OH RED

Latest update on 14/07/2017

Artist: Harlem Hamfats
Author: Joe McCoy
Label: Decca
Year: 1936

Vocal by Hamfoot Ham, better known as author Joe McCoy. Such a success, their next session produced a New Oh Red.

Covers:

1936:

State Street Swingers [with Washboard Sam]

1937:

Casey Bill Weldon

1937:

Blind Boy Fuller [as New Oh Red]

1938:

Ink Spots

1939:

Count Basie

1941:

Sam Price Bluesicians

1952:

Howlin' Wolf [cut at Sam Phillips' studio in Memphis]

1955:

Jimmy Wilson

1957:

Chris Kenner [as Sick And Tired, despite obvious similarities, from here credited to Kenner and Bartholomew]

1958:

Fats Domino [idem]

1960:

Smiley Lewis

1960:

Ronnie Hawkins [as Sick And Tired]

1960:

Sam Butera [idem]

1961:

Bo Diddley [idem]

1962:

Alvin Robinson

1963:

Searchers [as Sick And Tired]

1964:

Georgie Fame [idem]

1964:

Billy Thorpe & The Aztecs [idem; hit down under]

1965:

Righteous Brothers [idem]

1966:

Grateful Dead

1967:

Techniques [as Oh Babe]

1970:

Waylon Jennings [as Sick And Tired]

1970:

Derrick & Patsy [as Oh Babe]

1970:

Johnny Jenkins [as Sick & Tired]

1970:

Ken Boothe

1972:

Tom Fogerty [as Sick And Tired]

1973:

Neville Grant [as Sick And Tired]

1976:

Johnny & Edgar Winter [as Sick And Tired]

1978:

Delbert McClinton [idem]

1979:

Sleepy LaBeef [idem]

1981:

Professor Longhair [idem]

1981:

Johnny G [as Oh Babe]

1982:

Diz & The Doormen [as Sick And Tired]

1984:

Frankie Ford [idem]

1986:

Paul Geremia

1991:

Clarence Edwards [as Sick And Tired]

1992:

Tommy Ridgley [idem]

1995:

Alex Chilton [idem]

1997:

Boz Scaggs [idem]

2000:

Hillbilly Voodoo Dolls [idem]

2000:

Cyril Neville [idem]

2014:

Jerry Lee Lewis [idem]

The blues knows more Oh Red's: Speckled Red wrote one and Arnett Nelson & his Hot Four cut yet another one, also in '36.

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