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Saturday video break: Blueberry Hill

Song #50 on the Popdose Top 100 Covers list is “Blueberry Hill”, originally by Gene Autry and covered by Fats Domino. Here’s the original:

The things I’ve discovered doing this series. Gene Autry, who knew? It sure is different than the version we all know:

That was obviously done a few years after he recorded it, but who cares? It’s pure pleasure watching Fats Domino do his thing. But while I agree with Popdose that this is unquestionably a Fats Domino song no matter how many people have performed it, as a child of the 70s I will always primarily associate this song with someone else:

Aaaaayyyyy….

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