A Must to Avoid

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"A Must to Avoid"
Single by Herman's Hermits
from the album Hold On!
B-side "The Man with the Cigar"
Released 17 December 1965 (UK)
December 1965 (US)
Recorded RCA Studio B, Hollywood, 30 September 1965
Genre Pop rock
Length 2:18
Label MGM 13437
Writer(s) P.F. Sloan, Steve Barri
Producer(s) Mickie Most
Herman's Hermits singles chronology
"Just a Little Bit Better"
"A Must to Avoid"
"Listen People"/"You Won't Be Leaving"

"A Must to Avoid" is a song written by P.F. Sloan and Steve Barri and performed by the Herman's Hermits. It reached #1 in New Zealand, #3 in Canada,[1] #4 in Australia, #5 in Norway, #6 on the UK's Record Retailer chart, and #8 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1965.[2] It was featured on their 1966 album, Hold On!.[3] It is also featured on their 1966 EP, A Must to Avoid.

The song was produced by Mickie Most.[4]