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Let's Go (Pony) is a 1962 song by The Routers. Its infectious “clap clap clap-clap-clap clap-clap-clap-clap Let's Go!" chant became a favorite of cheerleaders and crowds worldwide.

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Although the songwriting credits are given to local singer Lanny Duncan and his brother Robert Duncan, Lanny had previously recorded the original demo of the song in 1961 as a member of the Starlighters, featuring Tony Valentino on guitar and Jody Rich on bass. The demo was recorded in Glendale, California with engineer Eddie Brackett.[1][2]

Chartwise, the song made #19 on the Billboard Hot 100,[3] #27 Cashbox and #32 on the UK Singles Chart.