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Cliff Richard and the Drifters release single “Move It“ (1958)

Cliff Richard and the Drifters release single "Move It“ (1958)

“Move It” is a song written by Ian Samwell and recorded by Cliff Richard and the Drifters (the UK band that would later become “The Shadows”). Originally intended as the B-side to “Schoolboy Crush”, it was released as Richard’s debut single and became his first hit record, reaching number 2 on the UK Singles Chart. It is credited with being one of the first authentic rock and roll songs produced outside the United States.

 

Activity Ideas:

  • First off, have a listen to the fantastic track – here
  • Then print off and enjoy the Cliff Richard section of our monthly activity book – here
  • Enjoy some more rock’n’roll tracks by Acoustic Postcards – here