ROCKIN' AND ROLLIN'

Latest update on 21/12/2016

Artist: Li'l Son Jackson
Author: Melvin Jackson
Label: Imperial
Year: 1950

Slightly related with Curtis Jones' Roll Me Mama ('38). Li'l Son's subtility got lost in the rock 'n roll era. For him rockin' and rollin' was carressin' and teasin'.

Covers:

1952:

Muddy Waters [as All Night Long and in '56 as Rock Me]

1958:

B.B. King [as Rock Me Baby]

1965:

Otis Redding [idem on Otis Blue]

1966:

Alexis Korner [idem]

1966:

Zoot Money [idem]

1966:

Doors [idem; London Fog tapes]

1967:

Jimi Hendrix Experience [at Monterey]

1967:

Savoy Brown

1968:

Box Tops

1968:

Jeff Beck Group [as Rock My Plimsoul]

1969:

Tony TS McPhee

1969:

Fleetwood Mac [as Rock Me Baby]

1971:

Lightnin' Hopkins

1973:

Johnny Winter [as Rock Me Baby]

1975:

Robin Trower [as Rock Me Baby]

1976:

Walter Rossi [idem]

1980:

Frank Marino & Mahogany Rush

1985:

Dr. Feelgood [as Rock Me Baby]

1992:

Bugs Henderson [idem, credited to Memphis Slim]

1994:

Jimmy Rogers

1994:

Henry Qualls [the first to re-use the original title; knew Li'l Son personally]

1997:

Mick Abrahams

2004:

Rolling Stones [as Rock Me Baby on Live Licks; during that same tour a version with Malcolm & Angus Young (AC/DC) was cut]

2006:

Pat Travers

See also: Ticket Agent Blues.

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