I MET HIM ON A SUNDAY (RONDE RONDE)

Latest update on 14/10/2013

Artist: Shirelles
Author: Shirley Owens/Doris Coley/Addie Harris/Beverly Lee
Label: Tiara/Decca
Year: 1958

Their initial success (top 40 US). They were schoolmates with Florence Greenberg's daughter of later Scepter Records fame. Proceedings of this song provided Scepter's initial funding. Arranged by Greenberg's son Stan.

Covers:

1971:

Laura Nyro [backing vocals by Labelle]

1977:

Mink DeVille [notorious Shirelles fan Willy DeVille admitted influence on Spanish Stroll; considering his Ooh ooh ooh-chorus he must have known the Laura Nyro version as well; Deep In Love by Jack's Four (1960) was another influence]

2004:

Manhattan Transfer

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