Talk to Me (Joe Seneca song)

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"Talk to Me, Talk to Me"
Single by Little Willie John
from the album Talk to Me
B-side"Spasms"
ReleasedJanuary 1958 (1958-01)
RecordedJanuary 4, 1958, New York City
GenreRhythm and blues
LabelKing
Songwriter(s)Joe Seneca

"Talk to Me", or "Talk to Me, Talk to Me", is a song written by Joe Seneca.[1] Originally recorded in 1958 by Little Willie John, whose version reached No. 5 on the R&B chart and No. 20 on the Hot 100. "Talk to Me" was also recorded by Seneca in 1960.[2]

Aretha Franklin recorded a version in 1968 during the sessions for her Soul '69 LP. It didn't make the album, but was released in 2007 on Rare & Unreleased Recordings from the Golden Reign of the Queen of Soul.

In 1982, Mickey Gilley had his fifteenth number one country hit with his version.[3]

References

  1. ^ ""La Onda Chicano: Sunny Ozuna, still talking – to you, me, and Texicans everywhere" by Greg Beets". The Austin Chronicle. 2006-07-21. Retrieved 2008-03-31.
  2. ^ "Reviews of This Week's Singles". Billboard. 72 (46): 37. November 14, 1960. Retrieved April 8, 2013.
  3. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 137.