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31. Ω Big Bill Broonzy, Sonny Boy Williamson(III), Memphis Slim — Stackalee — 1947
Blues in the Mississippi Night
Recorded by Alan Lomax
Original Release Date: July 22, 2003
Label: Rounder

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♠ Last Updated: September 5, 2008
32. Ω Big Chief Alfred Doucette — Stagger Lee — 2007


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33. Big Joe Williams — Stack O' Dollars — 1935

Botkin claims in A Treasury of American Folklore: Stories, Ballads, and Traditions of the People. (New York: Crown, 1944) that Stack O'Dollar was Stack's girlfriend.

The lyrics don't seem to be related.

Anyone have more info? Please let me know.

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34. Ω Big Joe Williams & David 'Honeyboy' Edwards — Stagolee — 1935
Big Joe Williams and the Stars of Mississippi Blues
Original Release Date: March 9, 2004
Label: JSP Records

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♠ Last Updated: September 19, 2008
35. Bill Haley & the Comets — Stagger Lee — 1960
Bill Haley and His Comets
Warner Bros. W1378
Released April 1960
Recorded January 1960; New York
Label Warner Bros. Records

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♠ Last Updated: September 10, 2008
36. Bill Sheffield & Dave Saunders — Stagger Lee — 2007
Recorded 04-09-2007 at Blind Willie's in Atlanta

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37. Ω Bill Wyman's Bootleg Kings — Stagger Lee — 2006 ♥


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♠ Last Updated: September 19, 2008
38. Ω Billy Bond — Stagger Lee — 2006 ♥


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39. Ω Billy Boyo — Stagolee Stylee — 1983


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40. Billy's Band — Stagger Lee — 2002
Being Tom Waits
The Billy’s Band is a famous Tom-Waits-influenced-romantic-alco-jazz-quartet from St Petersburg, Russia.
A rap-style cover of Nick Cave's version.
Check it out

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41. Ω The Black Furies — Stagger Lee — 2005 ♥


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42. The Black Keys — Stack Shot Billy — 2004 ♥

Rubber Factory
Original Release Date: September 7, 2004
Label: Fat Possum

One of the very best versions.

Live at The Gov South Australia, 2007.

"I had Mississippi John Hurt's version and a bunch of other people's versions, and I thought, 'These guys all wrote their own versions of this song; why couldn't I do my own version?'" -- Dan Auerbach



The Black Keys
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43. Ω Blind Jesse Harris — Stagolee — 1940


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44. Ω Blind Pete & Partner — Stagolee — 1934


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45. Ω The Blue Aeroplanes — Stagger Lee — 2007


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