RED ROOSTER, THE

Latest update on 22/04/2014

Artist: Howlin' Wolf
Author: Willie Dixon
Label: Chess
Year: 1961

Covers:

1963:

Sam Cooke [as Little Red Rooster]

1964:

Rolling Stones [idem; n°1 UK, unique for a blues song]

1966:

Irma Thomas

1968:

Doors

1969:

Luther Allison

1970:

Willie Dixon [author on lp I Am The Blues]

1970:

Big Mama Thornton

1976:

Tjens Couter

1980:

Grateful Dead

1986:

Finsbury Park Empire [with Mark Thijs]

1991:

Charles Et Les Lulus

1993:

Jesus & Mary Chain

1993:

Bryan Lee

1993:

Smokin' Joe Kubek

1994:

Persuasions

2000:

Elliott Murphy

2001:

James Blood Ulmer

2010:

T-Model Ford & GravelRoad [all as Little Red Rooster]

2013:

Omar Dykes

More versions: Big Mama Thornton, José Feliciano, ZZ Hill, Eddie C. Campbell and Hubert Sumlin. Memphis Minnie's If You See My Rooster sounds somewhat related. The Little Red Rooster by Margie Day with The Griffin Brothers (Dot - '50) is another song, covered by Ronnie Hawkins & The Hawks ('65).

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