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Ocean – Put Your Hand in the Hand

January 19, 2011 | 1971, Group, One Hit Wonder, Top 40

Ocean was form in London, Ontario and had singer Janice Brown, singer-keyboardist Greg Brown, bassist Jeff Jones, guitarist Dave Tamblyn and drummer Chuck Slater as their members. Put Your Hand In the Hand was their Their first single, released in 1970 reaching the single charts in early 1971

The song was written by Gene McLellan.

It almost reached the Top spot on the Billboard Charts topping at Number 2.

This was the only single released by Ocean which charted in the US. They had 5 other singles in Canada with their last being 1973.

The song also appeared on Anne Murray’s third Album, Honey, Wheat and Laughter, released only in Canada in 1970.

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