333. The Young Rascals, 'Good Lovin''
Writers: Rudy Clark, Arthur Resnick
Producers: Tom Dowd, Arif Mardin
Released: March '66, Atlantic
14 weeks; No. 1
A soulful New York bar band, the Rascals tried to replicate their jacked-up live rendition of the Olympics' "Good Lovin'" in the studio. "We weren’t too pleased with our performance," singer Felix Cavaliere admitted. "It was a shock to us when it went to the top of the charts."
Appears on: The Very Best of the Rascals (Rhino)