Love Is a Hurtin' Thing
|"Love Is A Hurtin' Thing"|
|Single by Lou Rawls|
|Writer(s)||Ben Raleigh & Dave Linden (pseudonym used by David J. Luff)|
"Love Is a Hurtin' Thing" is a 1966 pop/soul single by Lou Rawls. The single was his second entry on the R&B singles chart as well as his first Top 40 hit on the Billboard Hot 100 pop chart. "Love Is a Hurtin' Thing" was the first of two Lou Rawls singles to make it to number one on the R&B chart. It would also be covered a year later by Big Maybelle for Rojac Records.
|U.S. Billboard Hot 100||13|
|U.S. Billboard Hot R&B Singles||1|
Written by Ben Raleigh (1913-1997) & Dave Linden (pseudonym used by David J. Luff)
- Joel Whitburn's Presents Top R&B/Hip-Hop Singles: 1942-2004, 2004 (Record Research), p. 483.
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|Billboard Hot R&B Singles number-one single
November 12, 1966
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