MAMA TOLD ME NOT TO COME

Latest update on 18/04/2014

Artist: Eric Burdon & The Animals
Author: Randy Newman
Label: Decca
Year: 1966

In some countries B-side of Help Me Girl and on a French EP (Barclay), a bit later on his lp Eric Is Here (MGM), along with two more Randy Newman songs: I Think It's Going To Rain Today and Wait Till Next Year. Only drummer Barry Jenkins was an Animal too, the rest were NY session musicians. In the groove of Booker T & The MG's Chinese Checkers (Stax - '63).

Covers:

1967:

P.J. Proby [second version]

1970:

Randy Newman [author]

1970:

Three Dog Night [n°1 US]

1970:

Lou Rawls

1970:

Odetta

1971:

Patrick Topaloff [as Maman, viens me chercher]

1972:

Wilson Pickett

1972:

Brinsley Schwarz

1986:

Carmel

1991:

Wolfgang Press

2000:

Tom Jones & Stereophonics

2011:

Jan Rot [as Mama Zei Nog Ga Nou Gauw]

Three Dog Night's version is the only n°1 US for a Randy Newman song.

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