Tom Dooley" is a North Carolina folk song based on the 1866 murder of a woman named Laura Foster in Wilkes County, North Carolina, allegedly by Tom Dula. The song is best known today because of a hit version recorded in 1958 by The Kingston Trio Frank Proffitt sings the song on "Newport Folk Festival 1964: The Evening Concerts, Volume 1", Vanguard Records, 1964. The Hiltonaires recorded a Mento (Jamaican folk) version of the song in 1965 for legendary Jamaican record label 'Studio One', released on their album Ska-Motion In Ska-lip-so in 1966.
Tom Dooley" is a North Carolina folk song based on the 1866 murder of a woman named Laura Foster in Wilkes County, North Carolina, allegedly by Tom Dula.
The song is best known today because of a hit version recorded in 1958 by The Kingston Trio. The pronunciation of a final "a" like "y" is an old feature in Appalachian speech, as in the term " Grand Ole Opry ". The confusion was compounded by the fact that Dr. Tom Dooley, an American physician known for international humanitarian work, was at the height of his fame in 1958, when the Kingston Trio version became a major hit. Recordings. Several notable recordings have been made
This song is by The Tarriers and appears on the album The Tarriers (1957). This song is a cover of "Tom Dooley" by Grayson & Whitter. Hang your head, Tom DooleyHang your head and cryYou killed poor Laurie FosterAnd you know you're bound to dieYou left her by the roadsideWhere you begged to be excusedYou left her by the roadsideThen you hid her clothes and shoes. Hang your head, Tom DooleyHang your head and cryYou killed poor Laurie FosterAnd you know you're bound to die.
Macabre - Tom Dooley Lyrics : Throughout history, there's been many songs written about different killers. Tomorrow morning at sunrise, Tom . .
Explore Tom Dooley, a song first recorded by Kenny Arnott. English Deutsch Español Français Italiano 日本語 Português (Brasil) Русский. Tracks" is currently in Beta.
Tom Tom Club is the first album by Tom Tom Club, released in 1981, containing the UK hit singles "Wordy Rappinghood", which reached No. 7 in June 1981; "Genius of Love", which reached No. 65 in October of the same year; and "Under the Boardwalk", which reached No. 22 in August 1982. When released in the United States, "Genius of Love" peaked at No. 31 on the Billboard Hot 100. Both "Wordy Rappinghood" and "Genius of Love" topped the US dance chart.
Tom Dooley (American football). Robert Thomas "Tom" Dooley Jr. (September 15, 1934 – May 9, 2018) was an American football official for 32 years with 14 of those years in the National Football League (NFL) from 1978 to 1992 as a line judge and referee. Dooley was assigned Super Bowl XV in 1981 as a line judge
The first hit for the Kingston Trio, this song is about Tom Dula (pronounced Dooley) who was a real person. He was a gifted fiddle player and enjoyed the company of ladies. During the Civil War he served the Confederacy as a musician and was captured near the end of the war and held as a prisoner of war. After he was released he returned to his life and his relationship with Ann Melton and other women including Ann's cousin Laura Foster. On the day that he and Laura were to be married she disappeared and was found weeks later in a shallow grave. She had been stabbed in the heart.
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Written-By – Simon Sint, Trad.*
|B||Mijn Groot Geluk (My Happiness)
Written-By – B. Peterson*, B. Bergantine*, J. Bulterman*
- Orchestra – Orkest o.l.v. Tom Erich