EVERY ENTRY INTO THE BILLBOARD HOT 100 SINGLES CHART 1969- PART 139

Every Entry Into The Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart- 1969- Part 139- the three singles today entered the Hot 100 on August 23, 1969- “Here I Go Again”- Smokey Robinson & The Miracles, “I”m A Better Man”- Engelbert Humperdinck and “Don’t It Make You Want To Go Home”- Joe South.

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443. “Here I Go Again”- Smokey Robinson and The Miracles. Tamla. Soul. Written by Al Cleveland, Marvin Tarplin and William “Smokey ” Robinson. It was the b-side to “Doggone Right” which peaked at #32 earlier in the summer of ‘ 69. Peaked at #37 and spent 9 weeks in the Hot 100. The 3rd of 5 eventual Hot 100 singles for Smokey & The Miracles in 1969 all of which made the Top 40. Grade: B

 

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444. “I’m A Better Man’- Engelbert Humperdinck. Parrot. Pop. Written by Burt Bacharach and Hal David. B-side:” Cafe” Peaked at #38 and spent 7 weeks in the Hot 100. 2nd of 3 Hot 100 singles in 1969 for Engelbert. Grade: C

 

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445. “Don’t It Make You Want To Go Home”- Joe South. Capitol. Country Pop. Written by Joe South. B-side:”Hearts Desire” Peaked at #41 and spent 12 weeks in the Hot 100. South’s 3rd of 3 Hot 100 singles in 1969- his biggest was “Games People Play” #12 early in 1969. Grade: A+

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2 responses to “EVERY ENTRY INTO THE BILLBOARD HOT 100 SINGLES CHART 1969- PART 139

  1. I could listen all day to Joe South singing ‘Don’t it Make You Want to Go Home’. I didn’t want to hear ‘the Hump’ at all when I was little. I appreciate him a bit more now.

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