BILLBOARD #1 HITS: #339: ” I HONESTLY LOVE YOU”- OLIVIA NEWTON-JOHN

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Billboard #1 Hits: #339: “I Honestly Love You”- Olivia Newton-John. October 5, 1974. #1 for 2 weeks in Billboard Hot 100.

  • Single: “I Honestly Love You”- Olivia Newton-John
  • Record Company-EMI
  • Genre: Pop
  • Written by Jeff Barry and Peter Allen
  • Time: 3:40
  • B-side:”Home Ain’t Home Anymore”
  • Album- If You Love Me, Let Me Know
  • Grade:B
  • Peaked at #1 2 weeks in Billboard Hot 100. #22 in UK Singles Chart, #1 in Australia, Canada and Sweden.

Olivia Newton-John’s first #1 hit in the US and in Canada. At the Grammy’s in 1975 “I Honestly Love You” won for Record Of The Year, Best Pop Vocal Performance, Female and the song was nominated for Song of the Year- losing out to “The Way We Were.” Not a bad song but that just goes to show how out of touch the Grammy Awards were at the time.

5 responses to “BILLBOARD #1 HITS: #339: ” I HONESTLY LOVE YOU”- OLIVIA NEWTON-JOHN

  1. I can still remember thinking that the song was out of place on R&R radio. The Grammy wins!? A weird fluke or somebody greased somebodies palm. I really like ONJ’s voice but not pop!

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