GET ON BOARD

Latest update on 26/02/2018

Artist: Tuskegee Institute Singers
Author: traditional
Label: Victor
Year: 1916

Variation on spiritual The Gospel Train, first published in 1872 and on the Fisk Jubilee Singers canon since day one.

Covers:

1917:

Peerless Quintette [as De Gospel Train Am Comin']

1923:

Homer Rodeheaver & Wiseman Sextet [as The Gospel Train]

1924:

Samantha Bumgarner & Eva Davis [as Cindy In The Meadows; considered to be the oldest recording of women in country, no less]

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:

Ford & Grace [as Kiss Me Cindy]

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]

1939:

Delmore Brothers [as Git Along]

1940:

Folklore Associates [as Git Along Home, Cindy]

1945:

Pete Seeger

1947:

Sam Hinton

1957:

Johnny Duncan [as Get Along Home, Cindy]

1958:

Ricky Nelson [idem, 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

2005:

Roger McGuinn

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'. Cindy, Oh Cindy by Vince Martin & The Tarriers is a different song (see there).

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