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If i'm a fool ( for loving you ) jimmy clanton


If I'm A Fool For Loving You
a million drums

recording year: 1964
release date: 6 june 1964
originally by: Jimmy Clanton

originally written by: Stan Kessler
catalognumber: 40208
label: philips

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recording date elvis: friday 21 february 1969;studio
first release:

Jimmy Clanton is perhaps best remembered, if at all, for his starring role in Alan Freed's 1959 film "Go, Johnny, Go." He was drafted in 1961 but fared less well than Elvis, having just one post-service hit, "Venus In Blue Jeans," in late 1962. The latter number was, of course, the inspiration for that great British eccentric and rocker Screaming Lord Sutch's own "Monster In Black Tights"! His recording of "If I'm A Fool" was released june 1964 on the Philips label (Philips 40208) as the B-side of "A Million Drums."
Bobby Wood recorded "If I'm A Fool," but it is not known if his recording preceded that of Clanton's. Wood's version was released on Joy 285 in 1964 and was listed in the WKLO Tunedex in Louisville for the week of 27 June 1964. Wood was a keyboard session musician; amongst the artists he backed were Elvis, for whom he worked on his 1969 "From Elvis In Memphis" album and other sessions. One of the numbers he played on for Elvis was "If I'm A Fool (For Loving You)."

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