Fools like Me

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"Fools like Me"
Single by Jerry Lee Lewis and His Pumping Piano
from the album Jerry Lee Lewis
A-side" High School Confidential"
"Fools like Me"
ReleasedMay 1958 [1] [2]
Genre Country, [3] rock and roll
Length2:27
Label Sun
Songwriter(s) Jack Clement, Murphy "Pee Wee" Maddox
Producer(s) Shelby Singleton
Jerry Lee Lewis singles chronology
" Lewis Boogie" / "The Return of Jerry Lee"
(1958)
" High School Confidential" / "Fools like Me"
(1958)
" Breathless" / " Down the Line"
(1958)

"Fools like Me" is a song by Jerry Lee Lewis, who released it as a single, with " High School Confidential" on the other side, in 1958 on Sun Records.

According to Joe Bonomo's book Jerry Lee Lewis: Lost and Found, the song was a top-10 country hit. [4]

Track listing

7" single (Sun 296, 1958) [1] [5]
No.TitleLength
1." High School Confidential"2:27
2."Fools like Me"2:48

Charts

Chart (1958) Peak
position
U.S. Cash Box Country Singles [6] 30

Covers

The song was performed by The Beatles [7] and by John Lennon with Yoko Ono. [8]

References

  1. ^ a b "ultratop.be - Jerry Lee Lewis - High School Confidential". Retrieved 2020-04-25.
  2. ^ Oleg Usmanov (2004). Герои рок-н-ролла. ОЛМА Медиа Групп. pp. 181–. ISBN  978-5-224-04606-5.
  3. ^ Michael Gray (2000). Song & Dance Man III: The Art of Bob Dylan. Cassell. p. 168. ISBN  978-0-304-70762-1.
  4. ^ Joe Bonomo (1 June 2010). Jerry Lee Lewis: Lost and Found. Bloomsbury Publishing. pp. 26–. ISBN  978-1-4411-2588-0.
  5. ^ Joel Whitburn (2007). Joel Whitburn's Top Pop Singles 1955-2006. Record Research. ISBN  978-0-89820-172-7.
  6. ^ George Albert (1 January 1984). The Cash Box Country Singles Charts, 1958-1982. Scarecrow Press. ISBN  978-0-8108-1685-5.
  7. ^ Mark Lewisohn (14 November 2013). The Beatles - All These Years - Extended Special Edition: Volume One: Tune In. Little, Brown Book Group. pp. 650–. ISBN  978-1-4087-0545-2.
  8. ^ Peter Doggett (17 December 2009). The Art And Music Of John Lennon. Omnibus Press. pp. 327–. ISBN  978-0-85712-126-4.