WILD AND RECKLESS HOBOES

Latest update on 04/07/2017

Artist: George Reneau
Label: Okeh
Year: 1925

Covers:

1928:

Prince Albert Hunt [as Traveling Man]

1929:

Jimmie Rodgers [as Waiting For A Train; as "Singing Brakeman" he was the right man on the right place to sing a song like this]

1929:

Gene Autry [idem]

1955:

Fats Domino [as A Helping Hand; B-side of Don't You Know]

1957:

Jim Reeves [as Waiting For A Train top 3 C&W]

1962:

Johnny Cash [as Let The Mermaids Flirt With Me, based upon Waiting On A Train]

1966:

Mississippi John Hurt [idem during his last session]

1969:

Jerry Lee Lewis [as Waiting For A Train]

1969:

Boz Scaggs [idem, with Duane Allman]

1969:

Merle Haggard [on his double Jimmie Rodgers tribute lp Same Train A Different Time]

1972:

Flatlanders [idem]

1983:

Dr. John [idem]

1994:

Proclaimers

1997:

Dickey Betts [on tribute cd The Songs Of Jimmie Rodgers]

2001:

M. Ward [sample of Jimmie Rodgers' train imitation in Silverline on his cd End Of Amnesia]

2002:

Jorma Kaukonen [as Waiting For A Train]

2016:

Billy Bragg & Joe Henry

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