The 5 O’clock Shadow: Tuesday August 17, 2021

The Shadow band’s front man, who grew up in D.C., made a collaborative album with former Vampire Weekend member Rostam, another D.C. native, in 2016.

The second incantation of the original Doo Wop artist included Ben E. King. He sings lead vocals on this song.

The song according to Lou Reed, who worked with Doc Pomus, the song writer, said the song was written on the day of Pomus’ wedding while the wheelchair-bound groom watched his bride dancing with their guests.