Clap for the Wolfman

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"Clap for the Wolfman"
Clap for the Wolfman.png
Cover of the 1974 German single
Single by The Guess Who
from the album Road Food
B-side"Road Food"
ReleasedJune 1974
Recorded1973–1974 at RCA's Studio A in Hollywood, California and the Sound Stage, Toronto
GenreRock
Length4:15
LabelRCA Victor
Songwriter(s)Burton Cummings, Bill Wallace, Kurt Winter
Producer(s)Jack Richardson
The Guess Who singles chronology
"Star Baby"
(1974)
"Clap for the Wolfman"
(1974)
"Dancin' Fool"
(1974)

"Clap for the Wolfman" is a song written by Burton Cummings, Bill Wallace, and Kurt Winter and performed by The Guess Who. It reached #4 in Canada[1] and #6 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1974.[2] The song appeared on their 1974 album, Road Food.[3]

It is an homage to Wolfman Jack, who is featured on the recording.

The song was ranked #84 on Billboard magazine's Top Hot 100 songs of 1974.[4]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Item Display - RPM - Library and Archives Canada". Collectionscanada.gc.ca. 1974-10-05. Retrieved 2018-03-10.
  2. ^ The Guess Who, "Clap for the Wolfman" Chart Positions Retrieved February 4, 2014
  3. ^ The Guess Who, Road Food Retrieved February 4, 2014
  4. ^ "Billboard Top 100 - 1974". Archived from the original on November 25, 2010. Retrieved February 4, 2014.
  5. ^ https://translate.google.com/translate?hl=en&sl=nl&u=http://www.dutchcharts.nl/weekchart.asp%3Fcat%3Ds&prev=search
  6. ^ "Item Display - RPM - Library and Archives Canada". Collectionscanada.gc.ca. 1974-10-05. Retrieved 2018-03-10.
  7. ^ "Jaaroverzichten – Single 1974" (in Dutch). Single Top 100. Hung Medien. Retrieved February 25, 2018.
  8. ^ "SA Charts 1965–March 1989". Retrieved 5 September 2018.
  9. ^ Joel Whitburn's Top Pop Singles 1955-1990 - ISBN 0-89820-089-X
  10. ^ Canada, Library and Archives (January 16, 2018). "Image : RPM Weekly".
  11. ^ "Jaaroverzichten – Single 1974" (in Dutch). Single Top 100. Hung Medien. Retrieved March 2, 2018.
  12. ^ Musicoutfitters.com
  13. ^ Cash Box Year-End Charts: Top 100 Pop Singles, December 28, 1974
  14. ^ The Spotnicks, Saturday Night Music Retrieved February 4, 2014
  15. ^ Burton Cummings, Up Close and Alone Retrieved February 4, 2014
  16. ^ The Countdown Singers, Monster Mash and Other Terrifying Tunes Retrieved February 4, 2014

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