zondag 31 maart 2013

Temo (1940) / Tulpen Aus Amsterdam (1956) Tulpen Uit Amsterdam (1957)


"Tulpen aus Amsterdam" is een lied van de Duitse schlagercomponist Ralf Arnie op een tekst van zanger-schrijver Klaus Gunter Neumann en tekstdichter Ernst Bader uit 1956. Neumann was in 1953 tijdens een bezoek aan Nederland na een optreden in het Amsterdamse Tuschinkitheater een dagje uit naar de bollenstreek geweest. Kort daarop schreef hij de eerste versie van het lied, maar zijn uitgever was niet enthousiast en een opname bleef uit. Drie jaar later pakte Ernst Bader het idee op, hij paste de tekst aan en vroeg Ralf Arnie (pseudoniem van Dieter Rasch) een andere melodie ervoor te schrijven.
Arnie refereert in de melodie aan de Bloemenwals uit de Notenkrakerssuite van Tsjaikovski.
Het loopje bij "tausend rote, tausend gelbe, alle wünschen dir dasselbe" horen we er vrijwel toon voor toon in terug. Luister maar naar de volgende YT (na ong 1 min 43 sec)




Echter de melodie van "Tulpen aus Amsterdam" lijkt ook HEEEEL erg op "Temo" van Orquesta Tipica Victor (met zang van Mario Corrales) uit 1940. Vooral vanaf 42 seconden is dat duidelijk te horen.

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Platenmaatschappij Polydor bestemde "Tulpen Aus Amsterdam" in eerste instantie voor Gerhard Wendland ('Tanze mit mir in den Morgen') . Maar omdat deze op dat moment ziek was en Jean Walter in de Polydor-studios in Berlijn aanwezig was, nam deze dat dus als eerste op met het orkest van Werner Muller. Die opname werd in september 1956 in Duitsland op de markt gebracht.
Hij nam tegelijkertijd een Vlaamse versie (vertaling Erik Franssen/ Van Aleda) op.

Hier een paar scans van de Duitse versie:

Polydor 50265 (78 toeren)

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Polydor 23265 (45 toeren)

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https://www.discogs.com/Jean-Walter-Tulpen-Aus-Amsterdam-Ich-Seh-Sie-Heut-Zum-Ersten-Mal/release/798059

Jean Walter
Werner Müller m.d. RIAS-Tanzorchester, Berlin
Tulpen aus Amsterdam (Walzer) (Arnie - Bader - Neumann / Arr.: Müller)
Ich seh' Sie heut' zum ersten Mal (Tango) (Lex - Braun / Arr.: Alisch)

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In 1957 brak Herman Emmink door met het lied ‘Tulpen uit Amsterdam’, waarschijnlijk het allerbekendste nummer over Amsterdam. Deze tekst, uit het Duits vertaald en bewerkt door Erik Franssen en Van Aleda, heeft een Tilburgse inbreng. Erik Franssen was een pseudoniem voor Tilburger Lammy van den Hout (1914-1990) (foto). Van den Hout was aanvankelijk in de jaren dertig, veertig en beginjaren vijftig zanger bij dansorkesten als The Ramblers, AVRO Dansorkest en de orkesten van Klaas van Beeck en Ernst van ’t Hoff. Hij trad op in het radioprogramma De Bonte Dinsdagavondtrein en in de Snip & Snap-revue. Tot zijn bekendste nummers behoren ‘Als de spotvogel fluit’ en ‘Hello Kitty’ (‘Hello Kitty/ Ga je mee tea-en in de city’). Toen de vraag naar dit genre afnam werd hij secretaris bij de Belgische World Music Publishing Group, waarvoor hij tevens teksten schreef onder de naam Erik Franssen. Behalve ‘Tulpen uit Amsterdam’ schreef hij bijvoorbeeld ook ‘Oh heideroosje’. In 1957 werd Lammy directeur bij muziekuitgeverij Primavera, waar onder meer Belgische fenomenen als Wannes van de Velde, Ferre Grignard en Soeur Sourire (van de wereldhit ‘Dominique’) hun eerste kansen kregen.

Van Aleda was de 2e naam die genoemd wordt als vertaler uit het Duits van "Tulpen Aus Amsterdam). Dit was zeer waarschijnlijk een pseudoniem voor Johnny Steggerda, die net als Lammy van den Hout naar Belgie was vertrokken om te werken voor Jacques Kluger.
Johnny Steggerda gebruikte, naast Van Aleda, ook Jo Dante en Jos Dams als pseudoniem.
En Lammy van den Hout gebruikte, naast Erik Franssen, ook Leo Camps als pseudoniem.
En zo staan ze dan ook als vertalers Camps en Dams op het label van de Vlaamse versie van Jean Walter vermeld.

Polydor 49880 (78 toeren) en Polydor 22880 (45 toeren)

http://www.rock-ola.be/hoes-wa/walter,%20jean/jean%20walter.htm

Jean Walter, met Orkest Werner Müller (A: en Koor)
Tulpen uit Amsterdam (Wals) (Arnie - Camps - Dams)
Ik zie je voor het eerst vandaag (Tango) (Lex-Braun-Franssen-van Aleda)

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In Nederland werd het nummer, zoals gemeld, vertaald door Erik Franssen en Van Aleda, in 1957 bekend door de versie van Herman Emmink. Hij werd begeleid door het meisjeskoor Capriccio en een orkest onder leiding van Gerard van Krevelen, die het nummer ook arrangeerde. Het nummer groeide uit tot een klassieker


Herman Emmink's "Tulpen uit Amsterdam" is net iets anders dan de versie van Jean Walter.

De ORIGINELE Vlaamse versie van Jean Walter bevat een refrein.

Dit was de tekst van dat refrein:

Jan uit de polder zei "Antje,
Ach kind ik mag je zo graag!
Hoe moet dat nou, liefste Antje?
Morgen ga ik naar Den Haag!"
En bij die oeroude molen
Klonk onder een hemel zo blauw
"Ik heb je zo lief en jij hebt me lief!
Ach Antje 'k blijf jou altijd trouw!"

Dat refrein werd als te oubollig beschouwd door de producers van Emmink en daarom verwijderd.

http://audio.omroep.nl/radio1/vpro/woord/20130330-06.mp3

Deze versie werd in 1957 uitgebracht op Decca FM 264 132 (45 toeren) (met op de A-kant "Gitta-Gittarina-Magdaleen")

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"Tulpen uit Amsterdam" werd in 1959 opnieuw uitgebracht op Decca FM 264 271 (met dit keer een andere B-kant: "Daar Bij Die Molen")

http://www.nldiscografie.nl/herman-emmink

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De meest bekende Engelse uitvoering werd vertolkt door Max Bygraves in 1958 als "Tulips from Amsterdam", welke de 3e plaats behaalde in de UK Hitparade.




Lily Vincent 1958 ("Le Bouquet D'Amsterdam")

http://www.encyclopedisque.fr/disque/53876.html



Gloria Lasso 1958 ("Le Bouquet D'Amsterdam")

http://www.glorialasso.net/45toursEPfr.htm


Virginie Reno 1958 ("Le Bouquet D'Amsterdam")

http://www.encyclopedisque.fr/disque/52236.html


Er was ook een Zweedse versie uit 1958 door Lars Lönndahl ("Tulpaner Från Amsterdam")

http://www.discogs.com/viewimages?release=1334761


En een Noorse versie uit 1958 door Åse Wentzel ("Tulipaner Fra Amsterdam")

http://rateyourmusic.com/release/single/ase_wentzel/tulipaner_fra_amsterdam___amor_vil_ha_hambo/


Hier is een Deense versie uit 1958 door Rita Storm ("En Duftende Hvid Jasmin")

45cat - Rita Storm - En Duftende, Hvid Jasmin / En Sømand Har Det Bedst I Bølgegang - Polyphon - Denmark - XM 61883




En hier is zelfs een Finse versie uit 1958 door Tuula Siponius ("Iloinen Amsterdam")

http://www.aanitearkisto.fi/firs2/kappale.php?Id=Iloinen+amsterdam



Mieke Telkamp 1961 (als "Tulpen aus Amsterdam")




In Nederland door Wilma (1968)

http://www.discogs.com/viewimages?release=2227605





Verder nog Andre van Duin (1977)

http://www.discogs.com/viewimages?release=912999


De Havenzangers (1987)

http://www.discogs.com/viewimages?release=3147338


Koos Alberts (1995)

http://www.koosalberts.nl/mapjoost/albums/index.html


Jo Vally (1996)

http://www.discogs.com/viewimages?release=876068

en tal van andere artiesten.

vrijdag 29 maart 2013

Little Musgrove and the Lady Barnet (17th century) / Little Musgrave and Lady Barnard (19th century) / Lord Daniel / Lord Darnell / Matty Groves / Shady Grove (1933) / Little Mattie Groves (1941)


"Matty Groves" is an English folk ballad that describes an adulterous tryst between a man and a woman that is ended when the woman's husband discovers and kills them. It dates to at least the 17th century, and is one of the Child Ballads (#81) collected by 19th-century American scholar Francis James Child. It has several variant names, including "Little Musgrave and Lady Barnard."
Here below is a 17th Century sheet from the Bodleian Library.

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Translation of the text above SEE: http://ebba.english.ucsb.edu/ballad/32804/xml

http://ballads.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/search/title/Little%20Musgrove%20and%20the%20lady%20Barnet

SEE ALSO: http://members.chello.nl/r.vandijk2/ChildBallads080-089.html#081

Little Musgrave and Lady Barnard [Child 81]

Little Musgrave and Lady Barnard / Matty Groves (Roud 52; Child 81)

Matty Groves - Wikipedia



In 1934 Jean Thomas recorded Green Maggard singing a variation of this song ("Lord Daniel") for the Library of Congress.

Lord Daniel | Library of Congress

Lord Daniel (Roud Folksong Index S262164)

Lord Daniel (Roud Folksong Index S243414)

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And in February 1935 George W. Hibbitt and William Cabell Greet recorded Bascom Lamar Bunsford singing "Lord Daniel's Wife" (also a version of Child #081). Also for the library of Congress.

Lord Daniel's wife | Library of Congress



In 1937 Alan Lomax also recorded some field recordings versions closely connected to "Matty Groves". (Child #081)

Little Musgrave · Alan Lomax Kentucky Recordings

Lord Daniel (part 1) · Alan Lomax Kentucky Recordings

Lord Daniel (part 2) · Alan Lomax Kentucky Recordings

Lord Daniel · Alan Lomax Kentucky Recordings

Lord Daniel · Alan Lomax Kentucky Recordings

Lord Daniel (conclusion) · Alan Lomax Kentucky Recordings



In 1938 Sidney Robertson recorded George Vinton Graham singing "Mathy Grove" for the Library of Congress.

Mathy Grove | Library of Congress

Listen here: https://stream-media.loc.gov/afc/afc1940001/afc1940001_a3814a2.mp3

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The first officially recorded version I could find is by John Jacob Niles, who recorded a version in 1941 for Victor's Red Seal label.

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Contained on the album American Folk Lore (Volume 3) released in October 1941 on the RCA Red Seal label (#824).
This album-set contained four 78's with the following songs:

2171 You got to cross that lonesome valley ; The lass from the low countree ;
2172 Black is the color of my true love's hair ; Go 'way from my window ; One morning in May ;
2173 The wife of Usher's Well ;
18087 The death of Queen Jane ; Little Mattie Groves

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 (c) Paul Clayton 1956 (as "Lord Darnell")
Album "Folksongs and Ballads of Virginia"

http://media.smithsonianfolkways.org/liner_notes/folkways/FW02110.pdf

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(c) Bob Gibson 1957  (as "Matie Groves")
Album "I Come for to Sing"
Label Riverside Catalog number RLP 12 806

http://www.discogs.com/viewimages?release=3884240

Listen here:

Album – I COME FOR TO SING | Bob Gibson Folk Legacy



 (c) Jeannie Robertson 1958 (as "Little Musgrave and Lady Barnard")
Jeannie Robertson sang Little Musgrave and Lady Barnard in Aberdeen in 1958 to Peter Kennedy. This recording was included in 2000 on the extended Rounder re-issue of Volume 4 of The Folk Songs of Britain, Classic Ballads of Britain and Ireland Volume 1.

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(c) Jean Ritchie 1961  (as "Little Musgrave")

http://media.smithsonianfolkways.org/liner_notes/folkways/FW02302.pdf

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On June 2, 1949 Jean Ritchie had already recorded another version of "Little Musgrave" in Alan Lomax's appartment in Greenwich Village, New York City

SEE: Research Center

Listen here: c0383352.cdn.cloudfiles.rackspacecloud.com/audio/T1019R26.mp3



(c) Peggy Seeger and Ewan MacColl (1961) (as "Matty Groves")
On album "Two-Way Trip"

http://media.smithsonianfolkways.org/liner_notes/folkways/FW08755.pdf

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(c) Paul Clayton 1962  (as "Massey Groves")
Album "Dulcimer Songs and Solos"

http://media.smithsonianfolkways.org/liner_notes/folkways/FW03571.pdf

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(c) Joan Baez September 1962  (as "Matty Groves")

Joan Baez - In Concert (Vinyl, LP, Album) at Discogs





(c) The Spinners 1964  (as "Little Matty Groves")

The Spinners - Folk At The Phil! (Vinyl, LP, Album) at Discogs




(c) Hedy West 1966 (as "Little Matty Groves")

Hedy West - Pretty Saro (Vinyl, LP, Album) at Discogs





(c) Doc Watson 1967  (as "Matty Groves")

Doc Watson - Home Again! (Vinyl, LP, Album) at Discogs





(c) Peggy Seeger 1967  (as "Mathie Grove")

Peggy Seeger - Peggy Alone (Vinyl, LP, Album) at Discogs

Peggy Seeger singer songwriter ballads Discography




(c) Fairport Convention December 1969 (as "Matty Groves")




See also: https://mainlynorfolk.info/sandy.denny/songs/mattygroves.html

Fairport Convention's version of "Matty Groves" on the album "Liege and Lief" uses the tune of American variation "Shady Grove (My Darling)" originally recorded by the Prairie Ramblers in 1933.

SEE: The Originals © by Arnold Rypens - SHADY GROVE MY DARLING





(c) Martin Carthy and Dave Swarbrick 1969 (as "Little Musgrave and Lady Barnard")



(c) Nic Jones 1970  (as "Little Musgrave")




(c) Christy Moore (1976)  (as "Little Musgrave")





In 2001 a snippet of the song was performed by Emmy Rossum in the movie "Songcatcher"





In 2008 Robert Plant and Alison Krauss performed the song live (following the Fairport adaptation)

(c) Robert Plant and Alison Krauss (2008) (as "In the Mood incl. Matty Groves")

Robert Plant | Alison Krauss - Your Long Journey (CD) at Discogs






Finally here's a version by Tom Waits from his album: "Orphans: Brawlers, Bawlers and Bastards" (2009) (as "Mathie Grove")




More versions here:

The Originals © by Arnold Rypens - LITTLE MATTIE GROVES

Grateful Dead Family Discography:Matty Groves

Cover versions of Little Musgrave and Lady Barnard written by [Traditional] | SecondHandSongs

donderdag 28 maart 2013

Who Threw The Whiskey In The Well ? (1941)

"Who Threw The Whiskey In The Well" is a song written in 1941 by Eddie_DeLange and John_Benson_Brooks

It reminds me a bit of the beginning of  She's Coming Around The Mountain (1924)

http://jopiepopie.blogspot.nl/2013/05/shes-coming-around-mountain-1924.html

On November 10, 1941 Freddie "Schnickelfritz" Fisher was the first artist to record the famous "Who Threw The Whiskey In The Well".
It was released on the Decca-label as the B-side of "He'd Have To Get Under, Get Out And Get Under".

4326A FREDDIE FISHER AND HIS ORCH HE'D HAVE TO GET UNDER, GET OUT AND GET UNDER 93765=A - - 11/10/41 -
4326B FREDDIE FISHER AND HIS ORCH WHO THREW THE WHISKEY IN THE WELL 93759=A - - 11/10/41 -



Listen here: Who Threw The Whiskey In the Well - Freddie "Schnickelfritz" Fisher.mp3



"Who Threw The Whiskey In The Well" was also recorded by "Doc" Wheeler and his Sunset Orchestra

on March 30, 1942 in New York City.
It was released on Bluebird B-11559.

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Another cover-version was recorded in 1944 by Lucky Millinder and His Orchestra, with vocals by Wynonie Harris.
Harris was spotted by Lucky Millinder who asked him to join his band's tour. Harris joined on March 24, 1944, while the band was in the middle of a week-long residency at the Regal in Chicago. They moved on to New York, where on April 7 Harris took the stage with Millinder's band for his debut at the Apollo Theatre in Harlem. It was during this performance that Harris first publicly performed "Who Threw the Whiskey in the Well" (a song recorded two years earlier by Doc Wheeler's Sunset Orchestra). After the band's stint at the Apollo, they moved on to their regular residency at the Savoy Ballroom, also in Harlem. Here, Preston Love, Harris' childhood friend, joined Millinder's band replacing alto saxophonist Tab Smith. On May 26, 1944, Harris made his recording debut with Lucky Millinder and His Orchestra. Entering a recording studio for the first time, Harris sang on two of the five cuts that day, "Hurry, Hurry" and "Who Threw the Whiskey in the Well", for the Decca label. Although lessening, the shellac embargo had not yet been removed, and release of the record was delayed. Harris' success and popularity grew as Millinder's band toured the country. He and Millinder had a falling out over money. In September 1945 while playing in San Antonio, Texas, Harris quit Millinder's band. Three weeks later, upon hearing of Harris' separation from the band, a Houston, Texas promoter refused to allow Millinder's band to perform. Millinder called Harris and agreed to pay Harris' asking price of one-hundred dollars a night. The promoter re-instated the date, but it was the final time Harris and Millinder worked together. Bull Moose Jackson replaced Harris as the vocalist in the band. In April 1945, a year after the song was recorded, Decca released "Who Threw the Whiskey in the Well". It became the group's biggest hit; it went to number one on the Billboard R&B chart on July 14 and stayed there for eight weeks. The song remained on the charts for almost five months, also becoming popular with white audiences. an unusual feat for black musicians of that era. In California the success of the song opened doors for Harris. Since the contract with Decca was with Millinder (meaning Harris was a free agent), Harris could choose from the recording contracts with which he was presented.


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(c) Louis Prima (1945)
Released on Majestic 7151

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On December 19, 1945 Bull Moose Jackson recorded an answer-song to "Who Threw The Whiskey In The Well"
"I Know Who Threw The Whiskey In The Well" was recorded in New York, for the Queen-label (Queen #4116) with (part of) The Lucky Millinder Band musicians.
Harold „Money" Johnson (Trumpet), Bernie Peacock (Altsax), Clarence "Bullmoose" Jackson und Sam „The Man" Taylor (Tenorsax), Sir Charles Thompson (Piano), Bernard Mackey (Guitar), Beverly Peer (Bass) und Dave „Panama" Francis (Drums)


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When the Queen-label ceased operations in 1946, al the releases were moved to the sister-label King.

Therefore the same Bull Moose Jackson recording "I Know Who Threw the Whiskey in the Well" was released again on King 4244 in July 1948.


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Lucky Millinder's cover-version was in his turn sampled by Aerosmith at the end of their song "Amazing".




In 1969 Champion Jack Dupree recorded a cover-version in England for the Blue Horizon-label.

Recorded London Feb. 3/4, 1969; Champion Jack Dupree, voc, p; Mick Taylor, g; Richard Studt, Reg Cole, Barry Wilde, Peter Oxer, violins; Terry Noonan, Bud Parks, tp, flugelhorn, Alan Skidmore, Les Wigfiels, ts; Jim Chester, bs, Wallace Tring [= Gary Thain], b; Eduardo Givezano [= Alex Dmochowski], b; Mike Vernon, perc; Harris Dundee [= Aynsley Dunbar], dr; Big Chief Drumstick [= Keef Hartley], dr, perc; prod. by Mike Vernon

It was contained on his album "Scoobydoobydoo".

http://www.45worlds.com/vinyl/album/763214

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Who Threw The Whiskey In The Well by Champion Jack Dupree on Amazon Music - Amazon.com



(c) Buster Poindexter (1989)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buster_Goes_Berserk





For more versions SEE:

The Originals © by Arnold Rypens - WHO THREW THE WHISKEY IN THE WELL?

https://secondhandsongs.com/performance/278116/versions#nav-entity






woensdag 27 maart 2013

Angels In The Sky (1954)


"Angels In The Sky" is a popular song by Dick Glasser. It was published in 1953 and has been recorded by a number of artists. The first recording was by Glasser himself and was issued on Jack Gale's label, Triple A (#2522), flipped with "Is It Too Late?", another Glasser composition.

78 RPM - Dick Glasser - Angels In The Sky / Is It Too Late ? - Triple A - USA - 2522

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(c) Gene Autry (1954)
Recorded on December 3, 1953 at Radio Recorders, 7000 Santa Monica Blvd., Hollywood, CA –
Gene Autry [vcl], Carl Cotner Orchestra:Johnny Bond [gt], Jerry Scoggins, Bert Dodson [bass], Buddy Cole [organ])
Released March 1954 on Columbia 4-21229

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Buddy Cunningham recorded it next.

(c) Buddy Cunningham (1954)

45cat - Buddy Cunningham - Angels In The Sky / A Wasted Love - Valley - USA - V-113



Tony Martin recorded soon afterwards (around June, 1954), but only with the agreement that the Glasser version was withdrawn from the markeplace.
In 1954, Jack Gale would strike a deal with RCA Victor for the song and it was then recorded and released by Tony Martin on RCA Victor #5757 about August 1954, flipped with "Boulevard Of Nightingales". A part of the deal was that Glasser's recording would be withdrawn from the market.

45cat - Tony Martin - Angels In The Sky / Boulevard Of Nightingales - RCA Victor - USA - 47-5757





(c) The Van Cleaf Sisters (1954)

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(c) Herb and Kay (1954)

45cat - Herb And Kay - This Ole House / Angels In The Sky - King - USA - 45-1376

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The biggest hit for the song would happen later in the following year with a version by The Crew-Cuts on Mercury Records #70741. It first reached the Billboard Magazine charts on December 17, 1955. On the Disk Jockey chart, it peaked at #16; on the Best Seller chart, at #11; on the Juke Box chart, at #13; on the composite chart of the top 100 songs, it reached #13. The flip side was "Mostly Martha".
The Crew Cuts (1955) had an eigteen week run in the US hitparade (#11 spot)

45cat - The Crew Cuts - Angels In The Sky / Mostly Martha - Mercury - USA - 70741X45

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(c) The Monarchs (1955)

45cat - The Monarchs [Wing] - Wanna Go Home / Angels In The Sky - Wing - USA - W-90040X45





(c) The Rockets (1956)

45cat - Various Artists - Rock And Roll Waltz / Are You Satisfied - Prom - USA - 45-707

See You Later, Alligator; Angels In The Sky : Gurdy : Free Download & Streaming : Internet Archive

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Dick Glasser re-recorded the song after having signed with Columbia Records by Autumn 1958. It was released as his third single for the label (#41357) about March 1959, this time flipped with "Get Thee Behind Me".

Dick Glasser - Get Thee Behind Me / Angels In The Sky (Vinyl) at Discogs

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(c) Bobby Vee (1961)

Vinyl Album - Bobby Vee - Bobby Vee - Liberty - USA





(c) Gene McDaniels (1961)

Vinyl Album - Gene McDaniels - 100 Lbs. Of Clay - Liberty - USA





(c) Joel Christie (1965)

45cat - Joel Christie - Angels In The Sky / Lead Me On - Imperial - USA - 66142

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(c) Glen Campbell (1970) 

Vinyl Album - Glen Campbell - Oh Happy Day - Capitol - USA





maandag 25 maart 2013

I Believe I'll Make A Change (1932) / I Believe I'll Dust My Broom (1937) / Dust My Broom (1951)


"Dust My Broom" is a blues standard originally recorded as "I Believe I'll Dust My Broom" by Robert Johnson, the Mississippi Delta blues singer and guitarist, on November 23, 1936 in San Antonio, Texas. The song was originally released on 78 rpm format as Vocalion 03475, ARC 7-04-81 and Conqueror 8871.

But the frase "I Believe I'll Dust My Broom" was literally lifted from Kokomo Arnold's "Sagefield Woman Blues" (recorded in September 1934) and Kokomo Arnold's "Sissy Man Blues" recorded in January 1935.
Leroy Carr’s "I Believe I’ll Make A Change" recorded in August 1934, was also a precursor.
But already in January 1933 Jack Kelly recorded "Believe I'll Go Back Home", which is also an early version of this standard.
But the earliest variant of the "I Believe I'll Dust My Broom" standard goes back to February 1932, when the Sparks Brothers (Pinetop and Lindberg) recorded it as "I Believe I’ll Make A Change".


 
Pinetop and Lindberg (Sparks): "I Believe I’ll Make A Change".
Label: Victor 23359
Matrix 71621
Recorded February 25, 1932



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(c) Jack Kelly and His South Memphis Jug Band 1933 (as "Believe I'll Go Back Home")
Recorded January 8, 1933
Matrix 13715
Released on Oriole 8274 and Perfect 260

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(c) Leroy Carr 1934 (as "I Believe I’ll Make A Change").
Recorded August 16, 1934
Matrix 15645=2
Released on Vocalion 02820

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Kokomo Arnold - "Sagefield Woman Blues"
Label: Decca 7044
Recorded September 10, 1934

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Kokomo Arnold - "Sissy Man Blues"
Label: Decca 7050
Recorded January 15, 1935

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"Sissy Man Blues" - George Noble
Label: Vocalion 02923B
Matrix: C911


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Sissy Man - Pinewood Tom (=Josh White)
Label Conqueror 8499B
Matrix: 17083=2
Recorded March 18, 1935.


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Robert Johnson - "I Believe I'll Dust My Broom"
Label: Vocalion 03475
Recorded November 23, 1936

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Artur Crudup - "Dust My Broom"
Released on: VICTOR 50-074
Recorded March 10, 1949 in Chicago, IL;
Arthur Crudup, voc, g; Ransom Knowling, b; Judge Riley, dr




Robert Jr. Lockwood - "Dust My Broom"
Label: J.O.B.
Recording Details : Modern Recording Studio, Chicago, Illinois, United States; March 22, 1951
Robert Jr. Lockwood - guitar; Alfred Wallace - drums; Sunnyland Slim - piano
Originally released on: JUKE JOINT LP 1501  (Title: Blues Is Killing Me)





Robert Jr. Lockwood - "Dust My Broom"
Label: Mercury 8260
Recorded in Chicago on November 15, 1951
Robert Jr. Lockwood - vocal; Robert Jr. Lockwood - guitar; Big Crawford - bass; Alfred Wallace - drums; Sunnyland Slim - piano

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In 1951 Elmore James and a few other blues musicians accompanied Sonny Boy Williamson to a recording session for Trumpet Records in Jackson, Mississippi. Trumpet was a recently established independent label that recorded blues, gospel, country, and rockabilly music.  James’s version of "Dust My Broom" was "celebrated throughout the Delta by this time, and Lillian McMurry [who ran the label] asked him to record it. He wouldn’t, but … he was tricked into rehearsing it in the studio with Sonny Boy … while McMurry surreptiously ran a tape."

James didn’t know he was making a record, and his nervousness in front of a recording microphone prevented him from recording a b-side. Trumpet put a song by another artist on the other side of the record and released it. "Dust My Broom" surprised everyone by becoming a national rhythm and blues hit in 1952.

Dust My Broom - Elmo James 
Originally released on: TRUMPET 146
Producer: Lillian McMurry
Recorded August 5, 1951 in Jackson, MS; Elmore James, voc, g; Sonny Boy Williamson, hca; Leonard Ware, b; Frock O'Dell, dr


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The 1951 Trumpet-version was re-released in 1955 on ACE 508 (as "I Believe My Time Ain't Long")


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And in 1965 the Trumpet-version was again re-released on Jewel 764


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As a result of his sudden success, James was sought after by other record labels. He went to Chicago in 1952 at the behest of the Bihari brothers, who owned Modern Records, and recorded a thinly disguised version of "Dust My Broom" under the title "I Believe" for their subsidiary label, Meteor. "I Believe" also became a top ten rhythm and blues hit for James.


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I Believe - Elmore James 1952
Released on Meteor 5000
Recording details: November, 1952; Universal Studio, Chicago
Producer: Joe Bihari
Elmore James: vocal/guitar; J. T. Brown: tenor sax; Johnny Jones: piano; Ransom Knowling: bass; Odie Payne Jr.: drums

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The 1952 Meteor-version was re-released in 1969 on Kent 508


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In 1953 Elmore recorded another version of "Dust My Broom" for the Chess-label. The new title "SHE JUST WON’T DO RIGHT" was used.
This was an illicit Chess session. The offending Checker release was soon discovered by the Biharis and Chess subsequently backed off, discontinuing pressing and distribution.

January 17, 1953; Chicago 1) Elmore James: vocal/guitar; J. T. Brown: tenor sax; Johnny Jones: piano; Ransom Knowling: bass; Odie Payne Jr.: drums

SHE JUST WON’T DO RIGHT (DUST MY BROOM) - (Checker 777/Chess CH 1537)

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And in 1955 Elmore James recorded another version of "Dust My Broom" (as "Dust My Blues")
Dust My Blues - Elmore James and His Broom Dusters 1955  
Released on: FLAIR 1074
Producer: Joe Bihari
Elmore James - vocal; Elmore James - guitar; Frank Fields - bass; Earl Palmer - drums; Edward Frank - piano
Recording Details : New Orleans, Louisiana, United States; September 1955

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The 1955 Flair-version was re-released in 1960 on Kent 331


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And again in 1964 on Kent 394


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Dust My Broom - Elmore James 
Originally released on: ENJOY 2027
Elmore James - vocal; Elmore James - guitar; Unknown - bass; Unknown - drums; Big Moose Walker - piano
Recording Details : New York, New York, United States; February 13, 1963


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In the 1960's a whole bunch of British beatbands was heavily influenced by American bluesartists, like John Lee Hooker, Howlin Wolf and Elmore James.
"Dust My Broom / Dust My Blues" in the version of Elmore James was covered much by the Brits.


Dust My Broom - Yardbirds 1966
Keith Relf - vocal; Jimmy Page - guitar; Keith Relf - harmonica; Chris Dreja - bass; Jim McCarthy - drums
Recording Details : Saturday Club, BBC, London, United Kingdom; February 1966
Released on: REP 4777-WY
Title: The BBC Sessions



Dust My Blues - Yardbirds 1966
Jeff Beck - vocal; Jeff Beck - guitar; Jimmy Page - guitar; Keith Relf - harmonica; Paul Samwell Smith - bass; Jim McCarthy - drums
Recording Details : The Saturday Club, BBC Radio, London, United Kingdom; April 8, 1966
Title: Anyone Can Play; It's Fun
Originally released on: Kornyfone YB 1965



Dust My Blues - Spencer Davis Group 1966
Steve Winwood - vocal; Steve Winwood - guitar; Spencer Davis - guitar; Muff Winwood - bass; Pete York - drums
Recording Details : London, United Kingdom; 1966
Title: Autumn '66
Originally released on: FONTANA TL 5359


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Dust My Blues - John Mayall 1966



FLEETWOOD MAC
Dust My Broom - Fleetwood Mac 1968
Jeremy Spencer - vocal; Jeremy Spencer - guitar; John McVie - bass; Mick Fleetwood - drums; Jeremy Spencer - piano; David Howard - tenor sax; Roland Vaughan - tenor sax
Recording Details : CBS Studios, New Bond Street, London, United Kingdom; April 1968
Released on: BH 494641 2/2
Title: Mr. Wonderful
Originally released on: BH LP 7-63205

But before that Fleetwood Mac had recorded a version on September 9, 1967 as their very first single.
"I Believe My Time Ain't Long" - Fleetwood Mac (1967)
Label: Blue Horizon 3051
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Dust My Broom - Rising Sons
Taj Mahal - vocal; Ry Cooder - guitar; Jesse Lee Kincaid - guitar; Taj Mahal - harmonica; Gary Marker - bass; Ed Cassidy - drums
Recording Details : Ash Grove, Los Angeles, California, United States; December 2, 1965





Dust My Broom - Ike & Tina Turner 1966
Tina Turner - vocal; Ike Turner - guitar; Unknown - bass; Unknown - drums; Ike Turner - piano; Unknown - tenor sax; Unknown - alto sax; Unknown - trumpet; Unknown - trombone; Unknown - background vocal
Recording Details : Memphis (?), Tennessee, United States; 1966
Title: Dust My Broom / I'm Hooked (Single)
Originally released on: TANGERINE 967




Dust My Broom - Canned Heat 1967
Bob Hite - vocal; Alan Wilson - vocal; Alan Wilson - guitar; Henry Vestine - guitar; Bob Hite - harmonica; Larry Taylor - bass; Frank Cook - drums
Recording Details : Liberty Studios, Los Angeles, California, United States; March 1967
Released on: SLS 50321
Title: Canned Heat
Originally released on: LIBERTY LST 7526




CUBY & THE BLIZZARDS
Dust My Blues
Cuby - vocal; Eelco Gelling - guitar; Jaap van Eik - bass; Dick Beekman - drums; Herman Brood - piano
Recording Details : Rheinhalle, Dusseldorf, Germany; October 26, 1968
Released on: PHILIPS 834 659-2 / Released on: ITL 25.115
Title: Live
Originally released on: PHIILIPS 844087




Dust My Broom - ZZ Top (1979)




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NOT TO BE CONFUSED WITH:

"I Believe I'll Go Back Home" - William and Versy Smith
Label: Paramount 12516
Matrix P4684
Recorded August 1927




Covered by: Blind Willie Davis in 1930
"I Believe I'll Go Back Home"
Label: Paramount 12979B  
Matrix L0113
Recorded January 1930


Covered by The Ovations in 1966 on the Goldwax-label (Goldwax 306
"I Believe I'll Go Back Home"



Covered by Gregg Allman in 2011 on the album "Low Country Blues"
"I Believe I'll Go Back Home"