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6/15/20: “Lovesick Blues” by Irving Kaufman (1922)

Lovesick Blues by Irving Kaufman (1922)

CD 3, track 23

It is widely understood that Emmett Miller’s version of “Lovesick Blues” was Hank Williams’ source of inspiration, but Irving Kaufman did an even earlier version of the future standard. Here he is from 1922 singing under the pseudonym “Jack Shea.”

 

 

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