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Great versions of “See That My Grave Is Kept Clean” (videos)


Along with “Matchbox”, “See That My Grave Is Kept Clean” is Blind Lemon Jefferson’s best known song. This is a day to remember & listen to BLJ, but also to his songs interpreted by others.


“See That My Grave Is Kept Clean”
Single by Blind Lemon Jefferson
B-side “Where Shall I Be”
Released 1927
Format 10″ 78 rpm record
Recorded October 1927
Genre Blues
Length 2:54
Label Paramount (Cat. no. 12585)
Writer(s) Blind Lemon Jefferson


Here are BLJ & some fine versions of by other artists.

Blind Lemon Jefferson:

Bob Dylan – from his debut album:

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Today: Steve Wynn is 53

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There’s a game they play in the summertime
There’s a game they play when it’s hot outside
And I wonder why
They left me here in Merrittville
~From the song “Merritville” (Dream Syndicate)

You want to take a glass a water, turn the water into wine
Don’t call it a miracle, it happens all the time
You missed the part where the heavens start to bend?
Wait a couple minutes, it’ll happen again
~Here come the Miracles (Steve Wynn)


Steve Wynn & The Miracle 3 – Amphetamine (Live on KEXP):

Steve Wynn (born February 21, 1960) is a songwriter based in New York (born in California). He led the band the Dream Syndicate from 1981 to 1989 and afterward began a solo career.

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The Days Of Wine And Roses – La Edad de Oro – Madrid October 9, 1984:

Album of the day:

Kerosene Man (1990)


Other Feb 21:

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