Every Billboard Hot 100 Single 1970: #432: “For The Good Times”- Ray Price. Highest debuting single August 29, 1970.
- Single: :”For The Good Times”- Ray Price
- Record Company- Columbia
- Genre: Country
- Written by Kris Kristofferson
- Time: 3:48
- B-side:”Grazin’ In Greener Pastures”
- Album- For The Good Times
- Grade: A+
- Peaked at #11 24 weeks in Billboard Hot 100.
Ray Price born in Perryville, Texas- grew up in Dallas- he had 109 hits on the Country singles chart from 1952-89. He died of pancreatic cancer in 2013 at the age of 87. “The Cherokee Cowboy” was inducted into the C&W Hall of Fame in 1996. On the pop charts he had 10 Hot 100 singles- “For The Good Times” was his only Top 40 hit. The single won the Country Music Award for Song of The Year- for Kristofferson as songwriter and Single of the Year for Price. Great song which helped establish Kris Kristofferson as one of the great songwriters of the era.