RED WING (AN INDIAN FABLE)

Latest update on 25/02/2013

Artist: Henry Burr & Frank Stanley
Author: Kerry Miller/Thurland Chattaway
Label: Columbia
Year: 1907

Using Robert Schumann's melody for Fröhlicher Landmann (1878). Not to be confused with Fröhliche Wanderer (see there).

Covers:

1924:

Ernest Thompson

1941:

Almanac Singers [as Union Maid; see there]

1946:

Spade Cooley

1947:

Sam Donahue & his Orch. [top 10 US]

1950s:

Spike Jones

1954:

Chet Atkins

1954:

George Lewis

1957:

Little Jimmy Dickens

1959:

Elton Britt

1959:

Sammy Masters [as Rockin' Red Wing]

1968:

Arthur Smith & Don Reno [as Pretty Red Wing]

1969:

Ventures

1977:

Grinderswitch

1993:

Asleep At The Wheel

1999:

Brave Combo

Same melody as in Sinterklaas song Hij Komt, Hij Komt, Die Lieve Goede Sint.

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