Tuesday, May 27, 2008

Dave Bartholomew, songwriter

Dave Bartholomew (born 24 December 1920, Edgard, Louisiana, United States of America) is a musician, band leader, composer, and arranger, prominent in the music of New Orleans throughout the second half of the 20th century. Bartholomew has been active in many musical genres, including rhythm & blues, big band, swing music, rock and roll, New Orleans jazz, Dixieland. Although many artists have recorded Bartholomew's songs, his partnership with Fats Domino produced some of his greatest successes. In the mid 1950s they wrote more than 40 hit songs for their record label, Imperial Records, including two songs that reached Number One on the Billboard rhythm and blues charts "Goin' Home" and "Ain't That a Shame". He is a member of the Songwriters Hall of Fame and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.


"Ain't That A Shame"
Words and Music by Dave Bartholomew and Antoine "Fats" Domino
Performed by Fats Domino



"One Night With You"
Words and Music by Dave Bartholomew, Pearl King, and Anita Steiman
Performed by Elvis Presley



"My Ding-a-Ling"
Words and Music by Dave Bartholomew and Sam Rhodes
Performed by Chuck Berry



"I Hear You Knocking"
Words and Music by Dave Bartholomew and Pearl King
Performed by Dave Edmunds



"Monkey Speaks His Mind"
Words and Music by Dave Bartholomew and Pearl King
Performed by Dave Bartholomew

4 Comments:

At May 27, 2008 at 4:43 PM , Blogger rock-n-roll-king said...

Well,

Looks like someone got at least one credit wrong. My-Ding-A-Ling was written by Chuck Berry NOT Dave Bartholomew.

Please update your blog with proof challenging my comment. Proof would be a copywright, publishing document proving me wrong.

 
At May 27, 2008 at 4:53 PM , Blogger rock-n-roll-king said...

MY DING-A-LING

Writer: Chuck Berry

Publisher: Isalee Music Publishing Co.

Directly from the songwriters hall of fame.

 
At May 27, 2008 at 4:56 PM , Blogger rock-n-roll-king said...

MY TAMBOURINE

Writer: Chuck Berry

Publisher: Isalee Music Publishing Co.

This is original music and lyrics to MY Ding-A-Ling.

How about posting the publishing dates so we can compare notes?

 
At May 27, 2008 at 5:03 PM , Blogger rock-n-roll-king said...

Dude, I must retract my comments. I bow down.

 

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