Billboard Top 40 Hits 1971: #130: ”What The World Needs Now Is Love/ Abraham, Martin and John [Medley]- Tom Clay. July 10, 1971.
- Single: ‘What The World Needs Now Is Love/ Abraham, Martin and John [Medley]- Tom Clay
- Record Company-Mowest
- Genre: Pop, Spoken Word
- Written by Hal David and Burt Bacharach
- Time: 6:10
- B-side: ‘The Victors’
- Album-What The World Needs Now Is Love
- Grade: B-
- Peaked at #8 9 weeks in Billboard Hot 100.
Tom Clay was a DJ at KGBS in Los Angeles when he created this medley combining the Jackie DeShannon and Dion hits- and adding snippets of speeches by JFK, RFK, brother Ted Kennedy and Martin Luther King Jr. Predictably It would be the only Hot 100 Hit of Tom Clay’s career.