August 20, 1977 : “Best of My Love,” by the Emotions, hits the top of the U.S. pop charts

Introduction

As children, they called themselves the Heavenly Sunbeams, and no name could have been more appropriate to their sound. Their smash hit, “Best Of My Love,” which topped the Billboard pop chart on this day in 1977, was one of the biggest, most spine-tingling hits of the disco era, and it came from a group whose core values couldn’t have been more different from the hedonism that era has since come to symbolize. 

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August 20, 1977 : “Best of My Love,” by the Emotions, hits the top of the U.S. pop charts

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  • Year Published

    2010

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    August 20, 1977 : “Best of My Love,” by the Emotions, hits the top of the U.S. pop charts

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    http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/best-of-my-love-by-the-emotions-hits-the-top-of-the-u-s-pop-charts

  • Access Date

    June 25, 2018

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