"Hang On Sloopy" - Ohio's Rock Song
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What's so great about "Hang On Sloopy"? Well, its only Ohio's
Rock Song. "Hang On Sloopy" was written by Celina-born guitarist Rick Derringer,
and first recorded by The McCoys, a great rock band from Dayton, in 1965.
Facts about "Hang On Sloopy"
First recorded by The McCoys in 1965
The McCoys were a rock band from Dayton
"Sloopy" was at the top of the national record charts in 1965
"Sloopy" is a favorite of the Ohio State University Marching Band
"Sloopy" was first performed at the Ohio State-Illinois football game on
October 9, 1965, by the Ohio State University Marching Band
House Concurrent Resolution No. 16 made "Sloopy" the State Rock Song in
"Hang On Sloopy" sounds a lot like "Hang On Snoopy" to a child
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