Sam Myers - late 20th Century
from Sam Myers: The Blues is My Story, pages 119-120:
[... A]s long as there is music, there's gonna be a way that somebody is going to try to connive and downgrade you in what you're doing. If I had thought about doing back then what I have in mind to do now, "Sleeping in the Ground" would never have appeared on records done by a whole lot of people that are doing great for themselves, but I'm not getting a dime.
There are a lot of musicians who have released that song, and the only thing I ever got from it was a name as the writer of that song. It's all right to have a name, but where could you spend that at?
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Jeff Horton and Sam Myers, Sam Myers: The Blues is My Story (City of Jackson, 2006), p. 119-120. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1432900012898 accessed: 3 December, 2022
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'Sleeping in the Ground'
written by Sam Myers
|performed by Eric Clapton, Robert Cray|
|Date/Time||late 20th Century|