Saturday Matinee: 3 Shouts, then Bluto Eats It

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The original “Shout” by the Isley Brothers of Blue Ash, Ohio, limp-sinking in 1959:

Then white people in the recording industry decided to like it. Joey Dee & the Starlighters had a minor hit with it in 1962. Here’s the Shangri-las’ version, from 1963(?). No wonder it didn’t make the charts:

Then it was resurrected by Otis Day & the Knights, from National Lampoon’s “Animal House” in 1978.

As a bonus, here’s your favorite “Animal House” scene:

Thanks for watching. See you back here tomorrow.

3 Responses to “Saturday Matinee: 3 Shouts, then Bluto Eats It”

  1. sarahenity Says:

    how i love ‘animal house’…

  2. Bunk Says:

    Confidential to Sara–
    Wish you’d told me that sooner. The second batfin is finished. Would you rather I convert it to the “DeathMobile”?

  3. sarahenity Says:

    sure, why not. 🙂

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