dinsdag 28 februari 2017

Ellen's III. Gesang (Hymne An Die Jungfrau) (1825) / Ave Maria (1826) / Eva Magdalena (1969)


"Ave Maria" is a popular and much-recorded setting of the Latin text "Ave Maria", a traditional Catholic prayer asking for the intercession of the "Blessed Virgin Mary", the mother of Jesus.
The first part of this prayer, the Scriptural part, is taken from the Gospel of St. Luke and joins together the words of the Angel Gabriel at the Annunciation (Luke 1:28) together with Elizabeth's greeting to Mary at the Visitation (Luke 1:42)
Later, probably by Pope Urban IV around the year 1262, Jesus' name was inserted at the end of the two passages.
"Ave Maria, gratia plena, Dominus tecum. Benedicta tu in mulieribus, et benedictus fructus ventris tui, Iesus".
The second half of the prayer ("Sancta Maria, Mater Dei, ora pro nobis nunc et in hora mortis nostrae") can be traced back to the 15th Century in a Roman Breviary
The current form of the prayer became the standard form sometime in the 16th century and was included in the reformed Breviary promulgated by Pope St. Pius V in 1568.

As I said above the prayer has been set to various musical settings over the course of time.
Already in 1788 Mozart had written a melody for the Catholic prayer.
A very famous musical setting is the Bach/Gounod setting from 1853, which I have covered here: Joop's Musical Flowers: Praeludium # 1 (1722) / Méditation sur le 1er Prélude de S. Bach (1853) / Ave Maria (1859)


After the Mozart, but before the Bach/Gounod setting, the prayer had been set to music by Franz Schubert around 1825.
In that year Franz Schubert composed "Ellens dritter Gesang" ("Ellens Gesang III", D. 839, Op. 52, No. 6, 1825), in English: "Ellen's Third Song", as part of his Opus 52, a setting of seven songs from Walter Scott's popular epic poem The Lady of the Lake,

The particular poem "Hymn To The Virgin" (verse XXIX from Canto Third) from Walter Scott's The Lady of the Lake, was first translated into German by Adam Storck (de) (1780–1822),
Storck's translation then became the basis for Schubert's book of songs, Liederzyklus vom Fräulein vom See (Song Cycle Of "The Lady Of The Lake"), composed in 1825. There the "Ave Maria" song is called "Ellen's III. Gesang (Hymne An Die Jungfrau)" ("Ellen's Third Song (Hymn To The Virgin)".
An edition of the songs set to both the German words by Storck and to Scott's original English words was published in 1826 as Schubert's Op. 52, under the title "Sieben Gesänge aus Walter Scotts Fräulein vom See" (Seven Songs from Walter Scott's Lady of the Lake).

https://iiif.lib.harvard.edu/manifests/view/drs:28239109$37i

The opening words and refrain of Ellen's song, namely "Ave Maria" (Latin for "Hail Mary"), may have led to the idea of adapting Schubert's melody as a setting for the full text of the traditional Roman Catholic prayer "Ave Maria". The Latin version of the "Ave Maria" is now so frequently used with Schubert's melody that it has led to the misconception that he originally wrote the melody as a setting for the "Ave Maria".




(o) Edith Clegg (1898)  (with the German lyrics by Adam Storck)
Recorded October 11, 1898 in Maiden Lane, London
Matrix y-8-1
Released on Berliner's Gramophone E 3023

Ave Maria - Edith Clegg 1899

http://sounds.bl.uk/related-content/TEXTS/029I-GRAGX1901XXX-0000A0.pdf

Search Results for EDITH CLEGG

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(c) Albert Piccaluga (1903)
Recorded January 1903 in Paris
Matrix 1398f
Released on Disque Pour Gramophone (Gramophone and Typewriter) # 2-32666 (or 2-32667?)
Also released on Zonophone X-82064

Search Results for Piccaluga, Albert

And in 1904 Albert Piccaluga recorded a version in Paris for the Columbia-label (# 50591)

SLUB Mediathek

And in March 1905 Albert Piccaluga recorded a version in Paris for the Odeon-label
Matrix xP 1317
Released on Odeon X 36034

http://discography.phonomuseum.at/odeon/odmxP.pdf

And in January 1907 Albert Piccaluga recorded a version in Paris for the APGA-label
Released on APGA # 1573

Ave Maria - Albert Piccaluga



(c) Olga von Türck-Rohn (1904)
Recorded Ocober 1904 in Vienna
Matrix 2421h
Released on G&T 43649

http://www.78opera.com/files/ARTIST_V.pdf



(c) Josef Hollman (1906) (instrumental)
Recorded February 1, 1906 in New York
Released on Victor 64001 and Victrola 64001

Ave Maria - Josef Hollman

Victor matrix B-3078. Ave Maria / Joseph Hollman - Discography of American Historical Recordings

Browse All Recordings | Ave Maria, Take 1 (1906-02-01) | National Jukebox LOC.gov

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(c) Maud Powell (1910) (instrumental)
Recorded May 25, 1910 in New York
Released on Victrola 74177

Victor matrix C-9014. Ave Maria / Maud Powell - Discography of American Historical Recordings

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(c) Julia Culp (1910) (with the German lyrics by Adam Storck)
Otto Bake, piano
Recorded 1910 in Berlin
Released on Anker E 9453

Ave Maria - Julia Culp 1910

Culp Julia - Discography |

http://www.78opera.com/files/ARTIST_C.pdf

Listen here: media.slub-dresden.de/fon/snp/a/009243/fon_snp_a_009243_02.mp3



(c) Karl Erb (1912) (with the German lyrics by Adam Storck)
Recorded July 1912 in Berlin
Matrix xxB 5740
Released on Odeon # 76342, also on 53267 and O-6444

Ave Maria - Karl Erb 1912

http://78opera.com/files/ARTIST_E.pdf

Listen here: media.slub-dresden.de/fon/snp/a/007605/fon_snp_a_007605_01.mp3



(c) Hedwig Zimmer (1910)  (with the German lyrics by Adam Storck)
Recorded in March 1910 in Berlin
Released on Edison Amberol Cylinder # 15086 and Edisin Blue Amberol # 26137

http://www.78opera.com/files/ARTIST_Z.pdf

“Ave Maria” / Hedwig Zimmer. | UCSB Cylinder Audio Archive

Listen here: digilib.syr.edu/cylinder/image/1249.mp3



(c) John McCormack (1914) (with the English lyrics by Sir Walter Scott)
Recorded March 25,1914 in New York
Released on Victor 88484 and Victrola 8033

Ave Maria - John McCormack and Fritz Kreisler

Victor matrix C-14633. Ave Maria / John McCormack - Discography of American Historical Recordings

John McCormack (2), Fritz Kreisler - Ave Maria (Hail, Mary!) / Angel's Serenade (Shellac) at Discogs

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(c) Lucy Isabelle Marsh (1915) (with the English lyrics by Sir Walter Scott)
Recorded January 6, 1915 in Camden, New Jersey
Released on Victor 55052

Ave Maria - Lucy Isabelle Marsh

Browse All Recordings | Ave Maria, Take 5 (1915-01-06) | National Jukebox LOC.gov

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(c) Frieda Hempel (1921)  (with the German lyrics by Adam Storck)
Recorded 1921 in Berlin
Matrix 341av
Released on Schallplatte Grammophon # 043370

Ave Maria - Frieda Hempel

http://78opera.com/files/ARTIST_H.pdf

Listen here: media.slub-dresden.de/fon/snp/a/019648/fon_snp_a_019648_01_hp.mp3

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(c) Marie Rappold (1921) (with English lyrics by ??)
Albert Spalding: violin
Recorded June 1921 in New York
Released on Edison 82258

Ave Maria - Marie Rappold and Albert Spalding 19

http://www.78opera.com/files/ARTIST_R.pdf

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(c) Emmy Heckmann-Bettendorf  (with the German lyrics by Adam Storck)
Max Saal (harp)
Recorded January 27, 1922 in Berlin
Matrix 2-5721
Released on Parlophon P-1492

Ave Maria - Emmy Bettendorf-Heckmann 1922

http://www.78opera.com/files/ARTIST_Ba-Bi.pdf

Listen here: media.slub-dresden.de/fon/snp/a/019050/fon_snp_a_019050_02.mp3



(c) Emmi Leisner (1923)  (with the German lyrics by Adam Storck)
Recorded February 1923 in Berlin
Matrix 1068as
Released on Schallplatte "Grammophon" # B 24198 (72838)

Ave Maria - Emmi Leisner

http://www.78opera.com/files/ARTIST_L.pdf

Listen here: media.slub-dresden.de/fon/snp/a/007370/fon_snp_a_007370_01.mp3



(c) Olga Haley (around 1925)
Recorded around 1925 in London
Matrix 04201
Released on Vocalion K-05257

Ave Maria - Olga Haley



(c) Lotte Lehmann (1927)  (with the German lyrics by Adam Storck)
Recorded December 6, 1927
Matrix xxb 7874
Released on Odeon O-8719 and on Decca PG 25797

Ave Maria - Lotte Lehmann 1928 3
Ave Maria - Lotte Lehmann 1928 2

The Lehmann Recordings

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lottelehmannleague.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/ucsb_decca_pg25797_01_xxb7874_00d.mp3



(c) Emmy Bettendorf  (1929) (with the German lyrics by Adam Storck)
Paul Mania (organ) Recorded February 18, 1929 in Berlin Released on Parlophon P-9378-I

Ave Maria - Emmy Bettendorf 1929

http://www.78opera.com/files/ARTIST_Ba-Bi.pdf

Listen here: media.slub-dresden.de/fon/snp/a/003321/fon_snp_a_003321_01.mp3



(c) Martha Eggerth (1933)

Ave Maria



(c) Erna Berger (1933)  (with the German lyrics by Adam Storck)
Max Saal (harp)
Recorded in 1933 in Berlin
Matrix 5589 1/2  BD8
Released on Grammophon (Polydor) # 10098

Ave Maria - Erna Berger

http://www.78opera.com/files/ARTIST_Ba-Bi.pdf

Listen here: media.slub-dresden.de/fon/snp/b/006965/fon_snp_b_006965_01.mp3



(c) Elisabeth Schumann (1934)  (with the German lyrics by Adam Storck)
Leo Rosenek: conductor
Recorded June 23, 1934 in Vienna
Matrix 2WX766-2
Released on Electrola DB 2291 (32-4807) and Victor 8423

Ave Maria - Elisabeth Schumann 1934

Listen here: media.slub-dresden.de/fon/snp/a/019760/fon_snp_a_019760_01.mp3



(c) Marian Anderson (1936)  (with the German lyrics by Adam Storck)
Kosti Vehanen: piano
Recorded February 4, 1936 in New York
Released on Victor 14210

Ave Maria - Marian Anderson 1936

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(c) Rosa Ponselle (1939) (with the Latin lyrics of the prayer)
Mischa Schmidt: violin
Recorded November 1, 1939
Released on Victor VB 74

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(c) Deanna Durbin (1940)  (with the Latin lyrics of the prayer)
Recorded February 28, 1940 in Los Angeles
Released on Decca 3061 and Brunswick 02975

Ave Maria - Deanne Durbin 1

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Deanna also sang her version in the movie: "It's A Date".





Walt Disney used Schubert's song in the final part of his 1940 film "Fantasia", with the Philadelphia Orchestra and chorus joined by soprano Julietta Novis.
Released date of the film was November 13, 1940
The text for this version is sung in English, and was written by Rachel Field.

Ave Maria! Heaven's Bride.
The bells ring out in solemn praise,
for you, the anguish and the pride.
The living glory of our nights,
of our nights and days.
The Prince of Peace your arms embrace,
while hosts of darkness fade and cower.
Oh save us, mother full of grace,
In life and in our dying hour,
Ave Maria!

A V E   M A R I A   s t o r y

Leopold Stokowski With The Philadelphia Orchestra - Walt Disney's Fantasia (Vinyl, LP) at Discogs

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(c) Dorothy Maynor (1940)  (with the German lyrics by Adam Storck)
Arpad Sandor: piano
Released on Victor 15752

Dorothy Maynor, soprano, Arpad Sandor, piano / Dorothy Maynor [compact disc]:Compact Disc Description: Performing Arts Encyclopedia, Library of Congress

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(c) Richard Tauber (1941)  (with the Latin lyrics of the prayer)
Recorded Augustus 25, 1941 in London
Released on Parlophone RO 20501

Ave Maria - Richard Tauber 2

http://78opera.com/files/ARTIST_T.pdf

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(c) Vera Lynn (1943) (with the English lyrics by Sir Walter Scott)
Recorded December 1942
Released on Decca F-8256

Ave Maria - Vera Lynn 1943

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(c) Bing Crosby (1945)  (with the Latin lyrics of the prayer)
Recorded July 30, 1945 in Los Angeles

Selections from Going My Way - Wikipedia

78 RPM - Bing Crosby - Ave Maria / Home Sweet Home - Decca - USA - 18705



In 1944 Bing also sang a version in the movie "Going My Way" (released May 3, 1944)

Listen here: Bing Crosby-Risë Stevens -Ave Maria



(c) Beniamino Gigli (1947)  (with the Latin lyrics of the prayer)
Recorded November 26, 1947 in London
Matrix 2EA10684-1
Released on HMV DB6619 and Victor 12-0400

78 RPM - Beniamino Gigli - Ave Maria, Op. 52, No. 6 / Caches Dans Cet Asile - His Master's Voice - UK - D.B.6619

http://www.78opera.com/files/ARTIST_G.pdf

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(c) Perry Como (1949)  (with the Latin lyrics of the prayer)
Recorded September 30, 1949 in New York City
Released on RCA Victor 28-0436

Ave Maria

Perry Como - Ave Maria / The Lord's Prayer (Shellac) at Discogs

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http://www.jazz-on-line.com/a/mp3a/RCA28-0436x.mp3



(c) Sarah Vaughan (1951)  (with the English lyrics by Sir Walter Scott adapted by T. Baker)
Recorded January 17, 1951 in New York
Matrix CO 45114
Released on Columbia 39207

Ave Maria - Sarah Vaughan 1951

Listen here: http://www.jazz-on-line.com/a/mp3c/COLCO45114.mp3




(c) Irmgard Seefried (1952)  (with the German lyrics by Adam Storck)
Erik Werba (piano)
Recorded September 13, 1952 in Vienna.
Released on Deutsche Grammophon Gesellschaft # 46007

45cat - Irmgard Seefried, Sopran - Ave Maria / Romanze - Deutsche Grammophon - Germany - 30 128 EPL

Ave Maria - Irmgard Seefried

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(c) Joan Baez (1966)  (with the German lyrics by Adam Storck)

Joan Baez - Noël (Vinyl, LP, Album) at Discogs

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(c) Stevie Wonder (1967)  (with the Latin lyrics of the prayer)

Stevie Wonder - Ave Maria

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(c) Curd Borkmann (1969)  (as "Eva Magdalena") (German lyrics by Karl Götz and Kurt Hertha)

45cat - Curd Borkmann - Eva Magdalena / Sturmvogel - Cornet - Germany - 3095

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(c) Malcolm Roberts (1969) (as "Eva Magdalena") (English lyrics by G.Whitehead and T.Gardner)

45cat - Malcolm Roberts - Love Is All / Eva Magdelena - Major Minor - UK - MM 637

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(c) D.C. Lewis (1971) (as "Eva Magdalena") (Dutch lyrics by Jochem van Renesse)

D.C. Lewis - Eva Magdalena / De Tijd (Vinyl) at Discogs

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(c) Nana Mouskouri (1975)  (with German lyrics by Brigitte Otto)

Nana Mouskouri - Sieben Schwarze Rosen (Vinyl, LP, Album) at Discogs






(c) Nina Hagen (1989)  (with German lyrics by Brigitte Otto)

Nina Hagen (album) - Wikipedia





(c) Celine Dion (1998) (with (partly) the English lyrics by Sir Walter Scott and the Latin lyrics)

These Are Special Times - Wikipedia






(c) Barbra Streisand (2001)

Christmas Memories - Wikipedia






(c) Michael Bublé (2011)  (with the Latin lyrics of the prayer)

Christmas (Michael Bublé album) - Wikipedia

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In 2014 Fairuz recorded a version in memory of her ex-husband Assi Rahbani, who wrote the lyrics of this version of "Ave Maria".

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More versions here:

The Originals © by Arnold Rypens

Cover versions of Ave Maria written by Franz Schubert,[Traditional] | SecondHandSongs





maandag 20 februari 2017

Poor Mourner (1896) / Moanish Lady (1927) / You Shall Be Free (1928) / Oh Mo'nah (1931) / We Shall Be Free (1944) / I Shall Be Free (1962)


The Originals © by Arnold Rypens

Mourner, You Shall Be Free (Moanish Lady)

Mudcat Café message #2931338

Bluegrass Messengers - Shout Mourner- Version 9 Guthrie/Leadbelly


In 1911 Howard W. Odum published "You Shall Be Free" in Vol. 24, No. 94 of "The Journal Of American Folklore", as song No. 86 in "Negro Folk-Song and Folk-Poetry" series
He stated that it 'was originally adapted from a religious song, "Mourner, You Shall Be Free". The song was widespread.

https://www.jstor.org/stable/534593?seq=20#page_scan_tab_contents

https://www.jstor.org/stable/534593?seq=21#page_scan_tab_contents


In 1915 E.C. Perrow published "Oh Mourner" in Vol. 28, No. 108 of "The Journal Of American Folklore", as song No. 1 in "Songs And Rhymes From The South", part VII "Songs of the Plantation"

https://www.jstor.org/stable/534506?seq=7#page_scan_tab_contents

I. OH, MOURNER! (2) (From Mississippi; negroes; MS. of F. R. Rubel; 1909.)

Some folks say that a nigro (sic) won't steal;
I caught two in my corn feild (sic).One had a shovel and the other had a hoe;
If that ain't stealing, I don't know.
Oh, Moana, you shall be free, (twice)When the good Lord sets you free.

Some folks say that a nigro won't rouse;
I caught two in my smoke house.
One had a middling, and the other had a ham;
If that ain't stealing, I'll don't know.

I went to a chicken coop on my knees;
I thought I heard a chicken sneeze.(3)
Way down yonder on Punkin Creek
Where those nigros grow leben feet,

Heels stick out so far behind
Chickens roost there most all the time.
I had a wife and I fed her on grease;
Every time I knocked her down she hollowed "police!"

Ain't no use in me workin' so hard;
I got a gal in the white folks yard.
She fetch me meat and she fetch me lard.
Ain't a bit of use in me workin' so hard.(4)

(2)  This song shows the tendency of a large number of distinct songs to drift together into
one.
(3) This stanza is in the college song "Polly-Wolly-Doodle"
(4) Compare another version from Mississippi:
I got a gal in de white folk's ya'd, She brings me chicgn en she brings me la'd She steals me ham an' she steals me meat She thinks I'm wukkin', but I'm walkin', de street.

In E.C. Perrow's notes, this is typewritten beneath the long version of "Oh, Mourner!": "THIS BALLAD WAS GOTTEN FROM A NIGRO NAMED RASMUS MOORE February 24 1909."


In 1925 the song was published in "On The Trail Of Negro Folk-Songs" by Dorothy Scarborough.
It appereared under different titles:

As "Ole Marse John"

https://archive.org/stream/ontrailofnegrofo00scar#page/162/mode/2up

https://archive.org/stream/ontrailofnegrofo00scar#page/164/mode/2up

As "Po' Mournah!"

https://archive.org/stream/ontrailofnegrofo00scar#page/172/mode/2up

As "Great Big Nigger Sittin' On A Log".

https://archive.org/stream/ontrailofnegrofo00scar#page/176/mode/2up

As "Fragment From Pore Mournah"

https://archive.org/stream/ontrailofnegrofo00scar#page/194/mode/2up

As "There Was An Old Nigger, His Name Was Dr. Peck"

https://archive.org/stream/ontrailofnegrofo00scar#page/196/mode/2up

As "Po' Mona".

https://archive.org/stream/ontrailofnegrofo00scar#page/224/mode/2up

As "Ain't No Use O' My Workin' So Hard"

https://archive.org/stream/ontrailofnegrofo00scar#page/234/mode/2up



In 1928 the songcluster is extensively discussed in Newman I. White's book "American Negro Folk-Songs" on pages 134 -140




In 1926 Sigmund Spaeth published a version in "Read 'Em and Weep" under the title "Mona (You Shall Be Free)" and commented that it 'represents the more sophisticated development of Negro folk music, with only a suggestion of the spiritual in the background'.


And in 1934 it was published as "When De Good Lord Sets You Free" in John and Alan Lomax's "American Ballads and Folk Songs" (pages 254-258)

American ballads & Folk Songs




The first recording seems to be by an anonymous quartet. Unfortunately I haven't heard a sample yet.

(o) Anonymous Male Quartet (pre June 1896)  (as "Poor Mourner")

Released on Berliner Disc # 854

Berliner matrix 854. Poor mourner / Male vocal quartet (unidentified; Berliner Gramophone Co.) - Discography of American Historical Recordings



(c) Standard Quartette (1896)  (as "Poor Mourner")

Released on Columbia Cylinder # 9017

COLUMBIA cylinders numerical listing discography: 8000 - 9999

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(c) Cousins and DeMoss (1898)  (as "Poor Mourner")

Released on Berliner Disc # 3010

Berliner matrix 3010. Poor mourner / Cousins and DeMoss - Discography of American Historical Recordings

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(c) Dinwiddie Colored Quartet (1902)  (as "Poor Mourner")
Recorded October 29, 1902
Released on Victor Monarch Disc # 1715

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Victor matrix [Pre-matrix A-]1715. Poor mourner / Dinwiddie Colored Quartet - Discography of American Historical Recordings

Victor matrix [Pre-matrix B-]1715. Poor mourner / Dinwiddie Colored Quartet - Discography of American Historical Recordings

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(c) Pete Hampton (1904) (as "Poor Mourner")
Recorded February/March 1904 in London, England
Released on Odeon 2438

142: Pete Hampton, American Entertainer 1871-1916 « Jeffrey Green. Historian




(c) Land Norris (1924) (as "You Ought To Be Arrested And Put In Jail")
Recorded August 26, 1924
Released on Okeh 40374

You Ought To Be Arrested And Put In Jail - Land

OKeh matrix 8701. You ought to be arrested and put in jail / Land Norris - Discography of American Historical Recordings

Land Norris - Fox Chase In Georgia / You Ought To Be Arrested And Put In Jail (Shellac) at Discogs




(c) Uncle Dave Macon (1926) (as "Shout Mourner You Shall Be Free")
Recorded September 8, 1926 in New York
Released on Vocalion 15445 and Vocalion 5007

Shout, Mourner, You Shall Be Free - Uncle Dave M

Uncle Dave Macon - Shout, Mourner, You Shall Be Free / My Girl's A High Born Lady (Shellac) at Discogs


Now folks, talk about your gentle in-folks
I'm going to give you the genteel

Banjo instrumental

Hot dog!

I saw Sal when she went out, I saw Sal pick out her route
Seen her lock the door, and I seen her hide the key
She's a mighty sharp nigger, but she can't fool me

Chorus:
Shout mourner, you shall be free
Shout mourner, you shall be free
When the good Lord sets you free

Did you have a song, baby, did you have a song

Oh, Miss Doe said you treated me mean
I'm a-tired of livin' on your pork and beans
You [she] may be warm, but I don't know
She ain't so warm 'til she melts the snow

Did you have a song, baby, did you have a song

Chorus

[Oh my little honey what happened in the lot
Keep out running in the buzzard trot]
The big mule throwed so the little mule kicks
That big nigger throwed the little in a ditch

Did you have a song, baby, did you have a song

Chorus

Me and my partner and two or three more
Hanging around Sam LaFevre's door
Buying whiskey and buying gin
Just a-getting right to go again

Gotta have a song, baby, gotta have a song


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Though the proper title of the song is "You Shall Be Free", in 1927 Frank Stokes (a Memphis blacksmith and noted songster) and Dan Sane, recorded the song as just "You Shall".
Perhaps the record company didn't like the original title, or some of the verses.
One stanza was collected frequently: "Some Folks Say That A Nigger Won't Steal...But I Caught Twenty In My Cornfield....".
Frank Stokes cut out the offensive term and shifted the target; he sang: "Some Folks Say That A Preacher Won't Steal...I Caught About Eleven In A Watermelon Field...."
They've been altered, but some of Stokes' verses can be traced back at least to 1846 and the publication of The Negro Singers Own Book. This was a songster, in the original use of the term: a collection of song lyrics, intended for the use of minstrel show entertainers. They sold for a dime apiece and thousands of these pocket-sized books were printed.


(c) Beale Street Sheiks (1927)  (as "You Shall")
Frank Stokes (v/g) and Dan Sane (g)
Recorded August 1927 in Chicago
Released on Paramount 12518

You Shall - Beale Street Sheiks 1927

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(c) Carlonina Tar Heels (1927)  (as "When the good Lord sets you free")
Recorded August 15, 1927 in Charlotte, New Carolina
Released on Victor 20931

When The Good Lord Sets You Free - Carolina Tar

Victor matrix BVE-39811. When the good Lord sets you free / Carolina Tar Heels - Discography of American Historical Recordings

Carolina Tar Heels* - When The Good Lord Sets You Free / I Love My Mountain Home (Shellac) at Discogs

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(c) Lions Quartet (1927)  (as "Moanin' Lady")
Recorded September 27, 1927 in Seattle, Washington
Released on Columbia 1167-D

Columbia matrix 144713. Moanin' lady / The Lions Quartet - Discography of American Historical Recordings



(c) Jules Verne Allen (1928) (as "Po' Mourner")
Recorded April 21, 1928 in El Paso, Texas
Released on Victor 23834

Victor matrix BVE-42195. Po' mourner / Jules Verne Allen - Discography of American Historical Recordings



(c) Bill and Belle Reed (1928) (as "You Shall Be Free")
Recorded October 17, 1928 in Johnson City, Tennessee
Released on Columbia 15336-D

You Shall Be Free - Bill and Belle Reed

Columbia matrix 147210. You shall be free / Belle Reed ; Bill Reed - Discography of American Historical Recordings

This early recording from Bill and Belle Reed was probably the blueprint for Woody Guthrie's "We Shall Be Free", which Bob Dylan updated in 1962 with "I Shall Be Free", released on his "The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan" LP. (SEE FURTHER ON IN THIS TOPIC)

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BILL & BELLE REED - YOU SHALL BE FREE : Free Download & Streaming : Internet Archive



(c) Four Dusty Travelers (1929) (as "Po' Mourner")
Recorded October 15, 1929
Released on Columbia 14477-D

Columbia matrix 149144. Po' mourner / Four Dusty Travelers - Discography of American Historical Recordings

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(c) World Famous Williams Jubilee Singers (1930)  (as "Po-Mona")
Recorded September 6, 1930 in Chicago
Released on Brunswick 7191

https://tinyurl.com/hrtlbrj



(c) Cotton Pickers Quartet (1931) (as "Pore Mourner")
Recorded January 26, 1931 in New York City
Released on Okeh 8868

https://tinyurl.com/zgjgoag



With new lyrics by Ted Weems and Country Wasburn the song was released on the B-side of the Ted Weems 78 "I Love To Hear A Military Band", which was a small US hit
But the next year the song became very succesfull in the UK through many cover-versions.

(c) Ted Weems and his Orchestra (1931)  (as "Oh! Mo'nah")
Vocals by Country Washburn.
Recorded September 24, 1931 in Chicago
Released on Victor 22822

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Ted Weems And His Orchestra - I Love To Hear A Military Band / Oh! Mo'nah (Shellac) at Discogs

Victor matrix BVE-67548. Oh! Mo'nah / Ted Weems Orchestra ; Country Washburne - Discography of American Historical Recordings

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(c) Eddie Grossbart (1932) (as "Oh Mo-nah")
Vocals: Eddie Grossbart
Recorded December 16, 1931 in London
Released on Edison Bell Winner 5442






(c) The Masqueraders (=Savoy Hotel Orpheans) (1932)  (as "Oh Mo'nah")
Vocals: Eddie Collis
Recorded December 22, 1931 in London
Released on Columbia CB-401



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Next came the first of many versions on which Nat Gonella handled the vocals.
It was pretty much his theme song.

(c) Roy Fox and his Band (1932)
Vocals: Nat Gonella
Recorded December 30, 1931 in London
Released on Decca F-2763 and Rex 9892 and Brunswick 6457

78 RPM - Roy Fox - Oh' Mo'Nah / If I Didn't Have You - Decca - UK - F. 2763





(c) Harry Roy and his R.K. Olians (1932)
Vocals: Harry Roy, Bill Currie and Ivor Moreton
Recorded January 1932 in London
Released on Broadcast 809



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(c) Ambrose and his Orchestra (1932)
Vocals: Sam Browne
Recorded January 1, 1932 in London
Released on HMV B-6127

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(c) Billy Cotton and his Band (1932)
Vocals Cyril Grantham
Recorded January 2, 1932 in London
Released on Regal MR-494

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(c) Ray Starita and his Ambassadors (1932)  (as "Oh Mo'nah")
Vocals: Nat Gonella
Recorded January 5, 1932 in London
Released on Sterno 861



Sterno

Also released on Solex B-53 (as by The London Rhythm Kings)

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(c) Harry Bidgood (1932)
Vocals: Fred Douglas
Recorded January 9, 1932 in London
Released on Panachord 25158

PANACHORD 25000 – 26049 | The 78 rpm – Club | Preserving The Grooves

Also released on May-Fair G-2075 (as by Al Conway and his Orchestra)

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(c) Bert and John Firman (1932)
Vocals: Cavan O'Connor
Recorded January 29, 1932 in London
Released on Zonophone 6052

Also released on Zonophone 2873 (as by The Rhythmic Eight)

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(c) Jazz-Sinfonie-Orchester Joe London (= Richard Forst mit Gesang Raimund Gessner)
Recorded December 1931 in Berlin
Matrix 3079
Released on Brilliant #44 and on Silverton #44

Oh! Mo-nah - Jazz-Sinfonie-Orchester Joe London

Foren / Austroton / 40.) Brill 44: Richard Forst / Raimund Gessner, Oh Monah! - Schellackplatten Rundfunk - Musik ab 1900

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(c) Barnabas von Geczy (1932)
Recorded March 4, 1932 in Berlin
Released on Parlophon B.48171

Foren / Austroton / 66.) Pa B 48171: Barnabás von Géczy, Oh Monah - Schellackplatten Rundfunk - Musik ab 1900

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(c) Irene Ambrus (1932) (as "Die Neue Mo'nah")
Recorded April 20, 1932
Matrix Bi 639
Released on Gloria 10304

Foren / snookerbee / 001 - Die neue Mo'nah - Irene Ambrus & Otto Dobrindt - 1932 - Schellackplatten Rundfunk - Musik ab 1900

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(c) Sam Baskini mit seinem Tanz-Orchester (1932)  (German lyrics by Charles Amberg)
Recorded April 28, 1932
Released on Telefunken A 1088

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(c) Fred Marley Tanz Orchester (1932) (German lyrics by Charles Amberg)
Recorded May 18, 1932 in Berlin
Released on Polydor 889



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(c) Bob Scholte (1932) (as "Oh! Kovacs")  (Dutch lyrics by Kovacs Lajos=Louis Schmidt)
Recorded May 1932 in Berlin
Released on Parlophon B.17728

78 RPM - Bob Scholte - Oh! Kovacs (Oh Mo'nah) (1e Deel) / Oh! Kovacs (Oh Mo'nah) (2e Deel) - Parlophon - Netherlands - B 17728

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(c) Windy City Four 1933 ( as "Oh Monah")
Recorded April 13, 1933
Matrix C-549-2
Released on Vocalion 1738

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Also released on Banner 32770 (as by Maple City Four)
Also released on Perfect 15774 (as by Maple City Four)
Also released on Conqueror 8167 (as by Maple City Four)
Also released on Melotone 12699 (as by Maple City Four)

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(c) Nat Gonella and his Georgians (1934)
Recorded November 2, 1934 in London
Released on Parlophone R-1982

78 RPM - Nat Gonella And His Georgians - Troublesome Trumpet : Dinah : Let Him Live / Oh Monah : Georgia : Sing (It's Good For Ya) - Parlophone - UK - R 1982

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(c) Bill Boyd and his Cowboy Ramblers 1936 (as "You Shall Be Free Monah")
Recorded October 27, 1936 in San Antonio, Texas
Released on Bluebird BB-6694

78 RPM - Bill Boyd And His Cowboy Ramblers - Ain't She Coming Out Tonight? / You Shall Be Free, Monah - Bluebird - USA - B-6694

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(c) Nat Gonella and his Georgians (1941)
Vocals: Nat Gonella
Recorded February 7, 1941 in Leeds
Released on Columbia FB-2581



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(c) Woody Guthrie and Friends (as "We Shall Be Free")
Woody Guthrie (vocals) Leadbelly (vocal-guitar) Sonny Terry (Harmonica-wooos! and vocals) and Cisco Houston( guitar vocals)
Recorded April 25, 1944
Matrix # MA124-1

Woody Guthrie discography - Wikipedia

Released in 1962 on Folkways 2483

Woody Guthrie With Leadbelly, Cisco Houston, Sonny Terry And Bess Hawes - Sings Folk Songs (Vinyl, LP, Album) at Discogs

http://media.smithsonianfolkways.org/liner_notes/smithsonian_folkways/SFW40007.pdf

Lyrics: WE SHALL BE FREE

In the morning . . . we shall be free
All day . . . we shall be free
Hear me say . . .'we shall be free
When the good Lord sets you free.

I was down in the hen house the other night
Awful dark I didn't have no light
I reached for a chicken, got me a goose
A man come out, I had to turn him loose.

I jumped a gully . . . we shall be free
I jumped a rose bush . . . we shall be free
Got some flapjacks . . . we shall be free
When the good Lord sets you free.

Preacher and the rooster had a terrible fight
Preacher knocked the rooster clean out of sight
Preacher told the rooster that would be all right
Meet ya at the hen house tomorrow night.

In the mornin' . . . we shall be free
In the mornin' . . . we shall be free
In the mornin' . . . we shall be free
When the good Lord sets you free.

I was down in the hen house on my knees
I thought I heard a chicken sneeze
Only the rooster sayin' his prayers
Thanking his God for the hens up stairs.

Here‘s to the preacher . . . we shall be free
He's a-singin' . . . we shall be free
Take up collection . . . we shall be free
When the good Lord sets you free.

Oh some folks say you think too hard
Put all your faith and trust in God
Matter's no difference, don't you see
A hog can't run too fast for me.

Get my hepes up . . . we shall be free
Get that hog eye . . . we shall be free
Get them chitt'lin's . . . we shall be free
When the good Lord sets you free.

Some people say a preacher won‘t steal
But I caught two down in my corn field
One had a bushel, the other had a peck
The other had a roastin' ear down his neck.

In the kitchen . . . we shall be free
Gettin' roastin' ears . . . we shall be free
Gettin' dried corn . . . we shall be free
When the good Lord sets you free.

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Only a few weeks later a little shorter version of the same song with slightly different lyrics was recorded by Leadbelly and friends

(c) Leadbelly and Friends (1944) (as "We Shall Be Free")
Leadbelly (vocal-guitar), Woody Guthrie (vocals), Sonny Terry (Harmonica-wooos! and vocals)
Recorded May 1944 in New York City
Matrix # MA196
This version was released in 1962 on a Leadbelly album on Folkways 2488

Leadbelly - Leadbelly Sings Folk Songs (Vinyl, LP, Album) at Discogs

http://media.smithsonianfolkways.org/liner_notes/smithsonian_folkways/SFW40000.pdf

Lyrics:

In the mornin' ... we shall be free
I done tol' you ... we shall be free
I said it ... we shall be free
When the Good Lord sets you free.

I was down in the hen house, on my knees
Thought I heard a chicken sneeze
Nothin' but a rooster, sayin' his prayers
Thankin' his God for the pullets upstairs

He's a-preachin' ... we shall be free
Takin' up collection ... we shall be free
Prayin' on th' knees ... we shall be free
When the Good Lord sets you free

Now you tell it

Now, there's some folks says that the times is hard
Preacher said to put your trust in God
Matters no difference, don't you see
A hog can't run too fast for me

Gettin' my hopes up ... we shall be free
I done told ya ... we shall be free
Oh, preacher ... we shall be free
When the Good Lord sets you free

Ain't no use in me a-workin' so hard
I got a woman in the rich folks' yard
When they kill a chicken, she sends me the head
Thinks I'm a-workin', I'm a-layin' up in bed

Takin' it easy ... we shall be free
Two other women ... we shall be free
I thought you noticed ... we shall be free
When the Good Lord sets you free

Now you tell it

Oh, you see that preacher, sittin' on a log
Eyes on his trigger and his eyes on the hog
The gun said boom, lose his grip
He jumped on him with all of his zip

Gettin' my hopes up ...we shall be free
Gettin' a hog eye ... we shall be free
Gettin' them chit'lins ... we shall be free
When the Good Lord sets you free

Ain't no use in me a-workin' so hard
I got a woman in the rich folks' yard
When they kill a chicken, she sends me the feet
Thinks I'm a-workin', I'm a walkin' down the street

Havin' a big time ... we shall be free
Havin' a good time ...we shall be free
Seein' the women go by ... we shall be free
When the Good Lord sets you free

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(c) Bob Dylan (1963)  (as "I Shall Be Free")

"I Shall Be Free" is a rewrite of Lead Belly's "We Shall Be Free", which was performed by Lead Belly, Sonny Terry, Cisco Houston, and Woody Guthrie. According to Todd Harvey, Dylan's version draws its melody from the Guthrie recording but omits its signature chorus ("We'll soon be free/When the Lord will call us home"). But I think the harmonica-frase replaces that chorus in Dylan's version.

I Shall Be Free | The Official Bob Dylan Site

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(c) Carl Sandburg (1951)  (as "Moonish (Moanish) Lady")
Previously published in Carl Sandburg's "American Songbag" (1927)

https://archive.org/stream/americansongbag029895mbp#page/n37/mode/2up

Carl Sandburg - A Visit With Carl Sandburg (Vinyl, LP, Album) at Discogs

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(c) Bill Haley (1958)  (as "Whoa Mabel!")
Lyrics adapted by Bill Haley, Milt Gabler, Rusty Keefer, Catherine Cafra
Recorded June 12, 1958 at Decca Studios, New York
Released on Decca 30741

Bill Haley And His Comets - Whoa Mabel! / Chiquita Linda (Un Poquito De Tu Amor) (Vinyl) at Discogs

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(c) The Cherokees (1967) (Hit in Australia)
Released December 1966 on the Go!!-label

45cat - The Cherokees [Australia] - Oh, Monah / Ain't Gonna Cry No More - Go!! - Australia - G-5045

The Cherokees (4) - Oh, Monah (Vinyl) at Discogs

Oh, Monah - THE CHEROKEES (1967) - Pop Archives - Sources of Australian Pop Records from the 50s, 60s and 70s

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(c) Nat Gonella With Ted Easton's Jazzband (1970)  (Nr 6 Hit in The Netherlands in 1975)

Nat Gonella with Ted Easton's Jazzband* - Oh Monah at Discogs

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(c) Havenzangers (1987)  (as "Oh Mona!") (Hit in The Netherlands)
Dutch lyrics by Tom Peters.

45cat - De Havenzangers - Oh Mona! / Nog Eentje Tot Besluit - Philips - Netherlands - 870 035-7

De Havenzangers - Oh Mona! (Vinyl) at Discogs

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More versions

Cover versions of Poor Mourner by Standard Quartette | SecondHandSongs

78 RPM - Pee Wee King And His Golden West Cowboys - Oh! Mo'nah / Juke Box Blues - RCA Victor - USA - 20-2841



78 RPM - Shelton Brothers - Oh Monah / If I Ever Cry Again - King - USA - 729

78 RPM - The Miccolis Sisters - Oh Mo'nah / Up, Up, Up - DeLuxe - USA - 5027

78 RPM - The Dinning Sisters - Once In A While / Oh! Mo'nah! - Capitol - UK - CL.13192






maandag 13 februari 2017

Lord Don't You Know I Have No Friend Like You (1924) / This World Is Not My Home (1927) / Can't Feel At Home (1931) / I Ain't Got No Home In This World Anymore (1940) / Old Man Trump (2016)


This World Is Not My Home (I)

The Originals © by Arnold Rypens

A song which encourages us to lay up treasures not on earth but in heaven is "This World Is Not My Home". The text and the tune are both of unknown origin. But it is believed by many to have come from the southern African-American spiritual tradition. The text is partly based on some Bible verses

Sometimes they are attributed to Albert Edward Brumley (1905-1977). Brumley made an arrangement of the song for his 1937 "Book Of Radio Favorites".
However, research has shown that the first appearance of the song seems to have been in "Joyful Meeting in Glory No. 1" (1919) edited by Bertha Davis and published by C. Miller of Mt. Sterling, KY.

Joyful Meeting in Glory Song Book No.1 d93. This world is not my home, I'm [only] just [a passing through] by - Hymnary.org

Another arrangement was made by Jesse R. Baxter Jr. (1887-1960). It was published in the 1946 "Sentimental Songs" by the Stamps-Baxter Music and Printing Co. (although Baxter’s version seems to be just a rehashing of Brumley’s).

“This World Is Not My Home” | hymnstudiesblog


In the fall of 1938, at a migrant camp in California, Woody Guthrie would please the crowd with a version of the Carter Family's version of this song called “Can't Feel at Home".
But Guthrie wasn't very pleased with the hopeful passivity of the Carter Family's version, so he penned a parody of it titled "I Ain't Got No Home In This World Anymore", which considerably changes the tone of resigned worldly rejection of the original spiritual. The line "Angels beckon me to heaven's open door/And I can't feel at home in this world anymore," becomes "Rich man took my home and drove me from my door/And I ain't got no home in this world anymore."
In 1940 Guthrie recorded "I Ain't Got No Home In This World Anymore". (SEE FURTHER ON IN THIS TOPIC)

In December 1950, Woody signed a lease at the Beach Haven apartment complex in Brooklyn. He soon had bitter words for his landlord: Donald J. Trump’s father, Fred C. Trump, as unveiled by Will Kaufman, a professor of American literature and culture at the University of Central Lancashire in Britain,
He wrote down these bitter words in a poem entitled: "Old Man Trump", suggesting that blacks were unwelcome as tenants in the Trump apartment complex, near Coney Island.

"Old Man Trump" ~ Woody Guthrie

Guthrie never made a recording of his poem, but in 2016 three artists have collaborated to finish and produce "Old Man Trump".
The track was released by Firebrand Records just months after the lyrics were re-discovered and publicized. "Old Man Trump" was recorded by riot folk singer Ryan Harvey with Ani DiFranco and guitarist Tom Morello.

Ryan Harvey is responsible for this musical setting of "Old Man Trump", but the chorus of "Old Man Trump" is in fact a reworking of Guthrie's"I Ain’t Got No Home In This World Anymore".
But as I said above the song is much older (when Old Man Trump was Young Man Trump).


The first recording of this tune was made in 1924

Medicine Show performer Stovepipe N°1 (Sam Jones) used the same melody in his "Lord Don't You Know I Have No Friend Like You".

(o) Stovepipe No. 1 (1924)
Recorded August 19, 1924 in New York
Released on Columbia 210-D



Columbia matrix 81925. Lord, don’t you know I have no friend like You / Stovepipe No. 1 - Discography of American Historical Recordings

Lyrics Stovepipe version

Well someone beckons me heaven when I die
I'm on the way back to promised land
Oh Lord don't you know I have no friend like You
If heaven's not my home Lord what shall I do

You got a swi...... night, the old pal.... they died
I have no ways back to promised land

Oh Lord don't you know I have no friend like You
If heaven's not my home Lord what shall I do
Someone beckons me heaven when I die
I'm on their way back to promised land

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(c) Golden Echo Quartet (1927)  (as "This World Is Not My Home")
Recorded April 1, 1927 in New York
Released on Columbia 14572-D

This World Is Not My Home - Golden Echo Quartet

Columbia matrix 143842. This world is not my home / Golden Echo Quartet - Discography of American Historical Recordings

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(c) Jessie May Hill (1927)
Recorded December 17, 1927
Released on Okeh 8546

This World Is Not My Home - Jessie May Hill 2

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(c) Carter Family (1931)  (as "Can't Feel At Home")
Recorded May 26, 1931 in Charlotte, New Carolina
Released on Victor 23569

Victor matrix BVE-69351. Can't feel at home / Carter Family - Discography of American Historical Recordings



Lyrics Carter Family version

This world is not my home, I'm just passing through
My treasures and my hopes are all beyond the blue
Where many many friends and kindred have gone on before
And I can't feel at home in this world anymore

Over in Glory land, there is no dying there
The saints are shouting victory and singing everywhere
I hear the voice of them that I have heard before
And I can't feel at home in this world anymore

Oh, lord, you know I have no friend like you
If heaven's not my home, oh, lord, what would I do
Angels beckon me to heaven's open door
And I can't feel at home in this world anymore

Heaven's expecting me, that's one thing I know
I fixed it up with Jesus a long time ago
He will take me through though I am weak and poor
And I can't feel at home in this world anymore

Oh, I have a loving mother over in Glory land
I don't expect to stop until I shake her hand
She's gone on before, just waiting at heaven's door
And I can't feel at home in this world anymore

Oh, lord, you know I have no friend like you
If heaven's not my home, oh, lord, what would I do
Angels beckon me to heaven's open door
And I can't feel at home in this world anymore

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(c) J.E. Mainer's Mountaineers (1935)
Recorded August 6, 1935 in Atlanta, Georgia
Released on Bluebird B-6088

J. E. Mainer - Wikipedia

J.E. Mainer's Mountaineers - Ship Sailing Now / This World Is Not My Home at Discogs

This World Is Not My Home - J.E. Mainer

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(c) Monroe Brothers (1936)
Recorded February 17, 1936 in Charlotte, North Carolina
Released on Bluebird B-6309

Monroe Brothers - What Would You Give In Exchange? / This World Is Not My Home (Shellac) at Discogs

This World Is Not My Home - Monroe Brothers

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(c) Edith and Sherman Collins (1938)  (as "I Can't Feel At Home In This World Anymore")
Recorded March 11, 1938
Released on Decca 5635

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(c) Woody Guthrie (1940)  (as "I Ain't Got No Home In This World Anymore")
Recorded April 26, 1940 in Camden, New Jersey.
Released on Victor Records # 26624 as part of the 3-disc album "Dust Bowl Ballads Volume 2".



Woody Guthrie - Dust Bowl Ballads: Sung By Woody Guthrie Volume 2 (Shellac, Album) at Discogs

  • Lyrics of Woody Guthrie's version:

    I ain't got no home, I'm just a-roamin' 'round
    Just a wanderin' worker, I go from town to town
    And the police make it hard wherever I may go
    And I ain't got no home in this world anymore

    My brothers and my sisters, they're stranded on this road
    A hot and dusty road that a million feet of trod
    Rich man took my home and drove me from my door
    And I ain't got no home in this world anymore

    Was a-farmin' on the shares and always I was poor
    My crops I lay into the banker's store
    My wife took down and died upon the cabin floor
    And I ain't got no home in this world anymore

    Now as I look around, it's mighty plain to see
    This world is such a great and a funny place to be
    Oh the gambling man is rich and the working man is poor
    And I ain't got no home in this world anymore

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(c) Alphabetical Four (1941) (as  "I Can't Feel At Home In This World Anymore")
Recorded April 7, 1941 in New York City
Released on Decca 7840



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(c) Bob Dylan (1961)  ("I Ain't Got No Home")
Recorded December 22, 1961 at Bonnie Beecher's Apartment (Minnesota Hotel) in Dinkytown. Dinkytown is a small 'student-centric' shopping and entertainment area just off of the campus of the University of Minnesota.

The Minnesota Tapes - Bootleg CD-

Minnesota Hotel Tape 12/22/61

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(c) Jim Reeves (1962)  (as "This World Is Not My Home")
Recorded January 29, 1962 in Nashville, TN
Released on the album "We Thank Thee"

Jim Reeves - We Thank Thee (Vinyl, LP, Album) at Discogs

LP Discography: Jim Reeves - Discography

Also released in the UK on a 45 which became a posthumous hit.

Jim Reeves - This World Is Not My Home (Vinyl) at Discogs






(c) Bob Dylan and The Band 1968
Bob Dylan and The Band, performing Woody Guthrie's "I Ain't Got No Home" live on January 20, 1968 at the Woody Guthrie Memorial Concert, Carnegie Hall, New York City. The concert was Dylan's first public appearance since his 1966 motorcycle accident.  Pictured in the YT below with Dylan are drummer Levon Helm, Rick Danko, and Robbie Robertson. Seated in the background are Tom Paxton and Odetta.

I Ain't Got No Home






(c) Bruce Springsteen (1988) (as "I Ain't Got No Home In This World Anymore")
Released in 1988 on tribute-lp "A Vision Shared"

Bruce Springsteen Lyrics: I AIN'T GOT NO HOME IN THIS WORLD ANYMORE [Studio version]

http://www.brucespringsteen.it/DB/sd3.aspx?sid=230

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(c) Ryan Harvey (2016)  (as "Old Man Trump")
With Tom Morello (guitar and vocals) and Ani DiFranco (vocals)
Released in 2016 on Tom Morello and Ryan Harvey's own Firebrand Records

Harvey, who co-founded the national Riot-Folk collective in 2004, contacted Guthrie’s daughter, Nora, about using her father’s lyrics for a modern song against Donald Trump, reports Baltimore Magazine.

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In 1927 The Kentucky Thoroughbreds recorded a song with the same title, but is in fact a different song.

(c) Kentucky Thoroughbreds (1927)
Recorded April 14, 1927 at Marsh Laboratories in Chicago, IL.
Released on Paramount 3014

This World Is Not My Home - The Kentucky Thoroug

The Kentucky Thoroughbreds* - Room For Jesus / This World Is Not My Home (Shellac) at Discogs


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