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March 27, 1982: Pac-Man Fever Hits #9

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Jeffrey Powers

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March 27, 1982: Pac-Man Fever Hits #9

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Pac-Man Fever

1982 –  Recorded in 1981, the song Pac-Man fever was a song by (Jerry ) Buckner & (Gary) Garcia. Each song on the album was about a different video game and was released via album, cassette, 8-track and later via CD. The song is a parody of “Cat Scratch Fever” by Ted Nugent.

The song itself hit the Bilboard Hot 100 list at #9. Pac-Man fever also earned a gold certification by the RIAA.

The duo had a mini-hit with the song  “Do the Donkey Kong”.

Wikazine – Full show notes for March 27

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