A somewhat obscure but quite interesting performer from your tail end of the original ’50s rock & roll explosion, Latino guitarist and singer Romero is most well-known for writing and singing the initial version of “Hippy Hippy Tremble.” Causing just a ripple within the U.S. upon its 1959 launch, it became a typical area of the repertoire for Liverpool rings in the first ’60s. The Swinging Blue Denim jeans experienced a big success with it in 1964, achieving number two within the U.K. (as well as the U.S. Best 40). Although they by no means recorded it within the studio room, the Beatles performed it frequently around the BBC; an excellent 1963 version out of this source, having a cord-shredding Paul McCartney vocal, premiered around the group’s Live in the BBC compilation. Romero experienced more to provide than the common one-song question, but didn’t obtain much of an opportunity to show it within the studio room. Given birth to to Mexican parents in Billings, MT, Romero started carrying out in the past due ’50s. The achievement of trailblazing Latino rocker Ritchie Valens impressed him deeply, spurring him to pencil “Hippy Hippy Tremble,” an up-tempo rocker modeled on Valens. A tryout at Niche lead to nothing at all, however in the wake of Valens’ tragic loss of life in Feb 1959, Romero’s supervisor contacted the past due singer’s label, Del-Fi. Though maybe opportunistic, the technique was entirely suitable; Romero’s natural and enthusiastic high-pitched vocals and rockabilly-derived acoustic guitar playing was a fairly close approximation of Valens’ design. “Hippy Hippy Tremble” do make number 3 in Australia, resulting in a 1960 tour there with Jerry Lee Lewis, but Chan Romero’s information didn’t do very much in america. Romero do record various other reputable edges for Del-Fi which, like Valens, noticed him alternating raucous rockers with ballads. Del-Fi proceeded to go so far as to get Romero record using the same music artists as Valens got, Rene Hall’s Danelectro bass electric guitar (that was performed as assertively being a business lead instrument) being probably the most distinguishing feature from the preparations. And Chan reminded Valens’ mom of her past due son a lot that he remained in her house for several weeks. But Romero didn’t stay at Del-Fi (or certainly record very much there whatsoever), departing the label in the first ’60s. On the next couple of years he produced some one-off singles for others, working on individual events with legendarily strange suppliers Kim Fowley and Darkness Morton. Ultimately he focused on Christian-inspired music, founding his personal Warrior label within the mid-’60s for the purpose. He continues to be a dynamic performer, sometimes playing around the oldies circuit.
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|Monarch of the Glen||2005||TV Series writer - 1 episode|
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|The Simpsons||2000||TV Series 1 episode|
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|The Van||1996||writer: "Hippy Hippy Shake" - as Chas Romero|
|It Takes Two||1995||writer: "Hippy Hippy Shake" - as Robert Chan|
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|Heartbeat||1992||TV Series writer - 2 episodes|
|Cocktail||1988||writer: "Hippy Hippy Shake"|
|Dempsey and Makepeace||1986||TV Series writer - 1 episode|
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|Z Cars||1963||TV Series writer - 1 episode|
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