Every Entry Into The Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart- 1969- Part 180. The three singles today all entered the chart on November 15, 1969. “One Tin Soldier”- The Original Caste, “Don’t Let Love Hang You Up”- Jerry Butler and “Get It From The Bottom”- The Steelers.
589. “One Tin Soldier”- The Original Caste. T-A 186. Rock. Written by Brian Potter and Denny Lamont. B-side:”Live For Tomorrow” Peaked at #34 17 weeks on the chart. The only Hot 100 single for The Original Caste. Grade:A-
590. “Don’t Let Love Hang You Up”- Jerry Butler. Mercury. Soul. Written by Kenneth Gamble, Leon Huff and Jerry Butler. B-side”Walking Around In Teardrops” Peaked at #44 8 weeks on the chart. Jerry Butler’s 4th of 4 Hot 100 singles in 1969- his biggest solo hit ever came earlier in the year with “Only The Strong Survive” #4 in the spring. Grade: B
591. “Get It From The Bottom”- The Steelers. Date. Soul. Written by Al Smith, Louis Smith and Wesley Wells. B-side:” I’m Sorry” Peaked at #56 6 weeks on the chart. The Hot 100hit for the R&B vocal group quintet from Chicago. Grade: C+