BILLBOARD TOP 40 HITS 1971: #148: ‘GO DOWN GAMBLIN’- BLOOD, SWEAT AND TEARS

Billboard Top 40 Hits 1971: #148: ‘Go Down Gamblin’- Blood, Sweat and Tears. July 31, 1971.

  • Single: ‘Go Down Gamblin’- Blood, Sweat and Tears
  • Record Company- Columbia
  • Genre: Rock
  • Written by David Clayton-Thomas
  • Time: 4:14
  • B-side: ‘Valentine’s Day’
  • Album- Blood, Sweat and Tears 4
  • Grade: B
  • Peaked at #32

Blood, Sweat and Tears broke out with incredible success on the charts in 1969- their first three singles ” You’ve Made Me So Very Happy’, ‘Spinning Wheel’ and ‘And When I Die’ all peaked at #2. They would never have another Top 10 hit- and this ‘Go Down Gamblin’ would be their final Top 40 hit. Overall the Rock-jazz band formed by the great session man Al Kooper- had 10 Hot 100 hits with 6 making the Top 40.

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