Song of the Day: The Standells, “Dirty Water”

Guitarist Tony Valentino of the rock band The Standells was born on this day in 1941. "Dirty Water" was written by their manager, Ed Cobb, and issued as a single in 1966. It’s the only song to reach the Billboard Top 40, peaking at #11.

6 thoughts on “Song of the Day: The Standells, “Dirty Water”

  1. One of those instant likable songs that was part of that era. The Red Sox picked this song up and started to play it almost as much as Sweet Caroline.


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