Eddie Cochran - Weekend


Eddie Cochran - Weekend

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"Weekend"
UK 45 release on London Records
Single by Eddie Cochran
from the album Never to be Forgotten
B-side "Cherished Memories"
Released December 1961
Format 7" 45rpm
Recorded April 1959
Genre Rock and Roll
Label London Records HLG 9362 in the UK; Liberty Records 55389 in US;
Writers Bill Post
Doree Post
Eddie Cochran singles chronology
"Lonely"
(1960)
"Weekend"
(1961)
 

 

  "Weekend" recorded by Eddie Cochran was written by Bill and Doree Post and recorded in April 1959.

 
Background

The song was released posthumously as a single in the UK on London Records as 45-HLG 9362 in June 1961 and rose to number 15 on the charts. In the US it was released on Liberty Records as 55389 in December 1961 and did not chart. The song was published by Cross Music in the UK. This was the last single with original material by Eddie Cochran released in the US.

Personnel

  • Eddie Cochran: vocal, guitar
  • Conrad "Guybo" Smith or Dave Schriver: electric bass
  • Gene Riggio: drums

Chart performance

Chart (1960) Peak
position
UK Singles Chart 15

 

 

Eddie Cochran - Weekend / Cherished Memories

U.K. London HLG 9360

The vinyl record attains an excellent grading.

Audio quality is very clear and strong throughout.

Both record labels are clean and unmarked.

The record comes with an original company paper sleeve.

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