IT HURTS ME TOO

Latest update on 13/02/2018

Artist: Tampa Red
Author: Hudson Whittaker
Label: Bluebird
Year: 1940

Redheaded bluesman from Tampa, Florida; long live functional aliasses! Real name: Hudson Whittaker, after his grandmother who brought him up. Re-recorded it in '49 as When Things Go Wrong With You (top 10 R&B).

Covers:

1952:

Ike Turner [with Ben Burton as You're Drivin' Me Insane]

1957:

Big Bill Broonzy

1957:

Elmore James [for Chief and for Vee-Jay; a second version from '63 became an R&B hit in '65]

1960:

Junior Wells

1964:

Paul Butterfield Blues Band

1967:

John Mayall's Bluesbreakers [B-side of Double Trouble]

1968:

Paul Geremia [as When Things Go Wrong]

1969:

Karen Dalton

1970:

Bob Dylan

1971:

John Lee Hooker & Canned Heat

1972:

The Edward [Nicky Hopkins, Ry Cooder, Mick Jagger, Bill Wyman & Charlie Watts]

1973:

John Hammond Jr. & Dr. John

1974:

Eric Clapton [and again in '94]

1976:

Joe Carter

1977:

Mike Bloomfield

1979:

John Hammond Jr.

1985:

Sonny Rhodes

1994:

Barefoot Servants

1994:

Kenny Neal

1995:

Corey Harris

1997:

Luther Allison

1998:

Johnny Farmer [as It Hurts Me]

2000:

Keb' Mo'

2003:

Robert Palmer

2012:

Hans Theessink & Terry Evans

2015:

Sonny Landreth

2017:

Jamey Johnson

Things 'Bout Coming My Way (Tampa Red with Georgia Tom) from 1931 is like a prequel to It Hurts Me Too. See also: It's Tight Like That.

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