IT TEARS ME UP

Latest update on 02/03/2018

Artist: Percy Sledge
Author: Dan Penn/Spooner Oldham
Label: Atlantic
Year: 1966

Top 10 R&B, top 20 US. First recorded by Jimmy Hughes for Fame but that master got lost. That's when his cousin Percy had his pick down the road at Quinvy's.

Covers:

1967:

Jeanne Newman

1967:

Lorene Mann

1977:

Dennis Brown

1982:

Jerry Reed

1994:

Dan Penn [author on cd Do Right Man; his demo was released on ACE comp Dan Penn - The Fame Recordings ('12)]

1995:

Elvis Costello [live bonus track on cd version King Of America]

1998:

Johnny Adams

1999:

Dan Penn & Spooner Oldham [auteurs]

1999:

Box Tops

2006:

Hacienda Brothers [on album produced by Dan Penn]

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