LONESOME ROAD BLUES

Latest update on 29/05/2018

Artist: Henry Whitter
Author: traditional
Label: Okeh
Year: 1924

Recorded in 1923.

Covers:

1924:

Blue Ridge Duo [for Edison]

1927:

Ernest V. Stoneman

1927:

Da Costa Woltz's Southern Broadcasters

1930:

Cliff Carlisle [same melody in Down In The Jailhouse On My Knees]

1933:

Cliff Carlisle [as Goin' Down The Road Feeling Bad]

1935:

Cherokee Ramblers [idem]

1940:

Woody Guthrie [idem for Alan Lomax; also in film Grapes Of Wrath; Woody assumed it was written by a runaway slave]

1949:

Burl Ives [as I'm Going Down The Road]

1953:

Roy Hall [instr.]

1958:

Elisabeth Cotten [as Goin' Down The Road Feeling Bad]

1960:

Bill Monroe [idem]

1963:

Doc Watson

1963:

Eric Weissberg

1964:

Flatt & Scruggs

1965:

Carolina Tar Heels [as Ain't Going To Be Treated This A-Way]

1967:

Chet Atkins [instr.]

1967:

Ramblin' Jack Elliott [as I'm Going Down The Road]

1967:

Bob Dylan & The Band [Basement tape as Goin' Down The Road Feeling Bad]

1968:

Earl Scruggs

1971:

Grateful Dead

1971:

Delaney & Bonnie

1971:

Wade Mainer

1974:

Merle Travis

1982:

Johnny Cash

1987:

Deighton Family [as Going Down The Road]

1991:

Jody Stecher

2011:

Eric Bibb [as Going Down The Road Feeling Bad]

2012:

Bobby Bare [idem]

2016:

Lucinda Williams & Friends

2017:

Rhiannon Giddens [in tv-series Nashville]

2018:

Johnny Dowd [as Going Down The Road Feeling Bad]

Also influenced Canned Heat's Going Up The Country.

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