ABOUTMid 1960s soul-pop group. Best known songs include "Hang On Sloopy" (1965), "Fever" (1965), and "Come On Let's Go" (1966).
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- Fever 1965
(Besides the McCoys, many other bands and artists also had a hit with "Fever." Little Willie John, who wrote this steamy pop classic, was the first to have a hit with this song, topping the R&B charts in 1956. Since then, Peggy Lee (1958) and Rita Coolidge (1973) also had a hit with this song. "Fever" was also a minor hit for Pete Bennett and the Embers (1961) and Alvin Robinson (1964).)
- Hang On Sloopy 1965
(This song, which was previously a hit for the Vibrations (1964), topped the charts for the McCoys in 1965. "Hang On Sloopy" later also became a hit for the Ramsey Lewis Trio (1965, instrumental version), Little Caesar & the Consuls (1965), the Lettermen (1970), and Rick Derringer (1975).)
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