EVERY BILLBOARD HOT 100 SINGLE 1970: #240: “THE WONDER OF YOU”- ELVIS PRESLEY

Elvis The Wonder of You FTD CD - Elvis Presley

Every Billboard Hot 100 Single 1970: #240:- “The Wonder Of You”- Elvis Presley. The highest debuting single the week of May 16, 1970.

  • Single: ” The Wonder Of You”- Elvis Presley
  • Record Company- RCA Victor
  • Genre: Pop
  • Written by Baker Knight
  • Time: 2:37
  • B-side:”Mama Liked The Roses”
  • Grade: A
  • Peaked at #9 12 weeks in the Billboard Hot 100.

Elvis had 5 Hot 100 singles in 1970 all 5 made the Top 40- this was the highest charting of the 5. “Mama Liked The Roses” the b-side also got some airplay. “The Wonder Of You” spent 6 weeks at #1 in the UK- one of his biggest hits ever in the UK. According to Ray Peterson According to Peterson, “He [Elvis] asked me if I would mind if he recorded ‘The Wonder of You.’ I said, ‘You don’t have to ask permission; you’re Elvis Presley.’ He said, ‘Yes, I do. You’re Ray Peterson.

 

5 responses to “EVERY BILLBOARD HOT 100 SINGLE 1970: #240: “THE WONDER OF YOU”- ELVIS PRESLEY

  1. Hadn’t heard that song for some years. I know many lost interest in him by then, but to me that’s a pretty good song. Of course, to me, that one, “In the Ghetto” and then “Burning Love” were the first ones I heard by him… the biggies like “Hound dog” were a few years before I was born.

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