|"Thunder and Lightning"|
|Single by Chi Coltrane|
|from the album Chi Coltrane|
|B-side||"Time to Come In"|
|Chi Coltrane singles chronology|
"Thunder and Lightning" is a 1972 song by American singer and pianist Chi Coltrane. It was the first release from her eponymous debut album, peaking at No. 17 on the US Billboard Hot 100, No. 15 on Cash Boxand No. 12 on Record World . It also charted at No. 18 on the Canadian RPM magazine singles chart.
|Canadian RPM Top Singles||18|
|US Billboard Hot 100||17|
|US Cash Box Top 100||15|
|US Record World [ citation needed ]||12|
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