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Australian singles chart:
The Loco-motion entered the Kent charts on 29 April 1974 and peaked at #7. It was #36 on the Top 100 of 1974.
The song is on Shinin’ On which entered the Kent album charts on 29 April 1974 and peaked at #43.
Gerry Goffin, Carole King
BONUS CLIPS BELOW – Little Eva and Kylie Minogue
The husband and wife team of Gerry Goffin and Carole King wrote this. It was originally recorded by Little Eva in 1962.
Read more: www.songfacts.com/facts/grand-funk/the-loco-motion
American rock band Grand Funk Railroad recorded a cover version of The Loco-Motion in 1974, produced by Todd Rundgren. The decision to play the song came about after guitarist Mark Farner was heard whistling the song in the studio.
Read more: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Loco-Motion
This song is also on our Spotify playlist Bang a Gong – the 70s
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Little Eva (1962)
Kylie Minogue (1987)
The Loco-Motion performed on Kylie’s 2018 Golden Tour and released on the Golden Live In Concert DVD.
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