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ALLAIR, JOHNStack-O-LeeLarkspur1988slow, then upbeat elaborate piano background with vocals from Van Morrison's pianist. Nice.CD
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ARCHIBALDStack-A-Lee, Parts 1&2Carnival Day - Essential New Orleans R&B1950first mainstream hit, with a long instrumental endingCD
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BALLERO, JIMMYStagger LeeAnd the Renegade Band1992not terribly exciting version with a long sax soloCD
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BAMAStackerleePrison Songs V. 1: Murderous Home1947very creepy a cappella version from inside a prisonCD
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BARTHOLOMEW, DAVESon of Stagger LeeNew Orleans Big Beat1993Recorded between 1993 & 1997. The story doesn't have much to do with the original.CD
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BASSHOLESStack O LeeThe Secret Strength of Depression1997live at a radio station. Blistering guitar.CD
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BASSHOLESStack O'LeeOut in the Treetops2003strange, high pitched vocals - guitar and percussionCD
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BASSHOLESStack O'Lee and Billy LyonsBlue Roots1992raw, lo-fi guitar and vocals version. Sort of White Stripes-esque. AwesomeCD
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BEANLANDStagger LeeBeanland1990nice rock version, good piano piece at its coreCD
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BECHET, SIDNEYOld Stack O'Lee BluesThe Best of Sidney Bechet1946instrumental jazz versionCD
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BECKStagoleeAvalon Blues - Tribute2001tribute to Mississippi John HurtCD
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BERMUDA TRIANGELStagger Leesingle1977Female German group (German spelling of "triangle"). A disco version!Vinyl
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BLACK KEYS, THEStack Shot BillyRubber Factory2004guitar and drums, heavy sludge blues versionCD
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BLOCK, RORYStagger LeeWomen in (E)motion Festival1988live acoustic, pretty much the Mississippi John Hurt version. CD
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BLUE RIDER TRIOStagoleeHarp, Steel and Guts2000acoustic blues, based on John Hurt.CD
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BRIDGES, CURLEYStagger LeeKeys to the Blues1998fairly straightforward blues version, piano based.CD
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BROUSSARD, MIKE & NITE TRAINStagger LeeSouth Louisiana Style Music V. 11991weak jazzy cover of Lloyd Price's version. Uninspired.
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BROZMAN, BOBStack O Lee AlohaA Truckload of Blues1992acoustic instrumental
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BURNSIDE, R.L.StaggoleeWell Well Well1986acoustic live version, mostly spoken CD
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CANNON, ACEStagger LeeBack to the Beginning2002instrumental saxophone version
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CAVE, NICKStagger LeeMurder Ballads1996a particularly violent version
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CEPHAS & WIGGINSStack and the DevilSomebody Told the Truth2002the story is mostly about Stack arguing with the devil. Fantastic.
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CEPHAS & WIGGINSStaggerleeDog Days of August1984nice piano/harmonica version
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CLASH, THEWrong 'Em BoyoLondon Calling1979by the classic british band. A cover of The Rulers (rocksteady)
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CORTEZ, DAVE "BABY"Stagger LeeTweetie Pie1965great fun. An instrumental cover of the Lloyd Price song done by what sounds like a roller skating rink organ.
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CURTIS, LUCIOUS & FORD, WILLIEStagoleeDeep River of Song - Mississippi1940
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DEALS GONE BADStack-O-LeeEverything Off-Beat V. 21999ok ska version.
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DETROIT JUNIORStaggerlee8 Hands on 88 Keys2001nice piano blues version
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DIAMOND, NEILStagger LeeSeptember Morn1979this is really, really bad. Way too smooth (bordering on easy listening) with a hint of a reggae beat!"CD
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DONEGAN, LONNIEStackaleeShowcase1956skiffle version. Somewhat reminiscent of rock island line.CD
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DOWN HOME BOYS - REED, LONG CLEVE & HULL, LITTLE HARVEYOriginal Stack O'Lee BluesDown in the Basement - Joe Bussard's Treasure Trove of Vintage 78s1927no reference to the hatCD
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DR. JOHNStack-A-LeeDr. John's Gumbo1972CD
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DR. JOHNStakaleeN'Awlinz: Dis Dat or D'Udda2004mixes up the stack story with stack o'dollars. An original story.CD
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DUPREE, CHAMPION JACKStack-O-LeeBlues From the Gutter1958CD
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DYLAN, BOBStack A LeeWorld Gone Wrong1993based on Frank Hutchinson's versionCD
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EDEGRAN ORCHESTRA & NEW ORLEANS JAZZ LADIESStack O'LeeShim Sham Shimmy Dance1990fun jazz/big band version with female vocals - tune is from Frankie & JohnnyCD
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ELLINGTON, DUKEStack O'Lee BluesVolume 3: Black Beauty1928instrumental jazz versionCD
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FABULOUS THUNDERBIRDSStagger LeeWrap it Up1985actually from the "Porky's Revenge" soundtrack. Boring Lloyd Price cover.CD
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FOGHORN STRINGBANDStagger LeeWeiser Sunrise2005energetic bluegrass version. Liner notes says inspired by Round Peak Band's versionCD
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FORD, TENNESSEE ERNIEStack-O-LeeAbsolutely the Best1951sounds like the clyde mccoy version. Country boogie-woogie.CD
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FRANKLIN, CORTEZ & POGAN, LENNIEStagoleeLong Road to Freedom: Anthology of Black Music1971nice version (includes beating the devil) from Harry Belafonte's epic collection of the history of Black music.CD
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FREED, ALStagger LeePromenade Records EPprobably early 1960s, this is an EP with 6 tracks by various artists, all featuring "The Promenade Orchestra and Chorus." Lloyd Price cover, bad quality vinyl.Vinyl
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FRUIT JAR GUZZLERSStack-O-LeeMy Rough and Rowdy Ways V. 11928CD
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FURTADO, TONYStaggerlee / Staggerlee RepriseAmerican Gyspy2002gentle slide guitar version with guitar. A little to adult contemporary to be dangerous. Album also ends with a short instrumental repriseCD
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GARVIN, BERT & J.P & DANIELLE FRALEYStackoleeKentucky Old Time Banjo1997sounds like an old guy playing banjo.
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GRATEFUL DEADStagger LeeShakedown Street1978a little jazzy. The basic story as interpreted by Robert Hunter.
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GUTHRIE, WOODYStackoleeMuleskinner Blues1944Asch Recordings, Volume 2 CD
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HALEY, EDStacker LeeForked Deer Volume 11947low-fi fiddle version
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HARRIS, BLIND JESSEStagoleeField Recording V. 4: Mississippi & Alabama1940strange sparse version w/accordian?
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HARRISON, WILBERTStagger LeeKansas City - The Best Of1969similar to Lloyd Price, only slower with piano and drumsCD
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HODES, ARTOld Stack O'Lee BluesMidnight Blue1987pleasant instrumental jazz version.
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HOOPII, SOLStack O'Lee BluesMaster of the Hawaiian Guitar, Vol. 11928steel guitar instrumental
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HUNTER, IVORY JOEStackoleeToo Late, Too Late Volume 101933Ivory Joe's first recording. Unlistenable quality
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HUNTER, ROBERTDelia DeLyon and Stagger LeeJack O'Roses1980solo acoustic version by the lyricist for the Grateful Dead.Vinyl
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HURT, MISSISSIPPI JOHNStack O'LeeAvalon Blues1928the classic
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HURT, MISSISSIPPI JOHNStackoleeD.C. Blues1963another brilliant john hurt version. Follows stack to hell.
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HURT, MISSISSIPPI JOHNStack-O-LeeLegend1963yet another nice john hurt track.
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HUTCHISON, FRANKStackaleeAnthology of American Folk Music1927old school country blues
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HUTCHISON, FRANKStackalee (instrumental)Worried Blues Boxset1927
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ISLEY BROTHERSStaggerleeLet's Go1963straightforward cover of Lloyd Price version, with young Jimi Hendrix on guitarCD
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JANSCH, BERTStagoleeYoung Man Blues1962nice acoustic version, somewhat low-fi.CD
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JONES, CURTISStackoleeLonesome Bedroom Blues1962piano blues
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JOURNEYMENStackoleeNew Directions in Folk Music1963sets the story in New Orleans. Entertaining acoustic neo-folk version featuring John Phillips (Mamas & Papas)
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KING, QUEEN, JACKStack-O-LeeIt's Hotter in Hawaii (box set)ukulele instrumental
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KUEPPER, EDStagolee I & IIThe Exotic Mail Order Moods of . . .1997a continuing story over two tracks from this founder of the Saints
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LABEEF, SLEEPYStagger LeeStrange Things Happening1994very conventional version of Lloyd Price. Singer has a very deep voice. Some nice piano.
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LANG, PETERStackoleeLycurgus1975short finger picked guitar instrumental. Nice.
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LEWIS, FURRYBilly Lyons and StackoleeMemphis Masters1927"when you lose your money, learn to lose" and talks about "richard lee." this version is the inpiraton for several other versions.CD
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PROFESSOR LONGHAIRStag-O-LeeRock 'N' Roll Gumbo1974CD
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MAHAL, TAJStagger LeeDe Ole Folks At Home1969
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MAXEY, HOGMANStagoleeAngola Prisoners' Blues1952acousticCD
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McCOY, CLYDE w/BILLIE JANE BENNETTStack-O-Leesingle1951jazzy, big band version with female vocals - Stag takes over hellVinyl
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McDEVITT, CHAS (CHAS McDEVITT'S SKIFFLE GROUP)Badman Stack-O-LeeBest of Skiffle box CD 11957great skiffle version. Unusual tune and words.CD
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McTELL, RALPHStagoleeNational Treasure2002acoustic blues, British singerCD
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MEMPHIS SLIMStackaleeBroken Soul Blues1961slow, traditional blues versionCD
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MEMPHIS SLIM, SONNY BOY WILLIAMSON, & BIG BILL BROONZYStagoleeAlan Lomax: Popular Songbook1947harmonica, piano, and stand-up bassCD
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MILLER, DALEStagger LeeFinger Picking Rags and Other Delights1974short, nice acoustic instrumentalCD
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MILLER, DAVIDThat Bad Man StackoleeMy Rough and Rowdy Ways V. 2CD
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MOORE, RUDY RAYStack-A-LeeRaw, Rude and Real1972wow. A spoken, somewhat rhyming rant from the man who was Dolemite. A definite influence on the Nick Cave version.CD
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MOREY, FRANKStack O'LeeThe Delmark Session2002loose folk/blues version. Also includes a verse or two from "Delia". Singer sounds like Tom WaitsCD
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MORREL, TOM & the Time Warp TophandsStack-O-LeeGo Uptown - How the West Was Swung V. 51994modern western swing version. Sounds like the Clyde McCoy version.CD
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NEW LOST CITY RAMBLERSStackerleeVolume 41962has a lot in common with the 1928 John Hurt version, but with some additional versesCD
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JAMES, NICKY (NICKY JAMES MOVEMENT)Stagger Leesingle1965cover of the Lloyd Price versionVinyl
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NOBLE, RAY and his OrchestraStack O' Lee BluesLive 19351935Live with Fred WaringCD
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O'BRIEN, TIM & MOLLIEStagger LeeRemember Me1992folk/bluegrass version that starts with Stag's birthCD
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O'DONNELL'S, KEVIN (QUALITY SIX)Stack O'LeeHeretic Blues1999fun jazzy track with Andrew Bird singing (violin, bass, sax, trombone, guitar)CD
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OTIS, JOHNNYGreat Stack A Lee, TheCold Shot1969this is the basis for the Nick Cave versionCD
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PACIFIC GAS & ELECTRICStaggoleeAre You Ready1970blues rock with a bit of a groove. Reminds me of Canned HeatCD
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PAPA BUE'S VIKING JAZZBANDStack O'Lee BluesDown by the Riverside1971instrumental jazz versionCD
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PATTERSON, UNCLE JOHNStagolee Was a BullyFolk Visions and Voices, Vol. 2 (North Georgia)1978Banjo version with only two verses. Refers to "Bull Lyons"CD
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PICKETT, WILSONStagger LeeI'm in Love1968cover of the Lloyd Price versionCD
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PRICE, LLOYDStagger LeeGreatest Hits - Original ABC-Paramount Recordings1958the big pop hit - most rock versions come from this one.CDLogan - Price
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PRIDE, CHARLEYStagger LeeThe Power of Love1984uninspired cover of Lloyd Price.Vinyl
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PROBY, PJStagger leesingle1964nice rock cover of Lloyd PriceVinyl
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RAINEY, MAStack O'Lee BluesThe Essential1926has some "Frankie and Johnny" lyricsCD
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REVELS, DON and the PRIMETTESReturn of Stagger LeeThe Soul of Detroit (compilation)1961date uncertain. "hey jack, stagger lee is back" . . . and he's behaving. Back-up singers became the SupremesCD
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RIGHTEOUS BROTHERSStagger LeeThe Collection1966cover of the Lloyd Price versionCD
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RODRIGUEZ, JOHNNYStagger LeeThe Gypsy1980boring, bland Lloyd Price coverVinyl
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ROE, TOMMYStagger LeeTommy Roe's Greatest Hits1971uninspired and uninspiring.CD
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