Composer Roy Hayes from Baton Rouge, LA had sent Dave Bartholomew a demo tape but when the studio was booked and the recording lamp turned red, seemed he couldn't sing. Dave also learned his famous My Ding-A-Ling from Roy (see there).
Fats Domino [top 20 US]
Paul McCartney [on Russian lp]
Lobos [in film A Fine Mess]
Sheryl Crow [on Fast Track To Nowhere - Songs From Rebel Highway and in film Confessions Of Sorority Girls]