WAITING FOR THE ROBERT E. LEE

Latest update on 03/03/2012

Artist: Dolly Connolly
Author: L. Wolfe Gilbert/Lewis Muir
Label: Columbia
Year: 1912

So true to the real spirit on Mississippi steamboats in particular and of early negro music in general that it's hard to believe two white guys got the credits. Gilbert also wrote Ramona (see there). Introduced by Al Jolson in stzage production The Whirl Of Society.

Covers:

1912:

Heidelberg Quintet [with Billy Murray]

1912:

Arthur Collins & Byron G. Harlan [for Edison Blue Amberol]

1938:

Light Crust Doughboys

1940:

Louis Jordan

1940:

Benny Goodman

1941:

Judy Garland & Mickey Rooney [in film Babes On Broadway]

1947:

Al Jolson

1955:

Dean Martin

1962:

Tennessee Ernie Ford

1966:

Claude Bolling

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