YOU GOT TO MOVE

Latest update on 04/07/2017

Artist: Willing Four
Author: traditional
Label: Manor/Regis
Year: 1944

Same tune as Tampa Red's You Got To Reap What You Saw ('29). See also: Sitting On Top Of The World. Reissued on Document cd Vocal Quartets Vol 7.

Covers:

1946:

Elder Charles Beck [as You've Got To Move]

1946:

Two Gospel Keys [idem; on Moses Asch's Disc label]

1950:

Sister Rosetta Tharpe

1953:

Five Blind Boys Of Alabama [along with their This May Be The Last Time (see there) reissued on Ace cd The Sermon]

1959:

Brother Joe May [as When The Lord Gets Ready]

1965:

Mississippi Fred McDowell [as You Gotta Move; blues legend from Como, MS who made his first recording in 1959]

1971:

Rolling Stones [idem on Sticky Fingers; crediting Fred McDowell, a fine financial gesture towards Chris Strachwitz of Arhoolie records, who held its publishing rights]

1971:

Robert Wilkins [idem]

1991:

Radiators [idem]

1993:

Blue Blot Band [with Beverly Jo Scott]

1996:

Townes Van Zandt [in pain]

1997:

R.L. Burnside [who jammed with McDowell as a youngster]

1997:

Double Brown

1998:

Charles & The White Trash European Blues Connection [alias Arno]

2002:

John Mooney

2002:

Cassandra Wilson

2004:

Aerosmith [also cover Fred McDowell's Back Back Train]

2004:

Jawbone

2005:

Cuban Heels [all as You Gotta Move]

2010:

Aaron Neville

2017:

North Mississippi Allstars [with Kenny Brown]

Memphis Minnie & Kansas Joe McCoy cut a You Got To Move in 1934 with different lyrics. The Soul Stirrers version is also another one, cut by Rev. Gary Davis in 1954.

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