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When gospel was gospel

Label
When gospel was gospel
Title
When gospel was gospel
Contributor
Composer
Instrumentalist
Lyricist
Singer
Speaker
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Related
Accompanying matter
  • biography of performer or history of ensemble
  • historical information
Cataloging source
IHE
Date of event
1946 and 1963
Form of composition
gospel music
Format of music
not applicable
Music parts
not applicable
Other event information
Originally recorded between
PerformerNote
Various ; including The Soul Stirrers (James Medlock, R.H. Harris, lead ; S.R. Crain, tenor ; T.L. Bruster, R.B. Robinson, baritone ; J.J. Farley, bass) ; The Roberta Martin Singers (Delois Barrett Campbell, lead ; Roberta Martin, contralto, piano ; Norsalus McKissick, tenor ; Eugene Smith, Willie Webb, baritone) ; The Angelic Gospel Singers (Ella Mae Norris, contralto, first lead ; Margaret Allison, piano, second lead ; Josephine McDowell, soprano ; Lucille Shird, contralto) ; The Dixie Hummingbirds (Ira Tucker, lead ; Beachey Thompson, Ernest James, tenor ; James Davis baritone ; William Bobo, bass ; Doc Bagby, organ) ; The Ward Singers (Henrietta Waddy, 2nd lead ; Marion Williams, 3rd lead, soprano ; Willa Ward Moultrie, Kitty Parham, soprano ; Gertrude Ward, Frances Steadman, contralto ; H.J. Francis, Robert Banks, organ) ; The Spirit of Memphis (Jethroe "Jet" Bledsoe, 1st lead ; Silas Steele, 2nd lead, narrator ; Willmer M. "Little Ax" Broadnax, 3rd lead ; Robert Reed, tenor ; James Darling, baritone ; James Keele, bass) ; The Davis Sisters (Ruth Davis, lead ; Audrey Davis, soprano ; Imogene Green, Thelma Davis, Alfreda Davis, contralto ; Curtis Dublin, piano ; Doc Bagby, organ) ; The Swan Silvertones (Dewey Young, Claude Jeter, lead ; Paul Owens, tenor ; John Myles, baritone ; Henry Bossard, bass) ; The Original Gospel Harmonettes (Vera Kolb, Mildred Miller Howard, soprano ; Odessa Edwards, Willie Mae Newberry, Evelyn Starks Hardy, contralto ; Herbert "PeeWee" Pickard, piano) ; The Radio Four (Morgan Babb, George Babb, Claude Babb, James Babb, Ray Babb) ; The Sensational Nightingales (Ernest James, Julius Cheeks, lead ; Joseph "JoJo" Wallace, tenor, guitar ; Bill Woodruff, baritone ; John "Jeff" Jefferson, bass) ; The Bradford Singers (Madeleine Bell, soprano ; Kenneth Washington, tenor ; Bernard Durant, Robert Pinkston, Jr., baritone ; Alberta Carter, piano ; Joe Washington, organ) ; with variously and in part Samuel Patterson, guitar ; Samuel Windom, pedal steel guitar ; George "Pops" Foster, bass ; Sammy Price, Gwendolyn Cooper, Mildred Falls, Edward Robinson, Dorothy Ford, Thomas Shelby, Marge Cheeks, William Neal, piano ; Herbert J. "Blind" Francis, Robert Wooten, organ ; Wallace Bishop, drums ; Nellie Grace Daniels, Esther Ford, soprano ; Irma Gwynn, Elyse Yancey, contralto ; The Brewster Ensemble, mixed chorus
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1915-1973
  • 1920-2009
  • 1911-1972
  • 1912-1972
  • 1924-1973
  • 1920-2007
  • 1918-1967
  • 1927-1994
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Tharpe, Rosetta
  • Knight, Marie
  • Hines, J. Earle
  • Jackson, Mahalia
  • May, Brother Joe
  • Anderson, Robert
  • Anderson, Queen C.
  • Ward, Clara
  • Coates, Dorothy Love
  • Bradley, J. Robert
  • Cooke, Edna Gallmon
  • Williams, Marion
  • Bradford, Alex
  • Verdell, Jackie
  • Dependable Boys
  • Soul Stirrers (Musical group)
  • Roberta Martin Singers
  • St. Paul Baptist Church (Los Angeles, Calif.)
  • Angelic Gospel Singers
  • Dixie Hummingbirds
  • Clara Ward Singers
  • Spirit of Memphis (Gospel music group)
  • Davis Sisters (Gospel music group)
  • Swan Silvertones
  • Gospel Harmonettes (Birmingham, Ala.)
  • Radio four (Gospel music group)
  • Sensational Nightingales (Musical group)
  • Bradford Singers
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Gospel music
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
When gospel was gospel
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Additional publishing number, SH 6064, from container
  • Title from disc label
  • Gospel music selections from 1946 to 1963
  • This compilation contains previously released material and nos. 10, 12, 19-22, 27-28 which were previously unissue
  • Compact disc
  • Program notes and biographical sketches of the performers by Anthony Heilbut (23 p. : ill.) inserted in container
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
Beams of heaven / C.A. Tindley (2:40) (Sister Rosetta Tharpe and Madame Marie Knight) -- Little boy, how old are you (2:24) (Sister Rosetta Tharpe, guitar, vocals ; The Dependable Boys) -- The Lord will make a way / Eugene Smith (2:44) ; His eye is on the sparrow / C.H. Gabriel (2:50) (The Soul Stirrers) -- Yield not to temptation (2:50) (The Roberta Martin Singers) -- The old ship of Zion / Thomas A. Dorsey (2:45) -- Look for me in heaven / Kenneth Morris (3:07) (J. Earle Hines and the Saint Paul's Baptist Church Choir of Los Angeles) -- Power of the Holy Ghost / Kenneth Morris (2:05) ; Mahalia moans (1:44) (Mahalia Jackson) -- Mercy Lord / Robert Mosely, Myrtle Killough (2:22) (Brother Joe May) -- Jesus / Mary Lou Coleman (1:57) (Robert Anderson) -- Queen C. Anderson special (medley of "I never heard of a city" / W. Herbert Brewster and "These are they" / W. Herbert Brewster) (2:51) -- Standing on the highway (2:57) (The Angelic Gospel Singers and The Dixie Hummingbirds) -- Leave it there (2:41) ; Time is winding up (2:29) (Clara Ward, piano, lead ; The Ward Singers) -- Here am I send me (2:08) (The Spirit of Memphis) -- Jesus steps right in / Kenneth Morris (2:18) ; Too close to heaven / Alex Bradford (3:08) (The Davis Sisters) -- Thank you Jesus / Virginia Davis ; I have a friend / Virginia Davis (5:10) (The Swan Silvertones) -- You better run (1:36) ; Dot's testimony (2:06) (Dorothy Love Coates and The Original Gospel Harmonettes) -- Amazing grace (1:50) (J. Robert Bradley) -- Walk through the valley (2:54) (Edna Gallmon Cooke and the Radio Four) -- Sinner man (2:32) ; How about you / Thomas A. Dorsey (2:35) (The Sensational Nightingales) -- Traveling shoes / Marion Williams (2:57) (Marion Williams) -- Leak in the building / Alex Bradford (2:40) (Professor Alex Bradford and the Bradford Singers) -- You're gonna need him (2:25) (Brother Joe May and Jacqui Verdell)
Control code
62119890
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
2005582280
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
016351606426
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
  • 6064
  • SH 6064
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)62119890
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
When gospel was gospel
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Additional publishing number, SH 6064, from container
  • Title from disc label
  • Gospel music selections from 1946 to 1963
  • This compilation contains previously released material and nos. 10, 12, 19-22, 27-28 which were previously unissue
  • Compact disc
  • Program notes and biographical sketches of the performers by Anthony Heilbut (23 p. : ill.) inserted in container
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
Beams of heaven / C.A. Tindley (2:40) (Sister Rosetta Tharpe and Madame Marie Knight) -- Little boy, how old are you (2:24) (Sister Rosetta Tharpe, guitar, vocals ; The Dependable Boys) -- The Lord will make a way / Eugene Smith (2:44) ; His eye is on the sparrow / C.H. Gabriel (2:50) (The Soul Stirrers) -- Yield not to temptation (2:50) (The Roberta Martin Singers) -- The old ship of Zion / Thomas A. Dorsey (2:45) -- Look for me in heaven / Kenneth Morris (3:07) (J. Earle Hines and the Saint Paul's Baptist Church Choir of Los Angeles) -- Power of the Holy Ghost / Kenneth Morris (2:05) ; Mahalia moans (1:44) (Mahalia Jackson) -- Mercy Lord / Robert Mosely, Myrtle Killough (2:22) (Brother Joe May) -- Jesus / Mary Lou Coleman (1:57) (Robert Anderson) -- Queen C. Anderson special (medley of "I never heard of a city" / W. Herbert Brewster and "These are they" / W. Herbert Brewster) (2:51) -- Standing on the highway (2:57) (The Angelic Gospel Singers and The Dixie Hummingbirds) -- Leave it there (2:41) ; Time is winding up (2:29) (Clara Ward, piano, lead ; The Ward Singers) -- Here am I send me (2:08) (The Spirit of Memphis) -- Jesus steps right in / Kenneth Morris (2:18) ; Too close to heaven / Alex Bradford (3:08) (The Davis Sisters) -- Thank you Jesus / Virginia Davis ; I have a friend / Virginia Davis (5:10) (The Swan Silvertones) -- You better run (1:36) ; Dot's testimony (2:06) (Dorothy Love Coates and The Original Gospel Harmonettes) -- Amazing grace (1:50) (J. Robert Bradley) -- Walk through the valley (2:54) (Edna Gallmon Cooke and the Radio Four) -- Sinner man (2:32) ; How about you / Thomas A. Dorsey (2:35) (The Sensational Nightingales) -- Traveling shoes / Marion Williams (2:57) (Marion Williams) -- Leak in the building / Alex Bradford (2:40) (Professor Alex Bradford and the Bradford Singers) -- You're gonna need him (2:25) (Brother Joe May and Jacqui Verdell)
Control code
62119890
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
2005582280
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
016351606426
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
  • 6064
  • SH 6064
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)62119890
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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