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Global Single Chart
50 years ago
the most popular tracks worldwide
according to the national single charts
dated to September 25, 1971
compiled and provided by

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1 / 1
week 6
Sweet Hitch-Hiker - Creedence Clearwater Revival
Liberty / Fantasy - 3 weeks at No.1
3 / 10
week 3
Go Away Little Girl - Donny Osmond
MGM
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Mercury
2 / 2
week 8
How Can You Mend A Broken Heart - Bee Gees
Atco / Polydor
4 / 9
week 3
Spanish Harlem - Aretha Franklin
Atlantic
5 / -
week 2
Bangla Desh - George Harrison
Apple
8 / -
week 2
Ain't No Sunshine - Bill Withers
Sussex
9 / 5
week 8
Co-Co - Sweet
Bell / RCA
7 / 3
week 3
Uncle Albert / Admiral Halsey - Paul & Linda McCartney
Apple
- / 4
week 8
Butterfly - Danyel Gerard
CBS
 

"Sweet Hitch-Hiker" was released in July 1971 as the lead single from the band's seventh and final studio album Mardi Gras (1972). It's a typical CCR roots/swamp rock stomper. The song mentions the Greasy King, a restaurant in El Cerrito, the Californian city where the band members were raised. In Canada and Switzerland "Sweet Hitch-Hiker" went to the top position, in the United States and Germany it reached no.6.

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