The Resource Thunderbolt of the Middle West, Brother Joe May

Thunderbolt of the Middle West, Brother Joe May

Label
Thunderbolt of the Middle West
Title
Thunderbolt of the Middle West
Statement of responsibility
Brother Joe May
Contributor
Author
Compiler
Composer
Instrumentalist
Lyricist
Singer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Related
Member of
Accompanying matter
  • biography of performer or history of ensemble
  • historical information
Cataloging source
OCJ
Date of event
1949 September 10 -1955 August 2
Form of composition
gospel music
Format of music
not applicable
Music parts
not applicable
Other event information
Recorded
PerformerNote
Brother Joe May, vocals ; with variously and in part Bertha Smith, Gwendolyn Cooper, piano ; Kenneth Morris, Charles Brown, R. Mosley, organ ; Edward Hall, Jesse Sailes, drums ; The Sallie Martin Singers (Cora Martin, lead ; Sallie Martin, Fred Miller vocals ; Theresa Childs, piano, vocals) ; The Pilgrim Travelers (Kylo Turner, Keith Barber, J.W. Alexander, Jesse Whitaker, Raphael Taylor, vocals ; Freddie Simon, tenor saxophone ; John Harris, bass ; Kenneth Woods, Henry Woods, piano ; Albert Bartee, drums ; James Lee, Ralph Watson, instruments)
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1912-1972
  • 1917-1988
  • 1895-1988
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • May, Brother Joe
  • Carr, Wynona
  • May, Annette
  • Morris, Kenneth
  • Sailes, Jesse John
  • Martin, Cora
  • Martin, Sallie
  • Alexander, J. W.
  • Whitaker, Jesse
  • Simon, Freddie
  • Hildebrand, Lee
  • Nations, Opal L.
  • Sallie Martin Singers
  • Pilgrim Travelers (Musical group)
  • Specialty Records (Firm)
Series statement
Specialty Legends of gospel
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Gospel music
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Thunderbolt of the Middle West, Brother Joe May
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Title from disc label
  • Gospel songs
  • This compilation contains primarily reissues ; includes 10 previously unreleased tracks
  • Compact disc
  • Program notes by Lee Hildebrand and Opal Nations inserted in container
Capture and storage technique
analog electrical 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
Old ship of Zion / Thomas A. Dorsey (live) (3:04) (with the Sallie Martin Singers) -- WDIA radio station plug (0:37) -- Search me, Lord / Dorsey (2:58) -- How much more of life's burden can we bear? / Dorsey (2:33) -- In that day / Hugh W. Dent (2:19) -- I'm gonna live the life I sing about in my song / Dorsey (2:33) -- The day is past and gone / Isaac Watts (3:16) -- Do you know him? / Mary Lou Parker (2:41) -- I just can't keep from cryin' sometime / writer unknown (2:24) -- I want Jesus on the road I travel / Dorsey (2:49) -- Precious Lord / Dorsey (2:52) -- What do you know about Jesus? / Wynona Carr (3:02) (with Sister Wynona Carr) -- Our Father / Carr, Alexander (2:49) -- It's all right / Carr (2:45) (with Sister Wynona Carr) -- I'll make it somehow / Alman Androzzo (2:59) (with the Sallie Martin Singers) -- Your sins will find you out / Dorsey (2:42) -- Remember me / traditional (2:30) -- I claim Jesus first / Dorsey, Ruffner, Gibson (2:30) -- It's a long, long way / Mary Lou Parker (2:06) (with the Sallie Martin Singers) -- Don't forget the name of the Lord / Dorsey (2:33) -- He'll understand and say well done / Lucie Campbell (3:01) -- I'm happy working for the Lord / Morris, Smith (2:22) -- Grow closer / Doris Akers (2:31) (with the Pilgrim Travelers) -- Consider me / Dorsey (2:42) (with Annette May) -- Jesus knows / J.W. Alexander (2:30) (with the Pilgrim Travelers) -- Vacation in heaven / Buffum, Winsett (3:24) (with Annette May) -- Going home / Carr (2:28) (with the Pilgrim Travelers)
Control code
28189686
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
1 audio disc
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
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
022211703327
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
SPCD-7033-2
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)28189686
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Thunderbolt of the Middle West, Brother Joe May
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Title from disc label
  • Gospel songs
  • This compilation contains primarily reissues ; includes 10 previously unreleased tracks
  • Compact disc
  • Program notes by Lee Hildebrand and Opal Nations inserted in container
Capture and storage technique
analog electrical 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
Old ship of Zion / Thomas A. Dorsey (live) (3:04) (with the Sallie Martin Singers) -- WDIA radio station plug (0:37) -- Search me, Lord / Dorsey (2:58) -- How much more of life's burden can we bear? / Dorsey (2:33) -- In that day / Hugh W. Dent (2:19) -- I'm gonna live the life I sing about in my song / Dorsey (2:33) -- The day is past and gone / Isaac Watts (3:16) -- Do you know him? / Mary Lou Parker (2:41) -- I just can't keep from cryin' sometime / writer unknown (2:24) -- I want Jesus on the road I travel / Dorsey (2:49) -- Precious Lord / Dorsey (2:52) -- What do you know about Jesus? / Wynona Carr (3:02) (with Sister Wynona Carr) -- Our Father / Carr, Alexander (2:49) -- It's all right / Carr (2:45) (with Sister Wynona Carr) -- I'll make it somehow / Alman Androzzo (2:59) (with the Sallie Martin Singers) -- Your sins will find you out / Dorsey (2:42) -- Remember me / traditional (2:30) -- I claim Jesus first / Dorsey, Ruffner, Gibson (2:30) -- It's a long, long way / Mary Lou Parker (2:06) (with the Sallie Martin Singers) -- Don't forget the name of the Lord / Dorsey (2:33) -- He'll understand and say well done / Lucie Campbell (3:01) -- I'm happy working for the Lord / Morris, Smith (2:22) -- Grow closer / Doris Akers (2:31) (with the Pilgrim Travelers) -- Consider me / Dorsey (2:42) (with Annette May) -- Jesus knows / J.W. Alexander (2:30) (with the Pilgrim Travelers) -- Vacation in heaven / Buffum, Winsett (3:24) (with Annette May) -- Going home / Carr (2:28) (with the Pilgrim Travelers)
Control code
28189686
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
1 audio disc
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
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
022211703327
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
SPCD-7033-2
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)28189686
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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