Prohibition song. Top 5 US. Also for Victor and Paramount.
Lead Belly [during his Last Sessions; erroneously named Willsboro Cotton Mill Blues]
Pete Seeger [as The Winnsboro Cotton Mill Blues, crediting Lead Belly/traditional/Jim Garland (see: I Don't Want Your Millions, Mister); Jim was a songwriter and union man from east Kentucky, halfbrother of Aunt Molly Jackson (see: I Am A Union Woman) who became a Greenwich Village folk scene regular; B-side of The Death Of Harry Simms, a Jim Garland original]
Chris Hillman [as Winnsboro Cotton Mill Blues]
Peter Yarrow [idem]
Doc Watson & Taj Mahal [als Winsborough Cotton Mill Blues]
The Winnsboro Cotton Mill Blues lyrics set to the Alcoholic Blues melody were first collected in 1939 by William Wolff in the School for Southern Women Workers. Winnsboro is a place in South Carolina.