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Paul Clayton

Paul Clayton
Real name
Paul Clayton Worthington
Born
March 3, 1931
Died
March 30, 1967
Country
United States
IPI
00006318414 3 works
Affiliation
BMI
Comments
One of the prominent musicians in the folk music revival of the 1950s and 1960s. Clayton also wrote original songs. Clayton committed suicide by dropping an electric heater in a bathtub filled with water.

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Covers by Paul Clayton

Title Performer Release date Originally by
1956 (unknown)
August 1959 (unknown)
August 1959 (unknown)
1955 (unknown)
i 1962 Uncle Dave Macon
1956 (unknown)
1975 Henry Whitter
1956 Jimmie Gordon and His Vip Vop Band
August 1959 (unknown)
1957 Wilmer Watts and The Lonely Eagles
1975 Buell Kazee
August 1959 John Goss and the Cathedral Male Voice Quartet
1957 A.L. Lloyd
1956 (unknown)
August 1959 (unknown)
1964 (unknown), The Weavers
1964 (unknown), Dave Van Ronk with The Red Onion Jazz Band
August 1959 John Goss and the Cathedral Male Voice Quartet
1956 "Dock" Walsh
1975 Eva Davis
1962 Fiddlin' John Carson
1956 Eva Davis
1964 Lena Bourne Fish
1956 Arthur Tanner
1956 (unknown)
1956 (unknown)
August 1959 (unknown)
1957 (unknown)
1956 (unknown)
August 1959 J. W. Myers
1962 (unknown)
Pharoah's Army (Got Drowned) Paul Clayton 1959 Unverified
1956 (unknown)
1956 (unknown)
August 1959 Norman Allin with Piano
1956 (unknown)
1964 Jesse Fuller
1956 (unknown)
August 1959 (unknown)
1962 (unknown)
1956 John Goss and the Cathedral Male Voice Quartet
1964 Tex Fletcher
1956 (unknown)
1956 Piedmont Log Rollers - Vocal by Mr. Patterson
1957 (unknown)
1957 (unknown)
1956 (unknown)
1957 (unknown)
1957 (unknown)
1957 (unknown)
1955 (unknown)
1957 Carolina Tar Heels
1958 (unknown)
1956 (unknown)
1956 Ernest Stoneman and The Blue Ridge Corn Shuckers
1957 (unknown)
1957 (unknown)
1957 Phil Tanner
1956 Carter Family
March 1960 Woody Guthrie
1956 Grayson and Whitter
1957 (unknown)
March 1960 (unknown)
Covered by The Browns featuring Jim Ed Brown
1964 Alma Gluck
1956 Burl Ives
1961 (unknown)

Songs written by Paul Clayton

Adapted songs

Releases

Albums

Title Performer Release date Label
A Bluegrass Session, 1952 Bill Clifton & Paul Clayton 1975 Folk Variety Records
American Folk Tales and Songs Jean Ritchie, Paul Clayton and Richard Chase 1957 Tradition [US]
Bloody Ballads Paul Clayton 1956 Riverside
British Broadside Ballads in Popular Tradition Paul Clayton 1957 Folkways
Cumberland Mountain Folksongs Paul Clayton 1957 Folkways
Dulcimer Songs and Solos Paul Clayton 1962 Folkways
Foc' sle Songs and Shanties Paul Clayton and The Foc' sle Singers August 1959 Folkways
Folk Singer! Paul Clayton 1964 Monument
Folksongs and Ballads of Virginia Paul Clayton 1956 Folkways
Home-Made Songs and Ballads Paul Clayton 1961 Monument
Paul Clayton Sings Unholy Matrimony Paul Clayton 1958 Elektra
Wanted for Murder Paul Clayton 1957 Riverside
Whaling and Sailing Songs from the Days of Moby Dick Paul Clayton 1956 Tradition [US]
Whaling Songs and Ballads Paul Clayton 1955 Stinson Records

Singles