SNOWBIRD

Latest update on 10/10/2016

Artist: Anne Murray
Author: Gene MacLellan
Label: Capitol
Year: 1969

On Canadian lp This Way Is My Way. Millionseller in 1970. First recorded both in an English and a French version by author Gene MacLellan & Blair Doucette in a CBC TV variety show in 1968, later released on cd 12 of the Troubadours series (Bear Family - 2014). Inspired by a beach walk on Prince Edward Island in mid winter.

Covers:

1970:

Gene MacLellan [author on his Street Corner Preacher lp and as a single]

1970:

Elvis Presley

1970:

Liv Maessen [Aussie]

1970:

Stan & Doug [as Christmas Goose]

1970:

Jody Miller

1971:

Chet Atkins [instrumental - Grammy]

1971:

Bert Kaempfert

1971:

Lynn Anderson

1971:

Daliah Lavi [as Wie die Schalben]

1971:

Loretta Lynn

1971:

Trea Dobbs [as Kleine Vogel]

1974:

Percy Faith

1987:

Gerard Cox [as Die Laaielichter]

2001:

Dana Winner

Gene also wrote Put Your Hand In The Hand (see there).

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