AS THE CROW FLIES

Latest update on 13/06/2002

Artist: Tony Joe White
Author: Tony Joe White
Label: WB
Year: 1972

The Crow (or The Flying Crow) was the name of a train linking Port Arthur to Kansas City over Shreveport and Texarkana. Inspired other recordings: Eddie & Oscar ('32) [as Flying Crow Blues], Dallas Jamboree Band ('35) [idem], Dusky Bailey ('37) [idem], Washboard Sam ('41) [idem]. Bluesman Lee Semien (alias Ivory Lee King) also sang an As The Crow Flies about that train.

Covers:

1974:

Rory Gallagher

1977:

Animals

1992:

Roland

1994:

Kim Lembo

1996:

Luke Walter Jr.

1999:

Lauren Ellis

2009:

Joe Bonamassa

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