|"To Each His Own"
|Single by Faith Hope & Charity
|from the album Faith Hope & Charity
|"Find a Way"
"To Each His Own" is a 1975 dance/R&B single by trio, Faith, Hope & Charity. The single was an early disco favorite, hitting the top 20 on the disco chart peaking at number fifteen."To Each His Own" was a number-one R&B hit for one week in late 1975 and also peaked at number fifty on the Billboard Hot 100 pop chart. It was composed by Van McCoy who arranged and conducted the original recording.
|U.S. Billboard Hot 100
|U.S. Hot Disco Singles
|U.S. Billboard Hot Soul Singles
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