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.