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Album: Glad All OverReleased: 1964Charted:
This rousing number was officially credited as being written by Dave Clark
and lead singer/keyboard player Mike Smith. Some theater owners wouldn't let them play this at concerts because they were worried that fans would jump up and down in time to the beat and damage the venue.
Like the rest of the Dave Clark Five catalog, this song wasn't issued on CD in America until 1993 with the The History Of The Dave Clark Five collection, which was distributed by Hollywood Records, a division of Disney. Clark had held back the rights to the group's catalog, which made their music difficult to find - even for radio stations, many of which didn't play DC5 tracks because they didn't have them.
In signing with Hollywood, Clark was hoping to get songs like this one used in Disney movies, but that didn't happen. With the catalog held back for nearly two decades, interest in the group's music waned, and many of their songs - including this one - never had a popular resurgence through use in a movie or commercial.