Friday, 19 February 2016

Tr0ggs - 1967 - W!ld Th!ng


With A Girl Like You/ I Want You/From Home/Wild Thing


The Troggs (originally called The Troglodytes) are an English rock band formed in Andover, Hampshire in 1964. They had a number of hits in the United Kingdom and the United States. Their most famous songs include the U.S. chart-topper "Wild Thing", "With a Girl Like You" and "Love Is All Around", all of which sold over 1 million copies and were awarded gold discs. "Wild Thing" is ranked #257 on the Rolling Stone magazine's list of The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time and was an influence on garage rock and punk rock.


"Wild Thing" is a song written by Chip Taylor. Originally recorded by American band The Wild Ones in 1965, "Wild Thing" is best known for its 1966 cover by the English band The Troggs, which reached No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 in July 1966. The song peaked at No. 2 in Britain. "Wild Thing" Charted CAN #1, NZ #1, AUS #1, NED #5, GER #7, NZ #28.

2 comments:

  1. And boy - did the likes of Hendrix and Cold Chisel really ramp up this classic hit !

    Thanks for the share mate.

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