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

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