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All Shook Up (ver. 1) by Otis Blackwell - Piano Sheets and Free Sheet Music

  
About the Song
"All Shook Up" is one of the many hit songs of Elvis Presley. It reached the top of all three U.S. charts (pop, country and R&B), staying there for eight weeks in 1957, from April 13 through May 27. In the U.S., it is regarded as the top song of 1957. Otis Blackwell composed this song, with compositional additions by Elvis himself, who is also credited as lyricist. It was ranked #352 on Rolling Stone's list of the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time. All Shook Up is also the name of a Broadway musical featuring the songs of Elvis Presley, based on the plot of William Shakespeare's Twelfth Night. The Jeff Beck Group released a rendition of the song on the Beckola album (1969), with Rod Stewart on lead vocals and Ronnie Wood on bass. Otis Blackwell (16 February 1932 – 6 May 2002) was an American songwriter, singer, and pianist whose work significantly influenced rock 'n' roll. His compositions.    Download this sheet!
About the Artist
Otis Blackwell (16 February 1932 – 6 May 2002) was an American songwriter, singer, and pianist whose work significantly influenced rock 'n' roll. His compositions include Little Willie John's "Fever", Jerry Lee Lewis' "Great Balls of Fire" and "Breathless", Elvis Presley's "Don't Be Cruel", "All Shook Up" and "Return to Sender" (with Winfield Scott), and Jimmy Jones' "Handy Man".[1] He should not be confused with another songwriter and producer Robert "Bumps" Blackwell. Otis Blackwell was born in Brooklyn, New York, and died in Nashville, Tennessee. He learned piano as a child and grew up listening to both R&B and Country music. He first became famous by winning a local talent contest ("Amateur Night") at the Apollo Theater, Harlem, New York in 1952,[2] led to a recording contract with RCA and then with Jay-Dee. His first release was his own composition "Daddy Rolling Stone" which became a favorite in Jamaica where it was recorded by Derek Martin. The song later became part of The Who's "Mod" repertoire. Enjoying some early recording and performing success, he found his first love was songwriting and by 1955 had settled into the groove that.
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