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Alley-Oop by the Hollywood Argyles (Lute, 1960)

The Hollywood Argyles were an American musical ensemble that were assembled for studio recordings by songwriter/producer Kim Fowley and musician Gary Paxton.

Originally Alley-Oop was written as a country tune for Dallas Frazier. But the Hollywood Argyles changed it to a rock and roll song and hit #1 in the U.S. in 1960.

At the same time, two other bands, Dante and the Evergreens and the Dyna-Sores each had their own versions of Alley-Oop, but neither of these versions cracked the Top 10.

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