TWENTY FLIGHT ROCK

Latest update on 17/07/2014

Artist: Eddie Cochran
Author: Ned Fairchild/Eddie Cochran
Label: Liberty
Year: 1956

In film The Girl Can't Help It with is big Gretsch 6120 guitar in close-up, blowing George Harrison's mind, one of at least 10.000 local kids keeping the film rolling for weeks at the Liverpool box office. The hit version was a recut.

Covers:

1959:

Cliff Richard

1961:

Vince Taylor

1962:

El Toro & les Cyclones [as Vingtième étage]

1975:

Johnny Hallyday [as Trente septième étage, at the age of 37]

1975:

Montrose

1978:

Robert Gordon with Link Wray

1982:

Rolling Stones

1987:

Proclaimers

1988:

Paul McCartney [and in '99 live in the Cavern Club; this was the song that brought him and John Lennon together "the day John met Paul"]

1993:

Stray Cats

1994:

Backbeat Band

2011:

Jeff Beck [vocal: Brian Setzer]

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