NEIGHBOR, NEIGHBOR

Latest update on 09/09/2020

Artist: Jimmy Hughes
Author: Alton J. Valier/Huey Meaux
Label: Vee-Jay
Year: 1964

On debut album Steal Away. Cousin of Percy Sledge and the first to record in Rick Hall's Fame studio. That's where he recut this track in a funked up version that became a huge R&B hit in '66. According to Huey Meaux this was also recorded by The Beatles.

Covers:

1965:

Graham Bond Organisation [as Neighbour, Neighbour]

1966:

Adlibs

1966:

Charles Berry

1966:

Spencer Davis Group

1966:

Spectres [pre Status Quo; single B-side]

1970:

Roy Head

1970:

Pig Iron

1978:

Status Quo

1978:

Solid Senders

1982:

Fabulous Thunderbirds [as Neighbor Tend To Your Business; see: Tend To Your Business]

1984:

King Biscuit Boy

1984:

Dr. Feelgood

1994:

Jack Bruce

1995:

Deluxe Blues Band

1997:

Gregg Allman

1999:

Angela Brown

2001:

Decoys [crediting Huey Meaux]

ZZ Top has other neighbors while all British versions adopted Neighbour, Neighbour for spelling.

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