EVERY BILLBOARD HOT 100 SINGLE 1970: #64: ” WHY SHOULD I CRY”- THE GENTRYS

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Every Billboard Hot 100 Single 1970- #64: “Why Should I Cry”- The Gentrys- February 7. 1970.

  • Single: “Why Should I Cry”- The Gentrys
  • Record Company- Sun
  • Genre: Rock
  • Written by Jimmy Hart
  • Time: 2:14.
  • B-side” I Need Love”
  • Album- The Gentrys
  • Grade: B+
  • Peaked at #61 spent 6 weeks in the Billboard Hot 100.

The Gentrys had six Hot 100 singles but only one made the Top 40 -their first hit “Keep On Dancing” #4 in 1964.  The Gentrys were a garage rock band from Memphis. The song was written by one of the groups vocalists- Jimmy Hart. Do you remember “The Mouth Of The South”- Jimmy Hart- the wresting manager? Same guy.