Chart Position: 10

  • Lead vocals: Eric Burdon
  • Written by Ma Rainey and Lena Arant
  • Keyboards: Dave Rowberry
  • Recorded in London U.K.
  • Produced by Tom Wilson
  • Originally recorded by Gertrude ‘Ma’ Rainey (1925)
  • Also recorded by Big Bill (1934), Bea Booze (1942), Louis Armstrong (1957), Debby Moore (1959), Jim Breedlove (1958), Wilbert Harrison (1960), Charlie Rich (1960), Ray Charles (1960), Peggy Lee (1962), Bobby Rydell (1963), Lou Rawls & Les McCann Ltd. (1962), LaVern Baker (1962), Ella Fitzgerald (1964), Shirley Ellis (1964), Mitch Ryder & Detroit Wheels (1965), Everly Brothers (1965), B.B. King (1965), Fabulous Raiders (1961), Cher (1965), Joe Tex (1965), Tony Lane & Fabulous Spades (1966), Music Machine (1966), Freda Payne (1966), Chambers Brothers (1966), Chuck Berry (1967), Bruce Channel (1968), Gary Lewis & Playboys (1969), Jerry Lee Lewis (1969), Elvis Presley (1970), Buddy Hubbard (1971), Jukin’ Bone (1972), Aztecs (1972), Mickey Gilley (1972), Bill Haley & Comets (1973), Roy Dunn (1975), Climax Jazz Band (1975), Johnny Rodriguez (1975), Hiltonaires (1977), John Lee Hooker (1979), Nancy Harrow (1979), Paul Revere & Raiders (1983), Eddie Youngblood (1984), Bruce Springsteen, (1990), Lynn August (1989), Reddog (1992), Marva Wright (1995), Blues Band (1993), Mitch Ryder (1996), Stelzer Trio (1997), John Jackson (1999), Sonny Moorman (2003), Guy Davis (2004), Cassandra Wilson (2006), Tom Green (2009), Guitar Slingers (2007), Nina Van Horn (2012), and many others

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