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When was rockin' pneumonia and the boogie woogie flu written?

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August 30, 2007 11:36PM

Huey "Piano" Smith & The Clowns had a hit with this in 1957, entering the Billboard Hot 100 on 12 August 1957 and reaching the number 52 spot. Given that Huey Smith co-authored the song, I would assume it was written in 1957, not long before it was released. The sheet music for the song "Rocking Pneumonia And The Boogie Woogie Flu" states that the song's words and music were written Huey "Piano" Smith and John Vincent and that the song was first put under copyright © in 1967 with Cotillion Music, Inc., as the publisher.