Friday, December 23, 2011

Johnny Kidd was born this day in 1935

Frederick Heath ("Johnny Kidd") was born this day in 1935.  He was another that died way too soon in 1966 a couple of months shy of his 31st birthday.  Among his most famous songs are "Shakin' All Over" and "Please Don't Touch".  Here they are with select covers from Wanda Jackson (with Jack White), The Who and The Stray Cats....

"Shakin' All Over"- Johnny Kidd & The Pirates

"Shakin' All Over"- Wanda Jackson (with Jack White)

"Shakin' All Over"- The Who

"Shakin' All Over"- The Guess Who

"Please Don't Touch"- Johnny Kidd & The Pirates

"Please Don't Touch"- The Stray Cats