PALE FACED INDIAN

Latest update on 16/09/2015

Artist: Marvin Rainwater
Author: John Loudermilk
Label: MGM
Year: 1959

Rockabilly with Cherokee blood. Author John D. Loudermilk was also Cherokee for one sixteenth.

Covers:

1965:

John D. Loudermilk [author as Lament Of The Cherokee Reservation Indian]

1967:

Lewis And Clark Expedition [idem]

1967:

Roy Acuff Jr. [idem]

1968:

Don Fardon [n°3 UK as (Lament Of The Cherokee) Indian Reservation]

1969:

Nashville Teens

1971:

Paul Revere & The Raiders [n°1 US as Indian Reservation (Lament Of The Cherokee Reservation Indian)]

1975:

Martin Circus [as l'Amie des esprits]

1980:

Orlando River Sound [disco hit GER as Indian Reservation]

1981:

999

1991:

Long Tall Texans

1994:

Laibach [as National Reservation; comparing Eastern Europe with an Indian reservation]

1994:

Tim McGraw [at the end of Indian Outlaw]

1998:

Ed Kuepper [as Indian Reservation]

1999:

Mark Lindsay

In a later live version Loudermilk explained the indian yell 'hoengja hoengja hee' as: 'This is Cherokee for: Andrew Jackson was some kind of a great S.O.B.'.

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