YOU BETTER GET SOMEBODY ON YOUR BOND

Latest update on 18/07/2013

Artist: Fisk University Jubilee Quartet
Author: Willie Johnson
Label: Columbia
Year: 1924

Covers:

1929:

Charley Patton [as You're Gonna Need Somebody When You Die]

1929:

Blind Willie Johnson [as You'll Need Somebody On Your Bond; with his first wife Angeline, the one he never divorced from]

1930:

Blind Willie Johnson [with his second wife Willie B. Harris as You're Gonna Need Somebody On Your Bond]

1941:

Muddy Waters [as You Gotta Take Sick And Die Some Of These Days]

1941:

Brother George & His Sanctified Singers [as I Want King Jesus; with Brownie McGhee & Washboard Slim]

1950s:

Swan Silvertones

1964:

Buffy Sainte-Marie [version Donovan knew (see also Universal Soldier)]

1966:

Donovan

1968:

Capt. Beefheart

1969:

Taj Mahal [crediting Buffy Sainte-Marie]

1978:

Big Joe Williams [as You Gonna Need King Jesus On Your Bond]

1992:

Roy Rogers & Norton Buffalo

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