THE WATUSI – (London)
MY GIRL SLOOPY (Live) Black London Atlantic – 1964
Dancing Danny – (Chess)
LOVE IN THEM THERE HILLS – OKEH US – UK Direction
Because Your Mine (Epic1973)
The Vibrations started The Watusi dance craze in the very early 1960’s.
The Watusi was a USA dance number whic also proved successful for The Orlons also had a hit with a song based on the same dance: Wah Wah Watusi.
Love In Them There Hills was re-discovered in the 1970’s by the second wave of soul fans – under the Northern Soul banner at Wigan Casino, It received a lot of attention at the Blue Note in Manchester around 1967 -1968.
My Girl Sloopy became a much greater hit when The McCoys covered it.
The vibrations were originally a comic Doo Wop group and their first iteration was as the Jayhawks (Stranded In The Jungle 1958) Then in 1961 as The Marahons they had a huge international hit with Peanut Butter.
Lead singer was Ricky Owens.
Wikipedia: The Vibrations