The Dovells


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Bristol Stomp – Cameo Parkway 1961
You Can’t Sit Down Down – 1963
Original was by Phil Upchurch

The Dovells included Len Barry who went on to record 1 2 3  in 1964. The Dovells owe a lot to Phil Upchurch. In the early sixties, DJs at the old Twisted Wheel used to play the Phil Upchurch version followed directly by The Dovells’ version. The tradition was continued at the Blue Note Club, until the DJ was made an offer he couldn’t refuse of £5.00 for The Dovells’ version – mega money in those days…

The Dovells

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