LORD DON'T YOU KNOW I HAVE NO FRIEND LIKE YOU

Latest update on 06/03/2018

Artist: Stovepipe #1
Author: Sam Jones
Label: Columbia
Year: 1924

Medicine Show one-man-band (Sam Jones).

Covers:

1927:

Golden Echo Quartet [als This World Is Not My Home; same melody, different lyrics]

1927:

Jessie Mae Hill [idem]

1931:

Carter Family [as Can't Feel At Home with the (o) title as part of the lyrics]

1935:

J.E. Mainer's Mountaineers [as This World Is Not My Home]

1936:

Monroe Brothers [idem]

1938:

Edith & Sherman Collins [as I Can't Feel At Home In This World Anymore]

1940:

Woody Guthrie [again new lyrics but melodically inspired by the Carter Family as I Ain't Got No Home In This World Anymore, one of his Dust Bowl Ballads]

1941:

Alphabetical Four [als I Can't Feel At Home In This World Anymore]

1946:

Merle Travis

1951:

Southern Sons

1958:

Roy Acuff & His Smoky Mountain Boys

1960:

Rose Maddox

1961:

Red Foley

1961:

Bob Dylan [as I Aint Got No Home, like Woody Guthrie on his Minnesota Tapes]

1962:

Jim Reeves [as This World Is Not My Own; posthumous hit UK in '65]

1962:

Wynn Stewart [als I Don't Feel At Home]

1968:

Bob Dylan & The Hawks [live op het Woody Guthrie Memorial Concert in Carnegie Hall, NY, his first public performance since his '66 motor crash]

1977:

John D. Loudermilk

1982:

Mighty Clouds Of Joy

1986:

Albert Brumley

1988:

Bruce Springsteen [as I Ain't Got No Home In This World Anymore on A Vision Shared]

1994:

Lone Justice

1998:

Geoff Muldaur

1999:

Mickey Gilley

2001:

Merle Haggard

2009:

Ricky Skaggs

2016:

Ryan Harvey, Tom Morello & Ani DiFranco [as Old Man Trump, using a Woody Guthrie lyric sheet written in 1952 when as a WW II veteran he was selected to rent a Coney Island appartment build by real estate mogul Fred Trump, Donald's father; Woody wrote it the moment he realised he had no coloured neighbors in this whole complex and the reason why was all to blame on ol' man Trump who was personally held responsable for this Jim Crow policy; it was just a lyric sheet in the Guthrie vault, waiting all these years for young agit-propper Ryan Harvey to make the obvious link with I Ain't Got No Home and record it with a little help from Rage Against The Machine guitarist Tom Morello and equal minded Ani DiFranco in the year of the Donald]

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