Clap for the Wolfman

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"Clap for the Wolfman"
Cover of the 1974 German single
Single by The Guess Who
from the album Road Food
B-side "Road Food"
Released June 1974
Recorded 1973–1974 at RCA's Studio A in Hollywood, California and the Sound Stage, Toronto
Genre Rock
Length 4:15
Label RCA Victor 0324
Writer(s) Burton Cummings, Bill Wallace, Kurt Winter
Producer(s) Jack Richardson
The Guess Who singles chronology
"Star Baby"
"Clap for the Wolfman"
"Dancin' Fool"

"Clap for the Wolfman" is a song written by Burton Cummings, Bill Wallace, and Kurt Winter and performed by The Guess Who. The song reached #4 in Canada and #6 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1974.[1] The song appeared on their 1974 album, Road Food.[2]

The song is an homage to Wolfman Jack, who is featured on the song.

The song was ranked #84 on Billboard magazine's Top Hot 100 songs of 1974.[3]

Other versions[edit]


  1. ^ The Guess Who, "Clap for the Wolfman" Chart Positions Retrieved February 4, 2014
  2. ^ The Guess Who, Road Food Retrieved February 4, 2014
  3. ^ "Billboard Top 100 - 1974". Retrieved February 4, 2014. 
  4. ^ The Spotnicks, Saturday Night Music Retrieved February 4, 2014
  5. ^ Burton Cummings, Up Close and Alone Retrieved February 4, 2014
  6. ^ The Countdown Singers, Monster Mash and Other Terrifying Tunes Retrieved February 4, 2014