Who Sang Goodnight Irene? Little Richard

Little Richard Little Richard Is Back (And There’s a Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On!) cover art

Some other versions of "Goodnight Irene"
Credits
publisher: ©T.R.O. INC.
writers: Alberto Bof, Caroline P. Cohen, Jurij Prette
release date: 1964-11
length: 2:40
mixer: Stephen Krause
editor: Tom Carlson
piano: Little Richard
bass guitar & violin: Don “Sugarcane” Harris
guitar: Jimi Hendrix, Dewey Terry and Glen Willings
lead vocals: Little Richard
background vocals: [unknown]
Saturday night we got mar-arried (yeah)
Me and my wi-ife settled dow-own (yeah)
Now me and my wi-ife we're par-arted (yeah)
Gonna take another stro-oll down tow-own

Irene goodni-i-i-ight, Irene goodni-ight
Goodnight Ire-ene, Goodnight Irene
I'll see you i-in my drea-eams

Sometime I live in the country babe (yeah)
Sometime I li-I've down tow-own (yeah)
Sometime I ta-ake a great notio-ion (yeah)
To jump in the river and drow-own

Irene goodni-i-i-ight, Irene goodni-ight
Goodnight Ire-ene, Goodnight Irene
I'll see you i-in my drea-eams

Stop gamblin and stop all the ramblin (yeah)
Stop stayin out la-ate at ni-ight (yeah)
Go home to your wife and your fam'ly (yeah)
Sit down by the fireside bri-ight

Sing everybody
Irene goodni-i-i-ight, Irene goodni-ight
Goodnight Ire-ene, Goodnight Irene
I'll see you in (fade)



Tracklist
12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 A Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On
  • 2 Going Home Tomorrow
  • 3 Money Honey
  • 4 Only You
  • 5 Hound Dog
  • 6 Goodnight Irene
  • 7 Lawdy Miss Claudie
  • 8 Groovy Little Suzy
  • 9 Short Fat Fanny
  • 10 Cherry Red
  • 11 Memories Are Made of This
  • 12 Blueberry Hill

  • Album Information
    label: Vee-Jay Records
    country(area): United States
    format: 12" Vinyl
    script: Latin