With author Red Arnall. Lyrically based upon murder ballad Bad Lee Brown as recorded by Woody Guthrie ('44) and Riley Puckett's Chain Gang Blues ('34).
Roy Hogsed [for the Coast label and in '48 a hit on Capitol]
Slim Dusty [as Whisky Blues]
Johnny Cash [as Transfusion Blues; the word cocaine was apparantly out of the question at Columbia (at least before they signed Dylan)]
Johnny Cash [At Folsom Prison]
Not to be confused with Luke Jordan's Cocaine Blues ('27), Rev. Gary Davis's Cocaine Blues ('57) and see also Little Sadie.