DO LORD, DO REMEMBER ME

Latest update on 12/10/2012

Artist: Garner Brothers
Author: traditional
Label: JGS (Gennett)
Year: 1925

Covers:

1925:

R.C. Garner [as I'm On My Way To Heaven for the same label]

1926:

Willard Robinson [melody at the halfway mark in Harlem Blues]

1927:

Ernest Phipps & his Holiness Quartet [as Do Lord Remember Me for Victor]

1927:

Ollis Martin [as Police And High Sheriff]

1927:

Crockett Ward and his Boys [as Deadheads And Suckers]

1927:

Aiken County String Band [instrumental as High Sheriff; only cut six sides during their only session, two of which came out in England on Parlophone to test reactions]

1928:

Rev. Johnny Blakey [as I'm On My Way To Heaven]

1928:

Blind Roger Hays [idem; presumed source of the Waterboys' version]

1930:

Carter Family [same melody in Worried Man Blues]

1932:

Rodgers & Nicholson [idem; members of the Carolina Ramblers String Band]

1936:

Monroe Brothers [as My Long Journey Home]

1940:

Woody Guthrie [as Worried Man Blues]

1951:

John Reedy and his Stone Mountain Boys [as Somebody Touched Me]

1955:

Lonnie Donegan [as Worried Man Blues]

1958:

Billy Grammer [guitar player with Jimmy Dean's Texas Wildcats as Gotta Travel On, Top 5 US, the first hit for Fred Foster's Monument label, who shared credits]

1958:

Pete Seeger [as Worried Man Blues and in '58 as Don't Laid Around]

1958:

Harry Belafonte [as Done Laid Around]

1959:

Johnny Cash [as Do Lord, again on his cd Mother's Hymn Book in '99]

1959:

Angola Choir [as I Take Jesus]

1960:

Weavers [added a few stanzas and a couple of authors]

1961:

Stanley Brothers [as Somebody Touched Me]

1966:

Ferre Grignard [idem]

1988:

Waterboys [as On My Way To Heaven]

1998:

Dink Roberts [as High Sheriff]

1998:

Van Morrison-Lonnie Donegan-Chris Barber [as It Takes A Worried Man]

First line of Hank Williams' I Saw The Light also relates. Some cluster! As Do Lord, Remember Me also by the Golden Eagle Gospel Singers and by Mississippi John Hurt, as Gotta Travel On also by Bill Monroe, Kingston Trio, Harry Belafonte, Bert Berns, Jimmy Dean, Rose Maddox, The Weavers, Solomon Burke, Limeliters, Timi Yuro, Eddy Arnold, Bobby Bare, Bobby Vee, Chet Atkins, The Springfields, Trini Lopez, Au Go Go Singers, Jerry Lee Lewis & Linda Gail, Jimmie Dale Gilmore, Johnny Kidd & The Pirates, The Seekers and Bob Dylan, as My Long Journey Home also by Charlie Louvin, New Lost City Ramblers, Kentucky Colonels and Ralph Stanley, as Somebody Touched Me also by Bill Monroe, Bob Dylan (live), The Dillards, Doc Watson and The Fairfield Four, as Worried Man Blues also by Don Reno, Derroll Adams, George Jones, Johnny Cash & The Carter Family, Lester Flatt & Earl Scruggs, Sleepy LaBeef and Neil Young.

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