BALLAD OF LUCY JORDAN

Latest update on 21/02/2016

Artist: Dr. Hook
Author: Shel Silverstein
Label: CBS
Year: 1974

On the original label the name is spelled out as "Lucy Jordon".

Covers:

1975:

Johnny Darrell

1976:

Lee Hazlewood

1979:

Marianne Faithfull [at the age of 32; hit B, NL]

1996:

Belinda Carlisle

2005:

Bobby Bare

2010:

Lucinda Williams

Silverstein wrote the greater part of Dr Hook & The Medecine Show's repertoire. That includes Sylvia's Mother, Marie Laveau (# 1 C&W hit for Bobby Bare), The Cover Of The Rolling Stone, Freakin' At The Freaker's Ball, Queen Of The Silver Dollar (covered by Emmylou Harris) and Get My Rocks Off (see there).

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