Asked in Music
What is a song by the McCoys that they play Ohio state football games?
Hang On Sloopy, a classic written by the mccoys in Ohio.
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Who were the members of The McCoys who sang Hang on Sloopy?
brothers Rick and Randy Zehringer, Randy Hobbs Ronnie Brandon (Rick is now known as Rick Derringer) ...
Asked in Rock Music
What is Ohio's state rock song?
In 1985, the Ohio General Assembly approved "Hang on Sloopy" as Ohio's official rock song. The Ohio General Assembly adopted an official rock song after Joe Dirck, a columnist for the Columbus Citizen-Journal, wrote a column about the State of Washington considering the adoption of its own rock song. The Ohio General Assembly responded by making "Hang on Sloopy" Ohio's rock song. Ohio is the only state to have an official rock song. ...
What do the lyrics mean in the song Hang on Sloopy?
"Hang on Sloopy" is about being in love/a relationship with a girl of another socioeconomic class. Wes Farrell and Bert Russell wrote the song in the mid-1960s, and it was originally titled "My Girl Sloopy"; "Sloopy" is a reference to American jazz singer Dorothy Sloop, who often went by the name "Sloopy." The first stanza speaks to the boy's love and concern for a poor girl, whose father holds some menial or socially undesirable job that she is ashamed of. He tells...
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Who sang With your long blonde hair and eyes of blue all i ever get from you is trouble?
This has been around for a long time. The McCoys covered it as the B-side of "Hang On Sloopy!" around 1966; David Bowie performed it in 1973. It is also a fragment within the Beatles song "It's All Too Much" ...
Asked in Authors, Poets, and Playwrights
What has the author Hang-Sang Alexander Kwan written?
Hang-Sang Alexander Kwan has written: 'Social planning in new communities' ...