The Everly Brothers Wake Up Little Susie Video and Lyrics

The Everly Brothers Wake Up Little Susie

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Enjoy watching The Everly Brothers "Wake Up Little Susie" performance from the Ed Sullivan Show in 1957 . . .

The Everly Brothers Wake Up Little Susie song was released on September 2, 1957 and reached No. 1 on the Billboard Pop chart and the Cash Box Best Selling Records chart.   The song was banned from Boston radio stations for lyrics that, at the time, were considered suggestive.  According to a 1986 interview with Don Everly “Wake Up Little Susie” also spent seven weeks atop the Billboard country char and reached No. two on the UK Singles Chart.

Watch the Everly Brothers “Wake Up Little Susie” performance from The Ed Sullivan Show on October 6, 1957 and see the written lyrics below.

The Everly Brothers Wake Up Little Susie Video

This song was written by Felice and Boudleaux Bryant.

The Everly Brothers Wake Up Little Susie Lyrics

Wake up, little Susie, wake up
Wake up, little Susie, wake up
We’ve both been sound asleep
Wake up, little Susie and weep
The movie’s over, it’s four o’clock
And we’re in trouble deep
Wake up, little Susie
Wake up, little Susie
Well, what are we gonna tell your mama?
What are we gonna tell your pa’?
What are we gonna tell our friends when they say
“Ooh, la, la”?
Wake up, little Susie
Wake up, little Susie
Well, we told your mama that we’d be in by ten
Well, Susie, baby, looks like we goofed again
Wake up, little Susie
Wake up, little Susie
We gotta go home
Wake up, little Susie, wake up
Wake up, little Susie, wake up
The movie wasn’t so hot
It didn’t have much of a plot
We fell asleep, our goose is cooked
Our reputation is shot
Wake up, little Susie
Wake up, little Susie
Well, what are we gonna tell your mama?
What are we gonna tell your pa’?
What are we gonna tell our friends when they say
“Ooh, la, la”?
Wake up, little Susie
Wake up, little Susie
Wake up, little Susie

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