Love Won't Let Me Wait
|"Love Won't Let Me Wait"|
|Single by Major Harris|
|from the album My Way|
"Love Won't Let Me Wait" is a 1975 single by Major Harris, a former member of R&B/soul group The Delfonics. Written by Vinnie Barrett and Bobby Eli, the single is considered to be a staple of classic soul playlists, and was Harris' only entry into the top five on both the soul and pop charts. The single hit number five on the pop chart, and also hit number one on the soul chart for one week. Billboard ranked it as the No. 24 song for 1975. It was awarded a gold disc by the R.I.A.A. on 25 June 1975.
Isaac Hayes recorded a cover version too.
Jazz vocalist Nancy Wilson performed a cover version of the song on a 1994 episode of the Fox police drama television series New York Undercover. This version also appeared on her 1994 Columbia album, Love, Nancy.
|U.S. Billboard Hot 100||5|
|U.S. Billboard R&B Singles||1|
|U.S. Billboard Adult Contemporary||33|
|UK Singles Chart||37|
|Canadian RPM Top Tracks||18|
|Canadian RPM Adult Contemporary Tracks||46|
|U.S. Billboard R&B Singles||78|
Deniece Williams and Johnny Mathis
|U.S. Billboard Bubbling Under-Hot Singles||6|
|U.S. Billboard R&B Singles||32|
|U.S. Billboard Adult Contemporary||14|
|U.S. Billboard R&B Singles||65|
- Whitburn, Joel (2004). Top R&B/Hip-Hop Singles: 1942-2004. Record Research. p. 246.
- Billboard Year-End Hot 100 singles of 1975
- Murrells, Joseph (1978). The Book of Golden Discs (2nd ed.). London: Barrie and Jenkins Ltd. p. 114. ISBN 0-214-20512-6.
- Charles Holland (writer); Frederick K. Keller (director) (1994-09-29). "To Protect and Serve". New York Undercover. Season 1. Episode 4. Fox.
- Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 244. ISBN 1-904994-10-5.
"Spirit of the Boogie" by Kool & the Gang
|Billboard Hot Soul Singles number-one single
June 7, 1975
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