Mike Curb, who had written radio ads for
Honda and had produced "Little Honda" by "The Hondells" wrote this
song which sounded like a "Barbara Ann" knock off. With Phil
Kasper's infectious, happy voice, the song had a light and catchy
song-line. The band had jettisoned its bass player and song had a
bass dubbed in.
"The Riptides" played the backing track while Curb
played the organ intro and hook throughout the song. Background
vocals were recorded on two different tracks giving the song a dual,
vocal depth. Lots of
to record and play, it was released on
Curb's Sidewalk Records as Side A.
was recorded in the spring of 1966.