THE DELLTONES
Get A Little Dirt On Your Hands
(Bill Anderson)
Australia 1962
#10 Sydney #17 Melbourne #5 Brisbane #10 Adelaide #14 Perth

Sydney vocal group The Delltones, featuring the bass of the ironically nicknamed 'Pee Wee' Wilson, were a fixture of the Australian rock'n'roll scene from their formation in 1959. Their official site is at www.delltones.com.

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BILL ANDERSON
Get A Little Dirt On Your Hands
(Bill Anderson)
USA 1962
Original version

Single on Decca label.

Country singer and songwriter, known as Whispering Bill Anderson, charted in Australia with Still (1963) and Mama Sang a Song (1962; Walter Brennan also had a charting version here). A parody of Still by Don Bowman was also played on Australian radio.

See "Who is Bill Anderson?" thread at alt.music.country.classic.

Thanks to John Yeager for suggesting this one.

Later versions:

LOVE MACHINE
Get A Little Dirt On Your Hands
(Bill Anderson)
Australia 1969
Later version
#9 Brisbane #32 Perth

Sydney studio band successful in 1968 with a version of The Lion Sleeps Tonight that charted Top 10 in Sydney and Brisbane.
DAVID ALLAN COE [WITH BILL ANDERSON]
Get A Little Dirt On Your Hands
(Bill Anderson)
USA 1980
Later version

On 1980 Columbia album I've Got Something To Say.

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