The 5 O’clock Shadow: Wednesday December 15, 2021

The original singer/songwriter gave Berry Gordy and the Motown predecessor Tamla Records their first hit with Money (That’s What I Want).

The Shadow artist are well known for a cover they did of the Ritchie Valens song La Bamba.  They released a tribute to Los Angeles based artists this year.

In the liner notes of their new album the front man of The Shadow band wrote, “This is probably one of my favorite songs on the album. Barrett moved to L.A. when Motown did.”

The song was originally released in 1961.