Zebra Dun
Composer: Traditional

Performed by the New Riders Of The Purple Sage.

An early form of this song dates back to the 1890's. This song was published, with the title Educated Feller, in 1908. A longer version of the song was then published with the title Zebra Dun by John Lomax in Cowboy Songs and Other Frontier Ballads. Recorded by Jules Allen ("The Singing Cowboy") in 1928 - uncertain of first release date.

New Riders of the Purple Sage

info Dawn of the New Riders of the Purple Sage, New Riders of the Purple Sage, 2020

Other recordings

This list is not intended to be comprehensive.

no info Single (Zebra Dun / The Gal I Left Behind Me), Jules Allen, 1929
no info Single (Zebra Dun / Jack O' Diamonds), Jules Allen, 1929
no info Home On The Range, Frank Luther, 1937
no info Cowboy Songs, Ballads and Cattle Calls from Texas, J. M. Waddell, 1952?
no info Folksongs and Ballads of Kansas, Joan O'Bryant, 1957
no info Cisco Sings, Cisco Houston, 1958
no info Songs Of The Golden West, Slim Clark, 1960
info The Folk Box, Various Artists (Cisco Houston), 1964
no info Authentic Cowboys and Their Western Folksongs, Various Artists (Jules Allen), 1965
no info Sings American Folk Songs, Cisco Houston, 1968
no info Jules Allen The Texas Cowboy, Jules Allen, 1971
no info Songs Of The Chisholm Trail, Brownie McNeil, 1973
no info Cowboy Songs, Various Artists (Glen Ohrlin), 1974
no info Cowboy Songs, Various Artists (Mark Ross), 1976
no info Cowboy Songs, Various Artists (Frances Roberts), 197?
no info Come and Keep Me Company, Dwayne Thorpe, 1981
no info Cowboy Songs from Folkways, Various Artists (Ray Reed), 1991
no info The Folkways Years 1944-1961, Cisco Houston, 1994
no info Banjo Pickin' Girl, Lesley Schatz, 1994
no info Bard & The Balladeer: Live From Cowtown, Waddie Mitchell/Don Edwards, 1994
no info Saddle Songs, Vol. 1 & 2, Don Edwards, 1997
no info Let Er Buck: 25 Authentic Cowboy Songs, Various Artists (Jules Allen), 1999
no info Cowboy Songs: The Crooked Trail, Slim Critchlow, 1999
no info Library of Congress Collection, Vol. 1, Various Artists (J.M. Waddell), 1999
no info Have I Stayed Away Too Long, Tex Ritter, 2003
no info Singin' Yodelin' Guitar Pickin' Cowboy Songs, Yodeling Slim Clark, 2012

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