The Resource Precious Lord : recordings of the great gospel songs of Thomas A. Dorsey, Thomas A. Dorsey

Precious Lord : recordings of the great gospel songs of Thomas A. Dorsey, Thomas A. Dorsey

Label
Precious Lord : recordings of the great gospel songs of Thomas A. Dorsey
Title
Precious Lord
Title remainder
recordings of the great gospel songs of Thomas A. Dorsey
Statement of responsibility
Thomas A. Dorsey
Title variation
  • Recordings of the great gospel songs of Thomas A. Dorsey
  • Great gospel songs of Thomas A. Dorsey
Creator
Contributor
Composer
Instrumentalist
Lyricist
Singer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Related
Member of
Accompanying matter
  • discography
  • biography of composer or author
  • biography of performer or history of ensemble
Cataloging source
UMK
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Dorsey, Thomas Andrew
Form of composition
gospel music
Format of music
not applicable
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Various singers ; with variously Howard Carroll, Napoleon Allison, George Rembert, guitar ; Al Christman, bass ; Jimmy Lee Evans, bass, bass guitar, background vocals ; Lloyd Gary, Thomas A. Dorsey, piano ; Charles Barnett, piano, background vocals ; Paul Griffin, organ ; Jessy Dixon, organ, background vocals ; Alberta Carter Bradford, organ, tambourine, background vocals ; Earl Williams, Terrance D. Thompson, drums ; Charles Campbell, Dennis Jones, Kenneth Rayborn, James Turner, background vocals ; The Dixie Hummingbirds (Ira Tucker, James Walker, lead vocals ; Beachy Thompson, James Davis, William Bobo, background vocals)
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1927-1994
  • 1923-1989
  • 1926-2011
  • 1895-1988
  • 1937-2000
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Williams, Marion
  • Bradford, Alex
  • Harris, R. H.
  • Griffin, Bessie
  • Campbell, Delois Barrett
  • Martin, Sallie
  • Barnett, Charles
  • Griffin, Paul
  • Dixon, Jessy
  • Dixie Hummingbirds
Series statement
Gospel spirit
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gospel music
  • African Americans
  • Hymns, English
  • Sacred songs with instrumental ensemble
  • Hymns
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Precious Lord : recordings of the great gospel songs of Thomas A. Dorsey, Thomas A. Dorsey
Instantiates
Publication
Production
Copyright
Note
  • Additional publishing number, 57164, on insert in container
  • Originally released in 1973 by Columbia as LP KG 32151
  • Title from disc label
  • Gospel songs
  • Compact disc
  • All songs composed by Thomas A. Dorsey except for "It's a highway to heaven" by Thomas A. Dorsey and Mary Gardner
  • Biographical and program notes by T. Heilbut with discography from original LP album on container insert (15 p. : ill.)
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
performed music
Content type code
  • prm
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Take my hand, precious Lord (Marion Williams) (7:31) -- It's a highway to heaven (Alex Bradford, piano, celeste, vocals) (3:09) -- Hide me in Thy bosom (the Dixie Hummingbirds) (1:56) -- I'm going to live the life I sing about in my song (Marion Williams) (5:21) -- (There'll be) Peace in the valley (R.H. Harris) (3:30) -- What could I do (Marion Williams) (2:28) -- I'm waiting for Jesus (the Dixie Hummingbirds) (3:33) -- I don't know why (Bessie Griffin) (4:21) -- If you see my Savior (Alex Bradford) (4:54) -- If we never needed the Lord before (Marion Williams) (4:07) -- Thy servant's prayer amen (R.H. Harris) (3:03) -- Search me Lord (Bessie Griffin) (2:31) -- When the gates swing open (the Dixie Hummingbirds) (3:50) -- My desire (Delois Barrett Campbell) (3:39) -- Old ship of Zion (Bessie Griffin) (6:05) -- How many times (Alex Bradford) (3:51) -- I'll tell it wherever I go (Sallie Martin) (2:59) -- Never turn back (R.H. Harris) (3:31) -- The Lord will make a way somehow (Marion Williams) (4:35)
Control code
997792978
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 disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
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
074645716428
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
  • CK 57164
  • 57164
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)997792978
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Precious Lord : recordings of the great gospel songs of Thomas A. Dorsey, Thomas A. Dorsey
Publication
Production
Copyright
Note
  • Additional publishing number, 57164, on insert in container
  • Originally released in 1973 by Columbia as LP KG 32151
  • Title from disc label
  • Gospel songs
  • Compact disc
  • All songs composed by Thomas A. Dorsey except for "It's a highway to heaven" by Thomas A. Dorsey and Mary Gardner
  • Biographical and program notes by T. Heilbut with discography from original LP album on container insert (15 p. : ill.)
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
performed music
Content type code
  • prm
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Take my hand, precious Lord (Marion Williams) (7:31) -- It's a highway to heaven (Alex Bradford, piano, celeste, vocals) (3:09) -- Hide me in Thy bosom (the Dixie Hummingbirds) (1:56) -- I'm going to live the life I sing about in my song (Marion Williams) (5:21) -- (There'll be) Peace in the valley (R.H. Harris) (3:30) -- What could I do (Marion Williams) (2:28) -- I'm waiting for Jesus (the Dixie Hummingbirds) (3:33) -- I don't know why (Bessie Griffin) (4:21) -- If you see my Savior (Alex Bradford) (4:54) -- If we never needed the Lord before (Marion Williams) (4:07) -- Thy servant's prayer amen (R.H. Harris) (3:03) -- Search me Lord (Bessie Griffin) (2:31) -- When the gates swing open (the Dixie Hummingbirds) (3:50) -- My desire (Delois Barrett Campbell) (3:39) -- Old ship of Zion (Bessie Griffin) (6:05) -- How many times (Alex Bradford) (3:51) -- I'll tell it wherever I go (Sallie Martin) (2:59) -- Never turn back (R.H. Harris) (3:31) -- The Lord will make a way somehow (Marion Williams) (4:35)
Control code
997792978
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 disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
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
074645716428
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
  • CK 57164
  • 57164
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)997792978
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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