The Village Stompers

The Village Stompers
United States
Folk-Dixieland jazz group during the 1950s and '60s coming from Greenwich Village in New York City and consisting of Dick Brady, Don Coates, Ralph Casale, Frank Hubbell, Lenny Pogan, Al McManus, Mitchell May, and Joe Muranyi. Their song "Washington Square" reached No. 2 on the Billboard magazine Hot 100 singles chart in 1963.


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Title Performer Release date Covered by
August 23, 1963 (24 artists)

Covers by The Village Stompers

Title Performer Release date Originally by
1966 (unknown), Carla Thomas
1966 Billy Dee Williams
1964 Aaron Lebedeff and Lucy Levin
August 1966 Aaron Lebedeff and Lucy Levin, Andrews Sisters
October 1963 Bob Dylan
1964 Sœur Sourire
1964 Paul Clayton, Bob Dylan
1966 Roger Miller [US1]
October 1963 The Leighton Brothers
1964 Matt Monro
1964 Leadbelly
1964 (unknown), Pete Seeger
October 1963 The New Christy Minstrels
October 1963 The Weavers
August 1966 Harry Secombe
August 1966 Al Jolson, Ted Lewis Jazz Band, Sophie Tucker, George M. Cohan
1964 Lilo
August 1966 Southern Tones, Ray Charles and His Band, Harry Champion
1964 Gertrude Lawrence and Jack Buchanan
1964 (unknown)
1964 Orchestre de la Boule Blanche sous la direction de Charlery-Banguio - Refrain chanté par Mlle Léona
October 1963 В. К. Трошин
1964 Paul Whiteman and His Orchestra
1964 Sterling Holloway & Bobbie Perkins
August 1966 (unknown), Louis Prima and His Orchestra
1966 Fanny Brice
1966 Dobie Gray
1964 (unknown)
August 1966 Joseph Knecht's Waldorf-Astoria Orchestra
October 1963 Rolf Harris with His Wobble Board and The Rhythm Spinners
October 1963 Cannon's Jug Stompers
August 1966 Robert Preston
1966 The Beatles



Title Performer Release date Label
Around the World with The Village Stompers The Village Stompers 1964 Epic
A Taste of Honey and Other Goodies The Village Stompers 1966 Epic
Live at The Copa Bobby Vinton with The Village Stompers August 1966 Epic
More Sounds of Washington Square The Village Stompers 1964 Epic
The Original Washington Square The Village Stompers October 1963 Epic


Title Performer Release date Label
From Russia with Love The Village Stompers March 26, 1964 Epic
Washington Square The Village Stompers August 23, 1963 Epic