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Old 03-23-2020, 10:45 PM   #65
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Exclamation Re: Covers that are better than the originals!

The first release of Double Shot of My Baby's Love was the one by Dick Holler & the Holidays in 1963:






A cover by Dale & Grace was released in 1964:





But it wasn't until the Swingin' Medallions version was released in 1966 that the song became a really big hit despite being banned from airplay on many stations for its suggestive lyrics:



Included in the above video are clips of the sensational Sandy Sarjeant the lead dancer on Ready Steady Go!:



The song though made far more sense performed by a female singer. The Goodees did precisely that in 1969 and did it very well indeed:



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