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BONY MARONIE

 
SONG & HIT DETAILS
 
Artist Name: LARRY WILLIAMS
 
 
Song Author: Larry Williams
 
 
Year Recorded: 1975
 
SONG PROFILE
 
Bony Moronie

Single by Larry Williams
B-side "You Bug Me Baby"
Released 1957
Format 7" single
Genre Rock and roll
Label Specialty 615 (U.S.)
London HLU 8532 (UK)
Writer(s) Larry Williams
Larry Williams singles chronology


"Bony Moronie" is Larry Williams' third single, which has been covered many times, including a version translated into Spanish re-named "Popotitos".

Williams' original peaked at #14 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and #4 on the U.S. R&B chart.

Among the many artists who have covered the song are John Lennon for his 1975 album, Rock 'n' Roll, The Who as a live performance included on their 1994 album Thirty Years of Maximum R&B, Dr. Feelgood on their 1974 album, Down by the Jetty , Johnny Winter on his 1975 album, 'Captured Live! and Julie Covington for the 1977 Amnesty International benefit show The Mermaid Frolics.

Australian group, Hush also recorded the song in 1975.