Every Entry Into The Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart- 1969- Part 161. The four singles today were the lowest entering the chart on October 11, 1969- “Hold Me”- The Baskerville Hounds, “I Can’t Be All Bad”- Johnny Adams, “Love In The City”- The Turtles and “All God’s Children Got Soul”- Dorothy Morrison.
525. “Hold Me”- The Baskerville Hounds- Avco-Embassy. Rock. Written by Dave Oppenheim, Ira Schuster and Little Jack Little. B-side:”Here I Come Miami.” Peaked at #88 and was on the charts for 2 weeks. A rock group from Cleveland-this was their only Hot 100 single- it was recorded live.Grade: B-
526. “I Can’t Be All Bad”- Johnny Adams. SSS International. Blues. Written by Margaret Lewis and Myra Smith. B-side:”In A Moment Of Weakness.” Peaked at #89 2 weeks in the Hot 100. The third and final Hot 100 singles for Johnny Adams- his highest peaking single came earlier in 1969- “Reconsider Me” #28. Grade: A
527. “Love In The City”- The Turtles. White Whale. Pop. Written by The Turtles. B-side:”Bachelor Mother.” Peaked at #91 2 weeks in the chart. Produced by The Kinks Ray Davies. Grade: B-
528. “All God’s Children Got Soul”- Dorothy Morrison. Elektra. Soul. B:side:” Put A Little Love In Your Heart.” Peaked at #95 1 week on the chart. Morrison was the lead singer for The Edwin Hawkins singers whose “Oh Happy Day” peaked at #4 earlier in 1969. Produced by Delaney Bramlett and Leon Russell. Grade: B