BILLBOARD TOP 40 HITS 1971: #45: ‘PUT YOUR HAND IN THE HAND’- OCEAN

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Billboard Top 40 Hits 1971: #45: ‘Put Your Hand In The Hand’- Ocean. March 13, 1971.

  • Single: ‘Put Your Hand In The Hand’- Ocean
  • Record Company- Kama Sutra
  • Genre: Pop Gospel
  • Written by Gene MacLeilian
  • Time: 2:52
  • B-side:’Tear Down The Fences’
  • Album- Put Your Hand In The Hand
  • Grade: A
  • Peaked at # 2 14 weeks in Billboard Hot 100.

Ocean was a pop band from London, Ontario, Canada. They placed four singles in the Billboard Hot 100 in 1971-1972 but their only Top 40 hit was their first one ‘Put Your Hand In The Hand’ – which just missed the top of the charts peaking at #2. The song was first recorded by another Canadian- Anne Murray. ‘Put Your Hand In The Hand’ did hit #1 in Norway and New Zealand.

One response to “BILLBOARD TOP 40 HITS 1971: #45: ‘PUT YOUR HAND IN THE HAND’- OCEAN

  1. It was huge when I was a little kid in Ontario. I guess this, ‘Godspell’ and ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ were in essence the start of the Christian Rock genre of music.

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