EVERY ENTRY INTO THE BILLBOARD HOT 100 SINGLES CHART- 1969- PART 113

Every Entry Into The Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart- 1969- Part 113.  The three singles today were the highest debuting singles from the week of July 12, 1969. “Lay Lady Lay”- Bob Dylan, “Laughing” The Guess Who and “Abergavenny”- Shannon.

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356. “Lay Lady Lay”- Bob Dylan. Columbia. Pop. Written by Bob Dylan. B-side: “Peggy Day.” Bob Dylan was never a big singles artist- this was the 2nd of 3 Hot 100 singles he would have in 1969- and one of his biggest hits ever- going to #7 and spending 14 weeks in the Hot 100. It was written for his wife at the time- Sara. Grade: A

 

 

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357. “Laughing”- The Guess Who. RCA-Victor. Rock. Written by Burton Cummings and Randy Bachman. Bside: “Undone.”The second of 4 hits in 1969 from The Guess Who- all four were Top 40 hits. “Laughing” peaked at #10 and spent 11 weeks in the Hot 100. Grade: A-

 

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358. “Abergavenny”- Shannon. Heritage. Rock. Written by Frere Manston and Jack Gellar. B-side:” Alice In Blue.” Shannon was really English singer-songwriter Marty Wilde. It was his only appearance in the Hot 100- “Abergavenny” peaked at #47 and spent 8 weeks in the Hot 100. Grade: B+

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