Do You Remember Me

“Do Lord, oh do Lord / Oh do you remember me? Way beyond the blue…” – I tried to fingerpick the melody of this old gospel on my acoustic guitar [key of F# major] – of course there are wonderful versions on youtube by Mississippi John Hurt (with a perfect history pics slide show) and by Eva Cassidy (her breath-taking a capella version, R.I.P.)

Blackfoot Chief at Bow River
title=”Blackfoot Chief at Bow River” – photo by Edward S. Curtis in 1910, uploaded to Flickr.com by sylkky2

Missisippi John Hurt
Do you remember me = Way beyond blue

Eva Cassidy

“Way beyond the BLUE…”:
extraordinary symbols
photo above by frizztext, church in Greece, Santorini
related:
http://supportingnewmusic.com/mississippifrizz/

About frizztext

websites: 1 - my daily wordpress blog "flickrcomments" at FLICKRCOMMENTS, 2 - photo pool at frizztext, 3 - flickr group BLOG IT!, 4 - twitter, 5 - my guitar, 6 - about.me

19 responses to “Do You Remember Me

  1. Nice job, Frizz. :-)
    Happy Monday!

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  2. A beautiful song and an evocative image!

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  3. Your song played while I was pressing the coffee a few feet from the computer. nice music to start my morning, thanks!
    “Do You Remember Me” took me back to my Mississippi childhood roots in the Delta.
    Eva Cassidy; what a powerful and amazing woman whose voice will forever touch our lives. For some reason, her death strikes me as more tragic than most.

    “I Shall Not Be Moved” was a song that our cook sang after the prayer and before we dined during special events. I can still picture Jenny standing to my father’s right. As the song progressed, her swaying became more animated… Although I don’t have a recording of her singing that song, it will forever be branded in my mind as if she were singing in person in the present!

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  4. Thanks, Frizztext.. I looked at more song, and this one reflects the version that Jenny sang for us:

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  5. Lovely music Frizztext, very soulful.

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  6. Pat

    Oh, Frizz. Yours was absolutely beautiful and brightened my day. Thanks.

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  7. What beautiful music, thank you for sharing today!

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  8. tutankhamon61

    This is great!
    Greetings

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  9. Great picking, frizz. The john hurt version is excellent, pics and all, but I really love the late great Eva Cassidy.

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  11. Beautiful guitar playing again, Frizz!
    An impressive portrait of Blackfoot Chief.
    (Are you familiar with the art of Bev Doolittle? I have some of her beautiful Native American artwork in my house, as well as others of her “camouflage art”.)

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  12. Great guitar playing and I especially enjoy Eva Cassidy and I have a CD of her which I love to listen to.

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