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Elvis Presley

Old Shep (3:55)

oldies · elvis · rock · 60s

The song Old Shep was written by Red Foley co-wrote with Willis Arthur based on Foley's own childhood dog, Hoover, an Alsation who was poisoned by a neighbour.

In 1945, when Elvis was 10 years old he performed this song at a state fair in which he came in fifth place and won $5 along with some ride tickets.

In Only Fools and Horses, this is said to be Del-Boy's favourite song, and in one episode, Del-boy has Old Shep…

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When I was a lad and old Shep was a pup
Over hills and meadows we'd stray
Just a boy and his dog, we were both full of fun
We grew up together that way

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