Susie-Q 51st in 1957

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The credits of this work are disputed. Dale Hawkins claims he was the sole composer/author of the work.

"One explanation for the shorting, Hawkins says, is the fact that the original publishing paperwork he filled out in 1956 was doctored. A pair of names -- Stanley J. Lewis and Eleanor Broadwater -- were added to Hawkins's on the publishing sheet without his knowledge, effectively splitting the authorship of the song into thirds. Neither had anything to do with the song's creation, Hawkins points out: Lewis was a record-store owner in Shreveport who carried Chess imprints; Broadwater was the wife of a popular Nashville deejay, Gene Nobles, to whom Chess owed favors."

(according to "Say That You'll Be True", Marty Jones, Denver Westword Music, October 12th 2000)
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