Talk to Me (Joe Seneca song)

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"Talk to Me, Talk to Me"
Single by Little Willie John
from the album Talk to Me
B-side "Spasms"
Released January 1958 (1958-01)
Format 7"
Recorded January 4, 1958, New York, NY
Genre Rhythm and blues
Label King
Songwriter(s) Joe Seneca

"Talk to Me", or "Talk to Me, Talk to Me", is a song written by Joe Seneca.[1] Originally recorded in 1958 by Little Willie John, whose version charted #5 R&B and #20 Pop, "Talk to Me" was also recorded by Seneca himself in 1960[2] and covered by numerous other performers, including Sunny & the Sunglows (1963) and The Beach Boys (1976).

The Beach Boys version[edit]

"Talk to Me (Medley)"
Song by The Beach Boys
from the album 15 Big Ones
Released July 5, 1976 (1976-07-05)
Recorded March 19, 1976 (1976-03-19)
Length 2:14
Songwriter(s) Joe Seneca
Producer(s) Brian Wilson

The Beach Boys covered the song with an added interpolation of the 1959 Freddy Cannon song "Tallahassee Lassie".


Other cover versions[edit]


  1. ^ ""La Onda Chicano: Sunny Ozuna, still talking – to you, me, and Texicans everywhere" by Greg Beets". The Austin Chronicle. 2006-07-21. Retrieved 2008-03-31. 
  2. ^ "Reviews of This Week's Singles". Billboard. 72 (46): 37. November 14, 1960. Retrieved April 8, 2013. 
  3. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 137. 
Preceded by
"(Lost His Love) On Our Last Date" by Emmylou Harris
Billboard Hot Country Singles number-one single by Mickey Gilley
January 29, 1983
Succeeded by
"Inside" by Ronnie Milsap