Sally May

Alternate titles
Sallie Mae, Sally Mae, There's a day comin' baby

B 7003 

United Sound Systems
Detroit, MI, September 3 1948

Original release
Modern 20-627

John Lee Hooker, vcl/gtr

Produced by
Bernard "Bernie" Besman

78 rpm
Modern 20‑627

45 rpm
Modern MX4

America Records 30 AM 6077, Crown LP 5353, Delta Blues DELB008LP, United Artists LP 127, United US‑7731, Wagram Music 3394126

Ace CDCHD 315, Ace CDCHD 799, Acrobat ACQCD 7103, Blues Collection 159822, Body & Soul 3057012, Capitol 8 33912 2, Documents 600258, JSP Records JSPCD7703, Rhino CD R2 70572, Soul Jam Records 806181

Bernard ”Bernie” Besman was the producer of Hooker’s singles for Modern and Sensation from 1948-1952 at United Sound Systems Studios on 5840 2nd Boulevard in Detroit, with studio owner James Siracuse’s son Joe Siracuse as engineer. From late 1952 (when Besman moved to California) Joe Bihari from Modern and Joe Siracuse took care of the productions.