Always wanted to go to this place.
Small Faces, Itchycoo Park
The song was first thought of and largely written by Ronnie Lane, who had been reading a leaflet on the virtues of Oxford which mentioned its dreaming spires.
A number of sources claim the song’s name is derived from the nickname of Little Ilford Park, on Church Road in the London suburb of Manor Park, where Small Faces’ singer and song-writer Steve Marriott grew up. The “itchycoo” nickname is, in turn, attributed to the stinging nettles which grew there. Other sources cite nearby Wanstead Flats (Manor Park end) as the inspiration for the song.
The Rivieras, California Sun: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F88tZhrS_ok
I hate to lower self to pedestrian choices and to too popular hits, but since the thread is being hijacked already, here’s the Guess Who: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NPX48NpSRvo
Fats Domino from 1968: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3S2rnieM3_4