Clap for the Wolfman
|"Clap for the Wolfman"|
Cover of the 1974 German single
|Single by The Guess Who|
|from the album Road Food|
|Recorded||1973–1974 at RCA's Studio A in Hollywood, California and the Sound Stage, Toronto|
|Label||RCA Victor 0324|
|Writer(s)||Burton Cummings, Bill Wallace, Kurt Winter|
|The Guess Who singles chronology|
"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. The song appeared on their 1974 album, Road Food.
The song is an homage to Wolfman Jack, who is featured on the song.
- The song was sampled in the 1974 novelty song, "Gerry Ford (A Special Report)" by Dickie Goodman.
- The Spotnicks released a version of the song on their 1979 album, Saturday Night Music.
- Burton Cummings released a solo version of the song on his 1996 live album, Up Close and Alone.
- The Countdown Singers released a version of the song on their 2010 album, Monster Mash and Other Terrifying Tunes.
- The Guess Who, "Clap for the Wolfman" Chart Positions Retrieved February 4, 2014
- The Guess Who, Road Food Retrieved February 4, 2014
- "Billboard Top 100 - 1974". Retrieved February 4, 2014.
- The Spotnicks, Saturday Night Music Retrieved February 4, 2014
- Burton Cummings, Up Close and Alone Retrieved February 4, 2014
- The Countdown Singers, Monster Mash and Other Terrifying Tunes Retrieved February 4, 2014
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