You Gotta Move is a song written by Fred McDowell and the Reverend Gary Davis, and recorded for the first time by Fred McDowell in 1965. Fred McDowell (12/01/1904-3/07/1972) known by his stage name, Mississipi Fred McDowell, was a band singer and a guitar player in the North Mississipi Style.
Being a well-known song of McDowell, You Gotta Move was most famously recorded by The Rolling Stones and is featured on their 1971 album Sticky Fingers. Their version has a haunting and raw acoustic blues-riff and the lyrics has a clear touch of gospel, as Mick Jagger sings as if he were imitating a Southern Black dialect. It's a rustic, Delta Blues song that's led on by Charlie Watts minimalistic drumming and cymbal smashing.
Sunday 26 November
North Bristol Arts Trail, St Michael & All Angels Church, Gloucester Rd, BS7 8NT. 4.15-5.45
Saturday 9 December
Charity Carol Singing, Clifton Down Shopping Centre, 3 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Monday 11 December
Radio Bristol / Bristol Post Carol Concert (Lord Mayor's appeal), Colston Hall, 7.00 p.m.
Saturday 16 December
A Gurt Noel (our official do), St Albans Church, afternoon rehearsals, concert at 7.30 p.m.
Friday 22 December
Carol Singing, Bristol Heart Institute, BRI, 12.30-1.30 pm
25 February 2018
Innovation 216, St Georges (Morning)
28 February and 1 March 2018
The Hall on the Hill, St Georges
3 March 2018
CoMA, The Festival of Contemporary Music for All
2 - 6 May 2018
Calella Festival, Costa de Barcelona
7 July 2018
Summer Spectaular featuring WWI Suite, St Georges