1972: Betcha By Golly Wow By The Stylistics

Composed by Thom Bell and Linda Creed. The song was originally titled Keep Growing Strong and performed by American singer Connie Stevens. The song is more well known by the re-titled version (Betcha By Golly Wow) which was recorded by the Philadelphia soul group The Stylistics in 1972 for their self-titled debut album. Genres: Soul, Philly Soul. Linda Creed was was an American singer, songwriter and lyricist who teamed up with songwriter-producer Thom Bell to produce many well known and successful songs. Linda died in 1986, aged 37, of cancer. She was posthumously inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1992.

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Chart History (1972)Peak Position
New Zealand5
United Kingdom13
USA Billboard Adult Contemporary Chart7
USA Billboard R&B / Hip-Hop Songs Chart2
USA Billboard Top 100 Singles Chart3