Their initial release, "Do Something For Me", was the first record on which McPhatter sang lead. The Dominoes were a black vocal group consisting of Clyde McPhatter (1932–1972), who later left the group to form the Drifters; Bill Brown (1926-1956); Charlie White (1930-2005); and Joe Lamont (d. 1998), led by their pianist, manager and songwriter, Billy Ward (1921–2002). Make sure your selection You Done Me Wrong Written and Performed by Pat McLaughlin. As soon as I leave you go you'll cry "Oh Yeah, he's a sixty Minute Man!" To place an order or for customer service, call toll-free 1-800-336-4627 or outside the United States, call 1-610-649-7565 "He's a sixty-minute man". Jerry Lee Lewis recorded the song in 1957 and in 1973. [11] Though they share the same title, the earlier version was written by The Du Droppers' lead tenor, J. C. Ginyard. Rockapella also recorded a cover of the song, featuring Barry Carl as the lead vocalist. Sixty Minute Man Jerry Lee Lewis Buy This Song FAVORITE (2 fans) "[10] Coincidentally, Prentice Moreland recorded with the group in this lineup as well as with The Du-Droppers who had recorded an earlier version of "Can't Do Sixty No More" in 1952. Come up and take my hand They call me "Lovin' Dan" As soon as I leave you go, you'll cry "Oh yeah, he's a sixty-minute man!" Album: The Dawn of Doo-Wop Cannot annotate a non-flat selection. Ultimately "Sixty Minute Man" remained a novelty song, and did not contribute significantly to the merging of pop music and R&B, more in the tradition of Open the Door, Richard in which black performers winked and rolled their eyes, rather than the soulful renditions that would follow. Cover versions were made by several white artists including Hardrock Gunter. A version was recorded in the early 1970s by Australian band Daddy Cool. Lyrics of this type already had a long history. Well, if your man ain't treating you right, Come up and see your Dan. The single also made it to number 17, on the pop singles chart and was voted "Song of the year" for 1951.[8]. "Sixty Minute Man" is a rhythm and blues (R&B) record released in 1951 by Billy Ward and his Dominoes. A common reference was to "Dan, the Back Door Man"—the lover of a married woman who would leave her house by the back door—as in a song of that title recorded by Georgia White in 1937. I rock 'em, roll 'em all night long MOP MOP MOP! Lyrics to 'Sixty Minute Man' by Hank Thompson: SIXTY MINUTE MAN Writer William Ward Well, listen here, girls, I'm telling you now, They call me loving Dan, I'll rock 'em, roll 'em all night long I'm a sixty-minute man. Less successful was its follow-up, the pop standard "Harbor Lights", recorded on December 30, 1950. Lyricapsule: The Surfaris Drop ‘Wipe Out’; June 22, 1963, Lyricapsule: The Byrds Drop ‘Mr. And if you don't believe I'm all I say, Come up and take my hand. WRAL's Tar Heel Traveler Scott Mason sits … A group called "The Untouchables" released a version of the song in 1960. The song was musically a gospel song with gospel-style melismas but was lyrically secular. Cross over to pop charts. [1] It was written by Billy Ward and Rose Marks and was one of the first R&B hit records to cross over to become a hit on the pop charts. Then you'll holler "Please don't stop" (Don't stop!) [citation needed]. Clarence Carter recorded "Sixty-Minute Man" with FAME in 1973. It featured the singer's boasts of his sexual prowess,[3] of being able to satisfy his girls with fifteen minutes each of kissing, teasing, and squeezing, before his climactic fifteen minutes of "blowing [his] top". Who sang, "Sixty Minute Man"? However, in hindsight it was an important record in several respects: it crossed the boundaries between gospel singing and blues, its lyrics pushed the limits of what was deemed acceptable, and it appealed to many white as well as black listeners, peaking at #17 on the pop charts. The pair decided to put together a smooth vocal group to rival The Ink Spots, the Orioles, and similar groups who were beginning to win acceptance with white audiences. [3] Among the many precedents, but with a different perspective, is "One Hour Mama" by Ida Cox. The double entendre-filled lyrics, however, originated at least 20 years before “Sixty Minute Man.” * There'll be 15 minutes of kissin', And then you holler "Oh please don't stop!" Dick Curless, a country singer from Maine, recorded an arrangement (titled "Lovin' Dan - 60 Minute Man") on 1966's "The Soul of Dick Curless" released on Tower Records, and on 1973's "Live at the Wheeling Truck Driver's Jamboree." Clyde PcPhatter was born in Durham and sang a string of hits including "Sixty Minute Man" and "White Chrismas." However, Bill Brown, lead singer of "Sixty Minute Man", left in 1952 to form a new group, The Checkers, and died in 1956. The Trammps released a version of the song in 1972. Country group Restless Heart performed the song on their "Fast Movin' Train" tour in the late 1980s. [7] A success, the song entered the R&B charts at the beginning of February 1951. It crossed over to the pop charts where it … In 1950, the Dominoes were signed to Federal Records and held a series of recording sessions at the National Studios in New York in November and December of that year. I'm a 60 minute man. An instrumental version was recorded as the title song to Charles Tyler's solo saxophone album in 1979. There'll be 15 minutes of kissing Sixty-minute man, sixty-minute man When I let you go you'll cry "Oh yes" A live version by Nancy Sinatra was included on her DVD Nancy Sinatra Live in Edinburgh, Scotland. The reference to "Dan" (alternatively, "Jim Dandy") dates back at least to minstrel shows in the nineteenth century, and double-entendre had been used in blues lyrics for decades before the song was written. Huey Lewis frequently covers the song in concert. I'm a sixty-minute man When Will I Be Loved Doo Wop (Vocal Harmony Group) The Dominoes were the 1st vocal R&B groups to do what? The recording featured René Hall on guitar, and used Bill Brown's bass voice, rather than McPhatter's tenor, as the lead. The Dominoes. [3] It was considered the definitive fast "rhythm and gospel record"[7] and was Number One on the R&B Charts for 10 weeks. [13] The Lee/Gunter recording is cited as an early example of rockabilly. “Sixty Minute Man” was recorded three months earlier on December 30, 1950 and was released in May of the next year. After a less successful follow-up, the group released "Sixty Minute Man", on which Brown sang lead, and boasted of being able to satisfy his girls with fifteen minutes each of "kissin'" "teasin'" and "squeezin'", before "blowin'" his "top". An annotation cannot contain another annotation.