With it's enduring message of comfort and inspiration, gospel music's origins are rooted in the tragedy of African-American slavery. From the earthy recordings of the evangelist street performers to the polished sound of the jubilee quartets, this Rough Guide features many of the trailblazing artists who paved the way for what has become a global phenomenon.
With it's enduring message of comfort and inspiration, gospel music's origins are rooted in the tragedy of African-American slavery. From the earthy recordings of the evangelist street performers to the polished sound of the jubilee quartets, this Rough Guide features many of the trailblazing artists who paved the way for what has become a global phenomenon.
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Rough Guide To The Roots Of Gospel / Various (Can)
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1. Arizona Dranes - It's All Right Now
2. Luther Magby - Blessed Are the Poor in Spirit
3. Rev. J.C. Burnett - True Friendship
4. Four Dusty Travelers - Po' Mourner
5. St. Mark's Chanters - So High
6. Jessie May Hill - the Crucifixion of Christ
7. Blind Willie Johnson - God Don't Never Change
8. Laura Henton - I Can Tell the World About This
9. Washington Phillips - I Am Born to Preach the Gospel 1
10. Thomas a. Dorsey ; the Gospel Singers - Singing in My Soul 1
11. Famous Blue Jay Singers - Children Wade in the Water 1
12. Elder Beck - Drinking Shine 1
13. Rev. J.M. Gates - Death's Black Train Is Coming 1
14. Mother McCollum - Jesus Is My Air-O-Plane 1
15. Alfred G. Karnes - I Am Bound for the Promised Land 1
16. Brother William's Memphis Sanctified Singers - I Will Meet You at the Station 1
17. Rev. Gary Davis - Have More Faith in Jesus 1
18. Birmingham Jubilee Singers - Do You Call That Religion 1
19. The Morris Gospel Family - He Rose Unknown 2
20. Rev. A.W. Nix - Black Diamond Express to Hell - Part 2
21. Rev. F.W. McGee - Fifty Miles of Elbow Room (Take) 2
22. Delta Big Four - Jesus Got His Arms Around Me 2
23. Rev. Edward w. Clayborn - Then We'll Need That True Religion 2
24. Dinwiddie Colored Quartet - Down on the Old Camp Ground 2
25. Ernest Phipps ; His Holiness Quartet - Don't Grieve After Me 2
26. Sister Mary M. Nelson - the Royal Telephone

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With it's enduring message of comfort and inspiration, gospel music's origins are rooted in the tragedy of African-American slavery. From the earthy recordings of the evangelist street performers to the polished sound of the jubilee quartets, this Rough Guide features many of the trailblazing artists who paved the way for what has become a global phenomenon.