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Winin Boy Blues

Composer: Traditional

Grateful Dead

No Grateful Dead recordings.

Others

no info Library Of Congress Recordings Vols 2, Jelly Roll Morton, 1938
info Sings Ballads, Blues And A Spiritual, Dave Van Ronk, 1959
info Gambler's Blues, Dave Van Ronk, 1965
no info Hodes' Art, Art Hodes, 1968
Black Mountain Blues, Dave Van Ronk, 1968>br> info Hot Tuna, Hot Tuna, 1970
info Hoppkorv, Hot Tuna, 1976
no info Double Time, Leon Redbone, 1977
info Double Dose, Hot Tuna, 1978
no info The Complete Jelly Roll Morton Vols. 7 and 8, Jelly Roll Morton, 1986
no info The Bluebird Sessions 1932-1943, Sidney Bechet, 1989
no info New Orleans Joys 88's, Butch Thompson, 1989
info The Folkways Years 1959-1961, Dave Van Ronk, 1991
info Live At Sweetwater, Hot Tuna, 1992
no info Creole Belles, New Orleans Ragtime Orchestra, 1994
info Try Me One More Time, David Bromberg, 2007
info Relix Collection, Jorma Kaukonen, 2009
info Live At New Orleans House 09/69, Hot Tuna, 2010
info Setlist: The Very Best of Hot Tuna Live, Hot Tuna, 2011
info Original Album Classics, Hot Tuna, 2012

Notes

Performed by the Grateful Dead. Also played by Garcia/Weir/Lesh/Hart 1/17/78 Chicago Acoustic Show with lead vocals by Weir and by Garcia, Bob Weir, Phil Lesh, David Crosby and John Cipollina at a studio session in Novato on August 21, 1971.

Writing credits are often given as Jelly Roll Morton.

"Winin' Boy" is a sexual reference indicating the sexual prowess of the boy/singer. Released versions of the song are usual fairly restrained. Morton however recorded versions of the song for the Library of Congress that were far from restrained.