SUCH A NIGHT

Latest update on 06/01/2012

Artist: Clyde McPhatter & The Drifters
Author: Lincoln Chase
Label: Atlantic
Year: 1954

Sunnyland Slim's saxophone part in When I Was Young (Shake It Baby) ('51) inspired the one in Such A Night. Author Lincoln Chase also wrote The Name Game and The Clapping Song, both for his wife Shirley Ellis (see there), Jim Dandy and The (Real) Nitty Gritty.

Covers:

1954:

Johnny Ray [n°1 UK; banned in the US and by the BBC]

1954:

Cab Calloway [with the Sy Oliver Orch.]

1954:

Perez Prado

1955:

Dinah Washington

1960:

Elvis Presley [on lp Elvis Is Back]

1962:

Clyde McPhatter

1964:

Johnny Hallyday [as Oh cette nuit]

1974:

Ricky Gordon [hit NL]

1978:

Shakin' Stevens

1995:

Aaron Neville

2002:

Helmut Lotti

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