[78-L] sha-na-na?

Michael Shoshani mshoshani at sbcglobal.net
Mon Apr 19 10:14:20 PDT 2010

On Mon, 2010-04-19 at 07:02 -1000, Malcolm Rockwell wrote:
> Apropos to nothing, what was the first R&R record to use the immortal 
> backup phrase sha-na-na?
> The vocal/performing group with the same name had to get it from somewhere.
> Mal

They got that phrase and the particular way in which it's rendered from
the song "Get A Job" by The Silhouettes. 

Wackypackia has an entry here: http://tinyurl.com/y2ytscm , and it can
be heard here in what purports to be a live performance, but which is
really live footage badly synced to the original record:
http://tinyurl.com/c7n2ez .  


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