BAD PENNY BLUES

Latest update on 29/04/2016

Artist: Humphrey Lyttleton Band
Author: Humphrey Lyttleton
Label: Parlophone
Year: 1956

Early successful British blues recording (complete with full blown boogie woogie piano part) produced by Joe Meek, assisted by George Martin. Top 20 UK.

Covers:

1968:

Beatles [piano solo in Lady Madonna; n°1 UK]

1968:

Fats Domino [idem; recognized the Fats Domino elements in the Beatles' song; The Beatles were Fats Domino fans]

1969:

Booker T. & The MG's [idem]

1971:

Elvis Presley [idem; informal recording]

1982:

Flying Pickets [idem]

When John or Paul asked for a New Orleans piano in Lady Madonna, producer George Martin automatically came up with Humphrey Lyttleton's Bad Penny Blues, a boogie woogie piano track he coproduced in the fifties.

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