Wild Thing!

30 Jul

Wild thing, I think I love you.” According to the Billboard pop chart, “Wild Thing” by the  Troggs, is the top song in the U.S. on July 30,1966.

Wild Thing” is a song written by New York City-born songwriter Chip Taylor. Originally recorded by The Wild Ones in 1965,[1] “Wild Thing” is best known for its 1966 cover by the English band The Troggs, which reached No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 in July 1966. The song peaked at number 2 in Britain.

The Troggs version of “Wild Thing” is ranked #257 on the Rolling Stone magazine’s list of The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.

The Troggs

The original release with Jordan Christoper and the Wild Ones.

The infamous Jimi Hendrix cover at the Monterey Pop Festival in 1967.

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