Send Me Some Lovin'

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"Send Me Some Lovin'" is a 1957 rock and roll standard recorded by Little Richard. John S. Marascalso co-wrote "Send Me Some Lovin'" with Leo Price.


Little Richard recorded the song October 16, 1956, at J&M Music Shop in New Orleans, Louisiana, recording "The Girl Can't Help It" and "Baby Face" at the same session. Richard's backing band on the session consisted of Lee Allen (tenor saxophone), Alvin "Red" Tyler (baritone saxophone), Edgar Blanchard (guitar), Frank Fields (bass), and Earl Palmer (drums). Specialty Records owner Art Rupe produced the recording.[1]

Specialty released Little Richard's track as a single in February 1957;[2] the song also appeared on his second album in 1958. The song also was recorded by The Crickets for their 1957 debut album, The "Chirping" Crickets, and by various other artists[3] including Sam Cooke, Brenda Lee, Dean Martin, James Booker, Stevie Wonder, Hank Williams Jr., Otis Redding, Gene Vincent, and John Lennon.


  1. ^ Vera, Billy. The Specialty Story 1944-1964 (Media notes). Various. Berkeley, California: Specialty Records. pp. 10, 11. 5SPCD-4412-2.
  2. ^ "Send Me Some Lovin'". Second Hand Songs.
  3. ^ John Blaney (6 June 2005). John Lennon: Listen to This Book. John Blaney. pp. 164–. ISBN 978-0-9544528-1-0. Retrieved 4 November 2011.