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02/03/1956 Elvis Presley releases "Lawdy Miss Clawdy"

"Lawdy Miss Clawdy" is a rhythm and blues song released in 1952 by New Orleans singer and songwriter Lloyd Price who introduced The New Orleans Sound. In 1956, four years after its release, Elvis Presley made his own cover of "Lawdy Miss Clawdy". The song was also covered by many famous musicians like Little Richard or The Beatles.


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