This was one of the first songs produced by Mickie Most for another artist. Most was born and raised in England, but went to South Africa in 1959, where he formed a band called Mickie Most and his Playboys. Rock music hadn't yet come to the country, so Most introduced songs like "The Twist
" and "Johnny B. Goode
" to the country with his cover versions. (Hey! Isn't that the plot of Back To The Future
When Most returned to England, he turned to production work and began doing sessions with The Animals. Soon after, he produced this track; by the end of the '60s he was the top producer in the UK, with hits by Lulu, Herman's Hermits and Donovan to his credit.