Thin Line Between Love and Hate

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"Thin Line Between Love and Hate"
Single by The Persuaders
from the album Thin Line Between Love and Hate
B-side "Thigh Spy"
Released 1971
Format 7" (45 rpm)
Genre R&B
Length 3:16
Label Atco Records
Writer(s) Richard Poindexter
Robert Poindexter
Jackie Members
Producer(s) Richard Poindexter
Robert Poindexter

"Thin Line Between Love and Hate" is the title of a 1971 song by the New York City-based R&B vocal group The Persuaders. The song was written and produced by the Poindexter brothers, Robert and Richard, and was also co-written by Jackie Members.

This was the group's biggest hit song, spending two weeks atop the Billboard R&B chart in late 1971. It also reached #15 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and was a certified Gold Record by the RIAA.[1]

Cover versions[edit]

The song has been covered or sampled by many musical acts.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book of Top 40 Hits, 8th Edition (Billboard Publications), page 488.
  2. ^ UK Singles Chart info Retrieved 22 April 2009.

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Preceded by
"Make It Funky" Part 1 by James Brown
Billboard Best Selling Soul Singles number-one single
October 2–9, 1971
Succeeded by
"Trapped By a Thing Called Love" by Denise LaSalle