I FOUGHT THE LAW

Latest update on 10/03/2015

Artist: Crickets
Author: Sonny Curtis
Label: Coral
Year: 1959

Vocal: Earl Sinks. Written by Sonny Curtis of The Crickets. They cut it following Buddy Holly's death. Released on album In Style With The Crickets (1960). Slightly based upon Sonny's Talk About My Baby ('58).

Covers:

1962:

Paul Stefen [first cover]

1965:

Bobby Fuller Four [top 10 US; Bobby first cut a version in '63 on his own Exeter label in El Paso]

1966:

Claude François [as J'ai joué et puis j'ai perdu]

1975:

Sam Neely

1978:

Kris Kristofferson & Rita Coolidge

1978:

Hank Williams Jr.

1978:

Bobby Prins

1979:

Clash

1986:

Texas Mavericks [with Doug Sahm]

1987:

Dead Kennedys

1988:

Bryan Adams

1992:

Henry Kaiser & David Lindley

1992:

Mano Negra

1993:

Stray Cats

1997:

Nanci Griffith [with Crickets Sonny Curtis and Hamblin Alison]

1997:

Bidochons [as Apporte de l'eau]

1999:

Toten Hosen

1999:

Mike Ness

2004:

Green Day

2010:

Jolly Boys

In '66 Bobby Fuller hit with Love's Made A Fool Of You, another Buddy Holly related song. Then he died asphyxiated.

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