So Fine (Johnny Otis song)

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"So Fine"
Single by The Fiestas
B-side"Last Night I Dreamed"
ReleasedNovember 1958 (1958-11)
GenreDoo-wop
Length2:24
LabelOld Town
Songwriter(s)Johnny Otis
The Fiestas singles chronology
"So Fine"
(1958)
"I'm Your Slave"
(1956)

"So Fine" is a song written by Johnny Otis and performed by The Fiestas. It reached #3 on the U.S. R&B chart and #11 on the U.S. pop chart in 1959.[1]

Jim Gribble is credited as the writer of the song, however, Johnny Otis filed a lawsuit claiming the copyright of the song, which had been recorded in 1955 by The Sheiks, a group that included Jesse Belvin. Otis' side won the case.

The song was ranked #69 on Billboard's Year-End Hot 100 singles of 1959.[2]

Other charting versions[edit]

"So Fine"
Single by Ike & Tina Turner
from the album So Fine
B-side"So Blue Over You"
ReleasedMarch 1968
Format7-inch single
GenreR&B
LabelPompeii Records
Songwriter(s)Johnny Otis
Producer(s)Ike Turner
Ike & Tina Turner singles chronology
"A Love Like Yours (Don't Come Knocking Everyday)"
(1967)
"So Fine"
(1968)
"We Need an Understanding"
(1968)

Other versions[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Fiestas, "So Fine" Chart Positions". Retrieved August 28, 2018.
  2. ^ "Billboard Top 100 - 1959". Retrieved August 28, 2018.
  3. ^ "Ike and Tina Turner and The Iketts, "So Fine" Chart Positions". Retrieved August 28, 2018.
  4. ^ "Johnny Rivers, "Searchin'/So Fine" Chart Position". Retrieved August 28, 2018.
  5. ^ "The Oak Ridge Boys, "So Fine" Chart Positions". Retrieved August 28, 2018.
  6. ^ "The Hollywood Argyles, "Hully Gully" Single Release". Retrieved August 28, 2018.
  7. ^ "Maurice Williams and the Zodiacs, Stay". Retrieved August 28, 2018.
  8. ^ "The Ventures, Let's Go!". Retrieved August 28, 2018.
  9. ^ "The Premiers, "So Fine" Single Release". Retrieved August 28, 2018.
  10. ^ "The Believers, "So Fine" Single Release". Retrieved August 28, 2018.
  11. ^ "The Everly Brothers, Rock'n Soul". Retrieved August 28, 2018.
  12. ^ "Paul Revere and The Raiders, "So Fine" Single Release". Retrieved August 28, 2018.
  13. ^ "Dale and Grace, "It Keeps Right On A-Hurtin" Single Release". Retrieved August 28, 2018.
  14. ^ "The Newbeats, "Top Secret" Single Release". Retrieved August 28, 2018.
  15. ^ "Stone Poneys, "So Fine" Single Release". Retrieved August 28, 2018.
  16. ^ "Amen Corner, "So Fine" Single Release". Retrieved August 28, 2018.
  17. ^ "Elvin Bishop Group, "So Fine" Single Release". Retrieved August 28, 2018.