HEY LOLLY LOLLY

Latest update on 02/05/2017

Artist: Woody Guthrie
Author: Barbara Voorhies
Label: Stinson
Year: 1944

With Cisco Houston and Sonny Terry. Released in '52. Originated as a square dance in the Bahamas: Married Man Will Keep Your Secret. As such collected by Alan Lomax on the spot in 1935 and mentioned in his book Our Singing Country.

Covers:

1947:

Bing Crosby & Burl Ives [as Hey Liley, Liley Lo]

1954:

Pete Seeger [as Hey Li-Lee]

1957:

Weavers [in medley Around The World]

1957:

Vipers Skiffle Group [as Hey Liley Liley Lo; John Lennon, Vipers fan par excellence, repeated said refrain during sessions for final Beatles album Let It Be]

1957:

Bill Maynard [idem]

1959:

Billy Lehman & The Rock-Itts [as Lollie on ARP]

1959:

Rusty Draper [as Hey Li Lee Li Lee]

1960:

Brothers Four [as Hey Liley Liley Lo]

1961:

Limeliters [as Hey Li Lee Li Lee]

1963:

Chubby Checker [as Loddy Lo, top 20 US; in love with Dutch girl Catherina Lodders]

1964:

Johnny Lion & The Jumping Jewels [idem]

1964:

Richard Anthony [as Elle a dit non]

1980:

Dolly Dots [als Hela Di Ladi Lo]

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