Chart-topping Sydney band that originated in the surf music scene as The Nocturnes. After acquiring Ray Brown as their lead singer, they went on to become one of the most popular Australian bands of the British Invasion era.
The B-side was Go To Him, something of a cult classic in its own right.
Further reading: Ray Brown history at Milesago.
Single on RCA Victor (SA) YouTube, the band's follow-up to their #1 hit Hungry For Love.
Johannesburg band formed 1965 who had an impact on South African music comparable to that of The Easybeats in Australia (see Beat Merchants and the Underground Legends at SA's Rock Legends).
There is an official A-Cads site that includes discography, biography and a family tree of group membership.
Thanks to Tertius Loew.
Single on Cameo, June 1964 by Philadelphia doo-wop group led by Joey Hall, best remembered for Bongo Stomp (1962, #33 USA). Also known as Little Joey & The Flips
Thanks to Phil Chapman.
Single on RIC, April 1964, also on the album Soul City, released around February 1965 [Billboard], produced by Bobby Darin and arranged by Jack Nitzsche. Two of the songs on the album were written by Darin.
Roosevelt Grier (b.1932): American football star better known as 'Rosey' Grier whose recording career began with A Records in 1960. He recorded for several labels throughout the 60s and into the 70s, but he also diversified into acting and sewing crafts (he published Rosey Grier's Needlepoint for Men in 1973).
Grier worked as a bodyguard for Robert Kennedy and is known for subduing and disarming Kennedy's assassin in 1968. He was ordained as a minister in the 80s.
Rudy Clark (b.1935) was an associate of Bobby Darin, the producer of Roosevelt Grier's Soul City. Darin owned Trio Music, the company that published Fool, Fool, Fool.
Clark's compositions include The Shoop Shoop Song (It's In His Kiss) (Betty Everett and others), Good Lovin' (The Young Rascals, The Olympics) and James Ray's I've Got My Mind Set On You, best known through George Harrison's version, Got My Mind Set On You.
Thanks to Walter for helping to nail this one.
References, further reading: 1. Roosevelt Grier entry at All Music Guide. 2. Roosevelt Grier article at Wikipedia is good on Grier's careers in football and TV other areas, not so much on the music. 3 Rosey Grier's filmography at IMDb. 4. Bobby Darin Produces Roosevelt Grier's Album at bobbydarin.net 5. Rudy Clark: There's not much about him online. Try Discogs.com (brief bio and a long discography), Wikipedia (brief page with some good details) and Songwriters Hall of Fame (one paragraph for an apparently unsuccessful nomination).
SAME TITLE AND SAME SONGWRITER
BUT NOT THE SAME SONG AS
'FOOL, FOOL, FOOL' BY RAY BROWN & THE WHISPERS.
Strange But True Dept: This is a second song by Rudy Clark with the title Fool, Fool, Fool.
Single on Atlantic label.
Thanks to Phil Chapman.