You Could Have Been a Lady

Album: Every 1's a Winner: The Very Best of Hot Chocolate (1971)
Charted: 22

Songfacts®:

  • Frontman Errol Brown (from the Mail On Sunday January 25, 2009): "Tony Wilson, the co-founder of the group, came up with the idea for this song. He was the one who first encouraged me to try my hand at songwriting."
  • While the Hot Chocolate version of "You Could Have Been a Lady," never charted in the US, April Wine, a young Canadian rock band, took the song to #32 in May of 1972 on Billboard's Top 100 singles charts. >>
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  • Ted from Phoenix, AzWhile the Hot Chocolate version of this song failed to chart in the U.S., April Wine, a young Canadian rock band, took it to #32 in Billboard's top 100 singles list in May of 1972.
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