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Encyclopedia > The Champs

The Champs were a one hit wonder, most famous for their instrumental "Tequila". Formed by studio executives to record a B-Side for a single, the intended throwaway track became more famous than its A-Side. There are many cover versions of the songs, for example by rappers A.L.T. and XL Singleton. They also had success with instrumentals such as a cover of Chubby Checker's Limbo Rock and the famous La Cucaracha. In the music industry, a one-hit wonder is an artist who is generally known for only one hit single. ... An instrumental is, in contrast to a song, a musical composition or piece without lyrics or any other sort of vocal music; all of the music is produced by musical instruments. ... Disambiguation: Tequila is also the name of a hit by the band Terrorvision Tequila is a 1958 surf instrumental by the music band The Champs. ... In recorded music, the terms A-side and B-side refer to the two sides of 7 inch vinyl records on which singles have been released since the 1950s. ... In recorded music, the terms A-side and B-side refer to the two sides of 7 inch vinyl records on which singles have been released since the 1950s. ... A.L.T. (born 1970 as Al Trivette) is an American rapper of Mexican and French American descent from Rosemonte, California. ... La Cucaracha (The Cockroach) is a traditional Mexican folk song that became popular after the Mexican revolution. ...


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