1744 Ringo Bells – Three Blonde Mice (1964)

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Ringo Bells.

Ringo Bells was written by George T. Simon in 1964. The song uses the tune of Jingle Bells written by James Lord Pierpont in 1857. Ringo Bells was recorded by Three Blonde Mice and The Rufus Smith Quintet in 1964. The song is a tribute to Ringo Starr and was one of many novelty songs written about him. The song references the line ‘Yeah, yeah, yeah’ from The Beatles 1963 song She Loves You as well as using a line from the song Ringo For President. Ringo Bells was released as the B-side to The Twelve Days Of Christmas in 1964. It failed to chart.

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