Zabadak (song)

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"Zabadak" is the name of a hit song by the British musical group Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick and Tich, written by Ken Howard and Alan Blaikley. It was featured on the 1967 Boxing Day episode of Top of the Pops.

The song has been covered by several artists, among them The Sorrows on a single produced for the Italian market.

The song uses African style percussion (despite nonsense lyric) and was typical of the group's dabbling with other world styles of music, the Latin style of "Save Me" and the Greek style of "Bend It", which made DDDBMT among the more distinctive mid-1960s groups.

Chart positions[edit]

Great Britain 3
United States 52 (Billboard)
Australia 2
Netherlands 3[1]
Germany 6[2]
Austria 6


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