The rumour was that Tommy Tucker died on a UK tour from eating a Wimpy Burger and getting food poisoning. Lol. Probably a bit of fake news put out by McDonalds or Burger King.
There were many R&B staples of the British Beat boom of the sixties and Tommy Tucker was one of them.
I wonder how many different bands played ‘Long Tall Shorty’ and Hi-Heeled Sneakers’? Absolute classics!
Today I’m going to be playing them too – but I’ll play the originals by Tommy Tucker: