1970 : Freda Payne Sings Band of Gold on American Bandstand

November 14, 2021 all-day

Detroit native Freda Charcilia Payne (born September 19, 1942) is an American Soul/R&B singer and actress best known for her million selling 1970 hit single, “Band of Gold”.

On November 14th 1970, Freda Payne performed “Band of Gold” on the ABC-TV program ‘American Bandstand’…

Four months earlier in July 1970 the song peaked at #3 {for 1 week}; its last day on the chart was September 5th…

Source : Freda Payne wikipedia entry.

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