“Worried Life Blues” is a song that has become one of the most recorded blues songs of all time. Originally recorded by Major “Big Maceo” Merriweather in 1941, “Worried Life Blues” was an early blues hit and Maceo’s most recognized song. It was inspired by an earlier song Someday Baby by Sleepy John Estes and has been recorded by hundreds of artists, including several who had record chart successes with their interpretations of the song.
This song is performed by B.B. King and Eric Clapton and appears on the album Riding With The King.