Every Entry Into The Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart- 1969- Part 167. Now on to the final week in October 1969- the three singles today are the highest singles entering the chart on October 25, 1969–“Evil Woman Don’t Play Your Games With Me”- Crow, “Leaving On A Jet Plane”- Peter, Paul and Mary and “Down On The Corner”- Creedence Clearwater Revival.
546. “Evil Woman Don’t Play Your Games With Me”- Crow. Amaret. Rock. Written by Dave Wagner, Dick Wiegand and Larry Wiegand. B-side:”Gonna Leave A Mark.” Peaked at #19 and spent 15 weeks on the chart. The first of three Hot 100 singles that Crow had in 1969-70- and their only Top 40 hit. I don’t think I have ever heard this before- odd for a song that was a Top 20 hit. Crow was a blues rock quintet from Minneapolis. Grade: B
547. “Leaving On A Jet Plane”- Peter, Paul and Mary. Warner Brothers. Pop. Written by John Denver. B-side:”The House Song.” Peaked at #1 7 weeks on the chart. The final hit by Peter, Paul and Mary- it was also their only #1 hit. Written by John Denver who would we would hear a lot from in the 1970’s. Grade: B
548. “Down On The Corner’- Creedence Clearwater Revival. Fantasy. Rock. Written by John Fogerty. B-side:”Fortunate Son”- a double A’ -side- while “Down On The Corner” peaked at #3- “Fortunate Son” peaked at #14. Two of the best singles from 1969. Grade: A+