HOKEY POKEY, THE

Latest update on 03/06/2019

Artist: Sun Valley Trio
Author: Larry La Prise/Charles Macak/Taft Baker
Label: 4 Star
Year: 1950

American apr├Ęs ski. Band's first name was The Ram Trio. Dance (tune and lyrics) with roots in English folk and music hall. Lou Praeger claims he cut an older version in the 1940s (as Hokey Cokey with a Right hand in, left hand out and shake it all about like in all other versions).

Covers:

1953:

Ray Anthony [vocal: Jo Ann Greer and The Skyliners; B-side of The Bunny Hop]

1962:

Champs

1979:

Slade [as Okey Cokey]

1981:

Snowmen [as Hokey Cokey; top 20 UK]

1991:

Little Richard

1997:

Brave Combo

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