EVERY ENTRY INTO THE BILLBOARD HOT 100 SINGLES CHART- 1969 -PART 109

Every Entry Into The Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart- 1969- Part 109. Today’s singles all entered the chart on June 28, 1969- the last entries for June 1969. “Theme From A Summer Place.”- The Ventures, “Never Comes The Day”- The Moody Blues and “Everything I Do Gonh Be Funky [From Now On}- Lee Dorsey.

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343. “Theme From A Summer Place”- The Ventures. Liberty. Pop. Written by Mack Discant and Max Steiner. B-side: ” A Summer Love.”  The last of 14 Hot 100 singles from The Ventures an instrumental band from Seattle-Tacoma, Washington- the hits came from 1960-69. The song one of the biggest #1 hits ever- spending 9 weeks at #1 in 1960 -Percy Faith. The Ventures version peaked at #83 and spent 5 weeks in the Hot 100. Grade: C.

 

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344. “Never Comes The Day”- The Moody Blues. Deram. Rock. Written by Justin Hayward. B-side:”So Deep Within You.” The Birmingham, England band had 21 Hot 100 hits from 1965-88-13 of them making the Top 40. Their biggest hit was a #2 in 1972 “Nights In White Satin.” “Never Comes The Day” peaked at 91 and spent 4 weeks in the Hot 100. Grade: C+

 

345. “Everything I Do Gonh Be Funky [From Now On}- Lee Dorsey. Amy. Soul. Written by Allen Toussaint.  B-side: ‘There Should Be A Book.”- Lee Dorsey’s biggest hit was “Ya-Ya” #7 in 1961. Overall he had 9 Hot 100 hits with 5 making the Top 40. His last Hot 100 entry was this one- peaking at #95 and spending 3 weeks in the Hot 100. Grade: B

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10 responses to “EVERY ENTRY INTO THE BILLBOARD HOT 100 SINGLES CHART- 1969 -PART 109

  1. That is what I meant to say but didn’t say it well. Dorsey had a hit with Ya-Ya, then Steve Miller did a cover of it on his album. Better? Off-topic, I’m almost done with The Library Book. Should be done by tomorrow. Can’t wait to hear your questions 🙂

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