Every Billboard Hot 100 Single 1970: #137: “I Could Write A Book”- Jerry Butler. March 21, 1970.
- Single: ” I Could Write A Book”- Jerry Butler
- Record Company- Mercury
- Genre: Soul
- Written by Jerry Butler, Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff
- Time: 2:26
- B-side:” Since I Lost You Lady”
- Album- You & Me
- Grade: A
- Peaked at #46 5 weeks on the Billboard Hot 100.
“The Ice Man” Jerry Butler and R&B singer born in Sunflower, Mississippi- came to fame first as a singer with The Impressions- he left the group for a solo career in 1958. This was his second of three Hot 100 singles in 1970. The biggest hit in his solo career was “Only The Strong Survive” #4 in 1969.