2023 Dizzy Miss Lizzy – The Plastic Ono Band (1969)

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The Plastic Ono Band.

Dizzy Miss Lizzy was written and recorded by Larry Williams in 1958. The Beatles recorded the song in 1965. The song was part of the repertoire of The Quarrymen, The Beatles, and The Plastic Ono Band. The Plastic Ono Band performed the song live at the Toronto Rock And Roll Revival festival in Toronto, Canada in September 1969. The band included Eric Clapton, Klaus Voormann, and Alan White. The performance was recorded and was produced by John Lennon and Yoko Ono. It was released on The Plastic Ono Band’s 1969 album Live Peace In Toronto 1969.

1330 Dizzy Miss Lizzy – The Beatles (1965)

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Japanese single.

This song was written and recorded by Larry Williams in 1958. The Beatles first recorded the song in 1965. It was recorded at EMI Studios and was produced by George Martin. It was released on the 1965 album Help! The song was also released as a single in Japan with Anna (Go To Him) on the B-side. The song was part of The Beatles’ repertoire and a live version recorded in 1965 was released on the 1977 album The Beatles At The Hollywood Bowl. The Beatles also recorded the song for BBC Radio and one version was released on the 1994 album Live At The BBC. The Beatles played the song during the Let It Be sessions in 1969. John Lennon and The Plastic Ono Band performed the song live at the Toronto Rock And Roll Revival festival in 1969. That version was released on the album Live Peace In Toronto 1969. George Harrison performed the song live with Taj Mahal and The Graffiti Band in 1987.

Now Hear This : Dizzy, Miss Lizzy – The Plastic Ono Band (1969)
Dizzy, Miss Lizzy – The Beatles (1977)
Dizzy, Miss Lizzy – The Beatles (1994)

0377 Dizzy, Miss Lizzy – Larry Williams (1958)

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Larry Williams with fans.

Dizzy, Miss Lizzy was written by Larry Williams and he recorded it in 1958. It was released as a single with Slow Down on the B-side. The song was influenced by Little Richard’s Good Golly Miss Molly. It was part of The Quarrymen’s repertoire and was sung by John.

The song was also part of The Beatles’ repertoire and they recorded a version in 1965 for the album Help! They performed the song live and a version can be heard on the 1977 album The Beatles At The Hollywood Bowl. They also recorded the song for BBC radio and a version appears on the 1994 album Live At The BBC. They also played the song in 1969 during the Let It Be sessions. John Lennon and The Plastic Ono Band performed the song at the Toronto Rock And Roll Revival festival in 1969.It was released on the album Live Peace In Toronto 1969.

The song has also been covered by The Quarrymen and it was released on Open For Engagements in 1995. Merseybeat group The Escorts released the song as a single in 1964. A live version by them recorded at The Blue Angel in Liverpool was released on From The Blue Angel in 1995. The song was performed live by Taj Mahal and The Graffiti Band in 1987. The band included George Harrison, Jesse Ed Davis and Bob Dylan among others. George sings lead vocals.

Now Hear This : Dizzy, Miss Lizzy – The Escorts (1964)
Dizzy Miss Lizzy – The Beatles (1965)
Dizzy, Miss Lizzy – The Plastic Ono Band (1969)
Dizzy, Miss Lizzy – The Beatles (1977)
Dizzy, Miss Lizzy – The Beatles (1994)
Dizzy, Miss Lizzy – The Quarrymen (1995)
Dizzy, Miss Lizzy – The Escorts (1995)