Fannie Mae (song)

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"Fannie Mae"
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Single by Buster Brown
B-side "Lost in a Dream"
Released 1959 (U.S.)
Recorded 1959
Genre R&B
Writer(s) Buster Brown

"Fannie Mae" is a 1959 song, written and performed by the American blues and R&B singer, Buster Brown.[1]

The track made it into the Top 40 of the US Pop Singles Chart, and to #1 on the US Billboard R&B chart in April 1960.[2]

Track listing[edit]

7" vinyl
  1. a. "Fannie Mae"
  2. b. "Lost in a Dream"

Chart performance[edit]

In popular culture[edit]

The song is featured in the film American Graffiti (1973).[3]

Recorded versions[edit]

Preceded by
"Baby (You've Got What It Takes)" by Dinah Washington and Brook Benton
Billboard Hot R&B Sides number-one single
April 18, 1960
Succeeded by
"White Silver Sands" by Bill Black's Combo

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Fannie Mae - Buster Brown | Song Info". AllMusic. Retrieved 2017-01-29. 
  2. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). Top R&B/Hip-Hop Singles: 1942-2004. Record Research. p. 81. 
  3. ^ "American Graffiti (1973) : Soundtracks". IMDb.com. Retrieved 2017-01-29. 
  4. ^ "Doin' the Twist at the Peppermint Lounge - Joey Dee & the Starliters | Songs, Reviews, Credits". AllMusic. Retrieved 2017-01-29. 
  5. ^ "Fannie Mae - Jaco Pastorius | Song Info". AllMusic. Retrieved 2017-01-29. 
  6. ^ "The Rolling Stones - Cops And Robbers (Vinyl)". Discogs.com. Retrieved 2017-01-29. 
  7. ^ "Fannie Mae - Robbie Lane & the Disciples | User Reviews". AllMusic. Retrieved 2017-01-29. 
  8. ^ "Taboo! an Anthology of Flip Sides & Other Rarities: 1961-1979 - Gene Summers | Songs, Reviews, Credits". AllMusic. Retrieved 2017-01-29. 
  9. ^ Mark Deming (1978-12-23). "I Don't Want to Go Home - Southside Johnny & the Asbury Jukes | Songs, Reviews, Credits". AllMusic. Retrieved 2017-01-29. 
  10. ^ "Don't Let the Bossman Get You Down! - Elvin Bishop | Songs, Reviews, Credits". AllMusic. 1991-07-01. Retrieved 2017-01-29. 
  11. ^ Lindsay Planer. "Uncanned! The Best of Canned Heat - Canned Heat | Songs, Reviews, Credits". AllMusic. Retrieved 2017-01-29. 
  12. ^ ARichie Unterberger (2003-04-01). "Soul Men - Booker T. & the MG's | Songs, Reviews, Credits". AllMusic. Retrieved 2017-01-29. 
  13. ^ a b William Ruhlmann (2004-06-01). "Back in 20 - Gary "U.S." Bonds | Songs, Reviews, Credits". AllMusic. Retrieved 2017-01-29. 
  14. ^ "Fannie Mae - James Cotton Blues Band | Song Info". AllMusic. 2007-12-17. Retrieved 2017-01-29. 
  15. ^ "Fannie Mae - The Righteous Brothers | Song Info". AllMusic. Retrieved 2017-01-29. 
  16. ^ "Birdlegg – Birdlegg | Album Review". Blues Blast Magazine. 2014-08-30. Retrieved 2017-01-27. 
  17. ^ James Christopher Monger. "Playing for Change Live - Playing for Change | Songs, Reviews, Credits". AllMusic. Retrieved 2017-01-29. 
  18. ^ "Walk on Jindal's Splinters - Jello Biafra,The New Orleans Raunch and Soul All-Stars | Songs, Reviews, Credits". AllMusic. 2011-05-08. Retrieved 2017-01-29. 

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