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"Sea Cruise" is a song written and sung by Huey "Piano" Smith.
Recorded cover versions
It was later also covered by:
- Herman's Hermits covered the song in 1965 on the album Introducing Herman's Hermits.
- The Hondells covered the song in the 1960s, as seen on a Scopitone film.
- Freddy Cannon covered it in a 1968 single released by "We Make Rock'N Roll Records" #1604
- Shakin' Stevens and the Sunsets covered the song On album " Good Rockin Tonight " from 1971.
- The Houseshakers in Demolition Rock (1972) (available on CD Contours Of Rock 'n' Roll Raucous Records).
- Sha Na Na on The Night Is Still Young and Golden Age Of Rock 'n' Roll (both 1972).
- Commander Cody and His Lost Planet Airmen covered the song in 1973.
- Johnny Rivers covered it in 1974 on the album Last Boogie in Paris.
- John Fogerty covered it on his self-titled 1975 solo album.
- Nicky Hopkins covered it in 1975 on the album No More Changes.
- The Beach Boys, recorded c. 1976 for initial inclusion on 15 Big Ones (released on the 1981 compilation album Ten Years of Harmony featuring a vocal by Dennis Wilson)
- Robert Gordon and Link Wray covered the song on their 1977 album Robert Gordon with Link Wray.
- Billy "Crash" Craddock covered it in 1980 on the album Changes.
- Rico Rodriguez recorded an instrumental version in 1980 with The Specials.
- Glenn Frey recorded the song on his first solo album, No Fun Aloud in 1982, after having performed it with Eagles on the same year of their breakup, 1980.
- Anne Murray performed the song in her 1983 TV special Anne Murray: Caribbean Cruise.
- The Kidsongs Kids covered the song on their 1986 video "What I Want to Be!".
- Dion covered the song in 1990 on the album Adventures of Ford Fairlane.
- American R&B and boogie-woogie pianist and singer Little Willie Littlefield recorded a version for his 1997 album The Red One.
- Jimmy Buffett covered the song on the 1995 album Margaritaville Cafe Late Night Gumbo. It also appeared on M.O.M. - Music for our mother ocean - Vol 3 in 1999, and Jimmy's Live in Mansfield, MA CD released in 2004.
- Status Quo on the 1999 single "The Way It Goes."
- Cliff Richard and The Shadows covered the song on their 2009 album Reunited. Cliff also covered it on his 1990 live album, From a Distance - The Event.
- Swedish rock band Kjellas Traktorkapell has recorded a cover titled Koskit baby (Cow dung, baby).
- Don McLean on his 1981 album Believers
- Actress Jill Clayburgh performed the song on Saturday Night Live (season one, episode 15; originally aired 2/28/1976). She was backed by the U. S. Coast Guard’s a cappella group, the Idlers.