Hand jive, hand jive, hand jive, Do that crazy hand jive. Doctor and a lawyer and an Indian chief, They all dig that crazy beat. Way-Out Willie gave them all a treat When he did that hand jive with his feet. Willie and Millie got married last fall. They had a little Willie junior and that ain't all. Well, the kids got crazy and it's plain to see, Doing the hand jive on . album: "461 Ocean Boulevard" (1974). Motherless Children Better Make It Through Today Willie And The Hand Jive Get Ready I Shot The Sheriff I Can't Hold Out Please Be With Me Let It Grow Steady Rollin' Man Mainline Florida Give Me Strength. Willie And The Hand Jive" lyrics provided for educational purposes and personal use only.
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 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and on the Billboard R&B chart. The song has a Bo Diddley beat and was partly inspired by the music sung by a chain gang Otis heard while he was touring
Eric Clapton did "Willie and the Hand Jive" on his 1974 album 461 Ocean Boulevard. Clapton slowed down the tempo for his version. Author Chris Welch believes that the song benefits from this "slow burn". However, Rolling Stone critic Ken Emerson complains that the song sounds "disconcertingly mournful". Other critics praised Clapton's confident vocals. Author Marc Roberty claimed that on this song, "Eric's vocals had clearly matured, with fluctuations and intonations that. The album title refers to the address on Ocean Boulevard in Golden Beach, Florida where Clapton lived while recording the album. The street address of the house was changed after the album's release due to fans flocking to the property. The house has long since been rebuilt and the street address restored.
Willie and the Hand Jive" b/w "Mainline Florida". - - 31. - - 99. 28. - 26. 1975. Swing Low, Sweet Chariot" b/w "Pretty Blue Eyes". Select "Eric Clapton" from the artist drop-down menu. Archived from the original on February 17, 2014. Retrieved October 22, 2015. a b c "M&D: Classifiche Eric Clapton". Musica e dischi (in Italian). Look for collaboration efforts also. International Federation of the Phonographic Industry of Macao (in Chinese). Archived from the original on July 10, 2015. a b "Die Offizielle Schweizer Hitparade und Music Community". Schweizer Hitparade (in German).
Cream & Eric Clapton song lyrics for album 461 Ocean Boulevard. Tracks: Motherless Children, Better Make It Through Today, Willie And The Hand Jive, Get Ready, I Shot The Sheriff, I Can't Hold Out, Please Be With Me, Let It Grow, Steady Rollin' Man, Mainline Florida, Give Me Strength. Cream & Eric Clapton lyrics. Album: 461 Ocean Boulevard. 11. 01. Motherless Children. 02. Better Make It Through Today.
Eric Clapton did "Willie and the Hand Jive" on his 1974 album 461 Ocean Boulevard. Footage from Otis' performance of "Willie and the Hand Jive" at the 1970 Monterey Jazz Festival was included in Clint Eastwood's 1971 film Play Misty for M. .This song can be heard in the film The Shawshank Redemption.
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|A||Willie And The Hand Jive
Written-By – Otis*
Written-By – George Terry
- Published By – Leeds Music
- Published By – Casserole Music Corp.
- Published By – Robert Stigwood Group Ltd.
- Printed By – Jež, Beograd
- Producer – Tom Dowd
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Matrix / Runout (A Side): S-53833 A 190275
- Matrix / Runout (B Side): S-53833 B 190275
- Rights Society: SAKOJ
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