AIN'T THAT A SHAME

Created on 06/11/2005
Latest update on 24/04/2021

Artist: Fats Domino
Author: Antoine Domino/Dave Bartholomew
Label: Imperial
Year: 1955

Spelled out as Ain't It A Shame on the original labels. Not to be confused with Lloyd Price's hit Ain't It A Shame ('53). N°1 R&B, top 10 US.

Covers:

1955:

Pat Boone [n°1 US, following up Bill Haley at the top; Fats Domino's comment: This man bought me this ring with this song]

1959:

Connie Francis

1963:

Four Seasons

1969:

Champion Jack Dupree

1972:

Gary Glitter

1972:

Ronnie Hawkins

1972:

Hank Williams Jr.

1975:

John Lennon [one of the first songs, if not the first song he learned to play, through his mother Julia on banjo, who probably only knew the Pat Boone hitversion]

1977:

Brownsville Station

1979:

Cheap Trick

1983:

Mud

1988:

Paul McCartney [on his Russian lp]

1989:

Screaming Jay Hawkins

2019:

George Benson

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