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Song ID: The Freewheelers – “Walk, Walk” (1964)


The century-old Appalachian “eefing” technique – which has to do with inhaling and exhaling in a rhythm – had a bit of a cultural flareup in the early sixites. (If you’re not up to speed on eefing, see this informative post at the WFMU blog.) R&B singer Joe Perkins took a number called “Little Eefin’ Annie” to Billboard‘s #76 in ’63, while the following year’s “Walk, Walk,” a slab of jingle-ready Dixie-corn involving Al Caiola and future Moog master Mort Garson (and which didn’t make that WFMU post), bubbled under at #119. Not sure who did the eefing honors, which begin at 1:19 (numerologists take note), since there’s no info anywhere about this perhaps justifiably forgotten record.

The Freewheelers – “Walk, Walk”

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posted by Kim Simpson

2 Responses to “Song ID: The Freewheelers – “Walk, Walk” (1964)”

  1. JB Says:

    The song gets an e for eefing effort.

  2. Kim Says:

    Good greef…

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