"K.C. Lovin'," Little Willie Littlefield (1952)

One of Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller's best-known hits, the song has been covered by the likes of Little Richard, the Beatles, Muddy Waters, the Everly Brothers, Dion and Sammy Davis Jr., among many others. Most cover versions refer to the song as "Kansas City," but Little Willie Littlefield's is a slick little number, with guitar screeches and near spoken-word verses, all leading to a dancey release in the chorus. Key lyric: "The old folks boogie, and the children, too, but nobody boogie like me and you."
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