NITE LIFE

Latest update on 12/05/2016

Artist: Paul Buskirk & His Little Green Men
Author: Willie Nelson/Paul Buskirk/Walt Breeland
Label: RX
Year: 1959

Paul Buskirk was the guitar teacher in Houston where Willie Nelson wrote songs for. Still under contract with D Records, where they disliked his song, Willie took it to this guitar teacher, gave him part of the credits for cutting it, sang it under alias Hugh Nelson and signed under alias Matthews. Meanwhile this song changed hands more than 30 million times.

Covers:

1963:

Willie Nelson

1963:

Ray Price

1963:

Rusty Draper

1965:

Wanda Jackson

1966:

Marvin Gaye

1967:

Aretha Franklin

1969:

Chicken Shack [B-side of I'd Rather Go Blind as Night Life]

1974:

Thin Lizzy

1980:

Willie Nelson & Ray Price

1980:

Flavium [as Nightlife]

1989:

Reba McEntire

1997:

Jools Holland

1997:

B.B. King with Willie Nelson [all as The Night Life]

2000:

David Gogo

2006:

Little Willies [vocal: Norah Jones]

2009:

John Doe & The Sadies

2010:

Joe Bonamassa

2016:

Cyndi Lauper [with Willie Nelson]

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