Posts Tagged ‘Gospel music’

How I Got Over

May 31, 2020

“How I Got Over,” written by Clara Ward, sung by Aretha Franklin, with James Cleveland and The Southern California Community Choir, 1972.

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I Don’t Know Why

May 24, 2020

“I Don’t Know Why,” written by Thomas A. Dorsey, recorded by Katie Sankey and the W.J. Sankey Family, 1989.

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This Old Building

May 17, 2020

“This Old Building,” written by Margaret Wells Allison, recorded by the Angelic Gospel Singers, 1977.

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Search Me Lord

May 10, 2020

“Search Me Lord,” written by Thomas A. Dorsey, recorded by Richard Penniman (“Little Richard“), 1960.

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Hope It Won’t Be This Way Always

May 3, 2020

“Hope It Won’t Be This Way Always,” written by Barbara Allison; recorded by the Angelic Gospel Singers, 1969. This song was recorded by the Jerry Garcia Band in 1989.

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Hush, Hush, Somebody’s Calling My Name

April 26, 2020

“Hush, Hush, Somebody’s Calling My Name,” traditional, arranged by Quincy Jones and James Cleveland for Roots: The Saga of an American Family, 1977. Charles Wesley May and Mortonette Jenkins with the Wattsline Choir; Richard Tee, organ and piano.

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What Will Tomorrow Bring

April 19, 2020

“What Will Tomorrow Bring,” written by Josephine Howard and recorded by her with The Caravans, 1964. Josephine Howard (lead vocal), Albertina Walker, Shirley Caesar, Dolores Washington, Cassietta George, and James Herndon.

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Almighty God

April 12, 2020

“Almighty God,” sung by Lula Collins. Magnificent. Wish we knew more about her.

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Standing By The Bedside of A Neighbor

April 5, 2020

“Standing By The Bedside of A Neighbor,” written by Thomas A. Dorsey, recorded by The Dixie Hummingbirds, 1961.

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Prayer For The Sick

March 29, 2020

“Prayer For The Sick,” written by James Walker, recorded by The Dixie Hummingbirds, 1966.

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