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"Ticklish Mambo"
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“Ticklish Mambo”: Hilarity Ensues

A song title (“Ticklish Ghetto“) from my big tribute to pioneering producer, Sonia Pottinger, inspired me to identify all other popular songs in which “ticklish” is part of the title. “Ticklish Mambo” – surprisingly or not – is one of the few 45 single releases with a ticklish title: “Ticklish

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"Louie Louie"
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“Louie Louie”: Languid, Listless

One year after Stu Phillips recorded a spectacularly soporific reading of “Tired of Waiting for You,” The Sandpipers released a similarly sluggish take on the garage rock classic, “Louie Louie” — it, too, makes me laugh: “Louie Louie“ The Sandpipers (1966) 45Cat’s BeatleJohn likewise warns listeners that this recording is

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