BLUES STAY AWAY FROM ME

Created on 17/06/2002
Latest update on 12/10/2020

Artist: Delmore Brothers
Author: Alton Delmore/Rabon Delmore/Wayne Rainey/Henry Glover
Label: King
Year: 1949

Alton and Rabon Delmore from Elkmont, Alabama; Grand Ole Opry favorites and posthumously inducted into the Songwriters Hall Of Fame, thanks to this song in the first place (N°1 C&W). Nevertheless slightly based upon a Jimmy Yancey blues piano melody line.

Covers:

1949:

Lonnie Johnson

1949:

Owen Bradley Quintet [top 10 C&W]

1949:

Eddie Crosby

1949:

Merle Travis

1951:

Sonny Boy Williamson [as Mighty Long Time]

1952:

Les Paul & Mary Ford

1956:

Johnny Burnette Trio

1957:

Gene Vincent

1957:

Ray Price

1960:

Louvin Brothers

1962:

Ace Cannon

1962:

Gene Autry

1965:

Bob Dylan [on Bootleg Series Vol. 12 disc 18]

1965:

Wanda Jackson

1966:

Jimmy C. Newman

1967:

Sweet Inspirations

1967:

B.B. King

1973:

Doug Sahm And Band

1974:

Charlie Feathers

1975:

Charlie McCoy

1975:

Doc Watson

1977:

Merle Haggard

1979:

Crazy Cavan

1983:

Everly Brothers

1987:

Asleep At The Wheel

1988:

k.d. lang [in Honky Tonk Angels' Medley; production: Owen Bradley]

1990:

Notting Hillbillies

1993:

Jeff Beck & The Big Town Playboys

1993:

Band

1993:

John Delafose & The Eunice Playboys [title track cd ft. Geno Delafose]

2002:

Jorma Kaukonen

2009:

Normaal [as Blues Blief Maar Weg Bij Mi]

2012:

Hans Theessink & Terry Evans [feat. Ry Cooder]

2013:

Marshall Chapman

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