THE 1000 BEST SONGS IN THE WORLD EVER.
338-Little Anthony and The Imperials-Better Use Your Head.
1966-Did not chart until re-released in 1976,reaching Number 42.
Best Bit-At 0.38.If success was judged by longevity then this band would be top of the tree.
Little Anthony and The Imperials were formed in the mid 1950’s in New York City starting out life as a Doo-Wop group.Two of the original line up still tour to this day,Ernest Wright and Jerome ‘Little Anthony’ Gourdine.
They released their first hit single ‘Tears On My Pillow'(1958,Billboard Number 4) under the name of The Imperials but it was legendary American DJ Alan Freed who added the ‘Little Anthony.’
It was the popularity of Northern Soul music in the mid 1970’s which prompted the re-release and renewed interest in this song.
‘Better use your head to hold on baby,better turn around what your sayin’.’
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