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Grateful Dead Conspiracy » Live Grateful Dead Songs » Wake Up Little Susie » Everly Brother's "Wake Up Little Susie," live cover on Acoustic Guitar. Video Recordings

Everly Brother's "Wake Up Little Susie," Live Cover On Acoustic Guitar. Video Recordings

Grateful Dead - Wake Up Little Susie

Butch breaks in to "Wake Up Little Susie" a song best known from a recording by The Everly Brothers, issued by Cadence Records as catalog number 1337. The song reached #1 on the Billboard Pop and Country charts and the Cash Box Best Selling Record charts, despite having been banned from Boston radio stations for lyrics that—at the time—were considered suggestive. It got to #2 on the United Kingdom song charts. The song is ranked #311 on the Rolling Stone magazine's list of The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time. Among notable musical groups performing covers of the song are Simon and Garfunkel and the Grateful Dead. During Simon and Garfunkel's "Old Friends" tour in 2003-2004, they performed this song and others in a segment with the Everly Brothers, who toured in support. Simon and Garfunkel have cited the Everly Brothers as strong influences on their own music. The musical duo Evan and Jaron also recorded a version of the song on their album, "52 Sundays." In an appearance on The Oprah Winfrey Show during the 2000 US presidential election, Governor George W. Bush named "Wake Up Little Susie" as his favorite song, erroneously claiming it was by Buddy Holly. Holly never recorded the song. In 2008 a part of the song was sung in the bluegrass version of The Raconteurs' Old Enough, featuring Ricky Skaggs and Ashley Monroe. The song is written from the point of view of a high school boy to his girlfriend, Susie. In the song, the two go out on a date to a drive-in movie theater ...



8 Responses to “Everly Brother's "Wake Up Little Susie," live cover on Acoustic Guitar. Video Recordings”

  1. elviswayne03 says:

    GREAT JOB, BUTCH
    I love doin this song too...

  2. sjkalsc says:

    Thanks for sharing. I loved it!!! 5*****s and it makes me want to dance.
    Dianne

  3. strummingnerd says:

    It's different..................Awesome!!!!!!

  4. cultofpersonalityful says:

    was thinkin about learnin a beginner's version of this song. pretty cool song. is this song from the late 50's or the 60's?

  5. justmusicandme says:

    Good cover - on my playlist: People Love to Sing the Everlys.

  6. soniclover00 says:

    Lol, Whatcha gonna tell yo friends when they say Ooooooooh la la? XD

  7. xTracyAxJackBx says:

    did u acturlly sing it :D

  8. ininjaninjai says:

    u look like an assassin lol

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