Credit Where Due: Bob Dylan, Billy Emerson and “False Prophet”

Why isn’t Billy The Kid Emerson credited on “Rough and Rowdy Ways”?

Credit Where Due: selected music mentioned in this article
“Beyond the Horizon” listing in the ASCAP repertory
BMI listing for “My Wife’s Home Town,” with Willie Dixon, Bob Dylan, and Robert Hunter as co-authors
Courtesy Scott Warmuth @scottwarmuth1 on Twitter
“Red Hot” by Billy “The Kid” Emerson
Billy “The Kid” Emerson via Sun Records
Billy Lee Riley’s release of “Red Hot” on Sun
If Lovin’ is Believing Sun Record 195
“False Prophet” single art. The imagery is from “The Shadow” and “Black Mask” pulps, uncredited of course
Reverend William (Billy The Kid) Emerson / 2017. Tampa Bay Times Staff Photo

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