FOOL, THE

Latest update on 27/04/2010

Artist: Sanford Clark
Author: Naomi Ford
Label: MCI
Year: 1956

With Al Casey (guitar), imitates the guitar lick of Howlin' Wolf's Smokestack Lightning. Became a hit once distributed by Dot. Naomi Ford is a nom de plume for Lee Hazlewood. Lee re-released Sanford's version to challenge the Gallahads.

Covers:

1956:

Gallahads

1956:

Al Casey [same guitar in Fool's Blues; instrumental]

1963:

Jamie Coe

1966:

Sanford Clark [re-recording with Waylon Jennings on guitar]

1970:

Elvis Presley [on Elvis Country]

1972:

Donnie Owens [coproduced by Waylon Jennings]

1977:

Robert Gordon with Link Wray [crediting Lee Hazlewood alright]

2003:

Richard Thompson

Not to be confused with Fool; see: No Words.

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