dinsdag 8 oktober 2013

Bye and Bye We're Going To See The King (1926) / I Wouldn't Mind Dying - Carter Family (1932)

“Bye And Bye We're Going To See The King” is from pianist Arizona Dranes, who made the first recording of the song in 1926. 
It was covered by Blind Willie Johnson in 1929 as "Bye and Bye I'm Goin' to See the King"
And by the Carter Family in 1932 as "I Wouldn't Mind Dying".

https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Bye_and_Bye_We%27re_Going_to_See_the_King&previous=yes


(o) Arizona Dranes 1926 ("Bye and Bye We're Going To See The King")
Arizona Dranes: vocal acc. own (p) with Rev. F.W. McGee and Jubilee Singers (vo).
Recorded in Chicago, November, 1926.
Matrix 09877
Released on Okeh 8438

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(c) Blind Mamie Forehand 1927 ("Wouldn't Mind Dying If Dying Was All")
Recorded February 26, 1927

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 http://victor.library.ucsb.edu/index.php/matrix/detail/800012219/BVE-37962-Wouldnt_mind_dying_if_dying_was_all

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(c) Norfolk Jubilee Quartet 1927 ("I wouldn't Mind Dying If Dying Was All")
Recorded September 1927 in New York

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http://www.allmusic.com/song/i-wouldnt-mind-dying-if-dying-was-all-mt0009197597

The same recording was also released on Herwin 93028 (as Georgia Sacred Singers)



(c) Golden Leaf Quartette (1928)  (as "I wouldn't Mind Dying (but I gotta go by myself)")
Recorded November 1928 in Birmingham
Released on Brunswick 7050

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Listen to a sample here:

http://www.document-records.com/mp3/DOCD-5539/10889.mp3

http://www.allmusic.com/song/i-wouldnt-mind-dying-mt0027510126



(c) Blind Willie Johnson (1929) (as "Bye and Bye I'm Goin' to See the King")
Recorded December 10, 1929 in New Orleans.
Released on Columbia 14504-D

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(c) Washington Phillips 1929 ("A Mother's Last Words To Her Daughter")
Recorded December 2, 1929; Dallas, Tx.;
Washington Phillips, voc, zither
Released on Columbia 14511

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(c) Carter Family (1932) (as "I Wouldn't Mind Dying")
Recorded October 13, 1932 Victor Studio, Trinity Baptist Church, 114N. 5th St., Camden, NJ – Carter Family (Sara Carter [vcl/autoharp], A.P. Carter [vcl], Maybelle Carter [vcl/gt])
Released on Victor 23807 and Montgomery Ward M-7358

http://adp.library.ucsb.edu/index.php/matrix/detail/800029752/BS-59026-I_wouldnt_mind_dying

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http://tidido.com/a35184373502345/al5601266be7c622686a7e35c7/t5601266de7c622686a7e36d6



NOT to be confused with "We'll Understand It Better, Bye And Bye".
Although the melody is quite similar

SEE THIS POST ON MY BLOG: http://jopiepopie.blogspot.nl/2013/10/well-understand-it-better-bye-and-bye.html


And NOT to be confused with "Bye and Bye" by the Nazarene Congregational Church Choir.

(c) Nazarene Congregational Church Choir 1926
Recorded on November 20, 1926
Released on Gennett 6004

Also released on Black Patti 8018

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and Herschel Gold Seal 2016

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Listen to a sample here:

http://www.document-records.com/mp3/6982.mp3




The "Bye and Bye" tag, used at the end of a chorus or line, is frequent in the African-American tradition. The old hymn, "Farther Along" uses the familiar tag, "We'll understand it all bye and bye."




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