Professor Wurzel's Disc Notes:
Perhaps the most well known of all
Wurzel songs this single was the first released by the band
after Adge Cutler's untimely death two years previously.
Its success was somewhat unexpected initially but once Radio
Ones's DJ Noel Edmonds latched onto it then the success
was guaranteed! The song hit the charts on May 15th 1976
and shot up to number 14 the following week. It soon rocketed
up to number 3 following a slot on the TV programme ‘Top
of The Pops'. Within a couple of weeks it reached number
1 on 12th June 1976 – a momentous day in the band's history!!!
With a two week stint in the top spot the single sold nearly
400,000 copies. Both sides of the single were lifted straight
from the band's current 'live' album at the time ‘Combine
Band line-up (not credited on disc):
Banner, Pete Budd, Tony Baylis