The War Lord (instrumental)
|"The War Lord"|
|Single by The Shadows|
|A-side||"The War Lord"|
|B-side||"I Wish I Could Shimmy Like My Sister Arthur (John Rostill)"|
|Released||19 November 1965|
|Format||45rpm 7" single|
|Label||Columbia 45-DB 7769|
|The Shadows singles chronology|
The tune was recorded by the British group The Shadows and released as a single on 19 November 1965, with "I Wish I Could Shimmy Like My Sister Arthur" (John Rostill) as the B-side. It spent 9 weeks in the UK Top 40 pop chart reaching #18 and holding that position for two weeks over the 1965/66 Christmas/New Year period.
It also appeared as B-side Track 1 on the EP "Those Talented Shadows" (EP-SEG 8500) released in September 1966.
- The Story of the Shadows by Mike Read. 1983. Elm Tree books. ISBN 0-241-10861-6