EVERY ENTRY INTO THE BILLBOARD HOT 100 SINGLES CHART-1969- PART 126

Every Entry Into The Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart- 1969- Part 126. Today’s singles entered the chart on August 2, 1969- “That’s The Way God Planned It”- Billy Preston, “The Young Folks”- Diana Ross & The Supremes and “Hook And Sling Part 1”- Eddie Bo.

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401. “That’s The Way God Planned It”- Billy Preston. Apple. Soul Pop. Written by Billy Preston. B-side:”What About You.” This was the first Hot 100 singles for Billy Preston- an R&B vocalist and keyboardist from Los Angeles. It was a big year for Preston- playing with The Beatles and being signed to their Apple label. He would go on to have 16 Hot 100 singles with 6 making The Top 40- including the 1973 #1 “Will It Go Round In Circles.” This single was produced by George Harrison and peaked at #62 spending 6 weeks on the chart.  Grade: A.

 

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402. “The Young Folks”- Diana Ross &The Supremes. Motown. Pop, Soul. Written by Allle Story. B-side:it was the b-side to “No Matter What Sign You Are” which peaked at #31. “The Young Folks” the b-side- peaked at #69 and spent 5 weeks on the chart. Diana Ross & The Supremes had seven Hot 100 singles in 1969- 5 going into the Top 40. Their biggest 1969 hit would be at the end “Someday We’ll Be Together” their last #1. Grade: B

 

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403. “The Hook and Sling Part I” Eddie Bo. Scram. Soul Funk . Written by Eddie Bocage and Al Scramuzza. B-side: “Part II.” Eddie Bo born Eddie Bocage was an R&B singer , pianist, producer- known as “The Spider.”- this would be hit only Hot 100 hit- peaking at #73 and spending 9 weeks in the Hot 100. Grade: C+

7 responses to “EVERY ENTRY INTO THE BILLBOARD HOT 100 SINGLES CHART-1969- PART 126

  1. This is so beautiful 😍
    And there’s no way I can keep up!
    I love you man. Sometimes I know a song. Sometimes I just ogle the songs that I never heard that left foot prints in my life anyhow.
    I like coming by and knowing you’re here. : )

  2. I have always loved the Billy Preston song. George produced it, eh? I wonder who was playing guitar on it? Miss Ross and Supremes not all that with this one. The last one is a straight up James Brown knockoff. There can only be one James Brown.

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