This was written by Eddy and producer Lee Hazlewood. It followed his earlier hits including Rebel Rouser and Forty Miles of Bad Road, but was a bit of a flop in the US, making it only to No 45. It did much better in Britain with a peak of No 4. This is the record:
I am not sure if this is live or not, but it has audience noise.
The Shadows recorded it in 1963 as the B-side of Geronimo, which reached No 10 in Britain. As far as I can see they dropped the exclamation mark.
Here is a live performance which I assume is from 2016.
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Fabulous twangy stuff!
No mention of Lee Hazlewood should pass without hearing the wondrous “Some Velvet Morning”…