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Shirley Ellis

Shirley Ellis has been played on NTS in shows including Record Store Rotation: Rough Trade, featured first on 23 July 2013. Songs played include Soul Time, The Clapping Song and The Clapping Song (Clap Pat Clap Slap).

Shirley Ellis (Shirley Marie O'Garra, 19 January 1929 – 5 October 2005) was an American soul music singer and songwriter of Carribean origin. She is best known for her novelty hits "The Nitty Gritty" (1963) (US no. 8), "The Name Game" (1964) (US no. 3) and "The Clapping Song" (1965) (US no. 8 and UK no. 6). "The Clapping Song" sold over one million copies, and was awarded…

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Soul Time
Shirley Ellis
Epic, Goldmine Soul Supply1997
Soul Time
Shirley EllisEpic, Goldmine Soul Supply1997
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The Clapping Song
Shirley Ellis
MCA Records1978
The Clapping Song
Shirley EllisMCA Records1978
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The Clapping Song (Clap Pat Clap Slap)
Shirley Ellis
Congress1965
The Clapping Song (Clap Pat Clap Slap)
Shirley EllisCongress1965
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