EVERY BILLBOARD HOT 100 SINGLE 1970: #217: ” SUGAR SUGAR”- WILSON PICKETT

Cole, Cooke & Redding / Sugar Sugar by Wilson Pickett (Single ...

Every Billboard Hot 100 Single 1970: #217: ” Sugar Sugar”- Wilson Pickett. May 2, 1970.

  • Single: “Sugar Sugar”- Wilson Pickett
  • Record Company- Atlantic
  • Genre: Soul
  • Written by Jeff Barry and Andy Kim
  • Time: 3:00
  • B-side: “Cole, Cooke and Redding”
  • Album- Right On
  • Grade: A
  • Peaked at #25 12 weeks 12 weeks in the Billboard Hot 100.

“Sugar Sugar” of course is a remake of The Archie’s #1 hit and a much improved version of the song.  This was the second of four Hot 100 hits for Pickett in 1970- 2 of which made the Top 40. The b-side “Cole, Cooke and Redding” also made the charts peaking at #91. “The Wicked Pickett” was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1991.

 

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