MAY BE THE LAST TIME

Latest update on 23/03/2019

Artist: Eagle Jubilee Four
Author: Scott
Label: Vocalion
Year: 1938

Bluesman Jaybird Coleman cut an (alas) unreleased He May Be My Last Time, I Don't Know for Gennett around '27.

Covers:

1953:

Five Blind Boys Of Alabama [as This May Be The Last Time]

1953:

Alex Bradford [idem]

1961:

Staple Singers [idem; with Mavis Staples; may be the source for the Stones version]

1964:

James Brown [as Maybe The Last Time]

1965:

Rolling Stones [n°1 UK as The Last Time; 'I have no idea where Keith or Mick heard the song; it's not the sort of thing that got played on the radio' - Bill Wyman in his Blues Odyssey (DK); their intro was inspired by King Curtis' instrumental Beach Party]

1965:

Ronnie Bird [as Elle m'attend]

1967:

Who [minus John Entwistle to support Jagger & Richards on the verge of being send to prison]

1982:

Peter Maffay

1992:

Pops Staples

1996:

Paul Black & The Flip Kings [as The Last Time]

1996:

Mike Henderson [idem]

1996:

Candy & The Kisses

1997:

Dwight Yoakam [idem]

2007:

Daniël Lanois

2007:

Nena

2010:

Black Dub [a Daniel Lanois production with Trixie Whitley]

2018:

Wynton Marsalis [with the Blind Boys Of Alabama]

2019:

Chatham County Line

The signature Jagger/Richards doesn't always make it a Stones record. This one belongs to the Lord himself. For the Bitter Sweet Symphony connection, see: The Last Time.

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