LITTLE MAGGIE (With A Dram Glass In Her Hand)

Latest update on 15/09/2014

Artist: Henry Whitter & G.B. Grayson
Author: Henry Whitter
Label: Victor
Year: 1928

The former a textile worker and pioneer hillbilly singer, the latter a near-blind fiddler (see also: Tom Dooley, Handsome Molly, Cluck Old Hen, Train #45, Nine Pound Hammer and Wreck Of The Southern Old 97. Whitter wasn't the world's best country singer, but made anyone else start thinking: "I can do that", validating his position in music history.

Covers:

1937:

Wade Mainer

1946:

Bill Monroe [in a Molly And Tenbrooks medley]

1948:

Stanley Brothers

1958:

Kingston Trio

1971:

CCC Inc.

1973:

Eric Weissberg [in film Deliverance]

1988:

Darden Smith

1992:

Bob Dylan

2004:

Snakefarm [vocal: Anna Domino]

2014:

Robert Plant

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