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Thread #32772   Message #1836385
Posted By: GUEST
16-Sep-06 - 10:08 PM
Thread Name: Origin: Sloop John B
Subject: RE: Origins: Sloop John B
'Sloop John B
Arranged by Brian Wilson
The song was a West Indies folk song from around 1927
Most popular version performed by The Beach Boys
It hit #3 on the Top 40 charts in 1966
Group was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame in 1988
The song was also recorded by the Kingston Trio in the 1950s
Jimmie Rodgers recorded the song in 1960 under the title "The Wreck of the Sloop John B"'

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