WHEN I'M GONE

Latest update on 12/12/2013

Artist: Carter Family
Author: A.P. Carter
Label: Victor
Year: 1931

Not to be confused with their Will You Miss Me When I'm Gone from 1928, also self written but to another melody and with different lyrics.

Covers:

1937:

J.E. Mainer's Mountaineers [as Miss Me When I'm Gone]

1937:

Charlie Monroe [at the radio]

1979:

Elisabeth Cotten

2009:

Lulu & The Lampshades [using the cup game rhythm (see footnote)]

2011:

Anna Burden [as You're Gonna Miss Me, also with cups and on Redit; spotted by Anna Kendrick]

2012:

Anna Kendrick [as You're Gonna Miss Me When I'm Gone, short version with cup in film Pitch Perfect; later in David Letterman's show and that got the ball rolling; top 10 US in '13 as Cups]

Oldest cup games on video: Rich Mullins in Screen Door ('87), Tanner Sisters in third season of kids sitcom Full House ('89), Zoom Kids in Boston-area PBS show Zoom ('89).

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