LITTLE MOHEE

Latest update on 21/10/2016

Artist: Flora Noles
Author: traditional
Label: Okeh
Year: 1926

The first On Top Of Old Smoky, released in 1925 on George Reneau (The Blind Musician of The Smoky Mountains) for Vocalion, follows another melody.

Covers:

1927:

Buell Kazee [with Carson Robison]

1928:

Riley Puckett [as Little Maumee]

1928:

Ernest Stoneman & his Dixie Mountaineers [as The Pretty Mohea]

1929:

Bradley Kincaid

1937:

Hall Brothers

1938:

Roy Acuff & His Smokey Mountain Boys [as The Great Shining Night]

1941:

Burl Ives [on debut album The Wayfaring Stranger as On Top Of Old Smoky]

1942:

Libby Holman [with Josh White as Old Smoky]

1944:

Hally Wood & Pete Seeger [as On Top Of Old Smoky for Alan Lomax's radio ballad opera The Martins And The Coys]

1946:

Minnie Pearl & Pee Wee King [idem]

1948:

Bob Archer [as Old Smokey]

1951:

Weavers [with Terry Gilkyson; n°2 US as On Top Of Old Smoky]

1951:

Burl Ives [with Percy Faith, idem, top 10 US]

1951:

Vaughn Monroe

1951:

Hank Williams

1951:

Cisco Houston

1951:

Eddy Christiani [as Daar Ginds Bij Die Molen]

1957:

Pete Seeger

1959:

Mitch Miller

1961:

Elvis Presley [in film Follow That Dream]

1961:

Johnny & The Hurricanes [as Old Smokie; hit UK]

1961:

Connie Francis

1961:

Dick Biondi [as The Pizza Song]

1962:

Harry Belafonte

1962:

Alvin & The Chipmunks

1963:

Tom Glazer [as On Top Of Spaghetti; top 20 US]

1963:

Rijk De Gooyer [as Een Bord Met Spaghetti]

1963:

Little Eva [as Old Smokey Locomotion]

1963:

Manuela [as Ich geh noch zur Schule, hit GER]

1964:

Al Fisher & Lou Marks [as Paul George John & Ringo (All The Way To The Bank)]

1964:

Ronny [as Kein Gold im Blue River; hit GER]

1975:

New Riders Of The Purple Sage

1975:

ABBA [in medley]

2004:

Greg Brown [as Old Smoky]

2005:

Roger McGuinn

2011:

Mickey Newbury [recorded in 1970]

Contact


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