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There was a song in the '50s (maybe late '40s) that had upbeat tempo, with lyrics which sounded like: "do ray (or maybe 'hooray') oh do ray, do you remember me?" (2x). That's all I remember. Appreciate any help.
Mark

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I'm not familiar with a purely popular song with these lyrics. However, there is an old southern gospel song that dates back to at least the '20's named "Do Lord" which contains very similar lyrics. It was contained on a Johnny Cash album in the early '60's. The most recognizable part is the chorus, which comes closest to what you're looking for. I've reproduced the lyrics below. Since it's a fairly well-known song you may be familiar with it, which means, of course, that this is not what you're looking for. If not, please let me know and I'll keep trying.
--Jim

"DO LORD:"

Chorus: Do Lord, O, Do Lord, O do remember me,

Do Lord, O, Do Lord, O do remember me,

Do Lord, O, Do Lord, O do remember me,

Way beyond the blue.



I've got a home in glory land that out-shines the sun.

I've got a home in glory land that out-shines the sun.

I've got a home in glory land that out-shines the sun.

Way beyond the blue.



took Jesus as my Savior, You take Him too.

I took Jesus as my Savior, You take Him too.

I took Jesus as my Savior, You take Him too, while He's still calling you.

Way beyond the blue.



I took Jesus as my Savior, You take Him too.

I took Jesus as my Savior, You take Him too.

I took Jesus as my Savior, You take Him too.

Way beyond the blue.



Chorus: Do Lord, O, Do Lord, O do remember me,

Do Lord, O, Do Lord, O do remember me,

Do Lord, O, Do Lord, O do remember me,

Way beyond the blue.

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Jimmy Drake

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I see myself as a reasonably well-versed authority on '50's rock and roll, from its beginnings in the early '50's to the British invasion days of the early '60's. One of my strengths is matching songs and artists, as I suspect your site fields many "who sang that song?" questions. Additionally, I am particularly adept at identifying artists who performed obscure songs--one-hit-wonders, if you will.

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I have an extensive vinyl collection and literally thousands of '50's .mp3's. I consider myself fortunate to have been around at the birth of this wonderful genre. Having lived through these years gives me a perspective on them, enabling me to put things in historical context. While the term "pop culture" didn't come into popular use until the late '70's-early '80's, my experience and modest expertise afford me the opportunity to explain the interrelation of music to the movies, television and radio programs, and indeed the current events of those times. I have some time to devote to responding to inquiries and look forward to participating.

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Bachelor of Business Administration and LL.B from the University of Texas at Austin.

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