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Various Artists: Smithsonian Folkways: Classic African American Gospel

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Product Type: CD
Artist: Various Artists

Artist: Various Artists
Title: Smithsonian Folkways: Classic African American Gospel

Spirituals, guitar evangelists, "Shout" bands, quartets and choirs sing out the sacred sounds of African American Gospel music. This Smithsonian Folkways "Classic" spans over a half century of select recordings to paint a broad panorama of this cherished musical creation. Reverend Gary Davis, Sister Ernestine Washington, Sonny Terry, the Fisk Jubilee Singers and Elizabeth Cotten are among those featured on these 24 tracks of soulful song.

1.1 Jesus Going to Make Up My Dying Bed - Horace Sprott
1.2 Oh Lord, I'm So Glad I Got Good Religion - Starlight Gospel Singers
1.3 Thank You, Lord - Alvin Dockett and Blessed
1.4 When I Was Sinkin' Down - the Fisk Jubilee Singers
1.5 Just Got Over at Last - Little Brother Montgomery
1.6 Moses Smote the Water - the Thrasher Wonders
1.7 Soon, One Mornin' - Rev. Willie Gresham
1.8 Dry Bones: Ezekiel Saw the Wheel - the Missionary Quartet
1.9 Holy Ghost - Juanita Johnson and the Gospel Tones
1.10 Where Could I Go - Sister Ernestine Washington with Bunk Johnson
1.11 Oh, What a Beautiful City - Sonny Terry
1.12 You've Got to Move - Two Gospel Keys
1.13 Let the Church Say Amen - Elder Charles Beck
1.14 I Heard the Voice of Jesus Say - Bishop Bowen and the Combined Gospel Choirs
1.15 If I Had My Way - Rev. Gary Davis
1.16 Low Down Death Right Easy - Dock Reed
1.17 He's My Rock - Brother John Sellers
1.18 Hallelujah, It Is Done - Elizabeth Cotten
1.19 We Praise Your Holy Name - Mississippi Mass Choir
1.20 Don't Let His Name Go Down - First Independent Holy Church of God and Unity
1.21 Go Tell It on the Mountain - Fannie Lou Hamer
1.22 Been in the Storm So Long - Mary Pinckney
1.23 Every Time I Feel the Spirit / Swing Low, Sweet Chariot / They Hung Him on the Cross (Medley) - Lead Belly
1.24 It's Time to Make a Change - Madison's Lively Stones

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