Written as I Wish I Could Shimmy Like My Sister Kate and sometimes called Sister Kate, this song was written by Clarence Williams and Armand Pirson in 1919. The Olympics covered the song in 1960 and released it as Shimmy Like Kate. It was released as a single with Workin’ Hard on the B-side. It became part of The Beatles’ repertoire. A live version was released on the 1977 album Live! At The Star-Club in Hamburg, Germany; 1962. John Lennon intruduces the song as “Shitty, Shitty”. Merseybeat group The Remo Four covered the song in 1964 and released it as a single with Peter Gunn on the B-side. Pete Best released a version on his 1965 album Best of The Beatles.
Now Hear This : I Wish I Could Shimmy Like My Sister Kate – The Remo Four (1964)
Shimmy Like My Sister Kate – Pete Best (1965)
Shimmy Like Kate – The Beatles (1977)