EVERY ENTRY INTO THE BILLBOARD HOT 100 SINGLES CHART- 1969- PART 136

Every Entry Into The Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart- 1969- Part 136. The three singles today entered the chart on August 16, 1969- “The Colour Of My Love”- Jefferson, “Let Me Be The One”- Peaches And Herb and “Oh How Happy”- Blinky and Edwin Starr.

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434. “The Colour Of My Love”- Jefferson. Decca. Pop. Written by Paul Ryan. B-Side: ” Look No Further.” Peaked at #68 9 weeks on the chart. Jefferson was Geoff Turton of Birmingham, England. He had 2 Hot 100 singles – one make the Top 40 “Baby Take Me In Your Arms” #23 later in 1969. Grade: B+

 

435. “Let Me Be The One”- Peaches and Herb. Date. Soul. Written by Barry Mann and Larry Kolber. B-side:”I Need Your Love So Desperately.”Peaked at #74- 4 weeks on the chart. Best remembered for their late 70’s hits “Shake Your Groove Thing” and the #1 “Reunited” in 1979- Peaches and Herb had a string of Hot 100 hits in the late 60’s early 70’s. Grade: B

 

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436. “Oh How Happy”- Blinky and Edwin Starr. Gordy. Soul. Written by Edwin Starr. B-side:”Ooo Baby Baby” Peaked at #92 2 weeks on the chart.This song had been a #12 hit in 1966 for Shades Of  Blue which had been discovered by Edwin Starr. Edwin Starr recorded duets with Sandra “Blinky” Williams in 1969- he had 3 Hot 100 singles in 1969 the biggest was “Twenty Five Miles” #6 earlier in the year- his biggest ever hit would come in 1970 with “War” #1. Grade: B-

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