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Wolf Call

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Words & Music: Giant/ Baum/ Kaye
Flip, flop with kay-eye (?)
What a cutie pie I see
Oops shoopa doo-wah
Lips of honey that's for me

Shim sham shimmie
I might forget you baby, there's no doubt
I saw you standing 'gainst the wall
I whistled and I gave my all
Now don't tell me you don't fall
For that wolf call

Just a little kiss'll put me in a whirl
I'll never whistle dearie at another girl
You love me well we'll have a ball
Why do you try to stall
Now don't tell me you don't fall
For that wolf call
For that wolf call
For that wolf call
Recorded: 1964/06/12, first released on Girl Happy

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sugartummy (profilecontact) wrote on Jun 22, 2013report abuse
I really like this song. Elvis sounds like Paul McCartney, trying to sound like Elvis. Or does this 1964 Elvis sounds like a fifties Elvis? He does to me(I mean, the voice, not the song). I like the whistles, the great drumming (there were 3 drummers on this session), the guitar solo (again, 3 guitarists). A very fun track.
Gorse (profilecontact) wrote on Jan 9, 2013report abuse
Pleasant little number that works well in the film, but the recording on vinyl suffers from being flat and lifeless.
Elvis as usual gives it his best shot and just about makes it passable.
Steve V (profilecontact) wrote on Dec 28, 2011report abuse
Terrible lyrics but musically not as bad as some other movie tunes. But was it recorded in a tin can? Horrible production.
Monster (profilecontact) wrote on May 5, 2010report abuse
Lyrically this is easily one of Elvis's worst songs and the melody is virtually non existant. Shame on the writers for putting so little effort into this one. The vocal is pretty poor too it has to be said and the production ain't great either so all in all a tune with no redeeming qualities on an otherwise fun soundtrack. It may fit into the movie but that doesn't make it ok. Awful.
Deano1 (profilecontact) wrote on Feb 20, 2010report abuse
The worst track on the soundtrack "Girl Happy", but not nearly as poor as some of the songs from "Kissin' Cousins", "Harum Scarum" and "Paradise, Hawaiian Style. Much like "Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce" from the same movie, this very short song works in the movie, but isn't a much fun on the LP.
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