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The McCoys - Son The McCoys album


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Hang On Sloopy" is a 1964 song by Wes Farrell and Bert Berns, originally titled "My Girl Sloopy", it was first recorded and made a hit by R&B vocal group The Vibrations. Rock band The McCoys later covered it; the song peaked at on the US Billboard Hot 100 and on the UK Singles Chart. According to Rick Derringer, the original version of Sloopy was written by a "high school kid in St. Louis" and sold to Bert Russell, .

Formed in Union City, Indiana in 1962, this group was initially comprised of guitarist Rick Zehringer, his brother Randy on drums and bass player Dennis Kelly. Starting out as Rick And The Raiders, then The Rick Z Combo, the group later added organist Ronnie Brandon, becoming The McCoys soon after Randy Hobbs replaced the college-bound Dennis Kelly. Derringer's solo album, "All American Boy", was released in 1973 with the single "Rock and Roll Hoochie Koo" climbing to the following year. Rick was writer and producer of Johnny Winter's "Still Alive and Well" album and a player and producer on the hit album, "They Only Come Out At Night". Rick followed closely on the heels of this project with a recording entitled "Aiming For Heaven", with help from his daughter Lory and son Marty.

Sorrow" is a song first recorded by The McCoys in 1965 and released as the B-side to their cover of "Fever". It became a big hit in the United Kingdom in a version by The Merseys, reaching number 4 on the UK chart on 28 April 1966. A version by David Bowie charted worldwide in 1973. A line from the song - "With your long blonde hair and your eyes of blue" - is used in the Beatles song "It's All Too Much" which was featured on their 1969 album Yellow Submarine.

The McCoys was a pop group started in Union City, Indiana, USA in 1962. The original members were guitarist Rick Derringer (Rick Zehringer), his brother Randy on drums and bass player Dennis Kelly, a lineup called "Rick and the Raiders", then later known as "The Rick Z Combo". When Dennis Kelly left for college, the Zehringers were joined by bassist Randy Hobbs, saxophonist Sean Michaels and keyboardist Ronnie Brandon.

The McCoys, one of the most popular groups in the mid 60s in the midwest especially in Ohio were the McCoys. They were formed in Union City, Indiana, in 1962, this group was first comprised of guitarist Rick Zehringer, his brother Randy on drums and bass player Dennis Kelly. The group discarded its bubblegum image in 1969 with the progressive album "Infinite McCoys", and became the house band at New York's popular Scene club " ("And" referring to "The McCoys") featured the Zehringer brothers and Randy Hobbs, with Rick handling the production. It was about this time that Rick changed his last name from Zehringer to Derringer.

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A1 Hang On Sloopy
Written-By – Bert Russell, Wes Farrell
2:57
A2 Fever
Written-By – Eddie Cooley, John Davenport
2:47
A3 Sorrow
Written-By – Feldman*, Goldstein*, Gottehrer*
2:02
A4 If You Tell A Lie
Written-By – Feldman*, Goldstein*, Gottehrer*
1:58
A5 I Don't Mind
Written-By – James Brown
2:37
A6 Stubborn Kind Of Fellow
Written-By – Gordy*, Gaye*, Stevenson*
2:50
B1 I Can't Help Fallin' In Love
Written-By – Weiss*, Peretti*, Creatore*
2:05
B2 All I Really Want To Do
Written-By – Bob Dylan
2:05
B3 Papa's Got A Brand New Bag
Written-By – James Brown
1:58
B4 I Can't Explain It
Written-By – Feldman*, Goldstein*, Gottehrer*
2:35
B5 High Heel Sneakers
Written-By – Robert Higginbotham
3:00
B6 Call It Stormy Monday (But Tuesday's Just As Bad)
Written-By – A. Walker*
4:00

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
BLP-212, BLP 212, BANG 212 The McCoys Hang On Sloopy ‎(LP, Album, Mono) Bang Records, Bang Records, Bang Records BLP-212, BLP 212, BANG 212 US 1965
6.24342 The McCoys Hang On Sloopy ‎(LP, Album, RE, TP) Lollipop Records 6.24342 Germany 1980
BLP-212, BLP 212, BANG 212, LIR 22-002 The McCoys Hang On Sloopy ‎(LP, Album, Mono) Bang Records, Bang Records, Bang Records, Ricordi International BLP-212, BLP 212, BANG 212, LIR 22-002 Italy 1966
212 The McCoys Hang On Sloopy ‎(LP, Album) Bang Records 212 US 1965
IMLP 4.00445 The McCoys Hang On Sloopy ‎(LP, Album, RE) Impact IMLP 4.00445 Germany Unknown



The McCoys - Son The McCoys album
Blues Rock, Pop Rock
Performer: The McCoys
Title: Son The McCoys
Category: Rock
Country: US
Released: 1965
Rating: 4.1/5
Votes: 808
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