Written in 1962 by Carole King and Gerry Goffin the first time this dance craze song was released it was sung by their babysitter Eva Boyd under the name Little Eva and it went to # 1.
The last time the song was a hit was 1987 when Aussie pop sensation Kylie Minogue took to the top of the charts in Canada
In between that American hard rock group Grand Funk Railroad recorded a cover version of the song in 1974, produced by Todd Rundgren. The decision to play the song came about after guitarist Mark Farner was heard whistling the itin the studio. The Grand Funk version of the song featured guitars, several layers of harmony, and heavy drums it also went #1 in Canada
Here’s Grand Funk Railroad’s version
Here’s the original Little Eva Version
Here’s Kylie Minogue’s