Cannonball (Duane Eddy song)

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Single by Duane Eddy
from the album Have 'Twangy' Guitar Will Travel
B-side"Mason Dixon Lion"
ReleasedOctober 1958
Songwriter(s)Duane Eddy, Lee Hazlewood
Producer(s)Lee Hazlewood, Lester Sill
Duane Eddy singles chronology
"The Lonely One"

"Cannonball" is a song written by Duane Eddy and Lee Hazlewood and performed by Eddy. The song reached #15 on the Billboard Hot 100, #22 on the R&B chart, and #2 on the UK Singles Chart in 1958.[1] The song appeared on his 1958 album, Have 'Twangy' Guitar Will Travel.[2]

The song was produced by Lee Hazlewood and Lester Sill.[3]

Other versions[edit]

  • Ace Cannon recorded a version of the song on his debut 1962 album, "Tuff" Sax.[4]


  1. ^ Duane Eddy, "Cannonball" Chart Positions Retrieved April 24, 2014
  2. ^ Duane Eddy, Have 'Twangy' Guitar Will Travel Retrieved April 24, 2014
  3. ^ Duane Eddy, "Cannonball" single release Retrieved April 24, 2014
  4. ^ Ace Cannon, "Tuff" Sax Retrieved May 29, 2015