CRAWLIN' KING SNAKE

Latest update on 23/04/2010

Artist: Big Joe Williams
Author: Joe Williams
Label: Bluebird
Year: 1941

With only William Mitchell on bass. One of seven 78's in Muddy Waters' cabin on Stovall Plantation when Alan Lomax came by in 1941-42.

Covers:

1941:

Tony Hollins [from Clarksdale, MS, with Washboard Sam on washboard; got drafted in '43 and that was the end of his career; became a hairdresser in Chicago; reissued on Frémeaux comp. Chicago Blues 1940-1947]

1949:

John Lee Hooker [also from Clarksdale]

1971:

Muddy Waters [live]

1971:

Doors

1985:

George Thorogood [credited to John Lee Hooker]

1991:

Little Charlie & The Nightcats

1997:

Tab Benoit

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