- Jan 19, 2010
I love music trivia ... thanks...Fun fact: Bing Crosby re- recorded and released White Christmas in 1947 because the original 1942 master was worn out, AND more importantly, he had re-negotiated his contract.
Here is something I recently learned, the Nirvana song "where did you sleep last night" was a cover of Ledbelly's "In the pines" (That part I already knew) but Ledbelly was covering a much older song that was a combination of two older folk songs "Black Girl" and "Longest Train"... and early recordings date back to the 1870 on wax cylinders. I've included Ledbelly's, Nirvana's and Monroe's
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