EVERY BILLBOARD HOT 100 SINGLE 1970- #32: “ALWAYS SOMETHING THERE TO REMIND ME”- R.B. GREAVES

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Every Billboard Hot 100 Singles 1970- #32: “Always Something There To Remind Me”- R.B. Greaves. January 24, 1970.

  • Single: “Always Something There To Remind Me”- R.B. Greaves
  • Record Company: Atco
  • Genre: Soul
  • Written by Burt Bacharach and Hal David
  • Time: 3:09
  • B-side:” Oh When I Was A Boy”
  • Album-R.B. Greaves
  • Grade: B
  • Peaked at #27 spent  8 weeks in the Billboard Hot 100

Ronald Bertram Aloysius Greaves was half Native American and was raised on a Seminole Reservation in California. He was the nephew of the great Sam Cooke.  He had 5 Hot 100 singles with 2 making the Top 40. His big hit was a #2 “Take A Letter Maria” 1969. “Always Something There To Remind Me” was first on the charts with Lou Johnson #49 in 1964, Sandie Shaw #52 in 1965, Dionne Warwick #65 in 1968 and found its biggest success with Naked Eyes #8 in 1983. Great song- but it was written by Bacharach/ David how could it not be. R.B. Greaves died in 2012 at the age of 67 from cancer.