Sleep Walk #1

21 Sep

Sleep Walk is an instrumental steel guitar-based song written, recorded, and released in 1959 by brothers Santo & JohnnyFarina. (The BMI Repertoire database and the original release credits three Farinas as composers including sister Ann.[1]) It was recorded at Trinity Music in ManhattanNew York CityNew York. “Sleep Walk” entered Billboard‘s Top 40 on August 17, 1959. It rose to the number-one position for two weeks in September (the 21st and the 28th)[2] and remained in the Top 40 until November 9. “Sleep Walk” also reached number four on the R&B chart.[3] It was the last instrumental to hit number one in the 1950s and earned Santo & Johnny a gold record.[4]

A great cover by Jeff Beck.

Another one by the legendary Les Paul.

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