CHAIN GANG

Latest update on 09/02/2015

Artist: Sam Cooke
Author: Sam Cooke/Charles Cooke
Label: RCA
Year: 1960

His brother Charles holds the copyright. Sam was born in Clarksdale, MS, not that far from the Parchman Prison Farm. Green and white striped chain gangs are a common sight in the region.

Covers:

1960:

Theola Kilgore [answer song The Sound Of My Man]

1961:

Cocktail Trio [as Spookhuis]

1963:

Eddy Mitchell

1967:

Otis Redding

1968:

Jackie Wilson & Count Basie

1968:

Johnattan [as En prison]

1975:

Jim Croce [posthumous]

1975:

Showaddywaddy

1977:

Clover [a cappella]

1984:

Roland

1987:

Spencer Bohren

1988:

Shinehead

2001:

Rick Danko

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