BRING A LITTLE WATER, SILVY

Latest update on 28/10/2017

Artist: Lead Belly
Author: Huddie Ledbetter
Label: Library Of Congress
Year: 1936

Had an aunt Silvy, married to a bossy husband.

Covers:

1954:

Weavers

1956:

Lonnie Donegan [claiming authorship just as he did with Rock Island Line; adopting Lead Belly's spoken introduction and all; role model for Yvan Heylen's De Werkmens ('73)]

1956:

Harry Belafonte [as Sylvie]

1963:

Hylo Brown

1969:

John A. Lomax Jr.

1984:

Spinners [the English folk band, not the American soul band]

1988:

Sweet Honey In The Rock [as Sylvie]

2002:

Leon & Eric Bibb [idem]

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