EVERY ENTRY INTO THE BILLBOARD HOT 10 SINGLES CHART- 1969- PART 201

Every Entry Into The Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart- 1969- Part 201. The three singles today all entered the Hot 100 on December 20, 1969- “I’m So Glad I Fell For You”- David Ruffin, “Bold Soul Sister”- Ike and Tina Turner and  ‘Are You Getting Any Sunshine”- Lou Christie.

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654. “I’m So Glad I Fell For You”- David Ruffin. Motown. Soul. Written by Art Posey and Glenna Session. B-side:” I Pray Everyday You Won’t Regret Loving Me.” Peaked at #53 7 weeks on the chart. The former singer for The Temptations- David Ruffin’s solo career produced 7 Hot 100 singles and 2 Top 40 hits. His troubled life ended in 1991 at the age of 50 of a drug overdose. Grade: B

 

655. “Bold Soul Sister”- Ike and Tina Turner. Blue Thumb. Soul. Written by Ike Turner. B-Side:”I Know” Peaked at #59 8 weeks on the chart. Ike and Tina Turner had 20 Hot 100 singles with 6 making the Top 40. Their biggest hit came in 1971 with their great cover of Creedence Clearwater Revival’s “Proud Mary” #4. In 1969 they had 4 Hot 100 singles but none of them made the Top 40. Grade: B-

 

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656. “Are You Getting Any Sunshine?”- Lou Christie. Buddah. Pop. Written by Lou Christie and Twyla Herbert. B-side:”It’ll Take Time” Peaked at #73 4 weeks on the chart. Born Lugee Sacco in Glenwillard, Pennsylvania- Lou Christie had 12 Hot 100 hit singles with 4 cracking the Top 40- his biggest hit “Lightenin’ Strikes” #1 in 1965. Grade: C

 

3 responses to “EVERY ENTRY INTO THE BILLBOARD HOT 10 SINGLES CHART- 1969- PART 201

  1. David Ruffin only 50??? 😦 That last song is one of the worst I’ve heard of all of the time you’ve been doing this feature, Hans. How did that ever make any chart???

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