Susie Q (song)
"Susie Q" is a song by Louisiana-born singer and guitarist Dale Hawkins (1936–2010). He wrote the song himself, but when it was released, Stan Lewis, the owner of Jewel/Paula Records, and Eleanor Broa...
Willie and the Hand Jive
"Willie and the Hand Jive" is a song written by Johnny Otis and originally released as a single in 1958 by Johnny Otis Show, reaching #9 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and #5 on the Billboard R&B ...
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Poor Side of Town
"Poor Side of Town" is a song by Johnny Rivers that reached No.1 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 and on the RPM Canadian Chart in November 1966.
It was a very important record for Johnny Rivers and ...
Blue Suede Shoes
"Blue Suede Shoes" is a rock and roll standard written and first recorded by Carl Perkins in 1955 and is considered one of the first rockabilly (rock and roll) records and incorporated elements of blu...
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Help Me, Rhonda
"Help Me, Rhonda" is a song by American rock band the Beach Boys written by Brian Wilson and Mike Love. Originally released as "Help Me, Ronda" in March 1965 on The Beach Boys Today!, an alternate tak...
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Mountain of Love
"Mountain of Love" is a song written by Harold Dorman (also known as Harold Kenneth Dorman). Dorman released his version as a single in 1960. It was originally recorded in late 1959 at the Royal Recor...
The Tracks of My Tears
"The Tracks of My Tears" is a multiple award-winning and much covered R&B hit song introduced in 1965 by The Miracles on Motown's Tamla label. This song is considered to be among the finest record...
Baby What You Want Me to Do
"Baby What You Want Me to Do" (sometimes called "You Got Me Running" or "You Got Me Runnin'") is a blues song that was written and recorded by Jimmy Reed in 1959. It was a record chart hit for Reed a...
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Sea Cruise
"Sea Cruise" is a song written and sung by Huey "Piano" Smith.
The song was initially covered by Frankie Ford in 1959, with a top-20 hit, using Smith's original backing track.
Midnight Special (song)
"Midnight Special" is a traditional folk song thought to have originated among prisoners in the American South. The title comes from the refrain, which refers to the passenger train Midnight Special a...
Memphis, Tennessee (song)
"Memphis, Tennessee" is a song by Chuck Berry. It is sometimes shortened to "Memphis". In the UK, the song charted at #6 in 1963, at the same time Decca Records issued a cover version in the UK by Dav...
Um, Um, Um, Um, Um, Um
"Um, Um, Um, Um, Um, Um" is a song, written by Curtis Mayfield. The first recording of the song to be released was by Major Lance; it was released as a single in December 1963. The single was produced...
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Cast Your Fate to the Wind
"Cast Your Fate To The Wind" is an American jazz instrumental selection whose music was composed, and which was originally recorded, by Vince Guaraldi; later, lyrics for it were written by Carel Werbe...
Catch the Wind
"Catch the Wind" is a song written and recorded by British singer-songwriter Donovan. It was released as a single in the United Kingdom on March 12, 1965 through Pye Records (Pye 7N 15801) and a few m...
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Brown Eyed Handsome Man
"Brown Eyed Handsome Man" is a rock and roll song by Chuck Berry, which was originally released by Chess Records in September 1956 as the B-side to "Too Much Monkey Business." It was also included on ...
Fire and Rain
"Fire and Rain" is a folk rock song written and performed by James Taylor. It appeared on his second album, Sweet Baby James. The album was released in February 1970, with the song being released as a...
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Swayin' to the Music (Slow Dancing)
Swayin' to the Music (Slow Dancin') or Slow Dancin' (Swayin' to the Music) is a 1977 hit single by Johnny Rivers. It is his last hit single in North America."Swayin' to the Music" describes a young ma...
Secret Agent Man (song)
"Secret Agent Man" is a song written by P. F. Sloan and Steve Barri. The most famous recording of the song was made by Johnny Rivers for the opening titles of the American broadcast of the British sp...
By the Time I Get to Phoenix
"By the Time I Get to Phoenix" is a song written by Jimmy Webb. Originally recorded by Johnny Rivers in 1965, American country music singer Glen Campbell covered the song on his album of the same name...
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Baby I Need Your Loving
"Baby I Need Your Loving" is a 1964 hit single recorded by the Four Tops for the Motown label. Written and produced by Motown's main production team Holland–Dozier–Holland, the song was the group's fi...
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Six Days on the Road
"Six Days on the Road" is an American song written by Earl Green and Muscle Shoals Sound Studio songwriter Carl Montgomery, made famous originally by country music singer Dave Dudley. First released i...
Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On
"Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On" (sometimes rendered "Whole Lot of Shakin' Going On") is a song written by Dave "Curlee" Williams. The song was first recorded by Big Maybelle, however, the best known ve...
Maybellene
"Maybellene" is a song recorded by Chuck Berry, adapted from the traditional fiddle tune "Ida Red" that tells the story of a hot rod race and a broken romance. It was released in July 1955 as a single...
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I Washed My Hands In Muddy Water
"I Washed My Hands In Muddy Water" is a song recorded by Stonewall Jackson in 1965, whose version went to number 8 on Hot Country Songs in 1965. Written by Cowboy Joe Babcock, it was also a hit by Joh...
The Seventh Son
"The Seventh Son", also recorded as "Seventh Son", is a song written by Willie Dixon. It was released as a single by Willie Mabon on Chess Records in 1955. It has also been recorded by artists such as...