EVERY BILLBOARD HOT 100 SINGLE 1970- #47: ” SUPERSTAR”- MURRAY HEAD WITH THE TRINIDAD SINGERS

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Every Billboard Hot 100 Single 1970- #47: “Superstar”- Murray Head with The Trinidad Singers. January 31, 1970.

  • Single: ‘Superstar”- Murray Head
  • Record Company- Decca Records
  • Genre: Musical
  • Written by Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Weber
  • Time: 4:10
  • B-side:” John Thirteen Forty-One”
  • Album- Jesus Christ Superstar
  • Grade: B
  • Peaked at #74- and #14 and spent 31 weeks in the Billboard Hot 100.

Note on this single- when originally released in 1970 it peaked at #74, a year later it reentered the Hot 100 and went to #14- that was in early 1971. All totaled it spent 31 weeks in the Hot 100.

Born Murray Seafield St.George Head in London, Murray Head a pop singer- actor who in 1970 appeared in the rock opera Jesus Christ Superstar- from which “Superstar”was taken. He has had 2 Hot 100 hits- and they were both Top 40 hits- “Superstar” #14 and “One Night In Bangkok” #3 in 1985. Murray Head- 73 today is still active in music and working in film as a character actor.

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