Clarence Lewis

Real Name:
Clarence L. Lewis
Profile:
US songwriter, label owner (Revelation Records (18), Fury Records (2), Falew!), publisher owner (Fast Music (3)), restaurant owner ("Pig 'n' Pit", "The Poolroom", "The Game Room") from Harlem, NY. Associate of Bobby Robinson. Best known as co-writer of Lee Dorsey's 1961 hit song "Ya Ya". Cousin of the producer Darlene Lewis.
Do NOT confuse with singer Clarence Lewis (3) (unrelated) from Birmingham, AL, who recorded for Bobby Robinson's label Red Robin and Fury Records (2)
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1006 Kansas City March / Hard Grind — Clarence Lewis Wild Jimmy Spurill* Kansas City March (as C. Lewis) Wild Jimmy Spurill* - Kansas City March / Hard Grind(7") Fire Records (2) 1006 US 1959 Sell This Version
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1003 Good To The Bone — Clarence Lewis Willis Jackson And Band, Bill Jennings Good To The Bone Willis Jackson And Band, Bill Jennings - Good To The Bone(7", Single) Fire Records (2) 1003 US 1959 Sell This Version
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1027 Cheating Baby / Don't Wreck My Life — Clarence Lewis Wilbert Harrison Cheating Baby (as Lewis) Wilbert Harrison - Cheating Baby / Don't Wreck My Life(7", Single) Fury Records (2) 1027 US 1959 Sell This Version
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1039 (You're Just My Speed) And That's All I Need / Come On Back Where You Belong — Clarence Lewis Little Junior Lewis Come On Back Where You Belong (as C. Lewis) and 1 more… Little Junior Lewis - (You're Just My Speed) And That's All I Need / Come On Back Where You Belong (Single) Fury Records (2) 1039 US 1960 Sell This Version
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1020 The Madison Shuffle / John Henry (The Steel Driving Man) — Clarence Lewis Buster Brown John Henry (The Steel Driving Man) (as Lewis) Buster Brown - The Madison Shuffle / John Henry (The Steel Driving Man)(7", Single) Fire Records (2) 1020 US 1960 Sell This Version
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1037 You Got Me Uptight / Please Mr. Cupid — Clarence Lewis Gay Poppers* You Got Me Uptight (as C. Lewis) Gay Poppers* - You Got Me Uptight / Please Mr. Cupid(7", Promo) Fire Records (2) 1037 US 1961 Sell This Version
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1041 The Horse / Da-De-Ya-Da (Anything For You) — Clarence Lewis Wilbert Harrison The Horse (as Lewis) Wilbert Harrison - The Horse / Da-De-Ya-Da (Anything For You)(7") Fury Records (2) 1041 US 1961 Sell This Version
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PNV. 24090, PNV 24 090 Chante En Français Ya Ya Twist — Clarence Lewis Petula Clark Ya Ya Twist (as Lewis) Petula Clark - Chante En Français Ya Ya Twist (EP) Disques Vogue, Disques Vogue PNV. 24090, PNV 24 090 France 1961 Sell This Version
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R-6011 Twistin' The Hits — Clarence Lewis Aki Aleong And His Licorice Twisters Ya Ya Aki Aleong And His Licorice Twisters - Twistin' The Hits (Album) Reprise Records R-6011 Canada 1961 Sell This Version
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V-1691(C) Ya! Ya! — Clarence Lewis Lee Dorsey Ya Ya (as C. Lewis) and 1 more… Lee Dorsey - Ya! Ya! (Album) Fury Records (2), Fury Records (2) V-1691(C) Canada 1961 Sell This Version
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NEP-24157, NEP 24157 Pet-Ooh-La-La ! — Clarence Lewis Petula Clark Ya Ya Twist (as Lewis) Petula Clark - Pet-Ooh-La-La ! (EP) Pye Records, Pye Records NEP-24157, NEP 24157 UK 1962 Sell This Version
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76 546 Ya Ya Twist ! (Le Temps Du Twist) — Clarence Lewis Lou Bennett (2) Ya-ya Twist (as Lewis) Lou Bennett (2) - Ya Ya Twist ! (Le Temps Du Twist)(7", EP) RCA 76 546 France 1962 Sell This Version
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NEP.24163, NEP 24163 Petula Clark's Hits — Clarence Lewis Petula Clark Ya Ya Twist (as Lewis) Petula Clark - Petula Clark's Hits (EP) Pye Records, Pye Records NEP.24163, NEP 24163 UK 1962 Sell This Version
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45-DB 4862 Ya Ya — Clarence Lewis Joey Dee & The Starliters Ya Ya (as Clarence) Joey Dee & The Starliters - Ya Ya Columbia 45-DB 4862 UK 1962 Sell This Version
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424.271 PE Percolator - Twist — Clarence Lewis Les Guitares Du Diable Ya Ya Twist and 2 more… Les Guitares Du Diable - Percolator - Twist (EP) Philips 424.271 PE France 1962 Sell This Version
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510 Yes, It's Written All Over Your Face / Look At My Heart — Clarence Lewis Bobby Marchan Bobby Marchan - Yes, It's Written All Over Your Face / Look At My Heart Fire Records (2) 510 US 1962 Sell This Version
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63-1133 4 Große Schlager — Clarence Lewis Konrad Grewe-Combo Ya, Ya (as Lewis) Konrad Grewe-Combo - 4 Große Schlager (EP) Tip 63-1133 Germany 1962 Sell This Version
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432 739 BE Retiens La Nuit — Clarence Lewis Johnny Hallyday Ya Ya Twist ( and 2 more… Johnny Hallyday - Retiens La Nuit (EP) Philips 432 739 BE Spain 1962 Sell This Version
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7N.35051 Ya Ya — Clarence Lewis Johnny Keating And The Z-Men Ya Ya (as Lewis) Johnny Keating And The Z-Men - Ya Ya (Single) Piccadilly 7N.35051 UK 1962 Sell This Version
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FLP 104 Mojo Hand — Clarence Lewis Lightnin' Hopkins Lightnin' Hopkins - Mojo Hand (Album) Fire Records (2) FLP 104 US 1962 Sell This Version
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VPV. 76017-30 Rendez-vous Avec Petula Clark — Clarence Lewis Petula Clark Accompagnée Par Peter Knight (5), Ses Chœurs* Et Son Orchestre* Ya Ya Twist (as Lewis) Petula Clark Accompagnée Par Peter Knight (5), Ses Chœurs* Et Son Orchestre* - Rendez-vous Avec Petula Clark (Album) Disques Vogue VPV. 76017-30 France 1962 Sell This Version
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7N.15448 Ya Ya Twist / Si C'Est Oui C'Est Oui — Clarence Lewis Petula Clark Ya Ya Twist (as Lewis) Petula Clark - Ya Ya Twist / Si C'Est Oui C'Est Oui (Single) Pye Records 7N.15448 UK 1962 Sell This Version
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P 7014, P-7014 All The Hits (For Your Dancin' Party) By Chubby Checker — Clarence Lewis Chubby Checker I Need Your Loving (as Lewis) Chubby Checker - All The Hits (For Your Dancin' Party) By Chubby Checker (Comp) Parkway, Parkway P 7014, P-7014 US 1962 Sell This Version
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221131 Quatre Twists — Clarence Lewis Arturo Motta Et Ses Chicaboums Ya Ya Twist (as C. Lewis) Arturo Motta Et Ses Chicaboums - Quatre Twists(7", EP) Bel Air 221131 France 1962 Sell This Version
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NEP 34011, NEP.34011 Z Cars — Clarence Lewis Johnny Keating And The Z-Men Ya Ya (as Lewis) Johnny Keating And The Z-Men - Z Cars(7", EP) Piccadilly, Piccadilly NEP 34011, NEP.34011 UK 1962 Sell This Version