Night Owl 1966 (original by The Dukays – 1963) I Walked Away (1967)
Bobby Paris was a Puerto Rican American who did a copy of the Dukays Night Owl. Bobby can be seen re-doing his more famous tracks live on the DVD collection: The Strange World Of Northern Soul: “here comes the night owl… sort of had links with Wheel goers (Twisted Wheel All-nighters; being night owls) and took up as an anthem at Wigan Casino, hence the Night Owl badges etc. Per – so-nal-ly (1968): Kev Roberts puts Night Owl by Bobby Paris at 54 on his all time Top 500 Northern Soul records and “I Walked Away” at 94. And another entry at 365 with “Per-son-ally”. UK release first on Polydor then UK Tertragrammaton (a name for God).