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Gospel, Vol. 2: Gospel Quartets 1921-1942

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All Music Guide - Opal Louis Nations
More classic sides by gospel's leading lights.
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Opal Louis Nations
More classic sides by gospel's leading lights.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/9/2002
  • Label: Fremeaux & Assoc. Fr
  • EAN: 3448960202626
  • Catalog Number: 26


Disc 1
  1. 1 Wonder Where the Gambling Man (3:14)
  2. 2 I Hope I May Join the Band (2:49)
  3. 3 I Want God's Bosom to Be Mine - Birmingham Jubilee Singers (2:54)
  4. 4 Everytime I Feel the Spirit - Bryant's Jubilee Quartet (2:43)
  5. 5 So High - St. Mark's Chanters (2:28)
  6. 6 Go Down Moses @@Cotton Belt Quartet (2:59)
  7. 7 Climbing Jacob's Ladder - Bessemer Sunset Four (2:27)
  8. 8 Will the Circle Be Unbroken - Silver Leaf Quartette of Norfolk (3:21)
  9. 9 Light of the World @@Dunham Jubilee Singers (2:59)
  10. 10 I Dreamed of the Judgement Morning @@Dunham Jubilee Singers (2:43)
  11. 11 Praise Him Shining Angels - Second Zion Four (3:00)
  12. 12 Brother Jonah - The Famous Blue Jay Singers of Birmingham Alabama (2:49)
  13. 13 Them Bones - Mitchell's Christian Singers (3:02)
  14. 14 I'm Praying Humble - Mitchell's Christian Singers (2:53)
  15. 15 Didn't It Rain (3:17)
  16. 16 Lead Me to the Rock - The Heavenly Gospel Singers (2:52)
  17. 17 Handwriting on the Wall - The Heavenly Gospel Singers (3:09)
  18. 18 When the Gates Swing Open - The Heavenly Gospel Singers (2:27)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Walk in the Light - The Heavenly Gospel Singers (3:02)
  2. 2 Cheer the Weary Traveler - The Heavenly Gospel Singers (3:11)
  3. 3 Pure Religion - Golden Gate Quartet (1:55)
  4. 4 When They Ring the Golden Bells - Golden Gate Quartet (1:53)
  5. 5 Take My Hand, Precious Lord - Mitchell's Christian Singers (2:56)
  6. 6 Have You Heard About the World? - Alphabetical Four (2:42)
  7. 7 He Knows Just How Much We Can Bear - Selah Jubilee Singers (3:04)
  8. 8 I Saw the Light - Selah Jubilee Singers (2:46)
  9. 9 I Am in His Care - Gospel Light Singers (3:21)
  10. 10 I Looked Down the Line - The Dixie Hummingbirds (2:47)
  11. 11 My Lord Is Writing All the Time - The Heavenly Gospel Singers (2:45)
  12. 12 Shady Green Pastures - Wright Brothers Gospel Singers (2:55)
  13. 13 He Never Said a Mumblin' World - Golden Gate Quartet (3:20)
  14. 14 Toll the Bells Easy - Golden Gate Quartet (2:34)
  15. 15 King Jesus Knows I'm Coming - Josh White (2:40)
  16. 16 Ezekiel Saw the Wheel - The Charioteers (2:43)
  17. 17 One Day When the Lord Will Call Me - Southern Sons (3:05)
  18. 18 Lift Every Voice and Sing - Southern Sons (2:38)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
The Charioteers Track Performer
The Dixie Hummingbirds Track Performer
Golden Gate Quartet Track Performer
Perry Bradford Chimes
Billy Williams Vocals, Tenor (Vocal)
George Wright Bass (Vocal)
The Heavenly Gospel Singers Track Performer
Robert Hardy Tenor (Vocal)
James Allen Tenor (Vocal)
Leonard DePaur Conductor
John Francis Vocals
Melvin Smith Vocals, Tenor (Vocal)
Silas Steele Vocals
Bill White Baritone (Vocal)
Ira Williams Baritone (Vocal)
Monroe Wright Baritone
James Morris Baritone (Vocal)
Charlie Beal Baritone (Vocal)
William Boush Baritone (Vocal)
Ellis McPherson Bass (Vocal)
William Thatch Falsetto
Henry Owens Vocals, Tenor (Vocal)
Clyde Riddick Tenor (Vocal)
Orlandus Wilson Bass (Vocal)
Jimmy Sherman Piano
Alphabetical Four Track Performer
Bessemer Sunset Four Track Performer
Birmingham Jubilee Singers Track Performer
Bryant's Jubilee Quartet Group, Track Performer
Selah Jubilee Singers Track Performer
Curtis Brown Tenor (Vocal)
Johnny Pierce Baritone (Vocal)
Roosevelt Fenoy Vocals
Tom Hayden Bass (Vocal)
Jimmy Hollingsworth Tenor (Vocal)
William Langford Tenor (Vocal)
Bayard Rustin Tenor (Vocal)
Fred Whitmore Tenor (Vocal)
Walter Wright Tenor (Vocal)
Henson Massey Baritone (Vocal)
Sam Bryant Bass (Vocal)
The Famous Blue Jay Singers of Birmingham Alabama Track Performer
Raymond Smith Tenor (Vocal)
Jesse Wright Vocals
Edward Jackson Tenor (Vocal)
Sam Riley Tenor (Vocal)
Wash Ivey Baritone (Vocal)
Pat Gaines Bass
Carrington Lewis Tenor (Vocal)
Bob Ricketts Organ
Mitchell's Christian Singers Track Performer
Second Zion Four Track Performer
Wesley Hill Baritone (Vocal)
Delroy Hollins Baritone (Vocal)
Len Williams Bass (Vocal)
William H. Wright Jr. Vocals
Jimmy Bryant Singers Bass (Vocal)
Ben Ransaw Baritone (Vocal)
Otto Tuston Tenor (Vocal)
Willie Johnson Vocals, Baritone (Vocal)
John Ford Tenor (Vocal)
J.B. Nelson Bass (Vocal)
Arthur Lee "Bob" Beatty Tenor (Vocal)
Howard Daniels Bass
St. Mark's Chanters Group
Fred Baker Guitar, Vocals, Baritone (Vocal)
Wright Brothers Gospel Singers Track Performer
William Bobo Bass (Vocal)
Technical Credits
Leonard DePaur Arranger
Orlandus Wilson Arranger
Jimmy Sherman Arranger
Jean Buzelin Liner Notes, Art Direction, Adaptation
Jacques Demetre Documentation
Patrick Frémeaux Producer, Liner Notes
Lionel Risler Mastering
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