Heartbeat - It's a Love Beat

Album: Heartbeat - It's a Love Beat (1973)
Charted: 3
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  • This is the sleeve from "Heartbeat - It's a Love Beat," which was the DeFranco Family's first single. This might be the first time an artist established a fan club before releasing a song. We wonder what Tony's love letter was all about. (thanks to Kent at the Forgotten Hits newsletter for the image)

Comments: 6

  • Jeannine Regis from Staten Island N.y.Hi Tony Tony I love heatbeat its a lovebeat and my mom likes heartbeat its a lovebeat from you and your brothers and sisters and I will see you in 2022 I Love You.
  • Seventhmist from 7th HeavenAlways wondered if Bieber was related to this high-voiced brat.
  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn July 14th 1973, the DeFranco Family featuring Tony DeFranco performed "Heartbeat - It's A Lovebeat" on the ABC-TV program 'American Bandstand'...
    Two months later on September 2nd, 1973 it entered Billboard's Hot Top 100 chart at position #81; and on November 11th, 1973 it peaked at #3 (for 1 week) and spent 17 weeks on the Top 100...
    It also reached #3 on the Canadian RPM 100 Singles chart...
    The week it was at #3 on the Top 100, the #1 record was "Keep On Truckin'" by Eddie Kendricks and at #2 was "Midnight Train To Georgia" by Gladys Knight and the Pips...
    As already stated the family group had two other records make the Top 100; "Abra-Ca-Dabra" (peaked at #32) and "Save The Last Dance For Me" (reached #18).
  • Terry from Va.beach, Vathe ultimate 70's bubble gum, but it is addicting..i was 14 when it came out and it was a big hit.still like it to this day
  • Scotty from Cheyenne, WyYeah, Tony may have been a Donny Osmond clone, and the song is basic 70's schmaltz, but I can never get over how clear and beautiful the backing vocals are, especially the girls. It makes this worth listening to.
  • David from Youngstown, OhCorny doesn't even begin to describe the DeFranco Family or this song. They made the Osmonds look like a street gang.
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