Atlanta Rhythm Section - Spooky 1979
The Atlanta Rhythm Section released Spooky on their 1979 album Underdog. Originally the song was an instrumental released y saxophonist Mike Shapiro. In 1968 two members of the Classic IV in Jacksonville, FL, guitarist James Cobb and producer Buddy Buie, wrote lyrics to the song. The Classics IV vocal version reached #3 on the American charts and #46 in the UK. Cobb and Buie went on to be original members of ARS. The ARS version reached #17 on the US charts and has been a staple of the standard catalog and covered by many bands since.