COVERED BY ELVIS
I Ain't Goin' To Study War No More - Down By The Riverside
recording date elvis: thuesday 4 december 1956;studio
first release: on audio album the million dollar quartet
catalog number: 1006
originally by: Fisk University Jubilee Singers
recording date: 19 december 1920
originally written by: Traditional ( Giant;Baum;Kaye )
catalognumber: A 3596
"Down By The Riverside" is just one of the titles used for this numbers. Others include "Ain' Go'n' To Study War No Mo," "Ain't Gonna Grieve My Lord No More," "Ain't Gwine To Study War No More," "Down By De Ribberside," "Down By The River," "Going To Pull My War-Clothes" and "Study War No More." The original recording by the Fisk University Jubilee Quartet, made on 29 December, 1920, was titled "I Ain't Goin Study War No More" and was released on Columbia A3596 in 1922.
Elvis sung along on this traditional gospel number with Carl Perkins and Jerry Lee Lewis during the Million Dollar Quartet jam session at the Sun Studios in December 1956.
It would be almost 10 years, however, before he recorded a more secular version of the number for the soundtrack of the film "Frankie and Johnny," where it was coupled with "When The Saints Go Marchin' In."
I Ain't Goin' To Study War No More
performed by: Fisk University Jubilee Singers
Down By The Riverside
performed by: Elvis Presley