The Exciters: Do Wah Diddy Diddy


This was written by Jeff Barry and Ellie Greenwich (who often teamed up with Phil Spector) and released by the Exciters in 1963. It reached a miserable No 78 in the US charts.

The following year the British group Manfred Mann released a deeply inferior version which reached No 1 in both America and Britain. There is no justice.

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