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Kookie @ 77 Sunset Strip

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Kookie @ 77 Sunset Strip
Kookie @ 77 Sunset Strip


Between 1958-63, US private detective series 77 Sunset Strip, nominally starring Efrem Zimbalist Jr. and Roger Smith, was one of the most popular shows on television. A support character, Jive-talking, hair-combing Gerald Lloyd "Kookie" Kookson III, played by Edd "Kookie" Byrnes, became a cult figure overnight.

At the peak of the show's popularity, Byrnes was receiving more weekly fan mail than anyone else in the US, with the exception of Elvis and Ricky Nelson.

On the back of this he was persuaded to cut a record, 'Kookie, Kookie, Lend Me Your Comb', with actress Connie Stevens, which became a surprise million-seller, following which he also charted with a couple of follow-ups and a cash-in LP, "Kookie, Star Of 77 Sunset Strip".

The show also span off a million-selling soundtrack LP, by Warren Barker.

This unique compilation features all of Byrnes' 45s and his hit album, plus Barker's soundtrack LP, and for good measure also includes Don Ralke's hit version of the show's TV theme and a further cash-in hit 45 by Roger Smith.


  1. Name
  2. Kookie, Kookie (Lend Me Your Comb)
  3. You're The Top
  4. Like I Love You
  5. Kookie's Mad Pad
  6. Hot Rod Rock
  7. I Don't Dig You, Kookie
  8. Saturday Night On The Sunset Strip
  9. The Kookie Cha-Cha-Cha
  10. Kookie's Clock
  11. Square Dance For Round Cats
  12. A You're Adorable
  13. Kookie's Boogie
  14. Kookie's Love Song (While Dancing)
  15. Do It Yourself - Sing With Edd Byrnes
  16. Yulesville
  17. Lonely Christmas
  18. 77 Sunset Strip
  19. Late At Bailey's Pad
  20. I Get A Kick Out Of You
  21. Cleo's Theme
  22. Caper At The Coffee House
  23. You Took Advantage Of Me
  24. 77 Sunset Strip Cha-Cha
  25. Kookie's Kaper
  26. The Stu Bailey Blues
  27. Lover Come Back To Me
  28. Blue Night On The Strip
  29. If I Could Be With You
  30. Swingin' On The Strip
  31. The Big Sound Of Don Ralke - 77 Sunset Strip
  32. Roger Smith - Beach Time
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