OLD RUGGED CROSS, THE

Latest update on 23/03/2017

Artist: Homer Rodeheaver & Virginia Asher
Author: Rev. George Bennard
Label: Victor
Year: 1921

Written in 1913. See also: Green Green Grass Of Home.

Covers:

1925:

Ernest Hare

1925:

George Reneau

1925:

Holy Trinity Quartet

1935:

Light Crust Doughboys

1938:

Silvertone Jubilee Quartette

1948:

Pilgrim Travelers

1949:

Sons Of The Pioneers

1950:

Ernest Tubb

1950:

Roy Rogers & Dale Evans

1953:

Eddy Arnold

1956:

Tennessee Ernie Ford

1957:

Pat Boone

1959:

Bonnie Guitar

1959:

Clara Ward

1959:

Piet Sybrandy [as Het Ruw' Houten Kruis]

1959:

Blackwood Brothers

1966:

Patti Page

1966:

Caravans

1966:

Wayne Newton [title track lp]

1967:

Ella Fitzgerald

1968:

Loretta Lynn

1968:

George Jones

1970:

Jerry Lee Lewis

1971:

Ethna Campbell [X-mas hit UK in '75]

1975:

Johnny Cash

1982:

Al Green

1982:

B.J. Thomas

More versions: Ray Price, Ronnie Milsap, Glenn Campbell, Oak Ridge Boys, Alabama, Alan Jackson, Emmylou Harris, Brenda Lee, Anne Murray, Chet Atkins, Patsy Cline, Floyd Cramer, Vince Gill, Merle Haggard, Mahalia Jackson, Willie Nelson, Brad Paisley, Elvis Presley, Jim Reeves, Statler Brothers.

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