Dirty Water
The Standells
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Well I love that dirty water
Oh, Boston, you're my home

1966
11
Year
Peak Chart Position
  • peaked at No. 11 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1966
  • sixteen weeks on the chart
  • the song was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
  • the biggest hit for The Standells
  • from the album Dirty Water (1966)
  • on the record:
       Dick Dodd- lead vocals, drums
       Larry Tamblyn- organ, backing vocals
       Tony Valentino- guitar, backing vocals
       Gary Lane- bass, backing vocals
  • written by Ed Cobb; Standells members Dodd, Tamblyn and Valentino have claimed song composition copyright and arrangement contributions
  • produced by Ed Cobb
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