EAST VIRGINIA

Latest update on 16/01/2015

Artist: Buell Kazee
Author: traditional
Label: Brunswick
Year: 1927

First published in Cecil Sharp's songbook English Folksongs From The Southern Appalachians (1917).

Covers:

1929:

Clarence Ashley [as Dark Moleen Blues]

1934:

Ashley & Foster [B-side of Rising Sun Blues (see: House Of The Rising Sun)]

1934:

Carter Family [as East Virginia Blues and East Virginia Blues No. 2]

1956:

Stanley Brothers

1957:

Rambling Boys [Jack Elliott & Derroll Adams, crediting A.P. Carter]

1957:

Tarriers

1958:

New Lost City Ramblers

1960:

Joan Baez

1961:

George Hamilton IV

1963:

Glen Campbell

1963:

Jean Ritchie & Doc Watson

1964:

Danny & The Islanders [Finnish hit, later in film The Double (2014)]

1967:

Pete Seeger

1967:

Monkees [as I Was Born In East Virginia]

1998:

Roger McGuinn

1999:

Damien Jurado

2000:

Dave Alvin [as East Virginia Blues]

Songs as Dark Hollow, Silver Dagger, I Don't Want Your Millions Mister and Greenback Dollar use lines from this one.

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