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Billboard #1 Hits: #431: “Da Doo Ron Ron”- Shaun Cassidy – July 16, 1977. #1 for 1 week in the Billboard Hot 100.

  • Single: “Da Doo Ron Ron”- Shaun Cassidy
  • Record Company- Warner Bros/ Curb
  • Genre: Pop
  • Written by Phil Spector, Jeff Barry and Ellie Greenwich
  • Time: 2:50
  • B-side: “Holiday”
  • Album- Shaun Cassidy
  • Grade: D
  • Peaked at #1 1 week in Billboard Hot 100. #1 in Canada.

This lame version of “Da Doo Ron Ron” not to be confused with The Crystals #3 hit from 1963. Another Phil Spector classic. Shaun Cassidy was another of those manufactured teen idols with little talent. He had a television show The Hardy Boys- never saw it but I remember my sister watching it. The half brother of David Cassidy- Shaun didn’t have half the talent. After a short string of hits- 3 Top 10 hits- he was deposited into the trash heap never to be heard from again.His chart singles go in an interesting order -#1, #3, #7, #31 #80 and then into oblivion. It only took a little over a year. He’s 62 now- I can’t having seen him since well the late 70’s. Update he’s been married three times and has eight children- so I guess he has been busy.

13 responses to “BILLBOARD #1 HITS: #431: ” DA DOO RON RON”- SHAUN CASSIDY – JULY 16, 1977

    • So did my sister… I think I have her single in my collection. Obviously I am someone who doesn’t throw anything away.

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