EVERY BILLBOARD HOT 100 SINGLE 1970- #24- ” HONEY COME BACK”- GLEN CAMPBELL

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Every Billboard Hot 100 Single 1970-#24- “Honey Come Back”- Glen Campbell. January 17, 1970.

  • Single: “Honey Come Back”- Glen Campbell
  • Record Company- Capitol
  • Genre: Country
  • Written by Jimmy Webb
  • Time: 3:00
  • B-side:”Where Do You Go”
  • Album- Try A Little Kindness
  • Grade: A-
  • Peaked at #19 spent 9 weeks in the Billboard Hot 100

Glen Campbell doing another Jimmy Webb song- what a winning combination that was in the late 60’s-early 70’s. Campbell during his long career on the charts had 37 Hot 100 pop singles and 21 Top 40 singles between 1961-2014. He had two #1 hits- “Rhinestone Cowboy” 1975 and “Southern Nights”- 1977.

“Honey Come Back” was more successful on the Country Singles Chart peaking at #2. It was more successful on the UK Singles Chart where it peaked at #4.  It was an older Jimmy Webb song having first been recorded early in Webb’s career- 1965 by Dorsey Burnette- but that recording didn’t surface until 2006. Chuck Jackson had the first release of the song. Don Ho released it as a single in 1969. In 1970 a dozen other artists other than Campbell released it. Of course the hit version was Campbell’s- Campbell doing a Jimmy Webb tune.

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