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“Red Hot” is a song written and recorded by Billy “The Kid” Emerson and released on Sun Records in 1955. It has been covered many times since then.
Emerson recorded the song at the Sun Recording Studio in Memphis, Tennessee on May 31, 1955. Besides Emerson as the vocalist, the Sam Phillips produced session included Calvin Newborn, guitar: Kenneth Banks, bass: Phineas Newborn, drums: Billy ‘Red’ Love, piano: Jewell Briscoe, tenor sax: Moses Reed, tenor sax. The b-side for the release was another Emerson song, “No Greater Love”. […]
Paul McCartney has never played this song in concert.