Hold On (To My Love)

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"Hold On (To My Love)"
Hold On (To My Love) - Jimmy Ruffin.jpg
Single by Jimmy Ruffin, Robin Gibb
from the album Sunrise
B-side"Hold On (To My Love) (Instrumental)"
ReleasedFebruary 1980
Format7" single 12" single
RecordedNovember 1979
StudioKingdom Sound Studios, Syosset, New York
Length3:32
LabelRSO Records
Songwriter(s)Robin Gibb, Blue Weaver
Producer(s)Robin Gibb, Blue Weaver
Jimmy Ruffin, Robin Gibb singles chronology
"Fallin' In Love With You"
(1977)
"Hold On (To My Love)"
(1980)
"Night of Love"
(1980)

"Hold On (To My Love)" is a song written by Robin Gibb and Blue Weaver and performed by American soul singer Jimmy Ruffin, released in 1980 on his album Sunrise.[1] It reached #10 in the US,[2] #29 R&B and #7 in the UK.[3]

Personnel[edit]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1980) Peak
position
Canada RPM Adult Contemporary[4] 36
Ireland (IRMA)[5] 8
UK Singles Chart [6] 7
US Billboard Hot 100[7] 10
US Hot Soul Singles (Billboard) 29
US Billboard Adult Contemporary[8] 32

References[edit]

  1. ^ Discogs.com. "Jimmy Ruffin: Sunrise".
  2. ^ Joel Whitburn's Top Pop Singles 1955–1990 - ISBN 0-89820-089-X
  3. ^ "Official Charts Company". Officialcharts.com. 1980-05-03. Retrieved 2019-06-08.
  4. ^ "Item Display - RPM - Library and Archives Canada". Collectionscanada.gc.ca. 1980-05-17. Retrieved 2018-06-08.
  5. ^ "The Irish Charts – Search Results – Hold On To My Love". Irish Singles Chart. Retrieved March 10, 2018.
  6. ^ "Official Charts Company". Officialcharts.com. 1980-05-03. Retrieved 2019-06-08.
  7. ^ Joel Whitburn's Top Pop Singles 1955–1990 - ISBN 0-89820-089-X
  8. ^ Whitburn, Joel (1993). Top Adult Contemporary: 1961–1993. Record Research. p. 208.