OLD DOG BLUE

Latest update on 22/11/2016

Artist: Jim Jackson
Author: Jim Jackson
Label: Vocalion
Year: 1928

Later also on Victor (Ralph Peer). Part of the Anthology of American Folk Music. Medicine show performer (1890-1937) from Hernando, MS, who also played with Gus Cannon, Will Shade and Furry Lewis.

Covers:

1940:

Tennessee Ernie Ford

1950:

Guy Carawan [as Old Blue]

1951:

Cisco Houston [idem]

1953:

Burl Ives [idem]

1954:

Odetta [idem]

1957:

Pete Seeger [as Old Blue (Go On Blue)]

1957:

Johnny Duncan

1961:

Furry Lewis

1961:

Joan Baez

1962:

Tom Rush

1964:

Dillards

1969:

Byrds

1982:

Dave Van Ronk

1996:

J.J. Cale [on Guitar Man]

1997:

Lonnie Pitchford [on The Harry Smith Connection]

2000:

David Johansen & The Harry Smiths [all as Old Blue]

"Where the good dogs go" is also a line in Old Shep.

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