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The Resource Kings of the gospel highway : the golden age of gospel quartets

Kings of the gospel highway : the golden age of gospel quartets

Label
Kings of the gospel highway : the golden age of gospel quartets
Title
Kings of the gospel highway
Title remainder
the golden age of gospel quartets
Contributor
Composer
Instrumentalist
Lyricist
Singer
Subject
Genre
Related
Member of
Cataloging source
MPI
Date of event
1939 and 1958
Form of composition
gospel music
Format of music
not applicable
Music parts
not applicable
Other event information
Recorded between
PerformerNote
Various gospel vocal ensembles Soul Stirrers (R.H. Harris, J.M. Medlock, lead ; S.R. Crain, tenor ; R.B. Robinson, T.L. Bruster, A.L. Johnson, baritone ; J.J. Farley, bass) ; The Pilgrim Travelers (Keith Barber, Kylo Turner, lead ; J.W. Alexander, tenor ; Jesse Whitaker, baritone ; Raphael Taylor, bass) ; The Swan Silvertones (Claude Jeter, Solomon Womack, Percell Perkins, leads ; Roosevelt Payne, tenor ; John Myles, baritone ; Henry Bossard, bass) ; The Spirit of Memphis (Silas Steele, Jethro Bledsoe, Willmer M. Broadnax, lead ; Robert Reed, tenor ; James Darling, Fred Howard, baritone ; Earl Malone, bass) ; The Five Blind Boys of Mississippi (Archie Brownlee, Percell L. Perkins, lead ; Lawrence Abrams, tenor ; Lloyd Woodard, baritone ; J.T. Clinkscales, bass) ; The Sensational Nightingales (Julius Cheeks, Ernest James, lead ; Joseph "Jo Jo" Wallace, guitar, tenor ; Bill Woodruff, baritone ; John Jefferson, bass) ; principally unaccompanied
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1916-1996
  • 1914-2009
  • 1911-1967
  • 1916-1994
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Harris, R. H.
  • Crain, S. R.
  • Farley, J. J.
  • Alexander, James W.
  • Whitaker, Jesse
  • Jeter, Claude
  • Myles, John
  • Steele, Silas
  • Broadnax, Willmer M.
  • Malone, Earl
  • Brownlee, Archie
  • Cheeks, Julius
  • Soul Stirrers (Musical group)
  • Pilgrim Travelers (Musical group)
  • Swan Silvertones
  • Spirit of Memphis Quartet
  • Five Blind Boys of Mississippi
  • Sensational Nightingales (Musical group)
Series statement
Spirit feel
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Gospel music
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Kings of the gospel highway : the golden age of gospel quartets
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from disc label
  • Gospel songs
  • This compilation contains previously released material
  • Compact disc
  • Program notes by Anthony Heilbut on insert in container
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
performed music
Content type code
  • prm
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Walk around / Harris (2:47) ; Sleep on mother / Harris (2:35) ; I want to rest / Morris (3:03) ; I'm willing to run / Rector (2:47) ; I'm a soldier (2:48) ; Does Jesus care / Morris (2:50) (The Soul Stirrers) -- Dear Lord look down upon me / Dorsey (2:24) ; Go ahead / Jeter (2:44) ; I wonder will we meet again (2:45) ; Lord hold my hand (2:24) (The Pilgrim Travelers) -- Lord I've tried / Brewster (3:09) ; Working on a building (2:52) ; The old account (2:54) ; All aboard / Perkins (2:30) (The Swan Silvertones) -- Jesus, Jesus / Steele (2:26) ; Sign of the judgment (2:59) ; Tell heaven (2:56) ; Jesus brought me / Alexander (2:38) (The Spirit of Memphis) -- I was praying / Shaw (2:42) ; The Lord will make a way / Smith (2:59) ; Will my Jesus be waiting / Shaw (2:28) ; Someone watches over me / Brownlee (2:21) (The Five Blind Boys of Mississippi) -- God's word will never pass away / Cheeks (2:32) ; Lord have mercy (2:41) ; I'm coming up Lord (2:27) ; Somewhere to lay my head / Cheeks (2:39) (The Sensational Nightingales)
Control code
45213427
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
1 audio disc
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Lccn
2002558720
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Note
UMKC: Marr copy forms part of the George Kovats Collection.
Other control number
016351603920
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
6039
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
other
System control number
(OCoLC)45213427
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Kings of the gospel highway : the golden age of gospel quartets
Publication
Note
  • Title from disc label
  • Gospel songs
  • This compilation contains previously released material
  • Compact disc
  • Program notes by Anthony Heilbut on insert in container
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
performed music
Content type code
  • prm
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Walk around / Harris (2:47) ; Sleep on mother / Harris (2:35) ; I want to rest / Morris (3:03) ; I'm willing to run / Rector (2:47) ; I'm a soldier (2:48) ; Does Jesus care / Morris (2:50) (The Soul Stirrers) -- Dear Lord look down upon me / Dorsey (2:24) ; Go ahead / Jeter (2:44) ; I wonder will we meet again (2:45) ; Lord hold my hand (2:24) (The Pilgrim Travelers) -- Lord I've tried / Brewster (3:09) ; Working on a building (2:52) ; The old account (2:54) ; All aboard / Perkins (2:30) (The Swan Silvertones) -- Jesus, Jesus / Steele (2:26) ; Sign of the judgment (2:59) ; Tell heaven (2:56) ; Jesus brought me / Alexander (2:38) (The Spirit of Memphis) -- I was praying / Shaw (2:42) ; The Lord will make a way / Smith (2:59) ; Will my Jesus be waiting / Shaw (2:28) ; Someone watches over me / Brownlee (2:21) (The Five Blind Boys of Mississippi) -- God's word will never pass away / Cheeks (2:32) ; Lord have mercy (2:41) ; I'm coming up Lord (2:27) ; Somewhere to lay my head / Cheeks (2:39) (The Sensational Nightingales)
Control code
45213427
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
1 audio disc
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Lccn
2002558720
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Note
UMKC: Marr copy forms part of the George Kovats Collection.
Other control number
016351603920
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
6039
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
other
System control number
(OCoLC)45213427
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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