He's So Fine
The Chiffons
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He's so fine  (Do lang, do lang, do lang)
Wish he were mine  (Do lang, do lang, do lang)
That handsome boy over there  (Do lang, do lang, do lang)
The one with the wavy hair  (Do lang, do lang, do lang)
- Carole King on piano -
1963
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Year
Peak Chart Position
  • No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1963 for four weeks
  • No. 1 on the R&B Singles chart in 1963
  • from the album He's So Fine (1963)
  • the biggest hit and the first of three Top-10 singles on the Hot 100 for The Chiffons
  • singer-songwriter Carole King played piano on the track and the instrumentation was provided by The Tokens ("The Lion Sleeps Tonight" -1961)
  • The Chiffons:
       Judy Craig - vocals
       Barbara Lee - vocals
       Patricia Bennett - vocals
       Sylvia Peterson - vocals
  • written by Ronald Mack
  • produced by The Tokens (Phil Margo, Mitch Margo, Hank Medress, Jay Siegal)
  • George Harrison was sued for plagiarizing "He's So Fine" on his 1970 hit "My Sweet Lord."  In 1976, a judge found that Harrison had unintentionally plagiarized the song and was ordered to pay $1.6 million in damages
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