BILLBOARD #1 HITS: #618: ‘SHAKE YOU DOWN’- GREGORY ABBOTT – JANUARY 17, 1987

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Billboard #1 Hits: #618: ‘Shake You Down’- Gregory Abbott. January 17, 1987. #1 for 1 week in Billboard Hot 100.

  • Single: ‘Shake You Down’- Gregory Abbott
  • Record Company-Columbia
  • Genre: R&B
  • Written by Gregory Abbott
  • Time: 4:05
  • B-side: ‘Wait Until Tomorrow’
  • Album-Shake You Down
  • Grade: A-
  • Peaked at #1 1 week in Billboard Hot 100. #6 in UK Singles Chart. #1 in Spain.

The first new number #1 hit of 1987. There were 30 #1 hits in 1986- and 29 in 1987. Gregory Abbott’s first single at the age of 32- ‘Shake You Down’ went to #1. He would be a one hit wonder- having only one more Hot 100 hit which failed to crack the Top 40. He had previously been married to Freda ‘Band Of Gold’ Payne from 1976-79.

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