Australian singles charts:
Howzat entered the Kent Music Report on 17 May 1976 and peaked at #1. The song was #4 on the Top 100 of 1976.

The song is on Howzat which entered the Kent Music Report album charts on 5 July 1976 and peaked at #1.

Garth Porter, Tony Mitchell

Richard Lush, Sherbet

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In 1976, someone suggested to Tony Mitchell and keyboardist Garth Porter that Howzat might make a good title for a song because some of the members of Sherbet loved cricket. Despite Mitchell not being a good cricketer, he sat down with Garth Porter at Porter’s Rose Bay home to work on the idea. Mitchell soon came up with the “doo-doo, doo-doo” bass riff, after which the first thing that came into Porter’s mind was the phrase “I caught you out.”
The song was #1 in Australia, New Zealand, South Africa and Israel, and also charted in the UK, USA, Thailand, Netherlands and Norway.
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