DARK AS A DUNGEON

Latest update on 06/09/2016

Artist: Merle Travis
Author: Merle Travis
Label: Capitol
Year: 1947

Miner song on his album Folksongs From The Hills. See also: Sixteen Tons and Nine Pound Hammer.

Covers:

1951:

Maddox Brothers & Rose

1951:

Cisco Houston

1955:

Hylo Brown

1956:

Tennessee Ernie Ford [one year after his world hit with Travis' Sixteen Tons]

1961:

Mac Wiseman

1962:

Green River Boys [with Glen Campbell]

1962:

Two Tones [with Gordon Lightfoot]

1964:

Johnny Cash

1967:

Johnny Silvo [as Down In The Mine on lp Alex Campbell & Friends introducing Sandy Denny]

1972:

Nitty Gritty Dirt Band [on bluegrass monument Will The Circle Be Unbroken, feat. Merle Travis]

1981:

Dolly Parton

1985:

Wall Of Voodoo

1990s:

Jerry Garcia & David Grisman

1991:

Freakwater

1993:

Man X

1994:

Joe Henry

1998:

Ramblin' Jack Elliott

2002:

Chieftains [with Vince Gill]

2003:

Barrelhouse

2004:

Sparklehorse

2005:

Brian Capps

2008:

Kathy Mattea

2010:

Willie Nelson

Also recorded by Harry Belafonte, Grandpa Jones, Pete Seeger.

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