I came across this gem while youtubing working diligently.
Tapestry6 Answer has 6 votes Currently Best Answer. Relevance. When the rock band the McCoys covered it in 1965, the song peaked at number one on the US Billboard Hot 100 and number five on the UK Singles Chart.
I've included the link to YouTube for "Hang on Sloopy", by the McCoys. thanks guys, but old video does'nt age, and if she did anything else it might be worth watching.
The McCoys was a pop group started in Union City, Indiana, USA in 1962. rofl, I did exactly the same earlier, went pootling off to YouTube to find such video, and I too drew a blank. An Ohio waitress also has claimed credit for the name.
"Hang On Sloopy" is a 1964 song by Wes Farrell and Bert Berns, originally titled "My Girl Sloopy". Dancing girl is kind of sexy, she can shake it!
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For the McCoys album, see and now it is a Saturday tradition to play the song before the start of the fourth quarter of every Buckeye game.Liner notes to "The History of Northwest Rock, Vol.2". Let us know what you think of the Last.fm website.
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I would ask her, if she can be found or ask Rick Derringer, who is a wealth of information.
The name Sloopy may derive from Dorothy Sloop, a jazz singer and pianist in the ‘30s and ‘40s who just went by the name Sloopy.
The first group to record "Hang On Sloopy" was the R&B group The Vibrations as ‘My Girl Sloopy’ in 1964.
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Hang on Sloopy, Liz Brewer ... Sloopy was the nickname of jazz singer Dorothy Sloop who was a girlfriend of one of the writers.