HIT THE ROAD, JACK

Latest update on 10/08/2016

Artist: Percy Mayfield
Author: Percy Mayfield
Label: demo
Year: 1961

Duet version by the author for his publisher, with the ink still wet. Came out on the Specialty reissue Percy Mayfield For Collectors Only (SP 7000) and on the Memory Pain cd.

Covers:

1961:

Ray Charles [his first n°1 US & R&B; second voice: Margie Hendrix, Raelette and his on-the-road sweetheart; holds a particular riff from Big Maybelle's That's A Pretty Good Love (Savoy - '56)]

1961:

Satellites [as Fiche le camp, Jack]

1961:

Richard Anthony [idem]

1961:

Chantels [answer song as Well I Told You]

1963:

Jerry Lee Lewis

1966:

Animals

1966:

Jimmy McGriff

1968:

Easybeats

1970:

Connie Eaton & Dave Peel

1972:

Helen Reddy

1974:

Suzi Quatro

1975:

Stampeders

1976:

Big Youth

1976:

John Mellencamp

1979:

Yvonne Elliman

1984:

Stephane Grappelli

1986:

Blind Date

1989:

Buster Poindexter

1989:

Debbie D [sample in Hit The Rap Jack]

1997:

Residents

1998:

Omar & The Howlers

2006:

Leslie West

2007:

Mo' Horizons

See also: Stranger In My Own Home Town.

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