Everly Brothers: Wake up Little Susie


This was written by Felice and Boudleaux Bryant and recorded by the Everlys on August 17, 1957. It was released on September 2, reaching No 1 in the States and No 2 in Britain. It was banned from Boston radio stations for lyrics that were considered suggestive.

Simon and Garfunkel performed it at the 1981 Concert in Central Park and the live recording reached No 27 in America.

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