Cover of a blues by Blind Lemon Jefferson, first recorded in 1927. Copyright Universal Music Corp. Fair use for review and educational purposes only. Do not copy or download.
Previous peak charts position #44
Previous peak charts position in subgenre #1
Blind Lemon Jefferson
Universal Music Corp.
February 19, 2014
Story behind the song
Blind Lemon Jefferson based this 1927 song on an 1876 song by Gus Williams called "See That My Grave Is Kept Green." I tinkered very slightly with Jefferson's lyrics. Blame it on the folk process.