0482 (Baby) Hully Gully – The Olympics (1959)


(Baby) Hully Gully.

(Baby) Hully Gully was written by Fred Sledge Smith and Clifford Goldsmith. It was first recorded by The Olympics in 1959. Their version was released as a single. It was the B-side of Private Eye . The song has been covered by Buddy Guy, Chubby Checker, Cliff Bennett and The Rebel Rousers and The Beach Boys. A live version recorded by The Searchers at the Star-Club was released in 1963 on the album “Sweets For My Sweet” – The Searchers At The Star-Club Hamburg. Hully Gully was part of The Beatles’ repertoire and was sung by John. A fight would usually break out when The Beatles played this song.

Now Hear This : Hully Gully – The Searchers (1963)