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"Is You Ticklish"

Large Larry Asks, “Are You Ticklish?”

A chronology of releases on the Brunswick label reveals Large Larry‘s one and only 45 – “Are You Ticklish?” (#55245) – to be the single that immediately preceded Jackie Wilson’s Top 40 hit, “Shake! Shake! Shake!” (#55246) from 1963: “Are You Ticklish“ Large Larry (1963) That makes three, the number of

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"Ticklish Mambo"

“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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