I DON'T WANT NO JET BLACK WOMAN

Latest update on 08/10/2016

Artist: Don Barnes & group
Author: traditional
Label: Traditional/Rounder
Year: 1948

Alan Lomax recording in Parchman Prison Farm, MS, first released in '57 on lp Negro Prison Songs and reissued on cd Prison Songs Vol. 1.

Covers:

1948:

Ed Lewis [as Black Gal]

1951:

Lightnin' Hopkins [as Bald Headed Woman, crediting Robert Ellen (alias Robert Shad)]

1959:

Odetta [as Bald Headed Woman]

1964:

Kinks [idem]

1965:

Hepstars [idem; from Sweden]

1965:

Who [idem]

1966:

Jay Jays [idem]

1966:

Torero's

1995:

Big Sugar [as Sugar In My Coffee]

On the Odetta lp containing Bald Headed Woman (My Eyes Have Seen - Vanguard), there's a second song The Kinks covered: I've Been Driving On Bald Mountain, a traditional gospel in the first place.

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