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“Lawdy Miss Clawdy” is a song written by Lloyd Price and originally recorded by him in 1952. The song became a hit and has since been covered by numerous artists, including Elvis Presley.
Elvis Presley performed “Lawdy Miss Clawdy” during his ’68 Comeback Special, which was a television special that aired on NBC on December 3, 1968. The special was Elvis’ first live performance in over seven years and was a major success.
During the performance of “Lawdy Miss Clawdy,” Elvis was backed by a group of musicians and singers, including Scotty Moore on guitar, D.J. Fontana on drums, and Alan Fortas on bass. Elvis’ performance was energetic and passionate, with him putting his own spin on the song with his signature rock and roll style.
The ’68 Comeback Special was a turning point in Elvis’ career, and his performance of “Lawdy Miss Clawdy” is considered to be one of the highlights of the show. The special helped to reignite Elvis’ career and cement his status as the “King of Rock and Roll.”