BOP-A-LENA

Created on 04/12/2005
Latest update on 19/04/2010

Artist: Ronnie Self
Author: Mel Tillis/Webb Pierce
Label: Columbia
Year: 1958

Would-be Elvis Ronnie 'Mr. Frantic' Self, was a songwriter too: Sweet Nothin's (hit US & UK for Brenda Lee) and I'm Sorry (n°1 US, n°2 B). Also Home In My Hand (Brinsley Schwarz and Dave Edmunds). Ronnie was discovered by Brenda's manager Dub Allbritten.

Covers:

1965:

Dan Ellery

1981:

Jerry Williams

1984:

k.d. lang & The Reclines [on their Canadian debut album Truly Western Experience]

1985:

AA & The Doctors [as Bop-Oh-Leena]

Mel Tillis and Webb Pierce also cowrote I Ain't Never.

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