Billboard Top 40 Hits 1971: #72: ‘[For God’s Sake] Give More Power To The People’- The Chi-Lites. April 10, 1971.
- Single: ‘[For God’s Sake] Give More Power To The People’- The Chi-Lites
- Record Company- Brunswick
- Genre: Soul
- Written by Eugene Record
- Time: 2:58
- B-side: ‘Troubles A-Comin’
- Album- For God’s Sake Give More Power To The People
- Grade: A+
- Peaked at #26
This is something a little different from The Chi-Lites were are best known for hit ballads like “Have You Seen Her” and “Oh Girl.” An R&B vocal group from Chicago led by Eugene Record from 1969-75 they had 23 Hot 100 singles with 5 making the Top 40. Their biggest hit was the #1 ‘Oh Girl’ from 1972. They were more successful on the R&B charts with 43 hit singles.