Little Red Rooster

Composer: Traditional / Willie Dixon

Grateful Dead

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As The Red Rooster
no info Single, (Chess 1804), Howlin' Wolf, 1961
info Howlin' Wolf, Howlin' Wolf, 1962
no info Single (Goin' To The River/Little Red Rooster), Ronnie Hawkins, 1965
no info Carla, Carla Thomas, 1966
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As Little Red Rooster
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Title is sometimes The Red Rooster or The Little Red Rooster.

The Little Red Rooster that the Dead performed was first recorded by Howlin' Wolf at the Chess Studios in Chicago during June 1961 and released as The Red Rooster.

However this was based on an earlier family of Red Rooster songs.