Drop Down Mama

Composer: Traditional

Grateful Dead

No Grateful Dead recordings.


no info Legend of Sleepy John Estes, Sleepy John Estes, 1961
no info Sleepy Man Blues, Geoff Muldaur, 1963
no info Country Blues, John Hammond, 1964
no info Brownsville Blues, Sleepy John Estes, 1965
no info Drop Down Mama, Various Artists (David "Honeyboy" Edwards), 1970
no info Tom Rush, Tom Rush, 1970
no info Can't Beat the Kid, John Hammond, 1975
no info Best of Tom Rush, Tom Rush, 1975
no info White Windows, David "Honeyboy" Edwards, 1988
no info Oh Yes I Can, David Crosby, 1989
no info Best of John Hammond, John Hammond, 1989
no info Complete Works, Vol. 1 (1929-1937), Sleepy John Estes, 1990
info Blues, Songs and Ballads, Tom Rush, 1990
no info Sleepy John Estes 1929-1940 - I Ain't Gonna Be Worried No More, Sleepy John Estes, 1992
no info John Hammond Live, John Hammond, 1992
info Sounds of the South, Various Artists (Mississippi Fred McDowell), 1993
no info Good Morning Little Schoolgirl, Mississippi Fred McDowell, 1994
no info I Do Not Play No Rock 'n' Roll - Complete Sessions, Mississippi Fred McDowell, 1995
no info Trouble Monkey, Lloyd Jones, 1995
no info Old Rock N Roller, Greg Taylor, 1996
no info Vintage, Spencer Bohren, 1996
no info Hit It and Quit It, Curtis Salgado, 1997
no info Someday Baby, Sleepy John Estes, 1997
info Tom Rush/Wrong End of the Rainbow, Tom Rush, 1997
no info Knights of the Blues Table, Various Artists (Tony McPhee), 1997
info Across the River, Marley's Ghost, 1998
no info Devil in the Woodpile, The Essential Recordings of Blues Harmonica, Various Artists (Sleepy John Estes), 199?
info Password, Geoff Muldaur, 2000
info Washington Square Memoirs: The Great Urban Folk Boom, 1950-1970, Various Artists (John Hammond), 2001
no info The Roots of Led Zeppelin, Various Artists (Sleepy John Estes), 2009


Authorship uncertain. Often credited to Sleepy John Estes. But BMI and HFA have a number of different performers registered as writers of the song which suggest it is in the public domain.