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"Do Wah Diddy Diddy" was soon covered by British R&B, beat and pop band Manfred Mann. Manfred Mann's version, which was more commercially successful, was recorded on 11 June 1964, released on 10 July, and spent two weeks No. 1 in the UK Singles Chart in August, and two weeks at the No. 1 spot in the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 in October. Manfred Mann were regularly in the charts in the 1960s.