HAPPY JACK


Track List

  1. A: HAPPY JACK
  2. B: UK: I’VE BEEN AWAY
  3. B: US: WHISKEY MAN

BACKGROUNDER

UK: Reaction 591010 Released: 9 December 1966 Highest chart position: #3 US: Decca 32114 Released 18 March 1967 Highest chart position: #24 HAPPY JACK Written by Pete Townshend Produced by Kit Lambert Recorded at IBC Studios, November 1966 I’VE BEEN AWAY Written by John Entwistle Produced by Kit Lambert Recorded at Regent Sound, London, November 1966 The US B-side was WHISKEY MAN written by John Entwistle Produced by Kit Lambert Recorded at IBC STudios, london, August 1966 Listen out for Pete’s “I saw yer!” at the end of HAPPY JACK. Keith had been banned from the studio whilst the vocals were being done and had make a sneaky re-appearance. HAPPY JACK was the first Who single to have a picture sleeve.The US sleeve shows a great caricature of the band by English artist Ralph Steadman.

HAPPY JACK
Release Date: December 9, 1966
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