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0 7 May Days for #1 Classic Soul R&B Hits

  • Songs
  • by Kingsley H. Smith
  • 05/22/2007

Here's a quick time capsule look at 7 #1 chart topping R&B hits from the golden age of classic soul.

Each song was #1 on the indicated day in May this week.

4 are from the 1970's, 2 are from the 1960's, and one goes all the way back to 1954, thanks to Hank Ballard & the Midnighters.

  • May 20, 1972 - "I'll Take You There" - Staple Singers
  • May 21, 1977 - "
  • May 22, 1954 - "Work with me Annie" - Hank Ballard
  • May 23, 1964 - "My Guy" - Mary Wells
  • May 24, 1975 - "Shining Star - "Earth Wind & Fire
  • May 25, 1963 - "If You Wanna Be Happy" - Jimmy Soul
  • May 26, 1973 - "I'm Gonna Love You Just a Little More Baby" - Barry White

How many do you remember?

7 May Days for #1 Classic Soul R&B Hits
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