MAMA 'T AIN'T LONG FOR DAY

Latest update on 13/01/2016

Artist: Blind Willie McTell
Author: Willie McTell
Label: Victor
Year: 1927

Ralph Peer recording. Unorthodox version of bottleneck tune Poor Boy Long Way From Home, a pre blues Mississippi standard.

Covers:

1990:

Steve Phillips

1991:

Terry Garland

1992:

Allman Brothers Band [as Midnight Blues]

1995:

Rory Block [as Tain't Long For Day]

2000:

Dave Alvin

"Nobody can play the blues like Blind Willie McTell". See also: Broke Down Engine Blues, A Married Man's A Fool, Writing Paper Blues and Statesboro Blues.

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