was later popularized in a recording by Fats Domino in 1956, on Imperial Records. It became one of the earliest rhythm and blues songs to make the Billboard magazine pop music charts, peaking at number five and reaching the number one spot on the R&B Best Sellers chart. It was included on the 1957 album This Is Fats and the 1959 album Fats Domino sings 12,000,000 Records.
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"Hello Mary Lou" is a song written by U.S. singer Gene Pitney and Cayet Mangiaracina, first recorded by Johnny Duncan in 1960 and later by Ricky Nelson in 1961. Nelson's version, issued as the B-side of his No. 1 hit "Travelin' Man", reached No. 9 on the Billboard music charts on May 28, 1961. In the UK, where it was released as an A-side (with Dorsey Burnette's "It's Late" as the B-side), it reached No. 2. It was also a hit in much of Europe where it spent 14 weeks at No. 1.
"Da Doo Ron Ron" is a song written by Jeff Barry, Ellie Greenwich and Phil Spector. It first became a popular top five hit single for the American girl group the Crystals in 1963. American teen idol Shaun Cassidy covered the song in 1977 and his version hit number one on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. There have also been many other cover versions of this song, including a version by the Raindrops, which featured the original songwriters of "Da Doo Ron Ron" Jeff Barry and Ellie Greenwich.
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"Hard Headed Woman" is a #1 rock and roll song recorded by Elvis Presley and published by Gladys Music, Presley's publishing company in 1958.
It was most notably recorded as a rock and roll song by Presley as part of the soundtrack for his 1958 motion picture King Creole, and was included on the record album of the same name. The song was also released as a 45 RPM single and in 1958 went to No. 1 on the Billboard charts and went to number two for two weeks on the R&B chart. It became the first rock and roll single to earn the RIAA designation of Gold Record.
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