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Be-Bop-A-Lula
Written By Gene Vincent, Donald Graves, Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis

Last update: Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Be-Bop-A-Lula Written by Gene Vincent, Donald Graves, Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis
First Released by Gene Vincent and His Blue Caps in 1956 on Capitol single F3450
B-side: Woman Love
Chart positions: #7 (U.S. Billboard pop music chart) #8 (R&B) #5 (C&W best seller) #16 (UK)
Recording: at Owen Bradley's studio in Nashville, Tennessee on May 4, 1956
Musicians: Cliff Gallup (lead guitar), "Wee" Willie Williams (rhythm guitar), "Jumpin'" Jack Neal (string bass), and Dickie "Be Bop" Harrell (drums)

Original release Gene Vincent and His Blue Caps - Be-Bop-A-Lula + 1956 7inch single Capitol F3450 (US)
+ 1956 78rpm Capitol CL14599 (UK)

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Beatles release:
The Beatles recorded Be-Bop-A-Lula in late December 1962 at the Star-Club during their final Hamburg residency
1977 2LP Live! at the Star-Club in Hamburg, Germany; 1962 different versions and many releases on LP and CD

ARITST
YouTube links underlined
SONG TITLE
ADDITIONAL SONG INFO
[OV] original released version
+ YEAR MEDIA TYPE/TITLE other info YouTube ^WRITER^
"Little" Gert LengstrandBe-Bop-A-Lula
+ 1972^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis^
77sBe-Bop-A-Lula
^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis^
Aces AgainBe-Bop-A-Lula
+ 2011^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis^
Adriano CelentanoBe-Bop-A-Lula
+ 1973^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis^
Alan VegaBe-Bop-A-Lula
+ 1981^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis^
Alligators with Mek PekBe-Bop-A-Lula
+ 1996^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis^
AllisonsBe-Bop-A-Lula
+ 1961^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis^
Alvin Stardust and FumbleBe-Bop-A-Lula
(Medley: Baby Blue + Be Bop A Lula + Dancing In The Street)
+ 1979 LP VAJack Good's Oh Boy! PYE Records N 109
+ 1979 LP VA Jack Good's Oh Boy! PYE Records PREAT 109 (Portugal)
+ NOT ON other LPs with similar title
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^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis^
ArnoBe-Bop-A-Lula
+ 2001^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis^
AstronautsBe-Bop-A-Lula
+ 1964^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis^
Baby Gate & The Happy BoysBe-Bop-A-Lula
+ 1958^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis^
Bamses VennerBe-Bop-A-Lula
(Birger Og Lulu) (Danish) [F]
+ 1984
+ 1998 BIRGER & LULU (LIVE)
^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis-
BeatlesBe-Bop-A-Lula
*^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis^
Beau-MarksBe-Bop-A-Lula
+ 1965^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis^
Beki BondageBe-Bop-A-Lula
+ 2000^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis^
Bill Black's ComboBe-Bop-A-Lula
(instrumental)
+ 1962^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis^
Billy Thorpe & The AztecsBe-Bop-A-Lula
^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis^
Black JackBe-Bop-A-Lula
+ 2009^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis^
Black RavenBe-Bop-A-Lula
+ 1995^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis^
Blue CapsBe-Bop-A-Lula
+ 1982^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis^
Blue KatsBe-Bop-A-Lula
+ 1958^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis^
Bob Mitchell OrchestraBe-Bop-A-Lula
+ 1973^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis^
Bonny MBe-Bop-A-Lula
^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis^
Brian SetzerBe-Bop-A-Lula
(instrumental)
+ 2011^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis^
Bruno Lomas con Los RockerosBe-Bop-A-Lula
+ 1965^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis^
Burton CummingsBe-Bop-A-Lula
^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis^
Carl PerkinsBe-Bop-A-Lula
^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis^
Carl PerkinsBe-Bop-A-Lula
+ 1978^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis^
CatalogueBe-Bop-A-Lula
+ 1987^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis^
ChicksBe-Bop-A-Lula
+ 1966^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis^
Chris CawteBe-Bop-A-Lula
+ 2009^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis^
Chuck Mead & His Grassy Knoll BoysBe-Bop-A-Lula
+ 2012^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis^
Chuck Owston & Rockin' OrchidsBe-Bop-A-Lula
+ 1980^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis^
Cliff EdmondsBe-Bop-A-Lula
+ 2004^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis^
Cliff Edmonds & The VirginiansBe-Bop-A-Lula
+ 1998^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis^
Cliff RichardBe-Bop-A-Lula
+ 1983^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis^
Col Joye & The Joy BoysBe-Bop-A-Lula
+ 1963^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis^
CruisersBe-Bop-A-Lula
+ 1979^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis^
David CassidyBe-Bop-A-Lula
+ 1975^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis^
David EssexBe-Bop-A-Lula
+ 1981^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis^
Demented Are GoBe-Bop-A-Lula
+ 1986^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis^
Dew WatsonBe-Bop-A-Lula
+ 1992^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis^
Die KettelsBe-Bop-A-Lula
+ 1965^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis^
DionBe-Bop-A-Lula
+ 2008^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis^
Don Lang & The TwistersBe-Bop-A-Lula
+ 1962^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis^
DriftersBe-Bop-A-Lula
+ 1959^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis^
Eddy MitchellBe-Bop-A-Lula
(Be Bop A Lula 63) (French) [F]
+ 1963
+ LIVE VERSION
*^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis-
Everly BrothersBe-Bop-A-Lula
+ 1958^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis^
Five Cards StudBe-Bop-A-Lula
+ 1966^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis^
Flying SaucersBe-Bop-A-Lula
+ 1977^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis^
FoghatBe-Bop-A-Lula
^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis^
Gary GlitterBe-Bop-A-Lula
+ 1989^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis^
Gene SummersBe-Bop-A-Lula
+ 1981^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis^
Gene VincentBe-Bop-A-Lula
+ Songs We Were Singing The Music That Inspired The Beatles
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^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis^
Gene Vincent and His Blue CapsBe-Bop-A-Lula
[OV]
+ 1956^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis^
Gene Vincent backed by The PuppetsBe-Bop-A-Lula
+ 1988 LP From L.A. To Frisco Magnum Force LM 55.004 (Spain)
+ 1983 LP From L.A. To Frisco Magnum Force MFLP-1.023 (UK)
+ Puppets version recorded July 1967
+ Commander Cody version 1968
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^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis^
Gene Vincent with The Commander Cody BandBe-Bop-A-Lula
+ 1988 LP From L.A. To Frisco Magnum Force LM 55.004 (Spain)
+ 1983 LP From L.A. To Frisco Magnum Force MFLP-1.023 (UK)
+ Puppets version recorded July 1967
+ Commander Cody version 1968
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^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis^
Giorgio Gaber e la sua Rolling CrewBe-Bop-A-Lula
+ 1958^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis^
Glen GlennBe-Bop-A-Lula
+ 1982^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis^
Go-GettersBe-Bop-A-Lula
+ 2006^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis^
Graham Fenton's MatchboxBe-Bop-A-Lula
+ 1996^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis^
Grieving EucalyptusBe-Bop-A-Lula
+ 1998^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis^
Hughie Scott and the MeteorsBe-Bop-A-Lula
+ 1964^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis^
Ian B. MacLeodBe-Bop-A-Lula
+ 1977^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis^
Imagine The TributeBe-Bop-A-Lula + 2015 Digital The Sound Of Lennon
ARTARTART
^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis^
Jack MarshallBe-Bop-A-Lula
+ 1963^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis^
Jan RohdeBe-Bop-A-Lula
+ 1978^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis^
Jerry Lee LewisBe-Bop-A-Lula
+ 1971^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis^
Jerry Lee Lewis + FriendBe-Bop-A-Lula
+ 1979^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis^
Jerry WilliamsBe-Bop-A-Lula
+ 1964^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis^
Jet CircusBe-Bop-A-Lula
+ 1989^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis^
John LennonBe-Bop-A-Lula
+ 1975^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis^
John Lennon's Original QuarrymenBe-Bop-A-Lula
+ 1997^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis^
Johnnie O'Neal with Herbie Layne's OrchestraBe-Bop-A-Lula
+ 1956^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis^
Johnny & His Cellar RockersBe-Bop-A-Lula
+ 1964^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis^
Johnny Devlin and The DevilsBe-Bop-A-Lula
+ 1977^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis^
Johnny HallydayBe-Bop-A-Lula
+ 1962*^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis^
Johnny PowersBe-Bop-A-Lula
+ 1992^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis^
Junior ShankBe-Bop-A-Lula
+ 1960^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis^
Jussi & PertsaBe-Bop-A-Lula
+ 1983^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis^
Kat OnomaBe-Bop-A-Lula
+ 1989^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis^
Kim & The CadillacsBe-Bop-A-Lula
+ 19984^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis^
LastBe-Bop-A-Lula
+ 1979^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis^
Les (Faux) FreresBe-Bop-A-Lula
+ 1963^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis^
Les Chaussettes NoiresBe-Bop-A-Lula
(Be Bop A Lula) (French) [F]
+ 1961 7inch EP Barclay 70 369*^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis-
Les SendersBe-Bop-A-Lula
+ 1964^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis^
Les SwiftsBe-Bop-A-Lula
+ 1963^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis^
Link WrayBe-Bop-A-Lula
+ 1980^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis^
Little GerhardBe-Bop-A-Lula
+ 1978^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis^
Little GlimstedtBe-Bop-A-Lula
+ 1971^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis^
Los Gibson BoysBe-Bop-A-Lula
(Be Bop A Lula) (Spanish) [F]
+ La Caja De Los Beatles En Espanol Vol 11 discs
+ Satisfaction
ARTART
*^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis^
Mel Stevens & The StrollersBe-Bop-A-Lula
+ 2001^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis^
Midnight MikeBe-Bop-A-Lula
+ 2007^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis^
Mystery TrainBe-Bop-A-Lula
+ 1996^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis^
Nalle
(Nalle)
(Rock Nalle & The Yankees)
Be-Bop-A-Lula
+ 2004^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis^
Nancy HollowayBe-Bop-A-Lula
(Be Bop A Lula) (French) [F]
+ 1961 7inch EP PBM SP5
+ LIVE VERSION IN ENGLISH
*^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis-
Nanette NatalBe-Bop-A-Lula
+ 1999^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis^
No AlternativeBe-Bop-A-Lula
+ 1999^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis^
OrionBe-Bop-A-Lula
^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis^
Pa Slaget 12Be-Bop-A-Lula
+ 2006^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis^
Paul McCartneyBe-Bop-A-Lula
+ 1991^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis^
Pete Best BandBe-Bop-A-Lula
+ 1999^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis^
Peter Belli & De Nye RivalerBe-Bop-A-Lula
(Rock 'n' Roll Medley: What'd I Say + Tutti Frutti + Whole Lotta Shakin' + Be Bop a Lula + What'd I Say)
+ 1994 CD Rock And Roll - Live Pladecompagniet PCCD 8070 (Denmark)
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^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis^
Peter KrausBe-Bop-A-Lula
(Sag bitte nie mehr dass du mich lieb hast) (German) [F]
+ 2006^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis-
Pipeline BandBe-Bop-A-Lula
+ 2003^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis^
QueenBe-Bop-A-Lula
^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis^
Raul SeixasBe-Bop-A-Lula
(Medley: Be-Bop-A-Lula + Love Letters In The Sand + Hello Mary Lou)
+ 1977 LP Raul Rock Seixas Fontana 6470 603 (Brazil)
+ 1989 LP Raul Rock Seixas Acervo Discos 838 968-1 (Brazil)
+ 1994 CD Polygram / Philips 838968-2 (Brazil)< BR>+ 2005 CD Mercury / Universal Music 04228389682 (Brazil)
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^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis^
Raul Seixas e Marcelo NovaBe-Bop-A-Lula
+ 1989^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis^
Ray SmithBe-Bop-A-Lula
+ 1981^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis^
Riot RockersBe-Bop-A-Lula
+ 1976^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis^
Roberto and His RockersBe-Bop-A-Lula
+ 1979^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis^
Robertson BrothersBe-Bop-A-Lula
+ 2015^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis^
Rock HouseBe-Bop-A-Lula
+ 1971^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis^
Rockabilly HeartBe-Bop-A-Lula
+ 2014^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis^
Rockin' DevilsBe-Bop-A-Lula
+ 1975^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis^
Rock-Ragge and His Four CometsBe-Bop-A-Lula
+ 1958
+ 7inch 45rpm EP Decca SDE 7084 (Sweden)
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^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis^
Sandy NelsonBe-Bop-A-Lula
(instrumental)
+ 1968^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis^
Scooter LeeBe-Bop-A-Lula
+ 1994^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis^
Shirley Bee & The BitchslapBe-Bop-A-Lula
+ 2012^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis^
ShowaddywaddyBe-Bop-A-Lula
+ 2002^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis^
ShowvinisticsBe-Bop-A-Lula
+ 2005^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis^
SpidersBe-Bop-A-Lula
+ 1998^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis^
Stray CatsBe-Bop-A-Lula
+ 1993^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis^
SuicideBe-Bop-A-Lula
^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis^
Sweet Mikey CBe-Bop-A-Lula
+ 2009^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis^
Ukulele Orchestra of Great BritainBe-Bop-A-Lula
+ 1998^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis^
Vince EagerBe-Bop-A-Lula
+ 2003^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis^
Vince TaylorBe-Bop-A-Lula
+ 1979^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis^
Warren Phillips & The RocketsBe-Bop-A-Lula
+ 1969^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis^
Wildkats North WestBe-Bop-A-Lula
+ 2007^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis^
Willie AlexanderBe-Bop-A-Lula
+ 1981^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis^
Winston SladeBe-Bop-A-Lula
+ 1997^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis^
Wojciech Gassowski?Be-Bop-A-Lula
+ 1989^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis^
Yuya Uchida & 1815 Super Rock'n Roll BandBe-Bop-A-Lula
+ 1973^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis^
Zoots and The Swingin' SuitsBe-Bop-A-Lula
+ 2000^Gene Vincent- Donald Graves- Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis^




















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