Isleys in 1962
Reaching US#47, It eventually becomes their first gold single. In 1962 they reach US#17 with single Twist and Shout.
The Beatles record a cover of Shout in the sessions for their first album (it reaches US#2 in April, 1964) along with Twist and Shout. Shout is inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 1999; it’s also #118 in Rolling Stone’s Top 500 songs.
Best band you‘ve never heard of
Despite the annoying-insect name, by 2010, B’z has released 43 consecutive #1 singles, 23 #1 albums, and sold more than 78 million records in Japan alone.
Weak Passionate, highly musical, intense, the band is -big- in the UK … but despite heavy touring, comes up empty-handed in the oblivious colonies. SA breaks up in 2001.