Mississippi is the debut single by the Dutch band Pussycat. The song reached the first place on 13 december 1975 in the Top 40 and the National hit parade. It remained In this charts respectively four and three weeks at number 1.
In Great Britain came the single in september 1976 in the charts, the first in early October there as well received and remained there four weeks at number 1. The song was written and composed by Werner Theunissen and arranged by Eddy Hilberts. The song is about the demise of the country music and the rise of rock music, in the music are also clear moments to hear from rock-country-sounds and influences that dominate the number.
It was in 1976 a special promo clip included to conquer the European market. The clip took place on apaddle steamer Mississippi-and follows the singer Toni at the vocal parts, after which the band as a whole is displayed at the choruses (3).
|"Mississippi" in the Dutch Top 40
|"Mississippi" in the Dutch Towering 30
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in the Radio 2 Top 2000
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