Every Billboard Hot 100 Single 1970: #259: ” Down By The River”- Buddy Miles. July 18, 1970.
- Single: ” Down By The River”- Buddy Miles
- Record Company- Mercury
- Genre: R&B- Funk
- Written by Neil Young
- Time: 3:07
- B-side: “Heart’s Delight”
- Album- Them Changes
- Grade: B
- Peaked at #68 7 weeks in the Billboard Hot 100.
Buddy Miles was born in Omaha, Nebraska in 1947- and died at the age of 60 in 2008. He was an R&B singer/ drummer and noted session musician. He was with Wilson Pickett 1965-66, a part of Michael Bloomfield’s Electric Flag in 1966 and in Jimi Hendrix’s Band Of Gypsys 1969-70. He had 10 Hot 100 singles none of them made the Top 40. This is a cover of a great Neil Young song.