EVERY BILLBOARD HOT 100 SINGLE 1970: #209: “FIRE AND RAIN”- R.B. GREAVES

R.B. Greaves - Fire & Rain (Vinyl) | Discogs

Every Billboard Hot 100 Single 1970: #209:” Fire And Rain”- R.B. Greaves. April 25, 1970.

  • Single: “Fire And Rain”- R.B. Greaves
  • Record Company- Atco
  • Genre: Soul
  • Written by James Taylor
  • Time: 3:22
  • B-side: “Ballad Of Leroy”
  • Grade-B-
  • Peaked at #82 3 weeks in Billboard Hot 100.

R.B. Greaves was born Howard Bertram Greaves in 1944 at USAF Base- Georgetown, British Guyana. He died at the age of 67 in 2012. He was half- Native American and the nephew of the great Sam Cooke. He had 5 Hot 100 singles with 2 making the Top 40- his biggest a #2 “Take A Letter Maria”- 1969. “Fire and Rain” is a remake of  the big James Taylor hit.