My True Story

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"My True Story"
Single by The Jive Five
Released 1961 (1961)
Genre Doo-wop
Length 2:30
Label Beltone
Writer(s) Eugene Pitt, Oscar Waltzer

"My True Story" is a 1961 song recorded by The Jive Five. The single was the biggest hit for the group on both the R&B and pop charts. "My True Story" made it to number three on the Billboard Hot 100 and was number one on the R&B Sides chart for three weeks.[1] The song has remained popular on "Oldies But Goodies" compilation albums and radio shows.[2][citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). Top R&B/Hip-Hop Singles: 1942-2004. Record Research. p. 299. 
  2. ^ For Lovers Only, Volume 3 (Collectables Records 2006); http://www.last.fm/music/
Preceded by
"Tossin' and Turnin'" by Bobby Lewis
Billboard Hot R&B Sides number-one single
September 11, 1961 – September 25, 1961
Succeeded by
"Hit the Road Jack" by Ray Charles