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Good Morning Little Schoolgirl
Sonny Boy Williamson

Good Morning Little Schoolgirl was performed fairly regularly by the Grateful Dead between 1966 and 1970. The song was next played in 1987 with Santana guesting. It returned to the repertoire again a handful of times in the 1990's. The song was also performed by Furthur, the Dead, the Other Ones, Ratdog, Phil Lesh & Friends and the Valentines.

The song was first recorded by Sonny Boy Williamson (John Lee Williamson) in May 1937. Williamson is usually credited as the writer. Early recordings have the title Good Morning, School Girl. Some recordings use the title Little School Girl.

Note that there is a different song with the Good Morning Little Schoolgirl title. This was originally recorded by Don and Bob and covered by others including the Yardbirds. Recordings of this song are not included on the list below.



Recordings

This list is not intended to be comprehensive.

no info Single (Good Morning, School Girl / Sugar Mama Blues), Sonny Boy Williamson, 1937
no info The Country Blues of, John Lee Hooker, 1959
no info Piney Woods Blues, Big Joe Williams, 1960
no info Sings the Blues, Smokey Hogg, 1961
no info Walkin' This Road By Myself, Lightnin' Hopkins, 1962
no info How Long Blues, John Lee Hooker, 1963
no info Pickin' The City Blues, Mitch Greenhill, 1963
no info Single (Good Morning Little Schoolgirl / I'm Gonna Move To The Outskirts Of Town), Rod Stewart, 1964
no info Folk Singer, Muddy Waters, 1964
no info Hoodoo Man Blues, Junior Wells, 1965
no info Ian & The Zodiacs, Ian & The Zodiacs, 1965
no info Call the Doctor, Doctor Ross, 1965
no info Live and On The Move, James Cotton, 1966
no info What's Shakin', Various Artists (Paul Butterfield Blues Band), 1966
info Live at the Fillmore Auditorium, Chuck Berry, 1967
no info Whatever Happened To Those Good Old Days..., Jim Kweskin, 1968
no info Giant Step, Taj Mahal, 1969
no info I Do Not Play No Rock and Roll, Fred McDowell, 1969
no info In London Volume Two, Mississippi Fred McDowell, 1969
no info Sssh, Ten Years After, 1969
no info Little Woman You're So Sweet, Shakey Vick, 1969
no info Groupies Soundtrack, Various Artists (Ten Years After), 1970
no info Johnny Winter, Johnny Winter, 1971
no info Live Johnny Winter And, 1971
no info Live At Montreux, Doctor Ross, 1972
no info Done Some Travelin', Frank Edwards, 1972
info Keep Your Lamp Trimmed And Burning, Fred McDowell, 1973
no info Recorded Live, Ten Years After, 1973
no info I'm Ready, Muddy Waters, 1978
no info I Wish You Would, Jack Knife, 1979
info Somethin' Else Again!, Various Artists (Johnny Winter), 197?
no info Rare Blues, Various Artists (Doctor Ross), 1980
no info Crossroads: White Blues in the 1960's, Various Artists (Paul Butterfield Blues Band), 1984
no info Sings Big Bill Broonzy/Folk Singer, Muddy Waters, 1986
info Slow Train, Savoy Brown, 1986
no info Universal, Ten Years After, 1987
no info Blues In My Bottle/Walkin' This Road by Myself, Lightnin' Hopkins, 1988
no info Storyteller: The Complete Anthology 1964-1990, Rod Stewart, 1989
no info The Speciality Box Set, Little Richard, 1989
info Relix Sampler 2, Various Artists, 1989
info Rock Heroes, Various Artists (Ten Years After), 198?
info The Chess Box, Muddy Waters, 1990
no info Complete Prestige/Bluesville Recordings, Lightnin' Hopkins, 1991
no info Essential, Ten Years After, 1991
no info Luke and the Locomotives, Robert Lucas, 1991
no info Born to Be Wild: A Retrospective, Steppenwolf, 1991
no info The RCA Records Label: The First Note in Black Music, Various Artists (Sonny Boy Williamson), 1992
no info Chicago Blues Bash, Various Artists (Buddy Guy / Junior Wells), 1992
no info Train I Ride, Mississippi Fred McDowell, 1993
info Live At Sweetwater 2, Hot Tuna, 1993
info Too Long In Exile, Van Morrison, 1993
no info Muddy Water Blues: A Tribute to Muddy Waters, Paul Rodgers, 1993
no info Bluesmen, Cephas & Wiggins, 1993
no info The Best of John Kay: Tighten Up Your Wig, John Kay and Sparrow, 1993
no info The Blues: A Smithsonian Collection of Classic Blues Singers, Various Artists (Sonny Boy Williamson), 1993
no info Feelin' the Blues, Various Artists (Muddy Waters), 1993
no info What's Shakin', Various Artists (Paul Butterfield Blues Band), 1993
info Complete Recorded Works, Vol. 1 1937-1938, Sonny Boy Williamson, 1994
no info Good Morning Little Schoolgirl, Mississippi Fred McDowell, 1994
info Relix Bay Rock Shop #6: Hot Tuna Special No. 1, Hot Tuna, 1994
no info The Rising Sun Collection, Taj Mahal, 1994
no info Love Like a Man, Ten Years After, 1994
info A Night in San Francisco, Van Morrison, 1994
no info A Rock N' Roll Collection, Johnny Winter, 1994
no info Lock Up Your Mothers, Billy Thorpe & The Aztecs, 1994
no info Live: Bag Full of Boogie, Blues 'N' Trouble, 1994
no info Four Chords & Several Years Ago, Huey Lewis & the News, 1994
no info Charly Blues Masterworks (Box Set), Various Artists (Sonny Boy Willimson), 1994
no info Sugar Mama, Sonny Boy Williamson, 1995
no info Mississippi Fred McDowell, Mississippi Fred McDowell, 1995
no info The Original Lost Elektra Sessions, The Paul Butterfield Blues Band, 1995
no info Pop Inside the '60s: 1963-1967, Various Artists (Rod Stewart), 1995
no info Mojo Workin': The Best of Ace Blues, Various Artists (Smokey Hogg), 1995
no info Nothing But the Blues, Sonny Boy Williamson, 1996
no info The Bluebird Recordings 1937-1938, Sonny Boy Williamson, 1996
no info Live in Vienna, Alvin Lee, 1996
no info Old Blue Eye Is Back, Sy Klopps Blues Band, 1996
no info Steeped in the Blues Tradition, Various Artists (Mississippi Fred McDowell), 1996
no info The First Recordings, Mississippi Fred McDowell, 1997
no info His Best: 1956 to 1964, Muddy Waters, 1997
no info Hard Again/I'm Ready/King Bee, Muddy Waters, 1997
no info King of the Electric Blues, Muddy Waters, 1997
no info Ssssh/Cricklewood Green, Ten Years After, 1997
no info Lie to Me, Jonny Lang, 1997
no info Johnny Winter/Second Winter/Captured Live!, Johnny Winter, 1997
no info Essential Blues Harmonica, Various Artists (Sonny Boy Williamson), 1997
no info The Best of the Blues Tradition, Vol. 1, Various Artists (Mississippi Fred McDowell), 1997
info Relix Best Of The Blues Vol 1, Various Artists (Jorma Kaukonen), 1997
info Rock Festival, Various Artists (Johnny Winter), 1997
no info On the Road Again: Country Blues 1969-1974, Various Artists (Lattie Murrell), 1997
no info The Masters, Sonny Boy Williamson, 1998
no info The Real Blues, Taj Mahal, 1998
no info These Are My Blues, Big Joe Williams, 1998
no info Out of the Madness, The Derek Trucks Band, 1998
no info Beefsteak Blues, James "Son" Thomas, 1998
no info Tappin' That Thing, Hammie Nixon, 1998
no info Ready, James Wheeler, 1998
no info Premium Gold Collection, Ten Years After, 1998
no info Devil in a Woodpile, Devil in a Woodpile, 1998
no info I Want to Boogie, Eddie Cusic, 1998
no info Indigo Blues, Vol. 3, Various Artists (Sonny Boy Williamson), 1998
info Dead Delites, Vol. 1, Various Artists (Tom Constanten), 1998
no info Dead Delites, Vol. 1, Various Artists (Kim Simmons), 1998
no info The R&B Scene, Various Artists (Rod Stewart), 1998
no info Takoma Blues, Various Artists (John Lee Granderson), 1998
no info Shotgun Blues, Sonny Boy Williamson, 1999
no info Straight Blues, Lightnin' Hopkins, 1999
info Oh Yeah! Live At The Tremont, The Blotter Boys, 1999
info Dark Road, Cathy Lemons, 1999
no info They Call Me the Cat Daddy, Sonny Rodgers, 1999
no info Essential Blues Greats, Various Artists (Sonny Boy Williamson), 1999
no info Whole Lotta Blues: Legends of Texas Blues, Various Artists (Johnny Winter), 1999
no info Home of the Blues, Various Artists (Jonny Lang), 1999
no info Sonny Boy Williamson Vol. 1, 1937-1938, Sonny Boy Williamson, 199?
no info Devil in the Woodpile, The Essential Recordings of Blues Harmonica, Various Artists (Sonny Boy Williamson), 199?
no info Shake the Boogie, Sonny Boy Williamson, 2000
no info Bring Another Half Pint, Sonny Boy Williamson, 2000
no info Live at the Gaslight, Mississippi Fred McDowell, 2000
no info The Best of, Ten Years After, 2000
no info Shepherd of the City Blues, Mitch Greenhill, 2000
no info American Pop: An Audio History, Various Artists (Sonny Boy Williamson), 2000
no info Nothing But the Blues, Various Artists (Sonny Boy Williamson), 2000
no info The Roots of Taj Mahal, Various Artists (Sonny Boy Williamson), 2000
no info New Millennium Blues Party, Various Artists (Jonny Lang), 2000
no info The Anthology: 1947-1972, Muddy Waters, 2001
no info The Best of, Mississippi Fred McDowell, 2001
no info Deep Ellum Rambler, Smokey Hogg, 2001
no info A Tribute to Paul Butterfield, Robben Ford, 2001
no info Live at the Fillmore East 1970, Ten Years After, 2001
no info Very Best Album Ever, Ten Years After, 2001
no info 1994/Live in Vienna, Alvin Lee, 2001
no info Roots of Rock, Various Artists (Sonny Boy Williamson), 2001
info The Roots Of The Grateful Dead & Jerry Garcia, Various Artists (Sonny Boy Williamson), 2001
no info A Century of Blues: Celebrating 100 Years of Great Blues, Various Artists (Mississippi Fred McDowell), 2001
no info Pure Blues, Various Artists (Jonny Lang), 2001
no info Broken Hearted Blues, Sonny Boy Williamson, 2002
no info One More Mile, James Cotton, 2002
no info The Anthology 1967-1971, Ten Years After, 2002
info When the Sun Goes Down: The Secret History of Rock, Various Artists (Sonny Boy Williamson), 2002
no info It's All About the Blues, Various Artists (Smokey Hogg), 2002
no info Preachin' the Blues: The Music of Mississippi Fred McDowell, Various Artists (Scott Holt), 2002
no info A Salute to the Delta Blues Masters, Various Artists (Scott Holt), 2002
no info Bluebird Blues, Sonny Boy Williamson, 2003
no info Blue Lightnin: The Jewel Sessions 1965-1969, Lightnin' Hopkins, 2003
no info Got My Mojo Workin', The James Cotton Band, 2003
no info Cryin' the Blues, Davis Coen, 2003
no info The Collection, Steppenwolf, 2003
no info Bolt of Lightning, The Jets, 2003
no info Martin Scorsese Presents the Blues, Various Artists (Sonny Boy Williamson), 2003
no info Century of the Blues: The Definitve Country Blues Collection, Various Artists (Sonny Boy Williamson), 2003
no info Blues Had a Baby: And Its Name Was Rock & Roll, Various Artists (Mississippi Fred McDowell), 2003
no info The Blues from Memphis to the Mississippi Delta, Various Artists (Mississippi Fred McDowell), 2003
no info I Heard It on NPR: Shake These Blues, Various Artists (Mississippi Fred McDowell), 2003
no info The Modern Records Blues Story, Various Artists (Smokey Hogg), 2003
no info Good Morning Little Schoolgirl, Sonny Boy Williamson, 2004
no info The Best of, Lightnin' Hopkins, 2004
no info Center Stage, The Ford Brothers, 2004
info One Way Out, The Allman Brothers Band, 2004
no info Johnny Winter And/Live Johnny Winter And, 2004
no info Sugar Mama Blues, Taj Mahal, 2004
no info Extended Versions, The James Cotton Band, 2004
no info The Old Ace: Mississippi Blues & Religious Songs, Babe Stovall, 2004
no info Blues Highway, Warner Williams & Jay Summerour, 2004
no info Siggi Schwarz & the Electricguitar Legends, Vol. 1, 2004
no info Keepin' It Real, Rod Piazza & The Mighty Flyers, 2004
no info Beginner's Guide to American Roots, Various Artists (Mississippi Fred McDowell), 2004
no info 32 Steamin' Blues Track, Various Artists (Sonny Boy Williamson), 2004
no info The Original Sonny Boy, Sonny Boy Williamson, 2005
no info The Collection: Hard Again/I'm Ready/King Bee, Muddy Waters, 2005
no info Prestige Profiles, Vol. 8, Lightnin' Hopkins, 2005
no info Tickle My Toes, The Vipers, 2005
no info American Made World Played, Les Paul, 2005
no info Georgia Country Blues, Frank Edwards, 2005
no info Roadworks, Ten Years After, 2005
no info And the Beat Goes On, Various Artists (Rod Stewart), 2005
no info An Introduction to, Lightnin' Hopkins, 2006
no info The Butterfield/Bloomfield Concert, The Ford Blues Band, 2006
no info Blues Power: 50 Blues Artist Who Matter, Various Artists (Mississippi Fred McDowell), 2006
no info Classic Rock Presents Blues Rock, Various Artists (Johnny Winter), 2006
no info Highway South: Overdrive, Various Artists (Johnny Winter), 2006
info Blues Gold, Various Artists (Jonny Lang), 2006
info Blues Rock, Various Artists (Johnny Winter), 2006
no info Live at Montreux 1999, Jonny Lang, 2007
no info Raw, Bobby Rush, 2007
no info Essential, Ten Years After, 2007
no info Gob Iron: The Blues Harmonica Anthology, Various Artists (Sonny Boy Williamson), 2007
no info Blues Classics, Various Artists (Sonny Boy Williamson), 2007
no info The Ultimate Collection, Muddy Waters, 2008
no info Billy Boy Sings Sonny Boy, Billy Boy Arnold, 2008
no info Complete CBS Recordings 1966-67, The Sparrow, 2008
no info The History of R&B, Various Artists (Sonny Boy Williamson), 2008
no info Roots of Van Morrison, Various Artists (Sonny Boy Williamson), 2008
no info Rural Blues: The Essential Collection, Various Artists (Sonny Boy Williamson), 2008
no info The Johnny Winter Anthology, Johnny Winter, 2009
no info Live at Fiesta City, Ten Years After, 2009
info The Johnny Winter Sessions 1976-1981, Muddy Waters, 2009
no info The Woodstock Experience, Johnny Winter, 2009
info The Woodstock Experience (Box), Various Artists (Johnny Winter), 2009
no info 100 Percent Blues, Various Artists (Sonny Boy Williamson), 2009
no info Let Me Tell You About the Blues: Chicago, Various Artists (Sonny Boy Williamson), 2009
no info The Roots of Led Zeppelin, Various Artists (Sonny Boy Williamson), 2009
no info British Rock 'n' Roll Anthology, Various Artists (Rod Stewart), 2009
no info Think About the Times: The Chrysalis Years 1969-1972, Ten Years After, 2010
no info The Progressive Blues Experiment/Johnny Winter, Johnny Winter, 2010
no info Live at the Fillmore East 10/3/70, Johnny Winter, 2010
no info Johnson City 11/20/2001, Widespread Panic, 2010
no info ABC of the Blues, Various Artists (Mississippi Fred McDowell), 2010
no info Downhome Blues 1959, Mississippi Fred McDowell, 2011
no info The Alan Lomax Recordings, Mississippi Fred McDowell, 2011
no info Shake 'Em on Down: A Tribute to Mississippi Fred McDowell, Rory Block, 2011
no info Original Album Classics, Johnny Winter, 2011
no info The Hidden Treasures of: 1969-1973, Taj Mahal, 2012
no info Maggie May: The Essential Collection, Rod Stewart, 2012
info The Georgia Bootleg Box, Gov't Mule, 2012
no info Simply Blues, Various Artists (Sonny Boy Williamson), 2012
info The Complete Columbia Albums Collection, Taj Mahal, 2013

 
Grateful Dead

info The Grateful Dead, 1967
info The Grateful Dead / Anthem Of The Sun, 1976?
info Two From The Vault, 1992
info Fillmore East 2.11.69, 1997
info Dick's Picks, Vol. 16, 2000
info Dick's Picks, Vol. 22, 2001
info The Golden Road (1965-1973), 2001
info Fillmore West 1969: The Complete Recordings, 2005
info Fillmore West 1969: Compilation, 2005
info Grateful Dead Download Vol 12: 4/17/69, 2006
info Road Trips: Vol 2, No 2: Feb 14, 1968, 2009
info Road Trips: Vol 2, No 2: Feb 14, 1968, Bonus, 2009

The Dead

info Holmdel, NJ, June 24, 2003
info Morrison, CO, July 8, 2003
info Phoenix, AZ, June 22, 2004
info Wantagh, NY, August 14, 2004
info Worcester, MA April 19, 2009
info Philadelphia, PA, May 2, 2009

Furthur

info Dec 11, 2009, Wallingford, CT
info Feb 15, 2010, Bethlehem, PA
info Feb 20, 2010, Utica, NY
info Oct 8, 2011, Monterey, CA
info Nov 6, 2011, Amherst, MA
info July 11, 2012, Cary, NC
info February 22, 2013, Broomfield, CO

Ratdog

info Raleigh NC: October 14, 2003
info Toronto ON: October 29, 2003
info Pittsburgh PA: November 7, 2003
info St. Louis MO: November 15, 2003
info Anaheim CA, February 23, 2004
info Portland OR, March 5, 2004
info Boise ID, March 12, 2004
info Jim Thorpe PA, March 27, 2004
info St. Louis MO, September 16, 2004
info Phoenix AZ, February 5, 2005
info Milwaukee WI, March 31, 2005
info Verona NY, April 7, 2005
info Hampton Beach NH, April 22, 2005
info Norfolk VA, April 29, 2005
info St. Louis, MO, June 10, 2005
info Ocean City, MD, August 9, 2005
info Buffalo, NY, October 29, 2005
info Jim Thorpe, PA, November 11, 2005
info Boca Raton, FL, November 19, 2005
info Tucson, AZ, December 6, 2005
info North Charleston, SC, March 16, 2006
info Washington, DC, March 27, 2006
info Boston, MA, April 1, 2006
info Philadelphia, PA, July 11, 2006
info Ridgefield, CT, August 22, 2006
info Milwaukee WI, October 21, 2006
info York PA, November 7, 2006
info Anaheim CA, February 13, 2007
info New York NY, March 9, 2007
info Jim Thorpe PA, March 16, 2007
info Asheville NC, March 23, 2007
info Council Bluffs IA, July 20, 2007
info Camden NJ, August 17, 2007
info Hampton Beach NH, October 27, 2007
info Reading, PA, November 6, 2007
info Milwaukee, WI, March 22, 2008
info San Diego, CA, July 1, 2008
info Washington, DC, November 6, 2008
info Missoula, MT, August 26, 2009
info New York, NY, October 19, 2009

Allman Brothers Band concert recordings

info Pittsburgh, 7/26/03, 2003
info Charlotte, NC, 8/9/03, 2003
info Wallingford, CT, 8/22/04, 2004
info Rosemont, Chicago, IL 9/1/04, 2004
info Bristow, VA, 9/30/04, 2004
info Houston, TX, 10/9/04, 2004
no info Wanee Festival, 4/16/05, 2005
no info Columbus, OH, 7/13/05, 2005
no info Erie, PA, 7/19/05, 2005
no info Scranton, PA, 8/19/05, 2005
no info Wantagh, NY, 8/24/05, 2005
no info Council Bluffs, IA, 9/17/05, 2005
no info Knoxville, TN, 9/27/05, 2005
no info Charlotte, NC, 10/2/05, 2005
info Cincinnati, OH 6-16-06, 2006
info Live, Wanee Festival, 4-14-07, 2007
info Live, Rama, Canada, 7-31-07, 2007
info Live, Boston, MA, 8-7-07, 2007
info Live, Bristow, VA 8-14-07, 2007
info Live, Clarkston, MI 8-24-07, 2007
info Live, Wantagh, NY, 8/13/08, 2008
info Live, Virginia Beach, VA, 10/01/08, 2008
info Live, Atlanta, GA, 10/10/08, 2008
info Live, Beacon Theater, NYC, 3/10/09, 2009
info Live, Beacon Theater, NYC, 3/19/09, 2009
info Live, Oakland, CA, 5/13/09, 2009
info Live, George, WA, 5/16/09, 2009
info Live, Mountain Jam, 5/31/09, 2009
info Live, Camden, NJ 8/21/09, 2009
info Live, Mansfield, MA 8/29/09, 2009
info Live, Charlotte, NC 10/04/09, 2009
info Live, Nashville, TN 10/14/09, 2009
info Live, United Palace, NYC, 3/13/10, 2010
info Live, United Palace, NYC, 3/19/10, 2010
info Live, Live Oak, FL, 4/17/10, 2010
info Live, Huntsville, AL, 4/24/10, 2010
info Live, Atlantic City, NJ, 11/13/10, 2010
info Live, Boston, MA, 11/20/10, 2010
info Live, Beacon Theater, NYC, 3/12/11, 2011
info Live, Beacon Theater, NYC, 3/14/12, 2012
info Live, Beacon Theater, NYC, 3/24/12, 2012
info Live, Darien Lake, 7/22/12, 2012
info Live, Jones Beach, NY, 7/24/12, 2012
info Live, Columbia, MD, 7/30/12, 2012
info Live, Beacon Theater, NYC, 3/1/13, 2013

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