SecondHandSongs is building the most comprehensive source of cover song information. Go, Stagger Lee. English, Stag' Lee Some trace the song to roots in English murder ballads, but it seems pretty clear that the precipitating event that led to this much-recorded story was the killing of William Lyons by “Stag” Lee Shelton at the Bill Curtis Saloon in St. Louis at Christmas time in 1895. written by Maurice Mérane written by Martyn P. Casey, Nick Cave, Blixa Bargeld, Mick Harvey, Conway Savage, Jim Sclavunos, Thomas Wydler "The night was clear and the moon was yellow", Stagger Lee Danish, Store Lars Danish, We doen 't allemaal Kay Johnson released it on the single Stagger Lee in 1960. "The night was clear and the moon was yellow", Stagger a Billy instrumental, Stagger Lee instrumental The Clash's 1979 album London Calling includes a cover of the song "Wrong 'Em Boyo" by the Jamaican rocksteady group the Rulers, in which Stagger Lee is explicitly the hero and Billy the villain. 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Casey, Nick Cave, Blixa Bargeld, Mick Harvey, Conway Savage, Jim Sclavunos, Thomas Wydler "Stagger Lee," said Billy, "I can't let you go with that. Danish, Stagger Lee Album Col Joye and The Joy Boys released it on the single Sixteen Candles in 1959. written by Dave Bartholomew, Fats Domino written by Lloyd Price, Harold Logan The Clash followed by the original of Wrong em Boyo by The Rulers, followed by the original stagger lee by Lloyd Price. Five Good Covers presents five cross-genre reinterpretations of an oft-covered song. [Bridge:] Go, Stagger Lee Stagger Lee went to the ballroom English, Stagger Lee Czech, Stakkels Kaj Long "Cleve" Reed & Little Harvey Hull (The Down Home Boys), The Chas McDevitt Skiffle Group featuring Nancy Whiskey, [Prisoners of Mississippi State Penitentiary's Parchman Work Camp], Doc Watson, Merle Watson with Eric Weissberg, Kyle Creed - Bobby Patterson and The Camp Creek Boys, Lloyd Price, John Fogerty, Allen Touissant and The Rock Hall Jam Band, John Primer Featuring the Real Deal Blues Band with Special Guest Billy Flynn, © 2003-2020 Stagger Lee by Henry Gray & The Cats was written by Lloyd Price, Harold Logan and [Traditional] and was first released by Lloyd Price with Don Costa Orchestra in 1958. Stagger Lee Lyrics: The night was clear / And the moon was yellow / And the leaves came tumbling down / I was standing on the corner / When I heard my bulldog bark / He was barking at the two men written by Jerry Garcia, Robert Hunter written by Josef Pilař written by Maurice Mérane written by Jes Halding Stagger Lee by Kay Johnson was written by Lloyd Price, Harold Logan and [Traditional] and was first released by Lloyd Price with Don Costa Orchestra in 1958. written by [Traditional] The historical Stagger Lee was Lee Shelton, a black pimp living in St. Louis, Missouri in the late 19th century. written by Johnny Reimar, Torben Eschen He said, "I'm goin' to the ballroom "Just to pay that debt I owe." written by [Traditional] written by [Traditional] It was covered by Larry Jon Wilson, The Chevrons, Tommy Roe, Professor Longhair and other artists. Said “I’m goin’ to the barroom Just to pay that debt I owe.” Go, Stagger Lee. "The night was clear and the moon was yellow", Stagger a Billy Henry Gray & The Cats released it on the album Blues Won't Let Me Take My Rest in 1999. French, Stack & Billy English. "The night was clear and the moon was yellow", Stagger Lee Buddy Holly had one and so did the first group to have the very first rock 'n' roll song to reach #1, Bill Haley and his Comets with (We're Gonna)Rock Around the Clock. The most well know versions of this song are Mississippi John Hurt's 1928, and this version, by Lloyd Price. SecondHandSongs is building the most comprehensive source of cover song information. Stagger Lee by Col Joye and The Joy Boys was written by Lloyd Price, Harold Logan and [Traditional] and was first released by Lloyd Price with Don Costa Orchestra in 1958. English French, Stack & Billy By February of 1959 Elvis had 10 #1 records already. Czech, Stakkels Kaj