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I'm Here To Get My Baby Out Of Jail
Composer: Karl Davis / Harty Taylor

I'm Here To Get My Baby Out Of Jail was performed by the Jerry Garcia Acoustic Band in 1987.

The song occurs on recordings as I'm Here To Get My Baby Out Of Jail and I'm Just Here To Get My Baby Out Of Jail.

Davis and Taylor, who were both from Mount Vernon in Kentucky, were members of the Krazy Kats in the late 1920's. In the early 1930's they were members of the Cumberland Ridge Runners and also recorded as the Renfro Valley Boys . They started recording as Karl & Hardy in 1934. I'm Just Here To Get My Baby Out Of Jail was their first hit.



Jerry Garcia Acoustic Band

info Almost Acoustic, Jerry Garcia Acoustic Band, 1988
info Pure Jerry: Lunt-Fontanne, The Best Of The Rest, Jerry Garcia Acoustic Band/Jerry Garcia Band, 2004

Other recordings

no info Karl & Harty, 193?
no info Single (I'm Just Here To Get My Baby Out Of Jail / I Dreamed I Searched Heaven For You), Karl & Harty, 19??
no info When Tragedy Struck, Hank Snow, 1958
info Songs Our Daddy Taught Us, Everly Brothers, 1958
no info EP Songs Our Daddy Taught Us, Volume 3, Everly Brothers, 1958
no info American Country Songs, Helen Merrill, 1959
info Songs I Love To Sing, Tommy Collins, 1960
no info Single (I'm Here To Get My Baby Out Of Jail / Lightning Express), Everly Brothers, 1962
info Folk Songs of the Everly Brothers, Everly Brothers, 1962
info Meet Claude King, Claude King, 1962
no info Prisoners Songs, Various Artists (Dave Dudley), 1963
info Bluegrass, Red Allen, Frank Wakefield and the Kentuckians, 1964
no info Songs Our Daddy Taught Us, Everly Brothers, 1964
info Soul Of A Convict, Porter Wagoner, 1967
info Red Smiley and the Blue Grass Cutups, Vol. 2, Red Smiley and the Blue Grass Cutups, 1967
no info Bill Haney and the Dixie Buddies, Bill Haney and the Dixie Buddies, 1967
no info The Great Old Songs, Stonewall Jackson, 1968
no info Rural Rhythm Presents, Hylo Brown and the Blue Ridge, 1968
no info End Of An Era, Everly Brothers, 1971
no info Profile, Don Reno with Red Smiley, 1972
no info J. E. Mainer's Mountaineers, Mainer's Mountaineers, 1973
no info Marty Robbins, Marty Robbins, 1973
no info Profile - Don Reno, Don Reno and Bill Harrell, 1975
info Pistol Packin' Mama, Good Old Boys, 1976
no info Wilma Lee & Stoney Cooper, Wilma Lee & Stoney Cooper, 1976
no info No. 104, Still Movin' On, Hank Snow, 1977
info Karl and Harty with the Cumberland Ridge Runners, Karl and Harty, 197?
no info The Legend, Marty Robbins, 1981
no info The Smithsonian Collection of Classic Country Music, Various Artists (Karl & Harty), 1981
no info Country & Western Classics: The Duets, Various Artists (Karl & Harty), 1982
no info Cadence Classics, Everly Brothers, 1985
no info In Concert '64, Blue Sky Boys, 1989
info Grassroots to Bluegrass, Mac Wiseman, 1990
no info The Singing Ranger, Vol. 2, Hank Snow, 1990
no info The Thesaurus Transcriptions, Hank Snow, 1991
info Are You from Dixie?: Great Country Brother Teams of the 1930s, Various Artists (Blue Sky Boys) , 1991
info She's No Angel, Frank Wakefield & Good Old Boys, 1992
info Bluegrass Reunion, Red Allen, David Grisman, Herb Petersen, Jim Buchanan and Jim Kerwin, 1992
info Classic Everly Brothers, Everly Brothers, 1992
no info Leonard, Tommy Collins, 1992
no info Songs That Tell a Story, Bob King, 1993
info The Kitchen Tapes, Frank Wakefield and Red Allen, 1994
no info Chubby Wise In Nashville, Chubby Wise, 1994
no info 36 All-Time Favorites, Everly Brothers, 1994
no info Heartaches and Harmonies, Everly Brothers, 1994
no info Wake up Little Susie, The Everly Brothers, 1994
no info Wolverton Mountain: More Than Climbing That Mountain, Claude King, 1994
no info The Best of the Everly Brothers 1957-1960, Everly Brothers, 1995
info Acoustic Disc 100% Handmade Music, Vol. 2, Various Artists (Frank Wakefield and Red Allen), 1995
no info Golden Hits, The Everly Brothers, 1996
no info Essential Collection, The Everly Brothers, 1996
no info This Is The Everly Brothers, Everly Brothers, 1997
info Run Mountain, J. E. Mainer & His Mountaineers, 1997
no info 20 Old-Time Favorites, Hylo Brown & the Blue Ridge Mountain Boys, 1997
no info EP Collection, The Everly Brothers, 1997
no info American Pop - An Audio History: From Minstrel To Mojo - On Record, 1893-1946, Various Artists (Blue Sky Boys), 1998
no info Dream: The Best of the Everly Brothers, Everly Brothers, 1998
no info Brothers in Rhythm, Everly Brothers, 1998
no info 20 Bluegrass Favorites, Vol. 2, Red Smiley & The Bluegrass Cut-Ups, 1998
no info Hits, The Everly Brothers, 1998
no info Music for Dog People, The Blue Dogs, 1999
no info Best of the Best of Sandy Posey, Sandy Posey, 1999
no info Run Mountain, J.E. Mainer and Mountaineers, 19??
no info Single (Bonnie Blue Eyes, Part 2 / I'm Just Here To Get My Baby Out Of Jail), Brothers Dixon, 19??
no info The Mercury Label, Various Artists (Jimmie Hinchee), 19??
no info 20 Great Love Songs, The Everly Brothers, 2000
no info Greatest Hits, The Everly Brothers, 2000
no info American Pop: An Audio History, Various Artists (Blue Sky Boys), 2000
info The Folkways Years, 1964-1983, Red Allen, 2001
info The Complete Cadence Recordings: 1957-1960, The Everly Brothers, 2001
no info Most Requested, Mac Wiseman, 2001
no info The Ultimate Collection, The Everly Brothers, 2002
no info Little Bitty Tear, Miki & Griff, 2002
no info Very Best of the Cadence Era, The Everly Brothers, 2002
info Donner Mountain Bluegrass Band, Donner Mountain Bluegrass Band, 2003
info Sunny Side of Life (Bear Family box set), The Blue Sky Boys, 2003
no info The Essential Cadence Singles, The Everly Brothers, 2003
no info Best of the Vanguard Years,Rooftop Singers, 2004
no info This Is Gold, The Everly Brothers, 2004
no info Rural Rhythm Bluegrass: 20 Traditional Favorites, Various Artists (Red Smiley), 2004
no info Wilma Lee & Stoney Cooper, Wilma Lee & Stoney Cooper,2005
no info Solid Gold Collection: 36 Timeless Tracks, Everly Brothers, 2005
no info In the Jailhouse Now: Prison Songs and Murder Ballads, Various Artists (Mac Wiseman), 2005
no info A Little Bit of Miki & Griff, Miki & Griff, 2005
info Grass, Keller and The Keels, 2005
info Outtakes, Everly Brothers, 2006
no info Very Best of the Everly Brothers, Vol. 2, Everly Brothers, 2006
info The Blue Sky Boys, The Blue Sky Boys, 2007
info The Cold Hard Facts of Life (Box), Porter Wagoner, 2008
info The Cold Hard Facts of Life / Soul Of A Convict, Porter Wagoner, 2008
no info Sound Traditions: Classic Mountain Bluegrass,Various Artists (Red Smiley), 2008

 
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