LET THAT LIAR ALONE

Latest update on 05/01/2010

Artist: Guitar Evangelist
Author: Edward Clayborn
Label: Vocalion
Year: 1927

Real name: Edward W. Clayborn; a jack leg preacher in league with Washington Phillips. (see: Denomination Blues and You Can't Stop A Tattler)

Covers:

1927:

Rev. T.E. Weems [as You Better Let That Liar Alone]

1928:

Silver Leaf Quartet [idem]

1934:

Frank Luther [idem]

1937:

Carter Family [idem]

1938:

Golden Gate Jubilee Quartet

1939:

Norfolk Jubilee Quartet [as You Better Run; different lyrics]

1943:

Sister Rosetta Tharpe

1946:

Fairfield Four

1953:

Rev. Anderson Johnson [as Let That Liar Pass On By]

1956:

Ray Charles [as (You Better) Leave My Woman Alone, B-side of Lonely Avenue]

1957:

Everly Brothers [idem]

1960:

Kingston Trio [idem]

1961:

Lonnie Donegan [idem]

1961:

Cleftones [idem]

1964:

Peter & Gordon [idem]

1967:

Staple Singers

1968:

Junior Wells [as Leave My Woman Alone]

1972:

Elvis Presley [with J.D. Sumner & The Stamps as You Better Run, following the Norfolk Jubilee example]

1973:

Freddie King [as Leave My Woman Alone]

1975:

Dave Edmunds [idem]

1980:

Rockin' Jimmy & The Brothers Of The Night [idem]

1986:

Brendan Croker & The Five O'Clock Shadows [as Let That Liar Pass On By]

1994:

Jordanaires [in Elvis' footsteps]

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