Wang Dang Doodle

Wang Dang Doodle (Howlin' Wolf)

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"Wang Dang Doodle" is a blues song written by Willie Dixon. Music critic Mike Rowe calls it a party song in an urban style with its massive, rolling, exciting beat. It was first recorded by Howlin' Wolf in 1960 and released by Chess Records in 1961. In 1965, Dixon and Leonard Chess persuaded Koko Taylor to record it for Checker Records, a Chess subsidiary. Taylor's rendition quickly became a hit, reaching number thirteen in the Billboard R&B chart as well as number 58 in the pop chart. "Wang Dang Doodle" became a blues standard with recordings by a variety of artists....

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