Pop Archives

Ray Hoff & The Off Beats - Let’s Go, Let’s Go, Let’s Go (1966)

(Hank Ballard)
Australia Australia
#8 Perth

Second single by band first formed in Sydney but also based at times in Perth or Adelaide. This was a Clarion release, recorded by a fresh line-up of the Off Beats put together in Perth by Ray Hoff. It was a double-sided hit with Bama Lama Bama Loo.

For more on Ray Hoff & The Off Beats, see their 1966 single Tossin’ And Turnin’.

Hank Ballard & The Midnighters - Let’s Go, Let’s Go, Let’s Go (1960)

(Hank Ballard)
Original version
#6 USA

Single on King by Hank Ballard (1927-2003), a pioneer of what became rock’n’roll, an R&B singer and songwriter famous for writing and recording The Twist (1959), a B-side of his that was turned into a #1 hit and a dance craze by Chubby Checker (1960).