Sly and the Family Stone Records "Hot Fun in the Summertime" Today in 1969

June 25, 2016

On this day in 1969…

"Hot Fun in the Summertime" is recorded by Sly and the Family Stone….

The single was released in the wake of the band's high-profile performance at Woodstock

and peaked at number 2 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 pop singles chart and number 3 on the U.S. Billboard soul singles chart in autumn 1969...

It is ranked as the seventh biggest U.S. hit of 1969 and the 65th in Canada

and Rolling Stone ranked the song #247 on their list of the "500 Greatest Songs of All Time"…!

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