A Must to Avoid

"A Must to Avoid" is a song written by P.F. Sloan and Steve Barri and performed by Herman's Hermits. It reached #1 in New Zealand, #3 in Canada,[1] #4 in Australia, #5 in Norway, #6 on the UK's Record Retailer chart, and #8 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1965.[2] It was featured on their 1966 album, Hold On!.[3] It is also featured on their 1966 EP, A Must to Avoid.

"A Must to Avoid"
Single by Herman's Hermits
from the album Hold On!
B-side"The Man with the Cigar"
Released17 December 1965 (UK)
December 1965 (US)
RecordedRCA Studio B, Hollywood, 30 September 1965
GenrePop rock
LabelMGM 13437
Songwriter(s)P.F. Sloan, Steve Barri
Producer(s)Mickie Most
Herman's Hermits singles chronology
"Just a Little Bit Better"
"A Must to Avoid"
"Listen People" / "You Won't Be Leaving"

The song was produced by Mickie Most.[4]