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Today we’re paying attention to one of the earliest covers in pop music. The original recording of this song was done by Big Maybelle, who made her version in 1955. This song was produced by Quincy Jones (who later produced most of the Michael Jackson records). Jerry Lee Lewis first played this song live, and decided to record it in 1957. He knew it would be a hit, though Sam Phillips (the founder of Sun Records) thought it to be too risky. It was a number 3 hit in the US pop chart. Enjoy
Jerry Lee Lewis- Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On
You might have noticed that all rock ‘n roll songs are short. That’s because the vinyl records were short back then.
And because of that, the song of the day is only 1 minute and 48 seconds!
It’s a quite well known song:
Jerry Lee Lewis with Great Balls Of Fire!
Tomorrow more rock ‘n roll!