ON THE BANKS OF THE OLD PONTCHARTRAIN

Latest update on 29/03/2014

Artist: Hank Williams
Author: Hank Williams/Ramona Vincent
Label: MGM
Year: 1947

Written by a woman from Montgomery, AL to the tune of the old Irish waltz I'll Remember You Love In My Prayers, cut by Hank Snow.

Covers:

1960:

Rose Maddox

1960s:

Don Gibson

1987:

Formerly Brothers [Amos Garrett, Doug Sahm & Gene Taylor; as Banks Of The Old Pontchartrain]

2000:

Sharon Shannon [with Liam O'Maonlai from The Hothouse Flowers; they bring this song back home because these Irish also cut the other Pontchartrain song, The Lakes Of Pontchartrain]

2001:

Blue Mountain

Not to be confused neither with Nanci Griffith's Banks Of The Pontchartrain, nor with Lakes Of Pontchartrain (see: Lily Of The West).

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