SKY IS CRYING, THE

Latest update on 07/11/2013

Artist: Elmore James
Author: Bobby Robinson/Clarence Lewis/Elmore James
Label: Fire
Year: 1960

Written the day of his first recording for Robinson, booked the day they finally met. Robinson was a fan. The meeting took place in Chicago after years of retirement in Mississippi for health reasons. A few months later tried out as The Sun Is Shining at Chess.

Covers:

1964:

Yardbirds [with Eric Clapton; a 1966 BBC recording with Jeff Beck was saved up for the Beckology box set]

1965:

Paul Butterfield Blues Band

1968:

Cuby & The Blizzards

1968:

Fleetwood Mac

1969:

Albert King

1970:

Fenton Robinson

1972:

Freddie King

1974:

Eric Clapton

1976:

John Hammond

1985:

Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble [on cd The Sky Is Crying, posthumous release by his brother Jimmie]

1986:

George Thorogood

1987:

Hank Ballard & The Midnighters

1987:

B.B. King [and Friends Albert King, Paul Butterfield & Stevie Ray Vaughan]

1989:

Spencer Bohren

1991:

Marva Wright

1996:

Skeeter Brandon & Hwy 61

1997:

Chico Banks

1998:

John Martyn

1998:

Johnny Winter

2004:

Gregg Allman & Warren Haines [in film Lightning In A Bottle]

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