November 9, 2017 Records of the Day

“Tequila” hit # 1 in 1958. The instrumental, recorded by the Champs, is a Rock N Roll classic, but Jazz versions have been recorded by people like Dizzy Gillespie and Wes Montgomery. The song has been featured in numerous movies such as “Cheech and Chong’s Next Movie” and “The Sandlot.” The original 45, released on Gene Autry’s Challenge label, is worth up to $20.00 while the “Tequila” EP can get you $400.00 today. 

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