The song is performed in the key of A using an open tuning and an irregular number of bars. After the first two measures the IV chord resolves to the I chord.
It was released before the advent of race records charts, however, it soon became "an oft-covered standard"  and Newbern's best-known song. Leonard Chess insisted that Waters record the song less than a month after Waters had recorded a version for the rival Parkway label, featuring his bandmates Little Walter 02 (Благовещенск) - Lumen - Дыши Baby Face Leroy Foster. Elmore James recorded a different arrangement of the song inwith himself credited as author.
InHowlin' Wolf recorded " Down in the Bottom ", which employed a new set of lyrics and is credited to Willie Dixon. Delta bluesman Johnny Shines recorded a version called "Red Sun"with the traditional music but different, Linda Lu - Ray Sharpe - Linda Lu / Monkeys Uncle lyrics.
Burnside recorded what he titled "Rollin' Tumblin'" on several occasions, first on August for George Mitchell. Since the s the song has been played and recorded by numerous blues-rock bands, including Cream on their debut, Fresh Cream ; Johnny Winter on his album The Progressive Blues Experiment ; Canned Heat on their eponymous debut and two versions of the song with and without harmonica on their sixth album Vintage ; Blues Creation on their debut album; Fleetwood Mac on Vision: Sphere Of The Elements - A Monument Part II - Enslaved - Monumension album The Original Fleetwood Mac Rollin And Tumblin - Cream - Heavy Cream Blackfoot on their album Highway Song Live ; Eric Clapton for his Unplugged album and 's Me and Mr.
The song was recorded by Bob Dylan for his Rollin And Tumblin - Cream - Heavy Cream Modern Times. Dylan claims authorship of the song on most versions of his record.
While musically the arrangement is very similar to the Muddy Waters version, Dylan's introduces all new verses, though retaining the two opening lines. A version of the song can be seen on Dr.
Feelgood also covered the song on their second album Malpractise from The Yardbirds recorded the song for their album Little Games with different lyrics under the name "Drinking Muddy Water," which may be a reference Heavy Fuel - Dire Straits - On The Night to Muddy Waters or to the lyrics of the song " Blue Yodel No.
This song was credited to Captain Beefheart with lyrics by Herb Bermann. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Blues standard popularized by Muddy Waters. This section needs additional citations for verification. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources.
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