Recorded at Universal Recording Corp. Chicago, Ill. Labels of this version have all the song titles printed beneath the center hole. Matrix, Runout (Side A etched runout): DN-12355-DD-RE URJ △9037. Matrix, Runout (Side B etched runout): DN-12356-DD-RE △9037-X.
The Shadows of Knight are primarily known for their hit version of "Gloria", originally written by Van Morrison's Northern Irish band Them. At the same time, the band today is regarded as one of the original punk bands. After releasing "Gloria" as a single in December 1965, which received massive regional airplay, the band soon released the Gloria album in the summer of 1966
The Shadows of Knight single was released in December 1965 (later included in the album Gloria) and reached number 10 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1966, topping the original in the . only in areas where Them's version could not be played, because it contained the words, "She comes to my room". Some radio stations objected to this, most notably Chicago's station WLS. The Chicago-based band Shadows of Knight's version replaced this line with "She calls out my name. The original Latin meaning of the name is not lost on Morrison. Them never varies from the three chords, utilizing only dynamic changes to heighten the tension. Gloria" was rated number 69 on Dave Marsh's list in the 1989 book The Heart of Rock & Soul: The 1001 Greatest Singles Ever Made. He described the song as "one of the few rock songs that's actually as raunchy as its reputation.
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