ME AND MY CHAUFFEUR BLUES

Latest update on 30/11/2018

Artist: Memphis Minnie
Author: Lizzie Douglas
Label: Columbia
Year: 1941

Real name: Lizzie Douglas; became her trademark song. Cut in Chicago, accompanied by her second husband Ernest 'Little Son Joe' Lawlars.

Covers:

1964:

Big Mama Thornton

1965:

Chuck Berry [as I Want To Be Your Driver]

1966:

Jefferson Airplane [as Chauffeur Blues without any credits]

1966:

Blues Project [idem]

1966:

Bob Dylan [verse in take 1 of Leopard-skin Pill-box Hat, out on No Direction Home - Bootleg Series Vol. 7]

1968:

Geoff & Maria Muldaur

1976:

Jo Ann Kelly

1979:

Lucinda Williams

1987:

Clifton Chenier [as Be My Chauffeur]

1998:

Cephas & Wiggins

2000:

Sue Foley

2001:

Maria Muldaur

2015:

Tav Falco

Apart from the lyrics, this sounds a lot like Good Morning Little Schoolgirl (see there and see also Automobile Blues).

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