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Australian singles charts:
Peppermint Twist entered the Kent Music Report charts on 18 November 1974 and peaked at #4. It was #18 on the Top 100 of 1975.
The song is on Sweet Fanny Adams which entered the Kent Music Report album chart on 1 July 1974 and peaked at #33.
Joey Dee, Henry Glover
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BONUS TRACK BELOW – original version by Joey Dee and the Starliters
Peppermint Twist was written by Joey Dee and Henry Glover, recorded and released by Joey Dee and the Starliters in 1961. Capitalising on the Twist dance craze and the nightclub in which Dee performed (The Peppermint Lounge), the song hit #1 on the US Billboard Hot 100 in early 1962.
The song was covered by the 1970s glam rock band Sweet, whose version topped the Australian singles chart in 1974, and was included in their successful album Sweet Fanny Adams.
Read more: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peppermint_Twist
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Original 1961 version by Joey Dee and the Starliters
Peppermint Twist entered the Kent singles chart on 23 December 1961 and peaked at #7. It was #74 on the Top 100 of 1962.
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