1938 Respectable – The Isley Brothers (1959)

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Respectable.

Respectable was written by Ronald Isley, Rudolph Isley, and O’Kelly Isley. It was first recorded by The Isley Brothers in 1959. It was released as a single with Without A Song on the B-side. The song was released as a single in the UK in 1960. The B-side was I’m Gonna Knock On Your Door. Merseybeat group The Fourmost recorded the song in 1963. Their version was released as the B-side to I’m In Love. The Beatles sang part of the song during a press conference in 1964.

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