The Chokin' Kind
|"The Chokin' Kind"|
|Single by Joe Simon|
"The Chokin' Kind" is a 1969 song by Joe Simon, written by Harlan Howard. The original version of the tune was released by Waylon Jennings in 1967. The single became Joe Simon's first number one on the R&B charts, where it stayed for three weeks. "The Chokin' Kind" was also Joe Simon's first top twenty entry on the pop singles chart. It was also recorded by Z.Z. Hill in 1971, by Ella Fitzgerald on her Capitol Records release "Misty Blue," and by Joss Stone in 2003 as the first track of her first album "The Soul Sessions".
|U.S. Billboard Hot 100||13|
|U.S. Billboard Hot Black Singles||1|
"It's Your Thing" by The Isley Brothers
|Billboard Hot R&B Singles number-one single
May 17, 1969 – May 31, 1969 (three weeks)
"Too Busy Thinking About My Baby" by Marvin Gaye
- Whitburn, Joel (2004). Top R&B/Hip-Hop Singles: 1942-2004. Record Research. p. 527.