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composer: [traditional] (Special Purpose Artist)
lyricist: [traditional] (Special Purpose Artist)
publisher: Lodlow Music
part of: Roud Folk Song Index (number: 11681)
IMDb: http://mudcat.org/@displaysong.cfm?SongID=2367 [info]
SecondHandSongs: http://www.secondhandsongs.com/work/7842 [info]
Songfacts: http://www.songfacts.com/detail.php?id=470 [info]
Wikidata: Q2511971 [info]
lyrics page: http://genius.com/Lead-belly-goodnight-irene-lyrics [info]
http://lyrics.wikia.com/Lead_Belly:Irene_(Goodnight_Irene) [info]
is the basis for: Goodnight, Irene (Raffi adaptation)
Roll on Columbia
later translated versions: Bonsoir Lily
Des filles et des garçons (Good Night Irene)

Recordings

Date Title Attributes Artist Length
performance
1933 Irene Goodnight Lead Belly 1:54
1934-07-01 (Goodnight) Irene Huddie Ledbetter 4:41
1934-07-01 Irene Lead Belly 4:53
1935-01-21 Irene Lead Belly 3:04
1943-08 Irene Lead Belly 1:57
1943-08 Irene Lead Belly 1:53
1943 (Good Night) Irene (SC-261- -Mdc 1151) Lead Belly 2:40
1943 (Good Night) Irene (take 1) (SC-261-1-Atl 917) Lead Belly 2:25
1944-10-11 Irene (Goodnight Irene) (413-3A-Cap 40130) Lead Belly 2:55
1945-02-15 Irene, Goodnight (Fw 7533) Lead Belly 1:26
1947-02 Irene, Good Night (Fw LP-4) Lead Belly 1:54
1948-11-21 Goodnight Irene live Lead Belly 0:24
1948-11-21 Goodnight Irene live Lead Belly 2:26
1950-05-26 Goodnight Irene The Weavers 3:22
1955-12-24 Goodnight Irene live The Weavers 4:02
1958-04-04 Goodnight Irene (master) Jerry Lee Lewis 2:54
1958 Goodnight Irene (album Version) cover Les Paul & Mary Ford 2:22
1963-05-02 – 1963-05-03 Goodnight Irene live The Weavers 4:09
1964-06 Goodnight Irene (LP master) Little Richard 2:40
1988-09-15 Goodnight Irene live Van Morrison & The Chieftains 4:51
1998-11-20 – 1998-11-21 Goodnight Irene live Van Morrison, Lonnie Donegan & Chris Barber 2:46
1999-04-12 Goodnight Irene (live, 1999-04-12: Ryman Auditorium, Nashville, TN, USA) live Emmylou Harris 5:08
2001-02-19 Goodnight Irene Odetta 5:02
2006-09 Goodnight Irene (live, circa 2006-09) live Jerry Lee Lewis with Merle Haggard 2:46
(Goodnight) Irene Lead Belly ?:??
Good Night Irene James Booker 5:42
Good Night Irene The Lunenberg Travelers, Sonny Terry, Brownie McGhee, Pete Seeger & Arlo Guthrie 3:40
Good Night Irene Lead Belly 2:37
Good Night Irene Lead Belly 2:39
Good Night Irene Lead Belly 2:53
Good Night Irene Lead Belly 2:41
Good Night Irene Lead Belly 2:42
Good Night Irene Lead Belly 2:33
Good Night Irene live The Lunenberg Travelers, Sonny Terry, Brownie McGhee, Pete Seeger & Arlo Guthrie 3:40
Good Night Irene Johnny Cash 2:41
Goodnight Irene Weavermania 4:08
Goodnight Irene Van Morrison ?:??
Goodnight Irene Pete Seeger 3:41
Goodnight Irene Pete Seeger 3:19
Goodnight Irene live Pete Seeger 5:00
Goodnight Irene live Arlo Guthrie & Pete Seeger ?:??
Goodnight Irene Pete Seeger 4:04
Goodnight Irene Pete Seeger 3:43
Goodnight Irene cover Jimmy Buffett 4:30
Goodnight Irene Jim Reeves 2:50
Goodnight Irene Nat King Cole 3:12
Goodnight Irene Nat King Cole 3:09
Goodnight Irene Nat King Cole 3:09
Goodnight Irene Nat King Cole 3:11
Goodnight Irene Nat King Cole 3:10
Goodnight Irene cover Band From TV 4:28
Goodnight Irene (album Version) Les Paul & Mary Ford 2:22
Goodnight Irene (live; The Howard Stern Show: New York, NY, USA) cover and live James Taylor & Joe Walsh 2:47
Goodnight Irene cover and instrumental The Toy Dolls 0:29
Goodnight Irene Frank Sinatra 2:48
Goodnight Irene (take named (4) on BCD 17254) Jerry Lee Lewis 3:05
Goodnight Irene (undubbed master) Jerry Lee Lewis 2:56
Goodnight Irene Ernest Tubb & Red Foley 3:02
Goodnight Irene Donner Party 3:27
Goodnight Irene Lead Belly 2:35
Goodnight Irene Lead Belly 2:38
Goodnight Irene Lead Belly 1:53
Goodnight Irene Ry Cooder & David Lindley ?:??
Goodnight Irene Ry Cooder 4:33
Goodnight Irene Lead Belly 2:34
Goodnight Irene Lead Belly 2:39
Goodnight Irene Lead Belly 1:56
Goodnight Irene Lead Belly 1:50
Goodnight Irene Lead Belly 1:57
Goodnight Irene Lead Belly 2:39
Goodnight Irene Johnny Cash 2:41
Goodnight Irene Johnny Cash 2:41
Goodnight Irene Johnny Cash 2:40
Goodnight Irene Johnny Cash 2:41
Goodnight Irene Johnny Cash 2:40
Goodnight Irene Johnny Cash 2:39
Goodnight Irene Johnny Cash 2:37
Goodnight Irene Gordon Jenkins & The Weavers 3:23
Goodnight Irene The Weavers 3:40
Goodnight Irene The Weavers ?:??
Goodnight Irene The Weavers 3:24
Goodnight Irene (recorded with Charter Records, ca. pre-1950) The Weavers 2:35
Goodnight Irene The Weavers 3:22
Goodnight Irene The Weavers 3:20
Goodnight Irene The Weavers 3:24
Goodnight Irene (1975 rerecording) Jerry Lee Lewis 3:43
Goodnight Irene The Weavers 4:18
Goodnight Irene Bill Frisell 3:56
Goodnight Irene Robert Cage 3:33
Goodnight Irene cover Brian Wilson 2:39
Goodnight Irene Mississippi John Hurt 2:25
Goodnight Irene Tom Waits 4:48
Goodnight Irene Eric Clapton 4:23
Goodnight Irene Robert Mandell, His Chorus & Orchestra 3:11
Goodnight Irene cover Rolf Harris 3:10
Goodnight Irene Ernest Tubb with Red Foley 3:01
Goodnight Irene Nat King Cole 3:11
Goodnight Irene Red Foley and Ernest Tubb 3:01
Goodnight Irene The Weavers 3:02
Goodnight Irene The Weavers 3:23
Goodnight Irene Lead Belly 1:52
Goodnight Irene Thorbjørn Risager & Emil Balsgaard 4:28
Goodnight Irene cover Michelle Shocked 2:25
Goodnight Irene Lead Belly 2:41
Goodnight Irene Lead Belly 2:52
Goodnight Irene Lead Belly 2:46
Goodnight Irene Lead Belly 1:54
Goodnight Irene Lead Belly 1:51
Goodnight Irene Lead Belly 1:50
Goodnight Irene Lead Belly 2:39
Goodnight Irene Lead Belly 2:54
Goodnight Irene Leadbeally 1:53
Goodnight Irene Lead Belly 2:27
Goodnight Irene Lead Belly 2:35
Goodnight Irene Lead Belly 1:53
Goodnight Irene Lead Belly 1:51
Goodnight Irene Lead Belly 2:33
Goodnight Irene Lead Belly 2:39
Goodnight Irene Lead Belly 2:35
Goodnight Irene Lead Belly 2:35
Goodnight Irene Lead Belly 2:41
Goodnight Irene The Weavers 3:06
Goodnight Irene The Weavers 3:27
Goodnight Irene The Weavers 3:57
Goodnight Irene The Weavers 3:48
Goodnight Irene The Weavers ?:??
Goodnight Irene The Weavers 3:20
Goodnight Irene The Weavers 3:21
Goodnight Irene The Weavers 3:23
Goodnight Irene The Weavers 3:53
Goodnight Irene Gordon Jenkins & His Orchestra & The Weavers 3:23
Goodnight Irene Gordon Jenkins & His Orchestra & The Weavers 3:23
Goodnight Irene Johnny Cash 2:40
Goodnight Irene Johnny Cash 2:41
Goodnight Irene Johnny Cash 2:45
Goodnight Irene Johnny Cash 2:43
Goodnight Irene Johnny Cash 2:39
Goodnight Irene Johnny Cash 2:43
Goodnight Irene Johnny Cash 2:40
Goodnight Irene Johnny Cash ?:??
Goodnight Irene Johnny Cash 2:41
Goodnight Irene Johnny Cash 2:43
Goodnight Irene Johnny Cash 2:38
Goodnight Irene Johnny Cash 2:40
Goodnight Irene (alternate version) Johnny Cash 2:41
Goodnight Irene (alternate) Johnny Cash 2:41
Goodnight Irene (live) cover and live Michelle Shocked 3:13
Goodnight Irene (live) live Donner Party 4:13
Goodnight Irene (undubbed version) Johnny Cash 2:40
Goodnight, Irene Lead Belly 2:34
Goodnight, Irene Pete Seeger 3:44
Goodnight, Irene Eric Bibb & JJ Milteau 3:39
Goodnight, Irene Mitch Miller And The Gang ?:??
Goodnight, Irene Lead Belly 2:53
Goodnight, Irene Johnny Cash ?:??
Goodnight, Irene Pete Seeger 2:18
Goodnight, Irene (single version) Gordon Jenkins & His Orchestra feat. The Weavers 3:21
Irene Lead Belly 2:49
Irene Lead Belly 2:54
Irene Lead Belly 1:53
Irene Lead Belly 2:11
Irene Lead Belly 4:42
Irene Lead Belly 1:50
Irene Lead Belly 2:44
Irene Lead Belly 2:18
Irene Lead Belly 1:22
Irene (Good Night, Irene) (1) Lead Belly 2:57
Irene (Good Night, Irene) (2) Lead Belly 1:42
Irene (Goodnight Irene) Lead Belly 2:54
Irene (Goodnight Irene) Lead Belly 2:56
Irene Goodnight Lead Belly 3:39
Irene Goodnight Lead Belly 3:37
Irene Goodnight Lead Belly 3:39
Irene Goodnight Lead Belly 3:06
Irene Goodnight (Goodnight Irene) Lead Belly (Huddie Ledbetter) 4:38
Pout Pourri: Goodnight Irene / Manuel / Brick House / You And I / Ladies Night / Solução / Fechamento live and medley Ed Motta 18:48
Stung / [silence] / Good Night Irene cover Deer Tick 11:02