Huey 'Piano' Smith and His Clowns  - Rockin' Pneumonia And The Boogie Woogie Flu

First performance: 28/06/1993


Coverinfo

Bruce performed the song 3 times: 
 
1993-06-28 - TRADEWINDS, SEA BRIGHT, NJ
Bruce guests with Clarence Clemons & The Red Bank Rockers at the Tradewinds in Sea Bright NJ.
 
 
 
2018-06-18 - ASBURY LANES, ASBURY PARK
Bruce Springsteen joins the Danny Clinch-led Tangiers Blues Band, sharing the bill with the Grammy-winning rock band Portugal. the Man, in his hometown of Asbury Park, New Jersey for the reopening of concert venue Asbury Lanes. He joins the band midway through their performance for a four-song miniset of blues standards. The event celebrates the multimillion-dollar renovation of Asbury's beloved shuttered bowling alley, newly outfitted as a music venue. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Boys and Girls Clubs of Monmouth County. Ticket are distributed by lottery and are available primarily to Asbury Park residents as part of the venue's commitment to honor the local community.
 
 
  
 
Bruce, along with Ben Jaffe, guests with Danny Clinch's Tangiers Blues Band at the Kristen Ann Carr Fund gala benefit called "A Night to Remember".  
 
 
 
 
 

Songinfo

"Rockin' Pneumonia and the Boogie Woogie Flu" is a song written and originally recorded by Huey "Piano" Smith in 1957.
 
 
 

Bruce on the artist

Lyrics

I wanna jump but I'm afraid I'll fall
I wanna holler but the joint's too small
Young man rhythm's got a hold of me too
I got a rockin' pneumonia and a boogie woogie flu

Want some lovin', baby, that ain't all
I wanna kiss her but the gal's too tall
Young man rhythm's got a hold of me too
I got a rockin' pneumonia and a boogie woogie flu

I wanna scream, I want you all to know
I would be runnin' but my feet's too slow
Young man rhythm's got a hold of me too
I got a rockin' pneumonia and a boogie woogie flu

Yeah

Well, all right! Yeah

I wanna scream, I want you all to know
I would be runnin' but my feets' too slow
Young man rhythm's got a hold of me too
I got a rockin' pneumonia and a boogie woogie flu

Baby. comin' now I'm hurryin' home
I know she's leavin' 'cause I'm takin' too long
Young man rhythm's got a hold of me too
I got a rockin' pneumonia and a boogie woogie flu

I wanna scream
I wanna scream
I wanna scream
I wanna scream