Da Doo Ron Ron
|"Da Doo Ron Ron"|
|Single by The Crystals|
|The Crystals singles chronology|
|"Da Doo Ron Ron"|
|Single by Shaun Cassidy|
|from the album Shaun Cassidy|
|Shaun Cassidy singles chronology|
"Da Doo Ron Ron" is a 1963 hit single by American vocal group The Crystals, produced by Phil Spector in his Wall of Sound style. The song was written by Jeff Barry, Ellie Greenwich and Spector. The drummer was Hal Blaine.
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Chart performance 
|Germany (Media Control AG)||22|
|UK Singles (The Official Charts Company)||5|
|U.S. Billboard Hot 100||3|
|U.S. Cash Box||4|
Other versions 
All-girl rock band The Donnas recorded a version of the song as a single, which was later placed on the 1998 re-release of their 1997 self-titled CD.
Bootlegged studio recordings of the song are found by Bob Dylan, The Rolling Stones, and The Beach Boys (early sessions for Keepin' the Summer Alive). Other artists who have covered this song include Dave Edmunds, The Carpenters, Jack Nitzsche, The Raindrops, Brian Poole and the Tremeloes and The Searchers.
It was used as the theme tune to Hale & Pace's one sitcom vehicle, The Management.
In 1963, Johnny Hallyday sang a French version, written by Georges Aber, in his first film, D'où viens-tu Johnny ? Other French singers also covered the song, including Frank Alamo (1 June 1963), Richard Anthony and Sylvie Vartan, and Donald Lautrec in Quebec.
Finnish singer Mona Carita recorded a version in her native language for her 1979 self-explanatory album.
- Weinberg, Max, ‘’The Big Beat: Conversations with Rock’s great drummers’’, Billboard Books, NY 1991, c1988 p.85
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- "Die ganze Musik im Internet: Charts, News, Neuerscheinungen, Tickets, Genres, Genresuche, Genrelexikon, Künstler-Suche, Musik-Suche, Track-Suche, Ticket-Suche – musicline.de" (in German). Media Control Charts. PhonoNet GmbH.
- "Da Doo Ron Ron" Songfacts
- "The RS 500 Greatest Songs of All Time". RollingStone.com. Retrieved 2008-09-21.
- "Frank Alamo - Da Doo Ron Ron Lyrics". Artists.letssingit.com. Retrieved 2012-01-05.
- Johnny Hallyday - Les Années 60 10 décembre 2009, http://www.rtbf.be/classic21/article?id=3882
- Radio Souvenirs - http://histoiredelachanson.over-blog.com/article-1er-juin-1963-frank-alamo---da-dou-ron-ron-71875532.html
- International Lyrics Playgroud - http://lyricsplayground.com/alpha/songs/d/dadouronronronhallydayanthonyvartan.shtml
- "The Crystals". Retrojeunesse60.com. Retrieved 2012-01-05.
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|Billboard Hot 100 number-one single (Shaun Cassidy version)
July 16, 1977
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