Some of the many artists who covered this song include Eddy Arnold, Big Bill Broonzy, Eric Burdon
, Johnny Cash, Jimmy Dean, Charlie Daniels, Joe Cocker, The Platters, Leon Russell, Johnnie Taylor and The Weavers. When Diddley appeared on The Ed Sullivan Show
in 1955, he was asked to play this, but performed his hit Bo Diddley
instead, defying the host and getting himself banned from the program.