Go, Jimmy, Go

Jimmy Clanton

About Go, Jimmy, Go

"Go, Jimmy, Go" is a song written by Doc Pomus and Mort Shuman and performed by Jimmy Clanton. It reached #1 in Canada, #5 on the U. S. pop chart, and #19 on the U. S. R&B chart in 1960. It was featured on his 1961 album My Best to You. The song ranked #33 on Billboard magazine's Top 100 singles of 1960.


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2015
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I told her when it comes to talking, 
 I'm the sweetest sweet-talker in the world, 
 She said you better start talking if you want me to be your girl. 
 And she said, "Go, Jimmy, go." She said, "Go, Jimmy, go." 
 Well, I talked her off the floor when she said, "Go, Jimmy, go." 
 I told when it comes to dancing, 
 I'm the best young dancer in the land, 
 Well, she looked at me with a twinkle in her eyes 
 And then she took my hand. 
 And she said, "Go, Jimmy, go." She said, "Go, Jimmy, go." 
 Well, I talked her off the floor when she said, "Go, Jimmy, go." 
 And she said, "Go, Jimmy, go." She said, "Go, Jimmy, go." 
 Well, I talked her off the floor when she said, "Go, Jimmy, go." 
 I told her when it comes to kissing, 
 I ain't nothing but a kissing fool, 
 She started to giggle when I told her that I'd teach her 
 Things she'd never learn in school, 
 And she said, "Go, Jimmy, go." She said, "Go, Jimmy, go." 
 Well, I talked her off the floor when she said, "Go, Jimmy, go." "Go, 
 Jimmy, go." "Go, Jimmy, go

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Jimmy Clanton

Jimmy Clanton (born September 2, 1940, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States) is an American singer who became known as the "swamp pop R&B teenage idol". His band recorded a hit song "Just A Dream" which Clanton had written in 1958 for the Ace Records label. It reached number four on the Billboard chart and sold a million copies. Clanton performed on Dick Clark's American Bandstand and toured with popular artists like Fats Domino, Jerry Lee Lewis and The Platters. more »

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Written by: Doc Pomus, Mort Shuman

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