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The Champs

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The Champs

The Champs has been played on NTS shows including Diddy Wah, with Tequila first played on 6 October 2014.

The Champs were an American rock and roll band, most famous for their Latin-tinged instrumental "Tequila". The group took their name from the name of Gene Autry's horse, Champion, and was formed by studio executives at Gene Autry's Challenge Records to record a B-side for the Dave Burgess (a.k.a. Dave Dupree) single, "Train to Nowhere". The intended throwaway track became more famous than its A-side, as "Tequila" went to No. 1 in just three weeks and the band became the first group to go to the…

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Twenty Thousand Leagues
The Champs
Challenge1959
Twenty Thousand Leagues
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Ali Baba
The Champs
London Records0
Ali Baba
The ChampsLondon Records0
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Subway
The Champs
Challenge1958
Subway
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Gone Train
The Champs
Challenge1958
Gone Train
The ChampsChallenge1958
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Beatnik
The Champs
Challenge1958
Beatnik
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Tequila
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Ace1987
Tequila
The ChampsAce1987
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Tequila Twist
The Champs
Challenge1961
Tequila Twist
The ChampsChallenge1961
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