Rock-a-Billy (song)

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"Rock-a-Billy"
Single by Guy Mitchell
Released1957
GenreRockabilly
Length2:10
LabelColumbia Records
Songwriter(s)Woody Harris, Eddie V. Deane
Guy Mitchell singles chronology
"Take Me Back Baby"
(1957)
"Rock-a-Billy"
(1957)
"In the Middle of a Dark Dark Night"
(1957)

"Rock-a-Billy" is a popular song by Woody Harris and Eddie V. Deane,[1] published in 1957. The song was popularized by Guy Mitchell in 1957. Billie Anthony also did a version of this song.

Mitchell's recording (released as Columbia Records catalog number 40877)[2] reached No. 10 on the Billboard chart in the United States, and No. 1 on the UK Singles Chart for one week in May 1957.[1][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Rice, Jo (1982). The Guinness Book of 500 Number One Hits (1st ed.). Enfield, Middlesex: Guinness Superlatives Ltd. p. 31. ISBN 0-85112-250-7.
  2. ^ "COLUMBIA Records (USA) 78rpm numerical listing discography: 40500 - 41000". 78discography.com. Retrieved 2014-04-03.
  3. ^ Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 71. ISBN 1-904994-10-5.