EVERY ENTRY INTO THE BILLBOARD HOT 100 SINGLES CHART- 1969- PART 177

Every Entry Into The Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart- 1969- Part 177. The three singles today came onto the chart on November 8, 1969. “Volunteers”- Jefferson Airplane, “Girls It Ain’t Easy” -The Honey Cone and  {I’m So} Afraid Of Losing You Again”- Charley Pride.

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580. “Volunteers”- Jefferson Airplane. RCA. Rock. Written by Marty Balin and Paul Kantner. B-side:” We Can Be Together.” Peaked at #65 10 weeks on the chart. As Jefferson Airplane they had 8 Hot 100 singles with 2 making the Top 40- both in 1967- ‘Somebody To Love”-#5 and “White Rabbit” #6. They would go on to have bigger hits as Jefferson Starship and Starship but to me their best music was as Jefferson Airplane in the 60’s. Grade: A

 

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581. “Girls It Ain’t Easy”- The Honey Cone. Hot Wax. Soul. Written by Edith Wayne and Ron Dunbar. B-side”The Feelings Gone” Peaked at #68 6 weeks on the chart. The Honey Cone had 2 Hot 100 singles in 1969- their big hit would come in 1971- a #1 with “Want Ads” Grade: B

 

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582. {I’m So} Afraid Of Losing You Again”- Charley Pride. RCA Victor. Country. Written by Doodle Owens and Dallas Frazier. B-side:”A Good Chance Of Tear-Fall Tonight.” Peaked at # 74 and 6 weeks on the chart. Pride in his career has had 29 #1 country singles. Grade: B.

7 responses to “EVERY ENTRY INTO THE BILLBOARD HOT 100 SINGLES CHART- 1969- PART 177

    • So far it amazes me that of all the Hot 100 singles I’ve found them all except one– and I forget which obscure one that was!

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