CREOLE BELLES

Latest update on 16/02/2018

Artist: Metropolitan Orchestra
Author: Jens Bodewalt Lampe/George Sidney
Label: Victor
Year: 1901

Ragtime march; the second part was revived by Mississippi John Hurt, who learned to play his first guitar when this first came out. Melodically related with On The Midnight Special (see there).

Covers:

1902:

Edison Concert Band

1902:

Arthur Collins

1902:

Vess Ossman

1908:

Columbia Orchestra

1963:

Mississippi John Hurt [as My Creole Belle; concentrates on the second part of the original melody, while his lyrics also echo George Sidney's]

1966:

Jim Kweskin [idem]

1969:

Arlo Guthrie [as Creole Belle]

1977:

Doc & Merle Watson [as My Creole Belle]

1983:

Dutch Swing College Band

2001:

Taj Mahal [als My Creole Belle]

2012:

Stefan Grossman [idem]

2018:

John Oates [idem]

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