Jeannie Jeannie Jeannie

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"Jeannie Jeannie Jeannie"
Eddie Cochran Jeannie Liberty F-55123.jpg
Single by Eddie Cochran
from the album Legendary Masters Series
B-side "Pockteful of Hearts"
Released January 1958
Format 7" single
Recorded January 12, 1958
Genre Rock and roll
Length 2:18
Label Liberty
Writer(s) George Motola
Ricky Page
Producer(s) Eddie Cochran
Eddie Cochran singles chronology
"Twenty Flight Rock"
(1957)
"Jeannie Jeannie Jeannie"
(1958)
"Pretty Girl"
(1958)

"Jeannie Jeannie Jeannie" is a song by Eddie Cochran recorded and released as a single in January 1958 on Liberty Records 55123. It was a minor hit for Cochran and stalled at number 94 on the Billboard charts.[1] "Jeannie, Jeannie, Jeannie" was posthumously released in the United Kingdom in 1961 on the London Records label and rose to number 30.[2] Later versions are most commonly known as "Jeanie, Jeanie, Jeanie". The song was first written as "Johnny, Johnny, Johnny" for The Georgettes, but they never recorded it.[3]

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Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1958) Peak
position
UK Singles Chart (1961) 31
US Billboard Hot 100 94

Stray Cats version[edit]

"Jeanie, Jeanie, Jeanie"
Stray Cats cover.jpg
"Jeanie, Jeanie, Jeanie" cover
Song by Stray Cats from the album Stray Cats
Released 1981
Recorded 1980/1981
Genre Rock and roll, hard rock
Length 2:21
Label Arista
Writer(s) George Motola
Ricky Page
Producer(s) Dave Edmunds
Stray Cats track listing
"Ubangi Stomp"
(3)
"Jeanie, Jeanie, Jeanie"
(4)
"Storm The Embassy"
(5)

The Stray Cats recorded a version of "Jeanie Jeanie Jeanie" which was released on their first UK album Stray Cats in 1981. The song was also released on their debut US album Built for Speed. The song was often featured in their live shows and several live versions are available.

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