Recorded in St. Paul, Minnesota. Melody already used by the New Orleans Rhythm Kings in their She's Crying For The Blues ('25 - Victor), also by Louis Dumaine's Jazzola Eight in '27 as To-Wa-Bac-A-Wa-Yale Blues. Audio of all these oldest versions on www.redhotjazz.com. Not to be confused with There's A Hole In My Bucket (see: Wenn der Topf aber nun a Lock hat').
Lil Johnson [reissued on Document cd Lil Johnson & Barrelhouse Annie - Complete Recorded Works Vol. 3.]
Washboard Sam [as My Bucket's Got A Hole In It]
Kid Ory [idem]
Fat Man Robinson [R&B cover with on the B-side an R&B version of Blues Stay Away From Me]
Bob Dylan [Basement tape]
Wynton Marsalis & Willie Nelson [all as My Bucket's Got A Hole In It]
Even Hank Williams, father of the post war country, was influenced by the blues. According to Texas producer Huey P. Meaux (who dated Hank's first wife Audrey), she kept a boxload of her ex husband's blues recordings under her bed.