BARBARA-ANN

Latest update on 18/04/2014

Artist: Regents
Author: Fred Fassert
Label: Cousins
Year: 1961

With Ernie Maresca. Barbara-Ann was the name of author Fred and band member Chuck Fassert's sister. The demo was made in '59, but by the time the record came out, the band had ceased to exist. They reunited in the wake of its success, first on Cousins, nationally on Gee.

Covers:

1962:

Jan & Dean

1966:

Beach Boys [lead vocal: Dean Torrance from Jan & Dean]

1966:

Cousins

1966:

Who [on A Quick One]

1974:

Kraftwerk [rhythmic sequence "Ba Ba Ba Ba Barbara Ann" in Autobahn; ("Wir fahr'n fahr'n fahr'n auf der Autobahn")]

1975:

Martin Circus [as Ma-ry-lene]

1976:

Buffoons

1981:

Vince Vance & The Valiants

1986:

André Van Duin [as Barbecue]

1992:

Mystère des Voix Bulgares & Elio E Le Storie Tese [n°1 It. in Pippero, along with elements from I Feel Fine (The Beatles) and Ramaya (Afrik Simone)]

1994:

Championettes [as Philippe Albert]

1996:

Blind Guardian

Barbara Ann by the Earth Boys ('58) is a different song.

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