Be-Bop-A-Lula" is a rockabilly song first recorded in 1956 by Gene Vincent and His Blue Caps. There, he met Donald Graves, who supposedly wrote the words to the song while Vincent wrote the tune. Cf. "Money Honey" by the Drifters, 1953)
Vincent Eugene Craddock (February 11, 1935 – October 12, 1971), known as Gene Vincent, was an American musician who pioneered the styles of rock and roll and rockabilly. His 1956 top ten hit with his Blue Caps, "Be-Bop-A-Lula", is considered a significant early example of rockabilly. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the Rockabilly Hall of Fame.
Greatest Hits presents the bare bones of Gene Vincent's best work, with ten tracks including "Be-Bop-A-Lula," "Lotta Lovin'," "Bluejean Bop," and "Race with the Devil. It gets comparably low marks not for the quality of the music (which is good), but its brevity
Be-Bop-A-Lula Lyrics. Well be-bop-a-lula, she's my baby Be-bop-a-lula, I don't mean maybe Be-bop-a-lula, she's my baby Be-bop-a-lula, I don't mean maybe Be-bop-a-lula, she's my baby love My baby love, my baby love. Well she's the girl in the red blue jeans She's the queen of all the teens She's the woman that I know She's the woman that loves me so. Say, be-bop-a-lula, she's my baby Be-bop-a-lula, I don't mean maybe Be-bop-a-lula, she's my baby doll My baby. About Be-Bop-A-Lula. Original version of the rockabilly classic, covered by numerous artists such as Jerry Lee Lewis, Foghat, Queen, John Lennon, Stray Cats and Suicide. Be-Bop-A-Lula" Track Info. Written By Bill Sheriff Tex Davis, Donald Graves & Gene Vincent. Release Date January 1, 1956.
Gene Vincent - Be-Bop-A-Lula (1st Appearance, Town Hall Party 1958). Gene Vincent - Be Bop A Lula - Rock'n'Roll Legends - R'n'R - lyrics - Durée : 2:41. Jan joined me on bass for this recording of Gene Vincent's biggest selling single 2:36. Gene Vincent - Be Bop A Lula - Durée : 2:36. il y a 3 ans. 4 419 vues Sous-titres.
Vincent, who was born 34 days after Elvis, had the rebel image and swagger they were looking for, and their investment paid off when "Be-Bop-a-Lula," which was his debut single, sold 200,000 copies in the first month it was released. The song helped Vincent gain a large cult following, but his rebel image was justified, and he became dependent on painkillers, speed and alcohol. Vincent, who had just three more Top 40 hits, was injured in the car crash that killed his good friend and.
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Gene Vincent only had one really big hit, Be-Bop-a-Lula, which epitomized rockabilly at its prime in 1956 with its sharp guitar breaks, spare snare drums, fluttering echo, and Vincent's breathless, sexy vocals. Yet his place as one of the great early rock roll singers is secure, backed up by a wealth of fine smaller hits and non-hits that rate among the best rockabilly of all time
|A2||Race With The Devil||2:02|
|A4||Dance To The Bop||2:14|
|A5||Rocky Road Blues||2:07|
|B3||Gonna Back Up Baby||2:24|
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