the cover of the classic Otis Redding song peaked at #66 and spent 5 weeks on the chart. Grade: C+

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