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Long Cool Woman In A Black Dress (ver. 1) by Roger Cook - Piano Sheets and Free Sheet Music

  
About the Song
"Long Cool Woman in a Black Dress" is a song by the rock and roll group The Hollies. It was released on February 1, 1972, as a single on the Parlophone Records label. The song's first-person lyrics tell a story of an FBI agent (the narrator) who is scouting a speakeasy in advance of a raid. Prior to the police's arrival, the narrator meets the "long cool woman" of the title, a singer at the bar described as "5'9", beautiful, tall", and immediately falls in love with her. The raid results in a shootout during which he protects her. The narrator is given congratulations by the District Attorney ("the DA man") and, presumably, a relationship with the woman when he gets legal immunity for her. It was released soon after Allan Clarke, who was featured on both lead guitar and lead vocal, had left the group. It appears on their album Distant Light (1971). As the group had just left EMI/Parlophone and.    Download this sheet!
About the Artist
Roger Frederick Cook (born 19 August 1940, in Fishponds, Bristol, England) is a well-known songwriter who has written many hits for other recording artists. He has also had a successful recording career in his own right. According to britishhitsongwriters.com he is the thirty sixth most successful songwriter in U.K. chart history based on weeks that his compositions have spent on the chart.[1] Most of the hits he has written have been in collaboration with Roger Greenaway, whom he originally met while they were members of a close harmony group, The Kestrels. They had a brief but successful recording career between 1965 and 1967 as David and Jonathan, scoring hits with a cover version of The Beatles' "Michelle", and their own "Lovers Of The World Unite". They also penned their first hit as songwriters for others in 1965, with "You've Got Your Troubles", a number 2 UK success, and U.S. #7 for The Fortunes. As a performer Cook is best remembered as a member of Blue Mink, sharing lead vocals with Madeline Bell. That group was formed in 1969, primarily as a recording outfit, featuring a wealth of top session musicians including Herbie Flowers (bassist),.
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