Without James P. Johnson. First part clearly influenced by spiritual Deep River (1916) Copyright holder Harry T. Burleigh's furious reaction upon hearing the similarity, targetted black co-authors Creamer & Layton in the first place. How could brothers turn sacred material into ordinary jazz? ("How can it be stopped?") Creamer & Layton also cowrote After You've Gone and Way Down Yonder In New Orleans.
Paul Whiteman [for Victor]
Paul Robeson [as Deep River]
Original Wolverines [without Bix Beiderbecke]
Noble Sissle Orch. [with Sidney Bechet]
Dr. John [with Nicholas Payton]