The Tams – Hey girl don’t bother me (Leaping Ahead #265)

Leaping Ahead Project 2016 #265: 160921

[UK No.1 on 21 September 1971]

Written by Ray Whitley, it was originally released in 1964 and reached number 41 on the Billboard Hot 100 and number 10 on the R&B chart. It later became a favourite on the Northern soul scene in the UK, belatedly reaching number one on the UK Singles Chart for three weeks in September 1971