EVERY ENTRY INTO THE BILLBOARD HOT 100 SINGLES CHART- 1969- PART 141

Every Entry Into The Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart 1969- Part 141. The four singles today were the final four singles entering the chart on August 23, 1969- “Can’t Find The Time”- Orpheus, “All I Have To Offer You {Is Me}- Charley Pride, “Green Fields”- The Vogues and “Memphis Train”- Buddy Miles Express.

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450. “Can’t Find The Time”- Orpheus. MGM. Pop. Written Bruce Arnold. B-side:”Lesley’s World.” Peaked at #80 and spent 7 weeks in the Hot 100. Orpheus had 2 Hot 100 hits both in 1969- the other for the soft rock band from Boston was “Brown Arms In Houston” #91. Grade: C

 

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451. “All I Have To Offer You {Is Me} -Charley Pride.  RCA-Victor. Country. Written by Arthur Owens and Dallas Frasier. B-side: “A Brand New Bed Of Roses” Peaked at #91 and spent 5 weeks in the Hot 100  The first of an eventual 11 Hot 100 singles by country music pioneer Charley Pride from 1969-74. He had 29 #1 country music hits during his long career. Grade: A

 

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452. “Green Fields”- The Vogues. Reprise. Pop. Written by Frank Miller, Richard Dehr and Terry Gilkyson. B-side:”Easy To Say” Peaked at #92 and spent 3 weeks on the chart. The final Hot 100 singles in the career of The Vogues- they had a total of 5 Hot 100 singles in 1969 none cracked the Top 40. The big hits came early in their career. Grade: D

 

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453. “Memphis Train”- Buddy Miles Express. Mercury. R&B. Written by Rufus Thomas and Willie Sparks. B-side:”My Chant.” Peaked at #100 with just one week in the Hot 100. R&B drummer and vocalist and noted session musician- Buddy Miles would have 10 Hot 100 singles from 1969-75 none got higher than #62- this was his first. Grade: B

2 responses to “EVERY ENTRY INTO THE BILLBOARD HOT 100 SINGLES CHART- 1969- PART 141

  1. I like the Buddy Miles song…the one I know the most is “Them Changes”

    The Vogues were quite successful. It seems like another song pops up weekly…even if it is lower…they were able to hang around for a while.

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