Monday, October 22, 2012

40 Year Itch : My Ding A Ling Hits #1

Chuck Berry's right. It's a fourth grade song. Dumb and Silly. And yet, "My Ding A Ling" did something "Sweet Little Sixteen", "Maybelline" and "School Day" never did. "My Ding a Ling" is the only Chuck Berry single to hit #1. The song was originally recorded on 1968's From St Louie to Frisco  as "My Tambourine\" Two future members of Average White Band play on the single : Onnie McIntyre on guitar and Robbie McIntosh on drums.

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