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African American gospel : the pioneering composers.

Author: Bernice Johnson Reagon
Publisher: Washington, DC : Smithsonian/Folkways, 1994.
Series: Wade in the water, v. 3.
Edition/Format:   Music CD : CD audio : Gospel music : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The performances on this recording celebrate the contributions of six of the composers who opened a way for great gospel song within American sacred music. Composers included: W. Herbert Brewster, Lucie Eddie Campbell, Thomas Andrew Dorsey, Roberta Martin, Kenneth Morris, Charles Albert Tindley.
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Genre/Form: Music
Material Type: Music
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Bernice Johnson Reagon
OCLC Number: 31040851
Notes: Smithsonian/Folkways: CD SF 40074 (on container spine: SF 40074).
Conceived and compiled by Bernice Johnson Reagon.
"Produced in collaboration with National Public Radio"--Container.
Compact disc.
Program notes by Bernice Johnson Reagon, Pearl Williams-Jones, and Lisa Pertillar Brevard, lyrics, bibliography and discography ([28] p. : ports.)--inserted in container.
Credits: Produced by Bernice Johnson Reagon and Toshi Reagon.
Performer(s): Various performers.
Event notes: Recorded 1992-1993.
Description: 1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Stand by me (Lou Bell Johnson) (3:21) --
We'll understand it better by and by (Toshi Reagon) (2:57) --
What are they doing in heaven today? (Bernice Johnson Reagon, Yasmeen, and Michelle Lanchester) (5:43) --
Something within (Rev. Eugene Smallwood) (4:17) --
He'll understand and say well done (Donald Vails and the Celebration Delegation, Debbie Steele Hayden, solo lead) (3:23) --
Touch me, Lord Jesus (Michelle Lanchester, Bernice Johnson Reagon, and Yasmeen) (3:03) --
It's a highway to heaven (Walking up the King's highway) (Rev. Donald Vails and the Celebration Congregation) (1:43) --
Little wooden church on a hill (Rev. Eugene Smallwood) (5:04) --
I was standing by the bedside of a neighbor (If you see my Savior) (Michelle Lanchester with Sweet Honey in the Rock) (3:19) --
How I got over (Richard Allen Singers) (3:03) --
Speak to me Jesus (Sweet Honey in the Rock trio) (5:14) --
Does Jesus care? (Horace C. Boyer, Donald Vails and the Celebration Delegation) (3:48). (cont.): Just a closer walk with thee (Sweet Honey in the Rock) (4:13) --
God is still on the throne (Donald Vails and the Celebration Congregation, with William Boyd) (5:43) --
God specializes (Gloria Griffin, with Donald Vails and the Celebration Congregation) (7:16) --
Precious Lord (Carolyn Bolger-Payne of the Philadelphia Ambassadors) (3:50).
Series Title: Wade in the water, v. 3.

Abstract:

The performances on this recording celebrate the contributions of six of the composers who opened a way for great gospel song within American sacred music. Composers included: W. Herbert Brewster, Lucie Eddie Campbell, Thomas Andrew Dorsey, Roberta Martin, Kenneth Morris, Charles Albert Tindley.

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