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Language
English
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[Traditional Melody] written by [Traditional]
Comments
Based on a fragment of an unnamed song found in the archives of the Virginia Folklore Society. Also titled "Done Laid Around", though versions with that title typically use a different set of stanzas.
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written by unknown author(s) English

Title Performer Release date Info
1925 First recording on January 9, 1925
First release
December 1927
listen on Internet Archive 1956
July 1957
1958
Do, Lord, Remember Me Little Richard 1961 Unverified
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November 25, 2003
October 26, 2004
October 30, 2006
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August 25, 2017 Medley

written by English

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November 1930 First recording on May 24, 1930
1932
October 1949
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October 1955
February 1957
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1960 Live
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August 1961
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January 15, 1962
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1973 Medley
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1978 Live
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August 31, 1994 Live
1998 Released more than 10 years after its recording
1999
January 18, 2000 Live
2002 Live
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August 24, 2004
October 2004
May 30, 2006
February 20, 2007
July 2007
September 18, 2007
February 7, 2011
May 3, 2013
2013
January 29, 2016
Worried Man Blues John J. Byrne And The Twangmen 2017 Unverified
February 2, 2019 Medley
April 3, 2019
September 6, 2019
March 10, 2023

written by instrumental

Title Performer Release date Info
i (Art Podell, Jim Helms) 1962
i October 1963
i 1975
i 1989 Released more than 10 years after its recording
Live
i November 17, 1998

written by English

written by , , , , , English

Title Performer Release date Info
February 1958 First recording in 1958
First release
October 1958 Hit song
Gotta Travel On / Done Laid Around Harry Belafonte with the Belafonte Singers 1958 Unverified
January 1959
January 1959
March 23, 1959
April 1959
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March 1960 Live
October 1960
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Medley
September 1963
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Gotta Travel On The Seekers 1964 Unverified
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1964 Live
listen on Internet Archive April 16, 1965
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November 1966 Medley
Live
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Gotta Travel On Dave Dudley 1968 Unverified
May 27, 1969
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June 8, 1970
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Gotta Travel On Tennessee Five 1973 Unverified
1973
Gotta Travel On Merruwyn 1974 Unverified
1977
1983
May 23, 1995
1996
June 13, 2000
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2001
April 8, 2003
September 23, 2003 Released more than 10 years after its recording
Live
Gotta Travel On Ruud Hermans 2003 Unverified
2004
2004
August 16, 2005
February 20, 2007
October 14, 2008
2008
March 31, 2009
2009 Released more than 10 years after its recording
Live
2011
June 5, 2012
October 5, 2012

written by English

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June 1936
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March 1964
(The Stanley Brothers) September 1966
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October 1, 1988
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November 1, 1989 Live
November 1991 Released more than 10 years after its recording
Live
September 29, 1994
October 1, 1998
1998 Released more than 10 years after its recording
1999
July 30, 2002
May 20, 2003
December 16, 2003
February 20, 2007
2009 Live
Released more than 10 years after its recording
April 2011 Released more than 10 years after its recording
Acoustic
April 13, 2013
August 28, 2018 Live
November 30, 2018 Released more than 10 years after its recording
Live
My Long Journey Home (Two Dollar Bill) The Bedquilt Ramblers & Ben Babbitt January 28, 2020 Unverified
July 23, 2021

written by instrumental

Title Performer Release date Info
i 1981 Live
Released more than 10 years after its recording

Rekk Meg Din Hånd (Do, Lord, Remember Me) written by Norwegian (not verified yet)

Kom igjen, kom om igjen written by Norwegian (not verified yet)