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Posted By: Jim Dixon
12-Apr-02 - 06:57 PM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: It's a Man (Every Time It's a Man)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: - 'It's a man everytime it's a man'
According to http://www.truesoundtransfers.de/edd090.htm
this song was recorded on the Edison Diamond label in 1923 by Bobby Adams (#9281).

And according to http://settlet.fateback.com/OK40000.html
on the Okeh label in 1924 by Vernon Dalhart (#40049).

And according to http://www.luma-electronic.cz/lp/s/Shepard/shepard_itsamanevery.htm
(the source of the above lyrics) it was also recorded in 1965 by Jean Shepard on Capitol LP ST 2416.

Also, the first 2 sites list a third co-writer: someone named Dash.