GTO (Ronny & the Daytonas song)

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"G.T.O." is a song written by John Wilkin and first recorded as the 1964 debut single of his band, Ronny & the Daytonas. It was also featured on their album of the same name. The single reached No. 4 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart on September 26, 1964,[1] and sold over one million copies, being awarded a gold disc.[2] It was produced by Bill Justis. The song's lyrics extol the performance of the Pontiac GTO and express the singer's desire to buy one.


  1. ^ "The Hot 100 : Sep 12, 1964 | Billboard Chart Archive". 1964-09-12. Retrieved 2014-05-24.
  2. ^ Murrells, Joseph (1978). The Book of Golden Discs (2nd ed.). London: Barrie and Jenkins Ltd. p. 182. ISBN 0-214-20512-6.