BROKE DOWN ENGINE

Latest update on 24/03/2006

Artist: Lonnie Clark
Author: Willie McTell
Label: Paramount
Year: 1929

OK, nobody sings the blues like Blind Willie McTell, but "Feel like a broke down engine, ain't got no driving wheel" are someone else's words originally. Reissued on JSP box set The Paramount Masters.

Covers:

1931:

Blind Willie McTell [as Broke Down Engine Blues, faster version of his two year older Drive Away Blues; second and third stanza are original, the first and fourth one he borrowed from Lonnie Clark]

1969:

Johnny Winter

1978:

John Hammond

1986:

Spencer Bohren

1990:

Gibson Bros.

1993:

Peter Case

1993:

Bob Dylan

2002:

Hillbilly Voodoo [with Michael Dinaldo (Radio Kings) & Barrence Whitfield]

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