EVERY BILLBOARD HOT 100 SINGLE 1970-#20- “JOHNNY B. GOODE- JOHNNY WINTER

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Every Billboard Hot 100 Single 1970- The final new entry into the Billboard Hot 100 on January 10, 1970- Johnny B. Goode- Johnny Winter.

  • Single : “Johnny B. Goode”- Johnny Winter
  • Record Complany: Columbia
  • Genre: Rock
  • Written by Chuck Berry
  • Time: 2:45
  • B-side:”I’m Not Sure”
  • Album: Second Winter
  • Grade: B+
  • Peaked at #92 3 weeks on the Billboard Hot 100.

Johnny Winter was a noted blues-rock guitarist-singer. He had 2 Hot 100 singles neither of which made the Top 40. He had a long and storied career not only as a great guitarist but he also produced three Grammy winning albums for Muddy Waters. Rolling Stone magazine listed Winter at #63 on their list of 100 Greatest Guitarists. He is a member of the Blues Foundation Hall of Fame. He and his brother Edgar were both born with albinism. Johnny Winter died in 2016 at the age of 70.

“Johnny B. Goode” was first written and performed by Chuck Berry and is one of the most famous- and greatest rock and roll songs ever. Rolling Stone listed it as the greatest guitar song ever and overall Chuck Berry’s original ranked #7 on Rolling Stone’s 500 Greatest Songs Ever list.