Being from the west coast, this Kingsman version was not so popular. Paul Revere and the Raiders did the version that topped the charts out here. With
that openning saxaphone honking. A little slower, more soulful I think. It was only later, like a decade or so, that the Kingsmen version began
playing on the 'classic rock' shows that I even heard Ely version.
There's a fairly awesome rock n roll legend associated with this song, around halfway through the track the drummer dropped one of his sticks and
shouted 'f***' as he thought he'd screwed up the recording but recovered in time and didn't miss a beat
a reply to: SeekingDepth
Actually written and sung by writer of the tune Richard Berry. Many bands in the Great North West of the Country covered the song around the same time
the Kingsman's recorded theirs.
II think The Kingsman's version Rules, loved it since the day it came out, still have the vinyl.
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