EVERY BILLBOARD HOT 100 SINGLE 1970: #42: “NEW WORLD COMING”- MAMA CASS ELLIOT

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Every Billboard Hot 100 Single 1970- #42:” New World Coming”- Mama Cass Elliot. January 31, 1970.

  • Single: ‘New World Coming”- Mama Cass Elliot
  • Record Company: Dunhill
  • Genre: Pop
  • Written by Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil
  • Time: 2:12
  • B-side:”Blow Me A Kiss”
  • Album- Dream A Little Dream- The Cass Elliot Collection
  • Grade: B-
  • Peaked at #42 spent 7 weeks on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

Mama Cass Elliot- born Ellen Naomi Cohen in Baltimore in 1941 gained fame as a member of The Mamas And The Papas in the mid to late 60’s. As a solo artist she had 7 Hot 100 singles with 3 making the Top 40. Her biggest hit was “Dream A Little Dream Of Me” #7 in 1968. Her troubled life ended at age age of 32 in 1974 when she died in a London hotel room of a heart attack. One of the great rock and roll urban legends- is just that- she didn’t choke to death on a ham sandwich. It is true that four years later the great drummer from The Who- Keith Moon died in the same hotel room.

 

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