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Gallery was a 1970s American soft rock band, formed in Detroit, Michigan by Jim Gold. While Gallery did record a number of songs, they are most famous for their early to mid 1972 hit single, "Nice to Be with You", written by Gold. The song was arranged and produced by Dennis Coffey and Mike Theodore and released by Sussex Records. During the time that it was climbing the Hot 100, Casey Kasem on American Top 40 reported that "Nice to Be with You" scored 35, on a scale from 35 (lowest) to 98 (highest), on Dick Clark's American Bandstand's "Rate a Record".
Sales of one million copies of that single earned the band a gold record. The song topped the charts of both WLS and WCFL in Chicago and reached #4 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 and lasted 22 weeks on the Hot 100, tying with War's "Slippin' Into Darkness" for most weeks on that chart all within the calendar year 1972. Billboard ranked it as the No. 14 song for 1972.
In early 1973 Gallery's third and last Hot 100 hit, Tom Lazaros' "Big City Miss Ruth Ann," reached #23 on the Hot 100 and #7 on WCFL. A year later, "Love Every Little Thing About You" did not chart, and Gallery disbanded.
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