Smithsonian Folkways: Classic African American Gospel
by Various Artists

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Track Listing

1 Jesus Going to Make up My Dying Bed - Horace Sprott
2 Oh Lord, I'm So Glad I Got Good Religion - Starlight Gospel Singers
3 Thank You, Lord - Alvin Dockett/Blessed
4 When I Was Sinkin' Down - Fisk University Jubilee Singers
5 Just Got Over at Last - Little Brother Montgomery
6 Moses Smote the Water - The Thrasher Wonders
7 Soon, One Mornin' - Rev. Willie Gresham
8 Dry Bones: Ezekiel Saw the Wheel - The Missionary Quartet
9 Holy Ghost - Juanita Johnson & The Gospel Tones
10 Where Could I Go - Ernestine Washington/Bunk Johnson
11 Oh, What a Beautiful City - Sonny Terry
12 You've Got to Move - Two Gospel Keys
13 Let the Church Say Amen - Elder Charles D. Beck
14 I Heard the Voice of Jesus Say - Bishop Bowen/Combined Gospel Choirs
15 If I Had My Way - Rev. Gary Davis
16 Low Down Death Right Easy - Dock Reed
17 He's My Rock - Brother John Sellers
18 Hallelujah, It Is Done - Elizabeth Cotten
19 We Praise Your Holy Name - The Mississippi Mass Choir
20 Don't Let His Name Go Down - First Independent Holy Church of God and Unity
21 Go Tell It on the Mountain - Fannie Lou Hamer
22 Been in the Storm So Long - Mary Pinckney
23 Everytime I Feel the Spirit/Swing Low, Sweet Chariot/They Hung Him on the Cross: Every Time I Feel T
24 It's Time to Make a Change - Madison's Lively Stones

Genre: Gospel
  • Genre: Gospel/Christian Music
  • Release Date: January 2008
  • Label: Smithsonian Folkways Recordings
  • Format: CD
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Audio Format: Stereo
Music Reviews

Editorial Reviews

Dirty Linen (p.84) - "[T]he collection does a good job of representing the genre's history....[With] the Fisk Jubilee Singers, Sonny Terry, Lead Belly, and many more less well-known but still explosive and expressive performers."

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