Classic Southern Gospel from Smithsonian Folkways Recordings CD

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Showcasing some of the best in bluegrass gospel and country gospel from the Smithsonian Folkways archives in a single, special priced album. The music's plain-spoken, direct, and earnest style stokes it with power and appeal, whether performed by widely known marquee-name artists Bill Monroe and the Watson family or by local churchgoers such as the Old Regular Baptists. The spirit of time-worn Southern Gospel music remains as rock-solid as the people who perform it on this moving collection of inspired songs. 28-page booklet with extensive notes. 59 minutes.

Track List:

  1. I'm Working on a Building Bill Monroe and His Blue Grass Boys
  2. No Disappointment in Heaven Dock Boggs
  3. Wondrous Love Old Harp Singers of Eastern Tennessee
  4. Are You Washed in the Blood? Red Allen
  5. What Are They Doing in Heaven Today? Harry and Jeanie West
  6. The Lost Soul The Watson Family
  7. Hallelujah Side Ernest V. Stoneman
  8. Walking in Jerusalem (Just Like John) The Country Gentlemen
  9. Sinner, You'd Better Get Ready The Lilly Brothers
  10. When He Reached Down His Hand For Me Bill Monroe and His Blue Grass Boys
  11. Away Over in the Promised Land The Phipps Family
  12. No Tears in Heaven Kilby Snow
  13. Old Country Church Tom Morgan
  14. Glory to the Lamb The DeBusk-Weaver Family
  15. Amazing Grace Clarence Ashley, Clint Howard, Fed Price, Jean Ritchie, and Doc Watson
  16. River of Jordan The Poplin Family
  17. Shake Hands with Mother Again The Allen Brothers
  18. Gabriel's Call Hazel and Alice
  19. What Would You Give in Exchange for Your Soul? Bill Monroe and Doc Watson
  20. He Said, If You Love Me, Feed My Sheep The Stancer Quartet
  21. I Am a Pilgrim The Country Gentlemen
  22. I'm Going to a City Indian Bottom Association of Old Regular Baptists

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