Episode 118: “Do-Wah-Diddy-Diddy” by Manfred Mann
Episode 118 of A History of Rock Music in Five Hundred Songs looks at “Do-Wah-Diddy-Diddy” by Manfred Mann, and how a jazz group with a blues singer had one of the biggest bubblegum pop hits of the sixties.
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Patreon backers also have a thirteen-minute bonus episode available, on “Walk on By” by Dionne Warwick.
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