This was the first Dave Clark hit I remember and may have been their first. Truth be told, I liked the DC5 better then the Beatles, never mind Lennon and McCarthy were superior song writers. I think it was Denny Payton's sax and Mike Smith's organ and gravelly vocals I liked. That gave the band a more R & B feel.
The Dave Clark Five were an English pop rock group. Their single "Glad All Over" knocked the Beatles' "I Want to Hold Your Hand" off the top of the UK singles charts in January 1964: it eventually peaked ... Wikipedia Lead singer: Mike Smith (1960–1970) Origin: England, United Kingdom, Tottenham, United Kingdom Songs Glad All Over Because The Red Balloon I Like It Like That Over and Over. 2008 induction Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
The Dave Clark Five - Their single "Glad All Over" knocked the Beatles' "I Want to Hold Your Hand" off the top of the UK Singles Chart in January 1964; it peaked at number 6 in the United States in April 1964. "Over And Over" was a number 1 single in the United States for the group in December 1965.
British Invasion concert poster During the 1960s many rock/pop music acts from the UK as well as British culture became popular. Some popular bands included (my all time favorites): The Beatles, The Dave Clark Five, The Kinks, The Rolling Stones, and The Who