C'Mon Everybody

Album: C'Mon Everybody (1959)
Charted: 6 35
  • In 1988, this became hit once again in the UK after it was used in a Levi's jeans commercial. It charted at #14 the second time. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Brad Wind - Miami, FL
  • Cochran's biggest hit before his death. In 1960, he died in a car accident at age 21. A month after he was killed, his song "Three Steps To Heaven" was released and went to #1 in the UK.
  • The English band Humble Pie recorded this in 1973. The Sex Pistols covered this in 1979. It's on the soundtrack to their movie The Great Rock 'N' Roll Swindle.

Comments: 11

  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyConcerning next post below, fifteen days after Eddie's Nov. 14th, 1958 appearance on 'Bandstand', on November 29th he was once again performing "C'mon Everybody" on Dick Clark's other ABC-TV program, 'Dick Clark Saturday Night Beech-Nut Show'...
  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn November 14th 1958 Eddie Cochran performed "C'mon Everybody" on the ABC-TV program 'American Bandstand'...
    Ten days later on November 24th it entered Billboard's Hot Top 100 chart at position #94; and six weeks later on January 5th, 1959 it peaked at #35 {for 1 week} and spent 12 weeks on the Top 100...
    Between March 1957 and August 1959 he had seven Top 100 records; his biggest hit was "Summertime Blues", it peaked at #8 {for 1 week} on September 29th, 1958...
    His last Top 100 record was "Something Else", on November 1st, 1959 it was at #78 and that was its last day on the chart, 169 days later on April 17th, 1960 he would unfortunately die at the age of 21 in an auto accident in England...
    May he R.I.P.
  • Anna from Hemel Hempstead, United KingdomLove this song!:-)
  • Chad from Bath, PaLove the Led Zep version from Royal Albert Hall. Cochran's original is pretty good too.
  • Mike from Victoria, B.c., CanadaBritish hard rock band UFO also recorded "C'mon Everybody".It appears on the 1971 release 'Ufo 1' twice; one track studio and one track live.This album seems like it might be a collection of demo tracks.A few of the psychedelic rock covers are so badly recorded (and performed)that it is hard to listen to them without feeling embarassed for UFO. Who, in my opinion have been rocking hard (and well) for a long time since then!
  • Fyodor from Denver, CoThe Ramones copped some of the hooks of this song for Suzy Is A Headbanger.
  • Alan from Louisville, KyHumble Pie covered this on Smokin'.
  • Christopher from Nashua , NhI've always figured it was a remake; used to list to the Pistols skatin' around as a kid in the '70s. Used it on my blog to promote saving CBGB's. My biggest punk claim to fame: Interviewed and partied with the Minutemen, 1985.
    http://christopher-king.blogspot.com
  • Brian from Meriden, CtGreat tune. Always wondered why Eddie wasn't as big left of the pond as in England.
  • Swansong200 from Calhoun, GaLed Zeppelin covered this at The Royal Albert Hall in 1970 on their Led Zeppelin DVD.
  • Mike from Youngstown, OhThis song was first recorded by Eddie with somewhat different lyrics as "Let's Get Together."
see more comments

Jim McCarty of The YardbirdsSongwriter Interviews

The Yardbirds drummer explains how they created their sound and talks about working with their famous guitarists.

Ralph Casale - Session ProSongwriter Interviews

A top New York studio musician, Ralph played guitar on many '60s hits, including "Lightnin' Strikes," "A Lover's Concerto" and "I Am A Rock."

Al KooperSongwriter Interviews

Kooper produced Lynyrd Skynyrd, played with Dylan and the Stones, and formed BS&T.

Top American Idol Moments: Songs And ScandalsSong Writing

Surprise exits, a catfight and some very memorable performances make our list of the most memorable Idol moments.

Ed Roland of Collective SoulSongwriter Interviews

The stories behind "Shine," "December," "The World I Know" and other Collective Soul hits.

Kristian Bush of SugarlandSongwriter Interviews

Kristian talks songwriting technique, like how the chorus should redefine the story, and how to write a song backwards.