Artist: Tampa Red
Author: Hudson Whittaker
Redheaded bluesman from Tampa, Florida; long live functional aliasses! Real name: Hudson Whittaker, after his grandmother who brought him up. Re-recorded it in '49 as When Things Go Wrong With You (top 10 R&B) and used the same melody in '29 for instrumental You Got To Reep What You Saw.
Ike Turner [with Ben Burton as You're Drivin' Me Insane]
Elmore James [for Chief and for Vee-Jay; a second version from '63 became an R&B hit in '65]
John Mayall's Bluesbreakers [B-side of Double Trouble]
Paul Geremia [as When Things Go Wrong]
Grateful Dead [with Duane Allman]
The Edward [Nicky Hopkins, Ry Cooder, Mick Jagger, Bill Wyman & Charlie Watts]
Eric Clapton [and again in '94]
Johnny Farmer [as It Hurts Me]
Gov't Mule [with Little Milton]
Things 'Bout Coming My Way (Tampa Red with Georgia Tom) from 1931 is like a prequel to It Hurts Me Too. See also: It's Tight Like That.
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