Single on Festival label.
Double-sided hit in Sydney with Stage To Cimarron.
Instrumental version by Rob E.G., guitarist, songwriter and producer, born Robert George Porter, but better known internationally as Robie Porter.
The 1965 Australian recording of Jezebel by Bobby Charles & the Vibrants on Columbia seems to be a different song.
Further reading: Rob E.G. from Howlspace [archived page].
Marty Wilde, born 1939 as Reginald Smith, was an early British pop idol who in 1957 joined the management stable of Larry Parnes, whose clients included Tommy Steele, Billy Fury, Duffy Power, Vince Eager, Dickie Pride, Johnny Gentle… you get the picture. Popular in the UK, he didn’t have an Australian hit until Abergavenny in 1968.
Father of 80s pop star Kim Wilde.
Further reading: Official site at MartyWilde.com.
Wayne Shanklin (1916-1970) wrote many familiar songs and was also an innovative and influential arranger and producer. His compositions include Chanson d'Amour (Art & Dottie Todd 1957; Manhatten Transfer, 1976), The Big Hurt (Miss Toni Fisher, married to Shanklin at this time, 1962; Del Shannon 1966), West Of The Wall (Miss Toni Fisher 1960), and Primrose Lane (Jerry Wallace, 1959, co-wr. with George Callender).
Thanks to Vicki.