MEAN OLD WORLD

Latest update on 30/10/2017

Artist: Big Bill Broonzy
Author: Big Bill Broonzy
Label: ARC
Year: 1937

Covers:

1942:

T-Bone Walker [on electric Fender; B-side of I Got A Break Baby (see there); different lyrics]

1945:

Walter Brown

1952:

Little Walter [the mother of many blues versions]

1962:

Rev. Gary Davis

1967:

Canned Heat

1967:

James Cotton

1968:

Chicken Shack

1968:

Climax Blues Band [credit Broonzy, only ones to do so]

1969:

Ainsley Dunbar

1970:

Eric Clapton [with Duane Allman on Layla And Other Asorted Love Songs]

1972:

Chuck Berry

1975:

Otis Rush

1975:

Rod Piazza [with Hollywood Fats]

1976:

Bobby Bland & B.B. King

1977:

Professor Longhair

1979:

Mojo Buford

1992:

Milwaukee Slim

1993:

Smokin' Joe Kubek

1994:

Alan Haynes

2017:

Van Morrison

According to Living Blues, Walker's song is a version of Bill Gaiter's Mean Old World To Live In ('38).

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