The Beatles Song Of The Day: “Long Tall Sally”


The Beatles Song Of The Day is “Long Tall Sally.” In the United Kingdom “Long Tall Sally” appeared on an EP titled “Long Tall Sally” with 3 other songs. “Long Tall Sally” was originally recorded by Little Richard. Paul’s singing the lead vocal. Little Richard was an influence on him. The song was written by Enotris Johnson, Richard Penniman [aka Little Richard} and Robert Blackwell. Little Richard’s original was released in 1956 and was a #6 hit in the United States and reached #3 in the United Kingdom. Paul first sang the song during his first public performance at the age of 15 at a holiday camp with his family. The Beatles would perform this song in concert from the late 1950’s until 1966. No other song that The Beatles performed-enjoyed this long of a run. Often the song would be The Beatles finale. This would be the last song that The Beatles…

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