GIRL I LOVED IN SUNNY TENNESSEE, THE

Created on 30/04/2020
Latest update on 04/11/2021

Artist: Albert Campbell
Author: Harry Braisted/Stanley Carter
Label: Edison Gold
Year: 1898

English tune (as The Girl I Left Behind Me) circulating in America since the Civil War.

Covers:

1899:

Columbia Drum Fife And Bugle Corps [as The Girl I Left Behind Me]

1901:

Harry MacDonough

1902:

Byron G. Harlan

1903:

US Marine Fife And Drum Corps [as The Girl I Left Behind Me]

1914:

Arthur Pryor's Band [idem]

1917:

John McCormack [idem]

1917:

Victor Military Band [idem]

1923:

Jasper Bisbee [as a fiddle tune]

1924:

Peerless Quartet

1925:

Charlie Poole & The North Carolina Ramblers [during their first session for Columbia; hit C&W as The Girl I Left In Sunny Tennessee]

1925:

Vernon Dalhart [as The Girl I Left Behind Me]

1925:

Uncle Dave Macon & Sid Harkreader [idem]

1926:

Ernest V. Stoneman [as The Girl I Left Behind In Sunny Tennessee]

1927:

Skillet Lickers [as The Girl I Left Behind Me]

1930:

Fiddlin' John Carson [as Sunny Tennessee]

1936:

Dixon Brothers [as Girl I Left In Sunny Tennessee; Dorsey & Howard, inspiring The Louvin Brothers]

1945:

Woody Guthrie [on fiddle with Bess Lomax Hawes on mandoline and Butch Hawes on banjo]

1946:

Bob Wills [as The Girl I Left Behind Me]

1950s:

Flatt & Scruggs [as My Little Girl In Tennessee]

1952:

Wade Mainer [as The Girl I Left In Sunny Tennessee]

1958:

Bill Clifton [as The Girl I Left Behind In Sunny Tennessee]

1961:

Tennessee Ernie Ford [as The Girl I Left Behind Me]

1963:

Clarence Ashley & Doc Watson

1966:

Pete Seeger [as The Girl I Left Behind Me]

1976:

Norman Blake

2003:

Chieftains [on Bringing It All Back Home with John Prine]

2003:

Hot Club Of Cowtown [as The Girl I Left Behind Me]

2007:

Levon Helm [idem]

2010:

John Hartford [idem]

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