EVERY BILLBOARD HOT 100 SINGLE 1970: #369: “HUMMINGBIRD”- B.B. KING

B.B. King - Hummingbird (1970, Vinyl) | Discogs

Every Billboard Hot 100 Single 1970: #369:” Hummingbird”- B.B. King. July 25, 1970.

  • Single: “Hummingbird”- B.B. King
  • Record Company- ABC
  • Genre : Blues
  • Written by Leon Russell
  • Time: 3:59
  • B-side: “Ask Me No Questions”
  • Album- Indianola Mississippi Seeds
  • Grade: A
  • Peaked at #48 7 weeks in the Billboard Hot 100.

B.B. King born in Itta Bena, Mississippi in 1925 was a legendary blues guitarist- he died at 89 in 2015. He had 35 Hot 100 singles with 3 making the Top 40. His biggest hit- “The Thrill Is Gone” #15 in 1969.

5 responses to “EVERY BILLBOARD HOT 100 SINGLE 1970: #369: “HUMMINGBIRD”- B.B. KING

  1. Every time I listen to B.B. King, I realize what a fantastic artist this man was – both an excellent guitarist who played sparingly but extremely effectively, and also had a terrific voice! He truly was a king! In this tune, it’s the build and the gospel type choir like in particular, even though it makes for a somewhat heavy production.

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