A worldwide dance craze was started by this number one from 1960...

This song started a worldwide dance craze and although it was first released by another artist in 1959, it was only when this singer took over and re-released it the next year that the song soared to number one.

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You couldn’t keep this song from being played and so this version resurfaced again in 1962 and then as a cover by The Fat Boys in 1988, reaching number 2 in the UK and number 1 in Germany.

This number one on the Billboard Hot 100 of All Time was enormously popular throughout the 60s but was first played on a TV dance show before the artist sang live on American Bandstand, sending the music world into a frenzy.

Do you remember this classic hit that sent you and your friends into a spin?


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