Australian singles charts:
Minnie the Moocher entered the Kent charts on 22 April 1967 and peaked at #14. The song was #77 on the Top 100 of 1967.
Cab Calloway, Irving Mills, Clarence Gaskill
Record label of Australian release:
Minnie the Moocher is a jazz-scat song first recorded in 1931 by Cab Calloway and His Orchestra, selling more than a million copies.
Read more: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Minnie_the_Moocher
History of Australian Music 1960 until 2000:
The Cherokees were formed in 1961 by Johnny Chester to back Melbourne vocalists at local dances. The name was not derived from the Cherokee Indian Tribe but from an ice-cream that was popular at the time.
By 1965 they had adopted a new sound and image and signed to the Go!! label.
Read more: historyofaussiemusic.blogspot.com/2013/09/the-cherokees.html
This song is also on our Spotify playlist Bang a Gong – the 60s
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