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Morning Song – Hard Headed Woman

October 3, 2016

There’s an endless debate as to what was the first rock and roll song, but there’s no debate over what was the first rock and roll gold record: Elvis Presley’s “Hard Headed Woman”.

It’s a straightforward, hard-rocking, 12-bar American blues, just the kind of song you’d expect from a native of…Bath, Maine?

Yep, “Hard Headed Woman” was written by Claude Demetrius, a Mainer who wrote for Louis Armstrong in the 1930s, worked with Louis Jordan in the 1940s, and had his biggest hit with Elvis in the 1950s.

“Oh yeah, ever since the world began….”

h/t: The Immortal Jukebox

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One Comment
  1. Superb.

    There’s a jumping version by Wanda Jackson recently featured on theimmortaljukebox.com

    Regards Thom.

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