During the week ending Jan. 4, 1969, two of the top seven songs in the U.S. were #4 “Soulful Strut” by Young-Holt Unlimited on the Brunswick label, and #5 “Wichita Lineman” by Glen Campbell on Capital. The other five songs had something in common. What was it? Bonus: Can you name other top five songs and their artist(s)?
For the week ending Jan. 4, 1969, five of the Top 7 hits that week came from the Motown Corp.
1. “I Heard It Through the Grapevine” (Marvin Gaye)
2. “For Once in My Life” (Stevie Wonder)
3. “I’m Gonna Make You Love Me” (Diana Ross & the Supremes with the Temptations)
6. “Cloud Nine” (Temptations)
7. “Love Child” (Diana Ross & the Supremes).