I'M ALL SHOOK UP

Latest update on 17/01/2015

Artist: David Hill
Author: Otis Blackwell
Label: Aladdin
Year: 1956

Unnoticed in the shadow of Elvis' first transatlantic hit (cocrediting Presley). New York rocker David Hill wasn't just a one-off footnote though: three years later he scored with Two Brothers and Living Doll for Kapp.

Covers:

1957:

Elvis Presley [n°1 US, C&W, R&B and UK as All Shook Up]

1957:

Carl Perkins [idem]

1960:

Llopis [Cuban as Estremécete]

1961:

Teddy Raye et ses Teddy Boys [as Crever d'amour]

1961:

Otis Blackwell [author]

1964:

Dante [as Je suis singlé]

1965:

Bobby Leclerc et les Merseys [as J'en perds la tête]

1967:

Alain Olas [as Fou de toi]

1969:

Jeff Beck

1974:

Suzi Quatro

1979:

Cliff Richard

1980:

Jackie Edwards

1980s:

Batmobile [three second version]

1981:

Humble Pie

1984:

Steve Marriott

1987:

Ry Cooder

1989:

Residents

1990:

Adamski [as The Space Jungle; hit UK]

1991:

Robert Palmer

1992:

Wigbert [as Wakker Geschud]

1992:

Billy Joel

1994:

Kris Kristofferson

1999:

Paul McCartney

2005:

Sharon Wilkins-Mark Price-Leah Hocking [in Broadway musical All Shook Up]

2007:

Shawn Camp & Billy Burnette [The Bluegrass Elvises; all as All Shook Up]

Otis Blackwell came up with All Shook Up when someone challenged him to write a song about a heavily shaken bottle of Coke. The idea is to perform it the way formula 1 pilots shake champagne magnums and that's exactly how McCartney & c° did it on Run Devil Run.

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