This is a crazy, killer semi-instrumental, with an emphasis on the “mental”. It’s a smokin’ r ‘n b strut, with gritty guitars and what sounds like the crazy guy on the bus shouting rodeo patter over the top. Beautiful.
I know nothing about the band, and can’t find anything elsewhere on the ‘net except other head-scratchers. It appears the original 45 was released on Symbol in about 1965, but this track also appears on the long-deleted Sue Records boxset and the Shakin’ Fit comp, both of which go for ott money just for the CD – some hopeful on ebay had Shakin’ Fit listed for over $100. For a CD.
Here’s hoping for a re-issue: