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Latest update on 11/01/2016

Artist: Charlie McCoy & Bo Carter
Author: Armenter Chatmon/J. Mayo Williams
Label: Brunswick
Year: 1928

Also with Bo's older brother Lonnie Chatmon on violin. Bo's real name: Armenter Chatmon (see: All Around Man), wrote only the words; the melody is older. Barbecue Bob used this same tune in his How Long Pretty Mama ('27).

Covers:

1928:

Jackson Blue Boys [as Sweet Alberta; same song, almost same personnel: Bo Carter, Charlie McCoy and Walter Vincson]

1929:

Tampa Red & Georgia Tom

1930:

Mississippi Sheiks [as Alberta Blues; vocal: Lonnie Chatmon, brother of Bo; see also under Alberta]

1930:

James 'Boodle it' Wiggins

1930s:

Charlie McCoy & Bo Carter [as The Northern Starvers Are Returning Home]

1931:

Red Nichols

1931:

Ashley & Abernathy

1932:

Cab Calloway

1934:

Milton Brown

1934:

Casa Loma Orch.

1935:

Leo Soileau

1936:

Bing Crosby

1940:

Bob Wills & His Texas Playboys

1940:

Big Joe Turner

1952:

Merrill E. Moore

1954:

Chet Atkins

1955:

Pete Fountain

1956:

Johnny Carroll [Texas rockabilly]

1958:

Bill Haley & The Comets

1959:

Jimmy Witherspoon

1959:

Collins Kids

1959:

Lightnin' Hopkins

1960:

Lonnie Donegan

1960:

Ray Peterson [production: Phil Spector]

1960:

Moon Mullican

1961:

Herman Van Keeken [and in '72 as Ik Hou Van Corina]

1961:

Bobby Vinton

1961:

Snooks Eaglin

1963:

Dean Martin

1963:

Bob Dylan [as Corrina Corrina; free interpretation (melody & lyrics); he could have easily copyrighted it, apart from one verse out of Robert Johnson's Stones In My Passway ("I got a bird that whistles, I got a bird that sings")]

1963:

Mark Spoelstra

1964:

Mance Lipscomb

1964:

Mississippi John Hurt

1965:

Rising Sons [with Taj Mahal]

1965:

Jerry Lee Lewis

1966:

Muddy Waters

1970:

Steppenwolf

1970:

Merle Haggard

1971:

Marianne Faithfull

1971:

Duffy Power

1974:

Doc Watson

1975:

Del McCoury

1976:

Mickey Baker

1978:

Sleepy LaBeef

1984:

Black Sorrows

1987:

Terry Dolan's Acoustic Rangers

1988:

Joni Mitchell [as A Bird That Whistles]

1992:

Eric Clapton

1993:

Asleep At The Wheel [and in 2009 along with Willie Nelson (Willie & The Wheel)]

1994:

Ted Hawkins

1997:

Leo Kottke

2004:

Paul Weller

2013:

Boz Scaggs

Contact


If you noticed blunt omissions, mis-interpretations or even out-and-out errors, please let us know by contacting us:

Arnold Rypens
Rozenlaan 65
B-2840 Reet (Rumst)

info@originals.be

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