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"Hand Me Down World" is a song written by Kurt Winter and performed by The Guess Who. It reached #10 in Canada,[1] #17 on the Billboard Hot 100,[2] and #65 in Australia in 1970. The song was also released in the United Kingdom as a single, but did not chart.[3] It is featured on their 1970 album, Share the Land.[4]

"Hand Me Down World"
Hand Me Down World.png
Cover of the 1970 German single
Single by The Guess Who
from the album Share the Land
B-side"Runnin' Down the Street"
ReleasedJune 1970 (CAN)
July 1970 (US)
August 1970 (UK)
GenreRock
Length3:26
LabelNimbus Records 1863 (CAN)
RCA Victor 0367 (US)
RCA Records 1994 (UK)
Songwriter(s)Kurt Winter
Producer(s)Jack Richardson
The Guess Who singles chronology
"American Woman" / "No Sugar Tonight"
(1970)
"Hand Me Down World"
(1970)
"Share the Land"
(1970)

The song was produced by Jack Richardson and arranged by The Guess Who.[5]

Contents

PersonnelEdit

Chart performanceEdit

Weekly chartsEdit

Chart (1970) Peak
position
Australia 65
Canada RPM 10
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 17
U.S. Cash Box Top 100[6] 13

Other versionsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Item Display - RPM - Library and Archives Canada". Collectionscanada.gc.ca. Retrieved 2016-10-03.
  2. ^ "Hand Me Down, World (song by The Guess Who) ••• Music VF, US & UK hits charts". Musicvf.com. 1970-07-18. Retrieved 2016-10-03.
  3. ^ "The Guess Who - Hand Me Down World / Runnin' Down The Street - RCA Victor - UK - RCA 1994". 45cat.com. 2013-12-26. Retrieved 2016-10-03.
  4. ^ "The Guess Who - Share The Land (Vinyl, LP, Album) at Discogs". Discogs.com. 2014-10-10. Retrieved 2016-10-03.
  5. ^ "The Guess Who - Hand Me Down World / Runnin' Down The Street - Nimbus - Canada - 74-0367". 45cat.com. 2015-08-18. Retrieved 2016-10-03.
  6. ^ [1]

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