I'D RATHER DRINK MUDDY WATER

Latest update on 14/01/2013

Artist: Jimmie Gordon
Author: Eddie Miller
Label: Decca
Year: 1936

"I'd rather drink muddy water, sleep in a hollow log" was a line in Jimmie Rodgers's Blue Yodel #1 ('27).

Covers:

1937:

Eddie Miller [author for Melotone; blues piano version; later one with singer Willie Mae McKenzie]

1937:

Bumble Bee Slim [as Bumble Bee's Muddy Water]

1940:

Cats & The Fiddle

1949:

Sticks McGhee [in Blues Mixture]

1962:

Jay McShann

1962:

Jimmy Witherspoon

1963:

Lou Rawls

1965:

B.B. King

1965:

Aretha Franklin

1968:

Johnny Taylor

1969:

Steve Cropper

1970:

Cannonball Adderley

1982:

Little Milton

1993:

Jimmy Smith

1995:

Magic Slim & The Teardrops [crediting Little Milton]

2000:

Duke Robillard

2000:

Artimus Pyle

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