Every Billboard Hot 100 Single 1970- #11- “Breaking Up Is Hard To Do”- Lenny Welch. January 10, 1970.
- Single:” Breaking Up Is Hard To Do”- Lenny Welch
- Record Company- Commonwealth United
- Genre: Soul
- Written by Howard Greenfield and Neil Sedaca
- Time: 3:01
- B-side:” Get Mommy To Come Back Home”
- Album-Ten Songs For You
- Grade: C
- Peaked at #34 10 weeks in the Billboard Hot 100
Lenny Welch an R&B singer from Bruce Springsteen Country- Asbury Park, New Jersey had 9 Hot 100 singles with 3 making the Top 40 from 1960-72. His biggest hit was “Since I Fell For You #4 in 1963. The version of “Breaking Up Is Hard To Do” that was the huge hit was the original by Neil Sedaka #1 in 1962 but it has been on the charts numerous times over the years- #67 The Happenings in 1968, The Partridge Family #28 in 1972, and a slow version by Neil Sedaka in 1976 that peaked at #8.