Little Richard

Little Richard: Long Tall Sally (testo canzone)

Artista: Little Richard
Canzone: Long Tall Sally (1956)

Long Tall Sally è una canzone rock and roll scritta da Robert Blackwell, Enotris Johnson e Little Richard, ed è fra le più note della sua produzione e dell’intero genere. E’ stata pubblicata come singolo su 45 giri (lato b: Slippin’ and Slidin’), nel 1956 e inserita nell’album Here’s Little Richard.

Fra gli interpreti che hanno inciso cover di Long Tall Sally si possono ricordare Elvis Presley (1956), The Kinks (1964), Jerry Lee Lewis (1964), The Beatles (1964), Scorpions (1978) e Molly Hatchet (1981).

La versione originale di Little Richard figura al #56 posto della lista 500 Greatest Songs of All Time redatta dalla rivista Rollin Stone. (it-wikipedia, en-wikipedia)

Long Tall Sally

Gonna tell Aunt Mary ‘bout Uncle John,
He claim he has the misery but he’s havin’ a lot of fun,
Oh baby, yeah baby, woo
Havin’ me some fun tonight yeah

Well long, tall Sally
She’s built for speed, she got
Everything that Uncle John need, oh baby,
Yeah baby, woo baby,
Havin’ me some fun tonight yeah

Well, I saw Uncle John with long tall Sally.
He saw Aunt Mary comin’ and he ducked back in the alley oh baby,
Yeah baby, woo baby,
Havin’ me some fun tonight, yeah ow

Well, long, tall Sally
She’s built for speed, she got
Everything that Uncle John need oh baby,
Yeah baby, woo baby,
Havin’ me some fun tonight yeah

Well, I saw Uncle John with bald head Sally.
He saw Aunt Mary comin’ and he ducked back in the alley oh baby,
Yeah baby, woo baby,
Havin’ me some fun tonight, yeah

We gonna have some fun tonight,
We gonna have some fun tonight, woo
Have some fun tonight, everything’s all right,
Have some fun, have me some fun tonight.

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