Speedoo" is a song written by Esther Navarro and performed by The Cadillacs featuring the Jesse Powell Orchestra. It reached on the . R&B chart and on the . The song was featured on their 1957 album, The Fabulous Cadillacs. Lyrically, the song tells of Mister Earl who acquired the nickname "Speedo" because, when it comes to his pursuit of pretty girls, "he don't believe in wastin' time" and "he don't never take it slow".
Written-By – Chuck Willis. Companies, etc. Published By – Benell. Orchestra – Jesse Powell Orch. Label variation: Publishers listed under duration, compares to: Speedoo, Let Me Explain otherwise. Side B publisher is listed as Rush Mus. on labels. Rights Society: BMI. Matrix, Runout (Side A label): (45-JOZ-053). Matrix, Runout (Side B label): (45-JOZ-052). Other Versions (5 of 12) View All.
Bom-bom-bom-bom Ba-ba-do-do-do Bom-bom-bom Ba-ba-do-do-do. Well now, they often call me Speedoo But my real name is Mr. Earl Umm-hm-hm-hm. Known for meetin' brand new fellas And takin' other folks' girl. Well now, they often call me Speedoo Cause I don't believe in wastin' time Umm-hm-hm Well now, they often call me Speedoo Cause I don't believe in wastin' time Umm-hm-hm Well, I've known some.
October 1955 (1955-10). Speedoo" is a song written by Esther Navarro and performed by The Cadillacs featuring the Jesse Powell Orchestra. pop chart in 1955 Other versions The Tokens released a version of the song on their 1966 album, I Hear Trumpets Blow.