Every Entry Into The Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart- 1969- Part 193. The three singles featured today all entered the chart on December 6, 1969- “She Came In Through The Bathroom Window”- Joe Cocker, “Let’s Work Together”- Wilbert Harrison and “Look Ka Py Py-” The Meters.
628. “She Came In Through The Bathroom Window”- Joe Cocker. A&M. Rock. Written by John Lennon and Paul McCartney. B-side:” Change In Louise” Peaked at #30 12 weeks on the chart. Another Joe Cocker cover of a Beatles song- earlier he nailed “With A Little Help From My Friends.” back in 1968. Grade: A
629. “Let’s Work Together”- WIlbert Harrison. Sue. R&B. Written by Wilbert Harrison. B-side: “Part 2” Peaked at #32 13 weeks on the chart. Harrison had 2 Top 40 hits in his career his first being a real classic “Kansas City” back in 1959- a #1 hit. “Let’s Work Together” has been covered over the years by Canned Heat, Bryan Ferry and the immortal Bob Dylan. Grade: A.
630. “Look Ka Py Py”- The Meters. Josie. R&B. Written by Joseph Modeliste, Art Neville, Leo Nocentelli and George Porter. B:Side:” This Is My Last Affair.” Peaked at #56 10 weeks on the chart. The Meters an instrumental group from New Orleans had 2 Top 40 hits in their career- the big one being “Cissy Strut” #23. earlier in 1969. Grade: B.