This song was written by Artie Butler and Jerry Leiber. It was first recorded by Alvin Robinson in 1964. The Rolling Stones recorded the song in 1964. It was released on their 1965 album Rolling Stones No. 2. John Lennon and Paul McCartney both owned copies of the album. Down Home Girl was used in Paul McCartney’s unreleased 1965 Christmas record Unforgettable. Merseybeat group The Liverbirds recorded the song in 1966. Their version was released on their 1966 album More Of.
Now Hear This : Down Home Girl – The Liverbirds (1966)