“Hamburger Patti”: Boy Flips Over Burger Gal

Veteran songwriter/producer/arranger, Marty Cooper, wrote and produced this teen drama send-up — “Hamburger Patti” — that was arranged by seasoned West Coast session guitarist, Al Casey:

To my ears, it sure sounds like Casey and Cooper were able to hire some of Los Angeles’ finest musicians (is that Hal Blaine on drums?) to help bring this song to life.   Released as a promo 45 in 1966 on Columbia, “Hamburger Patti” would later be included on a double album hodge-podge of recordings owned by Columbia, California U.S.A.