BRAND NEW CADILLAC

Latest update on 03/07/2019

Artist: Vince Taylor & The Playboys
Author: Vince Taylor
Label: Parlophone
Year: 1959

Englishman who made a career in France. B-side of Pledging My Love. With Joe Moretti on guitar, the same as in Johnny Kidd's famous Shakin' All Over.

Covers:

1964:

Renegades [as Cadillac; influential arrangement; n°2 Finland]

1964:

Downliners Sect [idem]

1965:

Shamrocks [idem; hit Sweden & Fr]

1965:

Hep Stars [idem; n°1 Sweden]

1965:

Maskers [covered the Renegades arrangement under the original title; in '64 as ZZ & De Maskers they cut an own instrumental composition Cadillac (B-side of Spanish Tears)]

1970:

Liquorice John Death [alias Procol Harum]

1976:

Slickee Boys

1977:

Roberto

1978:

Crapule De Luxe

1978:

Fall

1979:

Clash

1985:

Milkshakes [with Billy Childish, who re-recorded it with The Dear Watsons]

1994:

Brian Setzer Orch.

1999:

Joe Grushecky

Mostly credited to Brown/Gibson/Johnson/Mallett, the four Renegades. Vince Taylor started taking legal action while most of these mid sixties covers had become hits.

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