Hearts (song)

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"Hearts"
Hearts - Marty Balin.jpg
Single by Marty Balin
from the album Balin
B-side"Freeway"
ReleasedMay 1981
GenrePop rock
Length3:54
LabelEMI America
Songwriter(s)Jesse Barish
Producer(s)John Hug
Marty Balin singles chronology
"You Are the One"
(1962)
"Hearts"
(1981)
"Atlanta Lady (Something About Your Love)"
(1981)

"Hearts" is a song written by Jesse Barish and performed by Marty Balin in 1981, included in his debut solo album Balin.[1] It was Balin's third single in nineteen years (after his distant and unsuccessful songs "Nobody but You" and "I Specialize in Love"/"You Are the One" of 1962.[2]) and the biggest hit of his solo career.

It reached #8 on the Billboard Hot 100, #9 on the U.S. adult contemporary chart, and #20 on the U.S. rock chart in 1981.[3]

The song was produced by John Hug.[4]

The single ranked #41 on the Billboard Year-End Hot 100 singles of 1981.[5]

Chart history[edit]

Cover versions[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Marty Balin, Balin". Retrieved November 24, 2016.
  2. ^ Tamarakin, Jeff (2003). Got a Revolution: The Turbulent Flight of Jefferson Airplane. Simon and Schuster. ISBN 0-671-03403-0.
  3. ^ "Marty Balin, "Hearts" Chart Positions". Retrieved November 24, 2016.
  4. ^ "Marty Balin, "Hearts" Single Release". Retrieved November 24, 2016.
  5. ^ "Billboard Top 100 - 1981". Retrieved November 24, 2016.
  6. ^ "Item Display - RPM - Library and Archives Canada". Collectionscanada.gc.ca. 1981-08-29. Retrieved 2018-07-09.
  7. ^ "Item Display - RPM - Library and Archives Canada". Collectionscanada.gc.ca. 1981-08-29. Retrieved 2018-09-24.
  8. ^ Joel Whitburn's Top Pop Singles 1955–1990 - ISBN 0-89820-089-X
  9. ^ "Marty Balin, "Hearts" Chart Positions". Retrieved November 24, 2016.
  10. ^ Musicoutfitters.com
  11. ^ Cash Box Year-End Charts: Top 100 Pop Singles, December 26, 1981
  12. ^ "James Last, Non Stop Dancing '82 – Hits Around the World". Retrieved November 24, 2016.
  13. ^ "Seija Simola, Tunteet". Retrieved November 24, 2016.
  14. ^ "Marina Lima, Virgem". Retrieved November 24, 2016.
  15. ^ "Jefferson Starship, Across the Sea of Suns". Retrieved November 24, 2016.