"Fortune Teller" is a song written by Allen Toussaint under the pseudonym Naomi Neville and first recorded by Benny Spellman (single B-side on Minit Records 644)

Cover versions exist by The Rolling Stones (on their first live album, Got Live If You Want It! but overdubbed with screaming girls- the scream-free version can be found on the compilation More Hot Rocks (Big Hits & Fazed Cookies) ), The HolliesThe Who (on their famous Live at Leeds), The Merseybeats, Felix the Cat, Tony Jackson, The Downliners SectThe Iguanas, the Hardtimes, the Stellas (stereo CBS Germany 1965 and still found on new compilations), Strawberry Alarm Clock (recording as Thee Sixpence), and many others, including more recently the October 2007 album Raising Sand, performed by Robert Plant and Alison Krauss.

The song was also a hit in Australia, recorded by The Throb, it was released in February 1966 and charted in the Top 5 in Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney.[1][2] Rumour has it that the Australian band were played the Rolling Stones version by their studio producer before they recorded their version, to get an idea of how it should sound.

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