Songs with Earlier Histories Than the Hit Version

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I Like It Like That

First recorded by Chris Kenner (US #2/R&B #2 1961).
Also recorded by The Nashville Teens (1964).
Other hit version by The Dave Clark Five (US #7 1965).

From the wiki: “‘I Like It Like That’ was written by Chris Kenner (‘Land of 1000 Dances‘) and Allen Toussaint (‘Java‘, ‘Yes We Can Can‘), and first recorded by Kenner in 1961. In 1964, The Nashville Teens recorded the song as a B-side to their hit single ‘Tobacco Road‘. ‘I Like It Like That’ was later covered by The Dave Clark Five in 1965. The Bobbettes (‘Mr. Lee’) recorded an answer-song in 1961 to Kenner’s recording, titling it ‘I Don’t Like It Like That’.”

The Nashville Teens, “I Like It Like That” (1964):

The Dave Clark Five, “I Like It Like That” (1965):

The Bobbettes, “I Don’t Like It Like That” (1961):

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