OLD MAN WILLIS

Latest update on 22/12/2011

Artist: Tony Joe White
Author: Tony Joe White
Label: Monument
Year: 1967

B-side of Watching The Trains Go By during his first session for Monument, produced by Dan Penn.

Covers:

1968:

Tony Joe White [with complete different lyrics and gender change as Polk Salad Annie; top 10 US in '69]

1969:

Tony Joe White [new version Old Man Willis using the Polk Salad Annie arrangement on his album Continued]

1970:

Elvis Presley [as Polk Salad Annie; one of his live warhorses ever since]

1970:

Tom Jones [idem]

1977:

Sleepy LaBeef

1979:

Joe Dassin

1983:

Big Twist & The Mellow Fellows

1984:

Johnny Hallyday

1995:

Billy Branch

2009:

Lonely Boys [all as Polk Salad Annie]

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