Follow and help with my “Double Clap Single Clap” Spotify list.

I love songs that use the double-clap single-clap. You know, that thing? Sometimes it’s used in the whole song, other times it’s in the bridge or the intro or outro.

No matter where it is, I love it.

So I started making a Spotify list to help put them all in one spot. The Cars’ “My Best Friend’s Girl.” Hall and Oates’ “Private Eyes.” J. Geils’ “Centerfold.” The Kingsmen’s “Louie Louie.” Sometimes it’s down in the mix, other times right in the hook.

There are limitations to Spotify, of course–no Beatles or Led Zeppelin–but what I have there, with the help of record nerds and Facebook friends is pretty good. Do you know others? Help a Double Clap Single Clap brother out. And follow along as we add songs.



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4 responses to “Follow and help with my “Double Clap Single Clap” Spotify list.

  1. jon_k

    The Stills – Oh Shoplifter
    Outkast – Hey Ya
    John Cougar Mellencamp – Jack & Dianne
    Close to You – Get Up Kids (Cure Cover)
    Cecilia – Simon & Garfunkle

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  3. We’ve Got the Beat by the Go-Gos. :)

  4. bridgett

    I am embarrassed that it took me this long to come up with Springsteen’s *Rosalita* — “and your papa says he knows that I don’t have any money…” (that’s the only part, might be too minor a use to qualify, but as he is the patron saint of New Jersey, I thought i would point it out.)

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