November 5, 2017 Records of the Day

The Dovells, led by Len Barry, had their first big hit in 1961 with the million-selling “Bristol Stomp,” which reached #2 on the Billboard Hot 100. Two years later the group reached #3 with “You Can’t Sit Down,” which was a vocal version of the 1961 instrumental hit by Phil Upchurch. The Dovells’ 45, released on Parkway records in 1963, is worth up to $30.00 while their “You Can’t Sit Down” album can sell for $100.00 today.

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