How Much Love (Leo Sayer song)

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"How Much Love"
How Much Love 45 RPM.jpg
Single by Leo Sayer
from the album Endless Flight
B-side "I Hear the Laughter"
Released July 1977
Format 45 RPM
Genre Pop
Length 3:38
Label Warner Brothers
Songwriter(s) Barry Mann and Leo Sayer
Producer(s) Richard Perry
Leo Sayer singles chronology
"When I Need You"
(1977)
"How Much Love"
(1977)
"Thunder In My Heart"
(1977)
"When I Need You"
(1977)
"How Much Love"
(1977)
"Thunder In My Heart"
(1977)

"How Much Love" is a popular song from 1977 by the British singer Leo Sayer. It was the third of three single releases from Sayer's 1976 album, Endless Flight. The song was co-written by Sayer with Barry Mann.

The song became an international Top 10 hit. Although it reached only number 17 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100, it hit number 9 on the U.S. Cashbox Top 100,[1] and number 10 in the UK.[2]

"How Much Love" was a much bigger hit in Canada, where it peaked at number 4 and was the 57th biggest hit of 1977.[3][4] It also reached the Top 10 on the Canadian AC chart.

Chicago radio station WLS, which gave "How Much Love" airplay, ranked the song as the 62nd biggest hit of 1977.[5] It reached as high as number 5 on their weekly singles survey.[6]

Personnel[edit]

Chart performance[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ a b "How Much Love". Officialcharts.com. Retrieved 2014-07-14. 
  3. ^ a b "Item Display - RPM - Library and Archives Canada". Collectionscanada.gc.ca. Retrieved 2016-10-12. 
  4. ^ a b "Item Display - RPM - Library and Archives Canada". Collectionscanada.gc.ca. Retrieved 2016-10-12. 
  5. ^ "WLS MUSICRADIO "BIG 89 OF 1977"". Oldiesloon.com. Retrieved 2014-03-24. 
  6. ^ "WLS MUSICRADIO 89". Oldiesloon.com. 1977-09-17. Retrieved 2014-03-24. 
  7. ^ Steffen Hung. "Forum - 1970 (ARIA Charts: Special Occasion Charts)". Australian-charts.com. Archived from the original on 2016-06-02. Retrieved 2016-10-12. 
  8. ^ "Item Display - RPM - Library and Archives Canada". Collectionscanada.gc.ca. Retrieved 2016-10-12. 
  9. ^ The Irish Charts, October 20, 1977
  10. ^ "NZ Top 40 Singles Chart - The Official New Zealand Music Chart". THE OFFICIAL NZ MUSIC CHART. 
  11. ^ "Leo Sayer lyrics". Top40db.net. Retrieved 2014-03-24. 
  12. ^ Billboard Adult Contemporary, September 3, 1977
  13. ^ Cash Box Top 100 Singles, September 10, 1977
  14. ^ "Top Selling Singles of 1977". THE OFFICIAL NZ MUSIC CHART. 
  15. ^ Musicoutfitters.com
  16. ^ Cash Box Year-End Charts: Top 100 Pop Singles, December 31, 1977

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