She Taught Me How To Yodel

Album: I Remember You (1962)
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Songfacts®:

  • Also known as "She Taught Me To Yodel" and "The Yodelling Song," this short, cringeworthy ditty complete with choir is credited to Roberts-Emerson-Sciver, i.e. Paul Roberts, Tom Emerson and Van Esther Sciver. Recorded with Norrie Paramour and his Orchestera, released in 1962 on the Columbia label backed by the 1920s song "Lovesick Blues," it would come to define Ifield as a Yodelling Cowboy, quite a feat for a man who was born in England then immigrated to Australia before returning to the UK. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Alexander Baron - London, England
  • A dance remix of this song (titled "The Yodelling Song") went to #40 in the UK in 1991.

Comments: 1

  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn May 7, 1967, Frank Ifield performed "She Taught Me How To Yodel*" on the CBS-TV variety program 'The Ed Sullivan Show'...
    Twenty-four years later on December 8th, 1991 the song would peak at #40 {for 1 week} on the United Kingdom's Singles chart...
    Between 1960 and 1991 he had sixteen records on the U.K. Singles chart; six made the Top 10 with four reaching #1; "I Remember You" {1962}, "Lovesick Blues" {1962}, "The Wayward Wind" {1963}, and "Confessin' (That I Love You)" {1963}...
    The two Top 10 records that didn't peak at #1 were; ""Nobody's Darlin' But Mine" {#4 in 1963} and "Don't Blame Me" {#8 in 1964}...
    Francis Edward Ifield will celebrate his 80th birthday this coming November 30th {2017}...
    * When "She Taught Me How To Yodel" charted in 1991 it was released as "The Yodeling Song".
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