Shirley Owens sings the lead. This first US#1 for an all-girl group is one of hundreds of hits written in the Brill Building … in this case, by newlywed songwriters Goffin and King; this is also their breakthru hit!
The song is banned at some radio stations because the ‘lyrics were too sexually charged’. It appears in the (60s pop) soundtrack of 1987 film Dirty Dancing.
The next year’s excellent Kodachrome (US#2,CA#1) is much like it.
Booked for 6 centuries
The piece — John Cage wrote As Slow As Possible in 1987 — started playing … with 17 months of silence! on September 5, 2001 (Cage’s birthday).