Don't Let Go (Jesse Stone song)
|"Don't Let Go"|
|Single by Roy Hamilton|
|A-side||"The Right To Love"|
|Recorded||November 26, 1957|
|Genre||Rock and Roll|
|Roy Hamilton singles chronology|
- In 1960 Frank Deaton and the Mad-Lads covered the song as a single.
- In 1962 Clyde McPhatter released a version of the song on his Little Bitty Pretty One album.
- In 1964 The 4 Seasons released a version on their Dawn (Go Away) album.
- In 1965 Jerry Lee Lewis released a version on his album, The Return of Rock.
- In 1966 Steve Alaimo released a version on his Where the Action Is album.
- In 1974 Mel Tillis and Sherry Bryce recorded the song. The MGM single reached #11 in the US Country chart.
- In 1974 Commander Cody and His Lost Planet Airmen recorded this song for the Commander Cody and His Lost Planet Airmen and it went to #56 on the US charts in 1975.
- In 1976, the Manhattan Transfer released a recording of this song on their second album, Coming Out.
- In 1976 The Jerry Garcia Band recorded this song at the Orpheum Theatre in San Francisco which was later released on an album entitled Don't Let Go.
- In 1979 Jerry Lee Lewis again recorded the song on his Jerry Lee Lewis album.
- In 1979 Isaac Hayes recorded a disco version of the song peaking at #11 on the soul chart and #18 on the Hot 100. The song was Hayes' most successful entry on the disco chart, peaking at #3.
- In 1988 Asleep at the Wheel on the album "Western Standard Time"
- In 1989 Carl Perkins recorded the song for his album Born to Rock.
- In 1990 Jeff Lynne, of Electric Light Orchestra, recorded a cover of the song for his first solo album, Armchair Theatre.
- Whitburn, Joel (2004). Top R&B/Hip-Hop Singles: 1942-2004. Record Research. p. 243.
- Jerry Lee Lewis, The Return of Rock Retrieved June 17, 2012.
- Commander Cody and His Lost Planet Airmen's "Don't Let Go" Chart Position" Retrieved June 17, 2012.
- Jerry Lee Lewis, Jerry Lee Lewis (1979). Retrieved August 30, 2013.
- Whitburn, Joel (2004). Top R&B/Hip-Hop Singles: 1942-2004. Record Research. p. 265.
- Whitburn, Joel (2004). Hot Dance/Disco: 1974-2003. Record Research. p. 119.
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