EVERY BILLBOARD HOT 100 SINGLE 1970: #183: ” HEY LAWDY MAMA”- STEPPENWOLF

Steppenwolf - Hey Lawdy Mama / Twisted (1970, Vinyl) | Discogs

Every Billboard Hot 100 Single 1970: #183: ” Hey Lawdy Mama”- Steppenwolf. April 11, 1970.

  • Single: “Hey Lawdy Mama”- Steppenwolf
  • Record Company- Dunhill
  • Genre: Rock
  • Written by Larry Byrom, Jerry Edmonton and John Kay
  • Time: 3:21
  • B-side:” Twisted”
  • Album- Gold- Their Greatest Hits
  • Grade: B
  • Peaked at #35 8 weeks in the Billboard Hot 100.

Steppenwolf was a Canadian-American rock band who sold 25 million records. Their hey day was 1968-72. They had 13 Hot 100 singles and 7 made the Top 40. Their biggest hits came right off the bat with “Born To Be Wild” #2 in 1968 and “Magic Carpet Ride” #3 also in 1968.

 

4 responses to “EVERY BILLBOARD HOT 100 SINGLE 1970: #183: ” HEY LAWDY MAMA”- STEPPENWOLF

  1. Nice to read about a Steppenwolf tune other than “Born to be Wild” or “Magic Carpet Ride” – don’t get me wrong, I dig both of these tunes, but sometimes it appears the band only had these two tracks. This one is a good example there was more to the picture.

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