Australian singles chart:
He’s My Blonde Headed, Stompie Wompie, Real Gone Surfer Boy entered the Kent charts on 23 November 1963 and peaked at #19.
The song is on The Many Moods of Little Pattie.
Jay Justin, Joe Halford
BONUS TRACK BELOW – Stomping at Maroubra
He’s My Blonde Headed, Stompie Wompie, Real Gone Surfer Boy was the first single released by Little Pattie (Patricia Amphlett), recorded when she was 14 years old. She continued to perform as a teenage singer in 1960s surf pop and then in adult contemporary music. She appeared regularly on television variety programs, including Bandstand, and toured supporting Col Joye and the Joy Boys.
Little Pattie was entertaining troops during the Vietnam War in Nui Dat, Vietnam, as an Australia Forces Sweetheart (in the vein of Lorrae Desmond, Dinah Lee and others), when the nearby Battle of Long Tan began on 18 August 1966. In 1994 she received the Vietnam Logistic and Support Medal “in recognition of her services in support of the Australian Armed Forces in operations in Vietnam.”
Read more: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Little_Pattie
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The B-side of Little Pattie’s Surfer Boy song is Stomping at Maroubra, also co-written by Jay Justin and record producer Joe Halford.
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