My Girl Josephine

"My Girl Josephine" is a song written by Fats Domino and Dave Bartholomew. Domino recorded the song on Imperial Records (Imperial 5704) in 1960, and it charted #7 on the Billboard R&B charts and #14 on the Billboard pop charts.[2] The song is also listed and recorded as "Josephine" and "Hello Josephine" in various cover versions.

"My Girl Josephine"
Single by Fats Domino
from the album ...A Lot of Dominos![1]
B-side"Natural Born Lover"
Released1960 (1960)
GenreRhythm and blues


According to AllMusic, the song has also been performed by Bill Black's Combo, Curley Bridges, Van Broussard, Snooks Eaglin, Chris Farlowe, the Flamin' Groovies, Michael Herman, the Holmes Brothers, Jerry Jaye, Jerry Lee Lewis, Johnny Rivers, Sandy Nelson, Tracy Pendarvis, Queen Ida & Her Zydeco Band, Noel Redding, Warren Storm, Super Cat, Them, and Billy Vera, among others.[3][4]

See also


  1. "Fats Domino – ...A Lot Of Dominos ! at Discogs". Retrieved 26 March 2017.
  2. from CD liner notes of 2002 EMI/Capitol compact disc "The Fats Domino Jukebox"
  3. Performers of My Girl Josephine at AllMusic
  4. Van Morrison: The Mystic's Music - Page 80 0938840029 Howard A. DeWitt - 1983 -"SIDE TWO HIGHLIGHTS The Fats Domino-David Bartholomew composition, "Hello Josephine," and Van's own composition, "Hey Girl" are the only songs on this side which differ from the American release."

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