is a song written byDorothy LaBostrieandMcKinley Lil Millet, who recorded it in 1955; and was most notably recorded byRobert PlantandAlison Krausson their 2007 album
The song was first recorded byLil Millet and his Creoles, forSpecialty Records. He co-wrote the song with LaBostrie, who had previously co-writtenTutti-FruttiwithLittle Richard. It was produced by legendary New Orleans producerRobert Blackwell. It was recorded at Cosimos J&M Studios in September, 1955, and released in November 1955. Backing musicians on the sessions were Edgar Myles (vocals, trombone), McKinley Lil Millet (vocals, bass),Lee Allen(tenor sax), Ernest Mare (guitar), Bartholomew Smith (drums), James Victor Lewis (tenor sax) and Warren Myles (piano).1
Canned Heatrecorded it for their eponymousfirst album, in 1967, onLiberty Records.2
The Fabulous Thunderbirdsincluded it on their eponymous first album (also known asGirls Go Wild) in 1979, onChrysalis Records.3
Robert Plant & Alison Krauss opened their 2007 albumRaising Sandwith their version of the song.
Boz Scaggsopened his 2015 albumA Fool To Care, with his version on theindie label429 Records. His version most closely resembles the Lil Millet original.4
Country singer Alison Krauss and formerLed Zeppelinvocalist Robert Plant included their version on their 2007 duet albumRaising Sand; at the suggestion of their noted producerT Bone Burnett.5It was also released as a CD single and as a digital download.
It won the 2009Grammy Award for Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals. Thesinglewas also prominently featured in themotion picture,Mad Money, starringDiane KeatonKatie HolmesandQueen Latifah. It can also be heard in the motion pictureSicario, starringEmily BluntBenicio del Toro, andJosh Brolin.
Plant & Krauss performed this song along with their first singleGone, Gone, Gone (Done Moved On)at the51st Annual Grammy Awardsin 2009. They also performed this song at theJazzFest2008.
The song entered theBillboardBubbling Under Hot 100 Singleschart at 18 on the week of February 28, 2009. It only stayed on the chart for a week.
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