RUB-A-DUB

Latest update on 04/02/2016

Artist: Sonny Boy Williamson
Author: John Lee Williamson
Label: RCA Victor
Year: 1948

Sonny Boy I with Big Bill Broonzy on guitar. "You got to keep on rubbing at the same old thing". Honi soit qui mal y pense: it's based upon children song Three Men In A Tub.

Covers:

1958:

Lightnin' Slim [as It's Mighty Crazy]

1964:

Lightnin' Hopkins

1992:

Cramps [idem on single Dames, Booze, Chains & Boots]

1995:

King Biscuit Boy

1999:

Lonnie Brooks-Long John Hunter-Phillip Walker

2000:

Sean Costello

2008:

Billy Boy Arnold [and in '14 as Keep On Rubbing; claims his own credits]

2011:

Barrence Whitfield & The Savages

Both Lightnin's take it literally and portrait washerwomen at their washboard, Lightnin' Slim (Otis Hicks) even using a washboard.

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