Little Devil

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"Little Devil"
Single by Neil Sedaka
from the album Neil Sedaka Sings Little Devil and His Other Hits; Neil Sedaka Sings His Greatest Hits
B-side "I Must Be Dreaming"
Released 1961
Format 7" single
Recorded 1961
Genre Pop
Writer(s) Neil Sedaka
Howard Greenfield
Neil Sedaka singles chronology
"Calendar Girl
(1961)
"Devil Girl"
(1961)
"Sweet Little You"
(1961)
Music video
"Little Devil" on YouTube

"Little Devil" is a song written by Neil Sedaka and Howard Greenfield and sung by Neil Sedaka. It was the title track of Sedaka's 1961 album Neil Sedaka Sings Little Devil and His Other Hits. It was released in 1961 and became a hit for him reaching #11 in the US Billboard Charts.[1] the personnel on the song included Al Caiola, Bucky Pizzarelli and Charles Macy on guitar, George Duvivier on bass, Phil Kraus on percussion, David "Panama" Francis on drums, Romeo Penque, Sol Schillinger and Herman Yorks on sax. Jack Keller and Ernie Hayes on piano, Harry Lookofsky, Julius Held, David Nadian, Paul Winter, Arnold Edius and Julies Brand on violins.

Language versions[edit]

"Esagerata" and "Un Giorno Inutile", the Italian-language versions of "Little Devil" and its B-side "I Must Be Dreaming", were the first songs Neil Sedaka recorded in Italian.

"Little Devil" was Sedaka's first song to be translated into Italian - "Esagerata". It was also translated into German ("Crazy Daisy") and Spanish ("Diablito").

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