Jingle Bells – Blues Magoos
“(We Ain’t Got) Nothin’ Yet” reached number 5 on the US charts, but subsequent releases by the band did not fair as well, and by 1968 the band was discouraged and they split up. Efforts to resuscitate the band a year later (after signing to ABC Records) failed, and eventually the band members went their separate ways.
Released as a single (Mercury 72762) in the fall of 1967 to capitalize on their current success, Jingle Bells also featuring the band’s psychedelic cover of “Santa Claus is Coming to Town” and a very strange cut, “Dante’s Inferno”. The track pops up on the occasional Christmas compilation, and copies of the 45 single (Jingle Bells / Santa Clause Is Coming To Town