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Publication date
1900
Language
English
Comments
One of the earliest written copies of this ballad, prepared by a W. T. Blankenship was published about 1900 or slightly earlier.
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Title Performer Release date Info
1924 First recording in March 1924
March 1925
December 1926
January 1927
September 22, 1927
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1931
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1943
October 1944
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March 1947
June 9, 1947
February 3, 1948
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August 1953
November 1954
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March 5, 1956
March 1956
August 1956
November 1956
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February 1957
April 1957
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1957
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February 1958
August 1958
December 1958
1958
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1958 A cappella
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1958
March 1959
August 1959
September 1959
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March 1960
April 1960
August 1960
October 1960 Live
1960 Medley
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June 1962
December 1962
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1962 Live
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January 1963
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October 1963
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1963 Live
1963 Live
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August 1964
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1964
August 1965
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1965
August 1966
1966
1966
1967
1967
March 1968
1968
1968
1968
1969 Released more than 10 years after its recording
1969
1969
October 20, 1970 Live
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1970
February 1971
1971
May 1972
1972
1972
1973
1973
1973
1974 Released more than 10 years after its recording
1974 Released more than 10 years after its recording
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1974
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1975 Released more than 10 years after its recording
1975
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1978 Released more than 10 years after its recording
1979 Released more than 10 years after its recording
1979 Released more than 10 years after its recording
1979 Released more than 10 years after its recording
1979
1980
April 10, 1981
1981 Live
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1981
1983
1983
October 1984
1984 A cappella
1986
1986
1986
November 30, 1987
1987 Live
1987
1987
1989
1989
1989
1989
John Henry Doc Watson 1990 Unverified
1991
1991
1991
John Henry Yoshihiro Arita 1992 Unverified
1992 Released more than 10 years after its recording
1992
1992
1993
1993
1994 Released more than 10 years after its recording
1995
1995
1995
January 30, 1996
April 2, 1996
May 14, 1996 Live
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June 17, 1997 Released more than 10 years after its recording
June 1997
August 12, 1997
1997 Released more than 10 years after its recording
1997
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1997
June 15, 1998 Released more than 10 years after its recording
June 16, 1998
September 15, 1998
1998 Released more than 10 years after its recording
1998 Released more than 10 years after its recording
1998
1998
May 18, 1999
August 10, 1999
1999 Live
1999
1999
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2000
2001
2001
2001
May 7, 2002
2002 Released more than 10 years after its recording
2003
2004
2004 Medley
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September 13, 2005
2005
April 25, 2006
October 3, 2006 Live
2006 Released more than 10 years after its recording
2006 Released more than 10 years after its recording
2006
2006
June 1, 2007
2007
2007
2007
2007
March 15, 2008
July 11, 2008
October 24, 2008
2008
2008
John Henry Jim Kweskin 2009 Unverified
December 2, 2010
February 1, 2011
February 12, 2011
March 8, 2011
April 18, 2011
April 29, 2011
June 21, 2011
September 20, 2011
October 25, 2011
2011
May 28, 2013
August 8, 2013
August 1, 2014
John Henry Bill Rhoades & Alan Hager (Alan Hager) June 15, 2015 Unverified
August 22, 2015
May 26, 2016
September 23, 2016
John Henry Kike Jambalaya 2016 Unverified
2016
2016
April 28, 2017
September 15, 2017
September 2017
John Henry Ben Hunter, Phil Wiggins, Joe Seamons 2017 Unverified
June 23, 2018
January 18, 2019 Live
January 10, 2020
John Henry Edward Phillips June 29, 2022 Unverified
John Henry Woody Guthrie Unverified

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Title Performer Release date Info
i 1950
i February 1957
i May 1959
i July 1960
i February 1961
i March 1961
i (Art Podell, Jim Helms) 1962
i 1962
i 1962
i 1963
i May 1964
i September 1964
i 1964
i 1964
i June 1965
i May 1966 Medley
i 1966
i August 1967
i April 1973
i 1973
i 1973
i 1974
i 1975
i 1975
i 1976
i 1976
i August 1, 1979
i October 1980
i December 15, 1980
i 1981
i 1981
i July 1, 1983 Medley
i 1992 Live
i 1992
i 1994
i 1995
i (CMH Studio Artists) 1995
i 1996 Medley
i 1996
i 1997
i November 17, 1998
i April 18, 2000
i 2001
i 2001
i 2001
i January 22, 2002 Released more than 10 years after its recording
i August 20, 2002
i September 26, 2002
i 2004 Released more than 10 years after its recording
i 2004
i 2004 Live
i 2005
i November 6, 2007
i 2009
i 2010 Released more than 10 years after its recording
i January 4, 2011
i January 11, 2011
i 2011
i May 31, 2012
i 2014
i 2016 Released more than 10 years after its recording
Live
i March 1, 2019
i October 13, 2019 Medley
i February 10, 2020

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