ROSIE

Latest update on 07/09/2016

Artist: Dobie Red & group
Author: traditional
Label: Rounder
Year: 1936

John A. Lomax recording in Parchman, MS. Reissued on cd The Land Where The Blues Began. In 1933 he recorded an earlier version with bad equipment.

Covers:

1940s:

Lead Belly

1947:

C.B. and ten prisoners with axes [Alan Lomax recording in that same Parchman; obviously a local all time favorite]

1965:

Nina Simone [melody and part of the lyrics in Be My Husband: Be my husband man I'll be your wife mirrors Be my woman girl I'll be your man from Rosie]

1966:

Animals [as Inside Looking Out]

1970:

Grand Funk Railroad [idem]

2003:

Jeff Buckley [posthumous as Be Your Husband]

2014:

David Guetta [recurring sample from the C.B. version in Hey Mama; top 10 US, UK, B & NL]

2016:

Melanie De Biasio [live]

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