WE GONNA MOVE TO THE OUTSKIRTS OF TOWN

Latest update on 14/04/2018

Artist: Casey Bill Weldon
Author: William Weldon
Label: Vocalion
Year: 1936

Singer and steel guitar player from Chicago. Not to be confused with the Will Weldon who played with the Memphis Jug Band. He also wrote Somebody Changed The Lock On That Door.

Covers:

1941:

Louis Jordan [as I'm Gonna Move To The Outskirts Of Town, his first hit; Andy Razaf changed the lyrics from plural to singular; also as I'm Gonna Love You On The Outskirts Of Town the year after]

1942:

Jazz Gillum [idem]

1942:

Big Bill Broonzy [idem]

1942:

Count Basie [vocal: Jimmy Rushing]

1942:

Jimmie Lunceford [idem]

1944:

Josh White

1954:

Billy Ward & The Dominoes

1954:

Betty Hall Jones [answer song as Goin' Back To Town]

1961:

Ray Charles

1963:

Jimmy Reed

1964:

Rod Stewart

1966:

B.B. King [also in '99 and in '93 as I Gotta Move Out Of This Neighborhood]

1970:

Allman Brothers Band

1995:

Hook Herrera [same lyrics as B.B. King in '93]

1997:

Ruth Brown [with Bonnie Raitt]

1998:

Van Morrison-Lonnie Donegan-Chris Barber [with blues guitar solo Van]

2000:

Willie Nelson [most as I'm Gonna Move To The Outskirts Of Town]

2001:

Jools Holland [with Taj Mahal]

2008:

David Sanborn [featuring Eric Clapton]

2018:

Wynton Marsalis [with sampled vocals by Ray Charles]

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