DOG, THE

Latest update on 21/02/2016

Artist: Rufus Thomas
Author: Rufus Thomas
Label: Stax
Year: 1962

Bleak first sketch of what became Walking The Dog the next year. With Steve Cropper's guitar, produced by Jim Stewart. Uses the bass line of Willie Mitchell's The Crawl (Hi - '62).

Covers:

1964:

Georgie Fame [debut single as Do The Dog]

1966:

Mar-Keys [as Philly Dog]

1966:

Herbie Mann [idem]

1966:

King Curtis [idem]

1966:

Geno Washington [idem]

1967:

Jimmy McCracklin

1977:

Pirates [as Do The Dog]

1979:

Specials [idem]

Instrumental Baby Do The Philly Dog by The Olympics, covered by The Amen Corner, is clearly related.

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