dinsdag 8 oktober 2013

Bye and Bye We're Going To See The King (1926) / I Wouldn't Mind Dying (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".

Bye and Bye We're Going to See the King - Wikipedia


(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 28, 1927 in Memphis, Tennessee
Released on Victor 20574

Victor matrix BVE-37962. Wouldn't mind dying if dying was all / Mamie Forehand - Discography of American Historical Recordings

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(c) Norfolk Jubilee Quartette (1927) ("I wouldn't Mind Dying If Dying Was All")
Recorded September 1927 in New York
Released on Paramount 12630 en Paramount 13154

Decca matrix 2886. I wouldn't mind dying if dying was all / Norfolk Jubilee Quartet Singers - Discography of American Historical Recordings



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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

BRUNSWICK Records - 7000 "Race" series 78rpm numerical discography

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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 in 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



The Carter Family - The Winding Stream / I Wouldn't Mind Dying (Shellac, 10", 78 RPM) | Discogs

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

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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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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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