Written by: Chip Taylor
This 60's anthem was originally recorded by The Wild Ones in 1965, but the Troggs were the first to put it on the charts in 1966. It was written by songwriter-turned-professional gambler Chip Taylor (aka James Voight- brother of actor Jon Voight, thus uncle of actress Angelina Jolie).
Five years after The Troggs recorded this, Jimi Hendrix released his version. It was one the few songs Hendrix recorded that he did not
Rick has performed this song several
times in concert including:
|Footnote - photo was taken in St. Paul, MN on 7/01/01 by Jennifer Schiffbauer during the performance of this song.|