I WALK ON GUILDED SPLINTERS

Latest update on 05/01/2012

Artist: Dr. John
Author: Mac Rebennack
Label: Atco
Year: 1968

On his Gris-Gris album. According to the liner notes there was a mid 19th century root doctor in New Orleans by the (real) name of John Montaigne, operating both as a pimp and a voodoo priest under the Bayou John or Dr. John moniker. One of his partners in crime was a Pauline Rebennack. One of Mac's ancestors?

Covers:

1969:

Marsha Hunt

1969:

Cher

1970:

Johnny Jenkins [featuring slide work by Duane Allman]

1974:

Humble Pie

1985:

Flowerpot Men

1994:

Beck [elements of Johnny Jenkins' version in Loser]

1995:

Paul Weller

1999:

Widespread Panic

2000:

Oasis [same Johnny Jenkins elements as Beck's version in Go Let It Out]

2004:

North Mississippi All Stars [in Down In Mississippi featuring Widespread Panic organist JoJo Hermann]

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