Lonesome Traveller (Lee Hays song)

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Lonesome Traveller is a 1950 skiffle song written by Lee Hays and recorded by Pete Seeger and The Weavers in that year. The lyrics begin "I'm just a lonely and a lonesome traveller.."[1]

Versions[edit]

  • Lonnie Donegan - Lonesome Traveller / Times Are Getting Hard Boys - Metronome 1958
  • The Limeliters 1960 debut album, The Limeliters, on Elektra Records. They also did live versions on their albums The London Concert (1963), Reunion (1973), The Chicago Tapes (1976, released in 2001), Alive! In Concert (1985), Harmony (1987) and The Limeliters (Live) - An Evening With The Chad Mitchell Trio: Live At The Birchmere (1995).
  • The Countrymen - Winter Rushes On / Lonesome Traveller - Piccadilly
  • Trini Lopez - Kansas City / Lonesome Traveller Reprise 1963
  • Charles Blackwell - Lover And His Lass / Lonesome Traveller - Triumph 1960
  • The Tarriers - Lonesome Traveller / East Virginia - London 1958
  • The Five Dallas Boys - Big Man / Lonesome Traveller - Columbia
  • Joe And Eddie - There's A Meetin' Here Tonight / Lonesome Traveller - Vocalion 1964
  • Marianne Faithfull
  • Paperboys

References[edit]

  1. ^ Doris Willens, Lonesome Traveller: A Biography of Lee Hays 1988