Mary Lou, Young Jessie (1955)
Recorded by 18 year-old Obediah Donnell Jessie (1936-2020) who later spent some time with The Flairs, The Coasters, and the Obie Jessie Combo. It was his younger brother, actor DeWayne Jessie, who portrayed Otis Day in “National Lampoon’s Animal House.” Jessie was also related to Blind Lemon Jefferson.
Mary Lou was covered by Ronnie Hawkins (1959), the The Steve Miller Band (1973), Bob Seger (1976), Gene Clarke (1977), Frank Zappa (1983) and The Oblivions (1997).
Reblog the Frog.
How to make ketchup.
Donkey gets a pedicure.
The Rubber Chicken Museum.
The Palindromists. The Movie.
“Alex, Imma beat you at Chess.“
Marilou Henner has hyperthymesia.
Vadim Solovyev does cool computer graphics.
Otis Blackwell wrote All Shook Up, first recorded by David Hess (aka David Hill, aka David Dante) in 1956.
Top image: Posted on Facebook by Sean R. with the caption
“Saw this in elevator to my dentist. I wondered how many people would even get it.“
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