Talk to Me (Joe Seneca song)
|"Talk to Me, Talk to Me"|
|Single by Little Willie John|
|from the album Talk to Me|
|Recorded||January 4, 1958, New York, NY|
|Genre||Rhythm and blues|
"Talk to Me", or "Talk to Me, Talk to Me", is a song written by Joe Seneca. 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 and covered by numerous other performers, including Sunny & the Sunglows (1963) and The Beach Boys (1976).
The Beach Boys version
|"Talk to Me (Medley)"|
|Song by The Beach Boys from the album 15 Big Ones|
|Released||July 5, 1976|
|Recorded||March 19, 1976|
- Carl Wilson – lead Vocals, backing vocals, bass
- Brian Wilson backing vocals, ARP String Ensemble, piano, organ, Moog bass
- Dennis Wilson backing vocals, drums
- Mike Love – backing vocals
- Al Jardine – backing vocals
- Billy Hinsche – guitar
- Ed Carter – guitar
Other cover versions
- 1960 Joe Seneca
- 1961 Bobby Vee, on Bobby Vee
- 1961 Jean DuShon single, produced by Phil Spector
- 1963 Sunny & the Sunglows
- 1967 The Avons
- 1969 Al Green, on Green Is Blues
- 1973 Johnnie Taylor, on Taylored in Silk
- 1976 The Beach Boys, on 15 Big Ones
- 1978 Freddy Fender, on Swamp Gold
- 1978 Ray Stevens, on There Is Something on Your Mind
- 1982 Mickey Gilley, who had his fifteenth number one country hit, with his version.
- 1983 Colorblind James Experience (single)
- 1994 Ace Cannon on Entertainer.
- 2015 Mel Carter on Mel Carter Continues
- ""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.
- "Reviews of This Week's Singles". Billboard. 72 (46): 37. November 14, 1960. Retrieved April 8, 2013.
- Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 137.
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