MAMA DON'T ALLOW IT (AND SHE AIN'T GONNA HAVE IT HERE)

Latest update on 25/06/2007

Artist: Papa Charlie Jackson
Author: traditional
Label: Paramount
Year: 1925

See also: The Memphis Blues.

Covers:

1927:

Frank Stokes [as Mr. Crump Don't Like It; in 1909 the legendary W.C. Handy wrote a campaign song for a Mister Crump running (successfully) for major of Memphis; four decades later he was still in power, accumulating anyone's complaint over his law & order policy: "Mister Crump don't allow no easy riders here, I don't care what Mister Crump don't allow, I'm gonna barrelhouse anyhow"]

1928:

William Harris [as Hot Time Blues]

1929:

Cow Cow Davenport [as Mama Don't Allow No Easy Riders, crediting himself; see also: You Rascal You]

1947:

Arthur Crudup

1951:

Big Joe Williams

1976:

Steve Goodman

1980:

J.J. Cale

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