RED RIVER BLUES

Latest update on 25/10/2007

Artist: Henry Thomas
Author: Henry Thomas
Label: Vocalion
Year: 1927

In pre blues style.

Covers:

1936:

Robert Johnson [as Last Fair Deal Gone Down]

1938:

Virgil Childers

1996:

Keb' Mo' [as Last Fair Deal Gone Down]

2000:

Dave Van Ronk [idem]

2002:

Jorma Kaukonen

2003:

Rory Block [as Last Fair Deal Gone Down]

2004:

Eric Clapton [idem]

2006:

Beck [idem; on The Harry Smith Project Revisited]

2006:

Jim Byrnes [idem]

Melodically related with Comin' Round The Mountain (1889) and a couple of spirituals: Charley Patton's I've Been 'Buked And Scorned and You're Gonna Need Somebody When You Gone To Die to name but two. It is not to be confused with Lottie Beaman's Red River Blues ('24 - Paramount).

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