JOHNNY O'KEEFE & THE DEE JAYS
You Excite Me
(Robert Marcucci - Peter De Angelis)
Australia 1959
#12 Melbourne

July 1959 release on Leedon by Johnny O'Keefe (1935-1978), known in Australia as The Wild One, The King of Rock'n'Roll or just J.O'K., was a pioneer Australian rocker, a chart topping artist in his home country.

This was the B-side of Why Do They Doubt Our Love, a Johnny O'Keefe composition that charted in its own right.

Further reading: Damian Johnstone's definitive biography The Wild One (2001).

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FRANKIE AVALON
You Excite Me
(Robert Marcucci - Peter De Angelis)
USA 1958
Original version

Single on Chancellor by teen idol from Philadelphia, born Francis Avallone in 1939. Arranged and conducted by co-writer Peter De Angelis.

Thanks to Tony Watson for IDing the original.
Further reading: Frankie Avalon at Answers.com.

Later versions:

FABIAN
You Excite Me
(Robert Marcucci - Peter De Angelis)
USA 1959
Later version

On Chancellor album The Fabulous Fabian, November 1959.

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