MARY HAD A LITTLE LAMB

Latest update on 26/01/2018

Artist: Emile Berliner
Author: traditional
Label: Berliner Grammophon
Year: 1889

Among the very first recordings ever made. Recorded his own voice reciting a fragment of this children song on a 5 inch record for a speaking doll.

Covers:

1898:

Edison Male Quartet [oldest known recording of the Mary Had A Little Lamb tune (as Merrily We Roll Along) in a medley at the end of their oldest Jingle Bells (see there)]

1903:

Collins & Harlan [in Broadway show The Wizard Of Oz as Come Take A Skate With Me]

1936:

Fletcher Henderson

1936:

Tommy Dorsey

1960:

Chubby Checker [in The Class, where Mary Had A Little Lamb was sung by pupil Fats]

1967:

Bar-Kays [intro Soul Finger]

1967:

Buddy Guy [lyric lines in Going To School (see Just Pickin')]

1971:

Wings [own melody]

1983:

Stevie Ray Vaughan [following Buddy Guy's Going To School]

1990:

Snap [in Mary Had A Little Boy, hit B, NL & UK]

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