HOW LONG, DADDY, HOW LONG

Created on 10/02/2002
Latest update on 28/09/2022

Artist: Ida Cox
Author: Jones/Taylor
Label: Paramount
Year: 1925

With Papa Charlie Jackson. Alberta Hunter's How Long Sweet Daddy, How Long (Black Swan - 1921) only shares the title.

Covers:

1928:

Blind Lemon Jefferson [as How Long How Long]

1928:

Tampa Red

1928:

Leroy Carr [as How Long, How Long Blues with Scrapper Blackwell on guitar; six months after their first How Long, How Long Blues, Leroy & Scrapper recorded a Part 2 and Part 3, later also a New How Long, How Long Blues and in 1931 a New How Long, How Long Blues Part 2]

1929:

Walter Barnes

1935:

Kokomo Arnold [shortly after Leroy Carr's death]

1936:

Bill Gaither [Leroy's buddy, also shortly after his death]

1938:

Count Basie [as How Long, How Long Blues]

1939:

Pete Johnson

1940:

Joe Turner [as How Long, How Long Blues]

1940:

Brownie McGhee

1943:

Lead Belly

1946:

Chippie Hill

1949:

John Lee Hooker [als How Long Blues]

1956:

Lonnie Donegan

1957:

Ray Charles [with Milt Jackson as How Long, How Long Blues]

1959:

Dave Van Ronk

1960:

Little Brother Montgomery [as How Long Brother]

1965:

Tim Hardin [as How Long, with John Sebastian on harmonica]

1966:

B.B. King [als How Long, How Long Blues]

1970:

Hot Tuna

1974:

CCC Inc.

1984:

Zoots

1988:

Don Picket

1993:

Molly Johnson

1994:

Eric Clapton

1995:

Radio Kings

1996:

Robert Jr. Lockwood

1999:

Jimmy 'T99' Nelson

2000:

John Mooney [most versions as How Long, How Long Blues]

2012:

Butch Thompson & Pat Donohue

2012:

Chuck Leavell [with Keith Richards]

For Howlin' Wolf's Baby How Long (Chess - '54), see own entry.

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