|Single by Shakin' Stevens|
|from the album Give Me Your Heart Tonight|
|Genre||Rock and roll|
|Shakin' Stevens singles chronology|
It is Stevens' third number-one single and his first as a writer. The B-side, "I'm Knockin'", was also written by Shakin' Stevens and both tracks benefit from arrangements driven by lead guitarist Mickey Gee. "Oh Julie" also has a cajun flavour courtesy of the accordion backing provided by piano player Geraint Watkins.
- The song was a top 40 hit in the US for Barry Manilow in September 1982.
- Sanford Clark also released a cover version.
- Language versions
- Swedish dance band Lasse Stefanz released a version in Swedish in 1982 that charted on the Sverigetopplistan, the official Swedish Singles Chart reaching number 16.
- C. Jérôme released a French adaptation in 1982, named "Julie à la folie".
- Benny released a German adaptation in 1982.
- Shakin' Stevens single
|Dutch Top 40||6|
|Official New Zealand Music Chart||5|
|Swedish Singles Chart||1|
|UK Singles Chart||1|
- Lasse Stefanz version
|Swedish Singles Chart||16|
- List of European number-one hits of 1982
- List of number-one hits in Norway
- List of number-one hits (Sweden)
- List of number-one hits of 1982 (Switzerland)
- List of number-one singles from the 1980s (UK)
- Rice, Jo (1982). The Guinness Book of 500 Number One Hits (1st ed.). Enfield, Middlesex: Guinness Superlatives Ltd. p. 221. ISBN 0-85112-250-7.
- Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 405. ISBN 1-904994-10-5.
- Steffen Hung (1982-04-20). "Lasse Stefanz - Oh Julie". swedishcharts.com. Retrieved 2014-03-29.
- Steffen Hung (2012-07-25). "C. Jérôme - Julie à la folie". lescharts.com. Retrieved 2014-03-29.
- Steffen Hung (2011-11-15). "Benny - Oh Julie". germancharts.com. Retrieved 2014-03-29.
- Steffen Hung. "Shakin' Stevens - Oh Julie". swedishcharts.com. Retrieved 2014-03-29.
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30 January 1982
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