MATCHBOX BLUES

Latest update on 07/04/2013

Artist: Blind Lemon Jefferson
Author: Lemon Jefferson
Label: Okeh
Year: 1927

A new version on Paramount shortly after. Lyric essence from Ma Rainey's Lost Wandering Blues ('24).

Covers:

1934:

Larry Henseley

1934:

Lead Belly [session in Angola Prison, along with a version of Blind Lemon Blues]

1939:

Roy Newman & His Boys

1939:

Roy Shaffer

1957:

Carl Perkins [as Matchbox; following Roy Newman and Roy Shaffer rather than Blind Lemon Jefferson]

1958:

Jerry Lee Lewis [idem]

1960:

Ronnie Hawkins & The Hawks

1964:

Beatles [on Beatles For Sale with Carl Perkins present]

1976:

Matchbox

1979:

Dr. Feelgood

1983:

Albert King & Stevie Ray Vaughan

1995:

Tab Benoit

1999:

Swing Cats [as Matchbox]

2003:

Guy Davis

2013:

Willie Nelson

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