SINCE I LAID MY BURDEN DOWN

Latest update on 11/06/2012

Artist: Elders McIntosh & Edwards Sanctified Singers
Author: traditional
Label: Okeh
Year: 1928

Reissued on Harry Smith's Anthology Of American Folk Music. Somewhat related with Will The Circle Be Unbroken (see there).

Covers:

1929:

Blind Roosevelt Graves [idem]

1929:

Rev. Edward W. Clayborn [as When I Lay My Burden Down]

1930:

Bessemer Sunset Four [idem]

1940:

Roy Acuff [idem]

1948:

Soul Stirrers [as Glory Glory]

1954:

Maddox Brothers & Rose [as Gonna Lay My Burden Down]

1956:

Odetta [as Glory Glory (When I Lay My Burden Down)]

1958:

Joseph Spence [as Glory Glory When I Lay My Burden Down]

1959:

Robert Pete Williams

1960:

John Fahey

1960:

Robert Wilkins

1963:

Mississippi John Hurt

1964:

Mississippi Fred McDowell [as When I Lay My Burden Down]

1964:

New Christy Minstrels [as Glory Glory (When I Lay My Burden Down)]

1964:

Big 3 [as Glory Glory]

1964:

Stanley Brothers

1966:

Art Reynolds Singers [lead singer: Thelma Houston]

1966:

Staple Singers [as Glory Glory Hallelujah]

1968:

Furry Lewis

1971:

Byrds [as Glory Glory]

1973:

Don Nix

1974:

Ike & Tina Turner [as Glory Glory]

2001:

Victoria Williams [on a John Hurt tribute]

2004:

Jesse Mae Hemphill

2005:

Dr. John [with Mavis Staples and the Dirty Dozen Brass Band]

Also inspired the tune of The Impressions' People Get Ready ('65).

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