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Released: February 1961

A chart-topper on both sides of the Atlantic, the signature tune of Michigan-born rock'n'roller Del Shannon is instantly memorable for its "wah-wah-wah" vocal hook and the pizzicato rises and falls played by Shannon's sidekick Max Crook on his Musitron or clavioline, a primitive synthesiser that also makes a distinctive appearance on The Tornados 1962 Joe Meek-produced No.1 'Telstar'.

 
 

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