Chart Position: 1

  • Written and produced by Randy Bachman
  • Lead vocals: Randy Bachman
  • Guitar: Randy Bachman, Blair Thornton
  • Recorded in Van Nuys CA
  • Randy Bachman’s stuttered vocals were in imitation of his brother Gary Bachman
  • This is Bachman/Turner Overdrive’s only U.S. 1 single
  • Randy Bachman thought of this song as a joke and. as producer, denied permission to release it as a single for several weeks despite heavy U.S. airplay requests
  • Later recorded by Burton Cummings (1976), Figures on a Beach (1989) and Yo La Tengo (2006)

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