BILLBOARD TOP 40 HITS 1971: #169: ‘THIN LINE BETWEEN LOVE AND HATE’- THE PERSUADERS

The Persuaders – Thin Line Between Love & Hate / Thigh Spy (1971, Specialty  Records Pressing, Vinyl) - Discogs

Billboard Top 40 Hits 1971: #169:’ Thin Line Between Love And Hate’- The Persuaders. August 28, 1971.

  • Single: ‘Thin Line Between Love And Hate’- The Persuaders
  • Record Company-Atco
  • Genre: Soul
  • Written by Richard Poindexter, Robert Poindexter and Jackie Manners
  • Time: 3:16
  • B-side: ‘Thigh Spy
  • Album-Thin Line Between Love And Hate
  • Grade: A
  • Peaked at #15 12 weeks in Billboard Hot 100.

The Persuaders were an R&B vocal group from Harlem, New York City. This was their first hit- they had 4 Hot 100 hits from 1971-74- with two hitting the Top 40. The first version of ‘Thin Line Between Love And Hate’- was the cover by The Pretenders on their excellent Learning To Crawl album.

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