HEY JUDE

Latest update on 04/09/2020

Artist: Beatles
Author: John Lennon/Paul McCartney
Label: Apple
Year: 1968

Working title: Hey Jules; written to comfort Julian, five year old son of divorcing John & Cynthia Lennon.

Covers:

1968:

Lettermen

1968:

Wilson Pickett [top 20 R&B & NL; with Duane Allman on guitar; recorded at FAME in Muscle Shoals; Phil Walden was the first one to realise the historical impact; he'd just lost Otis Redding in a plane crash and signed Duane as a solo act on the spot; Phil who'd started his own record company (Capricorn) and studio (with house drummer Jay Johanny Johnson, alias Jaimoe) in Otis's home base Macon, GA urged Duane to form his own band there; Jaimoe was the first one in, so Pickett's Hey Jude was responsible for launching The Allman Brothers Band]

1969:

Dionne Warwick

1969:

Tom Jones

1969:

King Curtis

1969:

Temptations

1969:

Petula Clark

1969:

Bing Crosby [on lp Hey Jude Hey Bing]

1969:

Lloyd Price

1970:

Jr. Walker & The All Stars

1972:

Elvis Presley [on Elvis Now]

2007:

Judy Collins

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