WITCH DOCTOR

Created on 03/10/2002
Latest update on 15/12/2012

Artist: David Seville
Author: Ross Bagdasarian
Label: Liberty
Year: 1958

N°1 US & R&B. Ross Bagdasarian was his real name. Created The Chipmunks in the slipstream of this success, introducing the infectuous speedy vocal gimmick. In fact David Seville's Chipmunks are the originals of Father Abraham's Smurfs.

Covers:

1958:

Don Lang [n°5 UK]

1958:

Jimmy Lloyd [hit NL]

1958:

Annie Cordy [as Dr. Miracle]

1958:

Roland Gerbeau [idem]

1958:

Cocktail Trio [as Oe-ie-oe-a-a]

1962:

Tune Up Boys [als Ou hi ou ha ha]

1998:

Devo [in film The Rugrats]

1999:

Cartoons [n°2 UK; in the lowlands the follow-up of Doodah, in England the prequel]

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