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Hold Me Tight (Johnny Nash song)

"Hold Me Tight"
Single by Johnny Nash
from the album Hold Me Tight
B-side "Cupid"
Released July 1968 (1968-07)
Genre Reggae
Length 2:50
Label JAD
Songwriter(s) Johnny Nash
Producer(s) Arthur Jenkins, Johnny Nash
Johnny Nash singles chronology
"(I'm So) Glad You're My Baby"

(1967)
"Hold Me Tight"

(1968)
"You Got Soul"

(1968)

"Hold Me Tight" is a song written and performed by Johnny Nash. It reached #1 on the Canadian chart, #5 on both the U.S. pop chart and the UK Singles Chart, #7 on the Cashbox chart, #20 on the adult contemporary chart, and #21 on the U.S. R&B chart in 1968.[1] It was featured on his 1968 album Hold Me Tight.[2]

The song was arranged by Arthur Jenkins and produced by Jenkins and Nash.[3]

The song ranked #37 on Billboard magazine's Top 100 singles of 1968.[4]

The single's B-side, "Cupid", reached #6 on the UK Singles Chart, #38 on the adult contemporary chart, and #39 on the U.S. pop chart in 1969.[5]

Other charting versions [ edit ]

Other versions [ edit ]

References [ edit ]

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  4. ^ "Billboard Top 100 – 1968". Archived from the original on March 25, 2019. Retrieved 2011-01-05.
  5. ^ "Johnny Nash, "Cupid" Chart Positions". Retrieved March 25, 2019.
  6. ^ "Johnny Carver, "Hold Me Tight" Chart Position". Retrieved March 25, 2019.
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