On his 1972 self-titled album "Willis Alan Ramsey" you'll find the song "Muskrat Candlelight". Shelter label owner Leon Russell plays keyboard on the album. His songs have been covered by the likes of Waylon Jennings, The Bellamy Brothers, Jimmy Buffett, Shawn Colvin and Jerry Jeff Walker.

Husband and wife team The Captain (Daryl Dragon) and (Toni) Tennille's 1976 cover, "Muskrat Love" reached the number four position on Billboard's top one hundred. The tune is on their second album "Song of Joy".