Posts Tagged ‘Gospel music’

What Do You Know About Jesus?

February 23, 2020

“What Do You Know About Jesus?” recorded by Brother Joe May and Sister Wynona Carr, 1950. Ms. Carr is credited as the author. The Swan Silvertones recorded a version within a year or so.

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I’m So Glad That Trouble Don’t Last Always

February 16, 2020

“I’m So Glad (Trouble Don’t Last Always),” recorded by the Soul Stirrers, released about 1959. Sam Cooke. lead vocal. The Trumpeteers recorded a version in 1949.

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If Jesus Can’t Fix It

February 9, 2020

“If Jesus Can’t Fix It,” written by Avery Meeks and Bennie Meeks, recorded by the Jackson Southernaires, 1976.

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I Don’t Feel No Ways Tired

February 2, 2020

“I Don’t Feel No Ways Tired,” written by Curtis Burwell, recorded by James Cleveland and the New Jerusalem Baptist Church Choir, 1978.

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Heavy Load

January 19, 2020

“Heavy Load,” performed by the Jackson Southernaires, with help from the Mississippi Mass Choir, 1992. Lead vocalists: Huey Williams, Frank Williams, and Roger Bryant.

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I Can Go to God in Prayer

January 12, 2020

“I Can Go to God in Prayer,” written by Calvin Bridges, recorded by Albertina Walker and the Evangelical Choir, 1981.

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Christian’s Automobile

January 5, 2020

“Christian’s Automobile,” written by Ira Tucker, and performed by him with his quartet, the Dixie Hummingbirds, 1957.

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Jesus, Oh What a Wonderful Child

December 22, 2019

“Jesus, Oh What a Wonderful Child,” performed here by the Mississippi Mass Choir. The song is said to be traditional, but many associate it with the Angelic Gospel Singers, who recorded it in 1950.

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Sinner Man

December 15, 2019

“Sinner Man Where You Gonna Run To,” recorded by the Davis Sisters, 1957.

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Yes He Can

December 8, 2019

“Yes He Can,” recorded by Tessie Hill, 1999.

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