Song of the Day –

Today’s Song of the Day is a 1968 cover of the Rolling Stones Jumpin’ Jack Flash sung in Spanish by the Mexican rock group Los Yaki – Juan Saltarin.  As was common in the 60s, many Spanish groups covered the rock hits of the day – Los Yaki covered a number of British invasion hits, including this quite good version of Jumpin’ Jack Flash.

When I initially published this post, a You Tuber had tied the song to a great clip from the 1968 movie Thunder Alley (starring Annette Funicello and Fabian, among others).  While its quite the disco scene, I don’t think the band (or this song) appeared in the movie. That you tube video is no longer with us, but a clip of the disco scene from the movie is, which I present for your viewing pleasure.

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