Monday, April 25, 2011

American Top 40 - 4/25/1970

For todays review of the Top 40 on 4/25/1970, pointless stuff!

The Long and The Short Of It:
Longest song in the top 40 (time):  American Woman, Guess Who @ 5:05
Shortest Song in the top 40 (time): Long Lonesome Highway, Michael Parks @ 2:09

Longest song title in the top 40: a TIE!  @35 characters.
          Love Grows (Where My Rosemary Goes) Edison Lighthouse
          You Need Love Like I Do (Don't You) Gladys Knight and The Pips
Shortest song title in the top 40: ABC - Jackson 5

Longest Band/Singer in the top 40:  Jack Blanchard & Misty Morgan w/ Tennessee Birdwalk
Shortest Band/Singer in the top 40: a TIE!
         Jaggerz w/ The Rapper
         Moments w/ Love On A Two-Way Street

Ups and Downs
#1:  ABC - Jackson 5
Highest debut (in the top 40):  What Is Truth? - Johnny Cash (#31)
Biggest Mover (up):  Everything Is Beautiful - Ray Stevens (+16 spots)

Biggest Mover (down) : The Rapper - Jaggerz, Give Me Just A Little More Time - Chairmen Of The Board, and Call Me - Aretha Franklin (all -11 sopts)

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