BILLBOARD TOP 40 HITS 1971: #147: ‘THE WEDDING SONG [THERE IS LOVE]- PAUL STOOKEY

Billboard Top 40 Hits 1971: #147: ‘The Wedding Song [There is Love’] Paul Stookey- July 31, 1971.

  • Single: ‘The Wedding Song [ There Is Love]- Paul Stookey
  • Record Company- Warner Bros.
  • Genre: Easy Listening
  • Written by Noel Paul Stookey
  • Time: 3:45
  • B-side: ‘Give A Damn’
  • Album- Paul And
  • Grade: C
  • Peaked at #24 14 weeks in Billboard Hot 100.

Paul Stookey- from Peter, Paul and Mary- was born in Baltimore in 1937. This was his only Hot 100 hit song as a solo artist. The melody of the song came from John Denver’s ‘Rhymes and Reasons’ The first time Paul Stookey performed this song was at the wedding of Peter Yarrow[ the Peter in Peter, Paul and Mary] in 1969.

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