CINDY IN THE MEADOWS

Latest update on 30/07/2015

Artist: Samantha Bumgarner & Eva Davis
Author: traditional
Label: Columbia
Year: 1924

Song originating from North Carolina, according to John A. Lomax. That's where these two women came from. Considered to be the oldest recording of women in country, no less. With John Hardy on the B-side (see there). Also released on Harmony, Diva and Velvet Tone.

Covers:

1925:

Hill Billies [as Old Time Cinda]

1925:

Fiddlin' John Carson [as Run Along Home With Lindy]

1926:

Uncle Dave Macon [as Whoop 'Em Up, Cindy]

1927:

Gene Austin [under alias Bill Collins as Cindy for Victor]

1927:

Riley Puckett & Clayton McMichen [idem]

1927:

Vernon Dalhart [as Get Along Home Cindy]

1928:

Bascom Lamar Lunsford [idem]

1928:

Pope's Arkansas Mountaineers [als Get Along Home Miss Cindy]

1929:

Bradley Kincaid [als Cindy]

1934:

Milton Brown & His Brownies [as Get Along Cindy]

1934:

Lulu Belle & Scotty [as Get Along Home Cindy]

1934:

Roy Newman & His Boys [as Git Along Home, Cindy]

1936:

Bob Wills & His Texas Playboys [as Get Along Home Cindy]

1939:

John Brown [Mississippi fiddler for the Library of Congress]

1940:

Folklore Associates [as Git Along Home, Cindy]

1947:

Sam Hinton

1950s:

Johnny Duncan

1954:

Pete Seeger

1958:

Ricky Nelson [in film Rio Bravo]

1959:

Grandpa Jones

1959:

Kingston Trio [as Oh Cindy]

1961:

Collins Kids [as Get Along Home Cindy]

1961:

Duane Eddy [as Sweet Cindy]

1966:

Buffy Sainte-Marie & Pete Seeger [as Cindy]

1966:

Trini Lopez [as I'm Coming Home Cindy, hit US]

1971:

Elvis Presley [as Cindy Cindy]

1973:

Mike Seeger

2002:

Chieftains [with Ricky Skaggs]

2003:

Johnny Cash [with Nick Cave as Cindy Cindy]

2004:

Merle Haggard

2010:

Robert Plant [as Cindy, I'll Marry You Someday]

Oldest notation as Get Along Home Cindy in a song from The Journal Of American Folklore (1915) entitled Ain't I Goin'.

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