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SONG TITLE.

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YR

 SONG TITLE  GENRE  SONGWRITER(S)
 GOSPEL, 1910 - 1919 (2 Songs)

1913

In The Garden

Gospel

Miles, Charles Austin; REC: Joseph Spence; Loretta Lynn

1913

Old Rugged Cross, The

Gospel

Bernard, George; REC: Mahalia Jackson; George Jones; Joseph Spence; Rahsaan Roland Kirk

       
 GOSPEL, 1920 - 1929 (6 Songs)

1929

Church In The Wildwood

Gospel

Carter, A. P./Traditional; REC: The Carter Family

1927

Dark Was The Night, Cold Was The Ground

Gospel

Johnson, Blind Willie; REC: Blind Willie Johnson

1929

I'll Fly Away

Gospel

Brumley, Albert E.; REC: The Osborne Brothers; The Five Blind Boys Of Alabama; Randy Travis; The Dillards

1928

Keep Your Lamp Trimmed And Burning

Gospel

Johnson, Blind Willie/Traditional; REC: Blind Willie Johnson & Angeline Johnson; Joel Paterson; Randall Lee Rainwater; Vassar Clements; Rev. Gary Davis

1928

Lonesome Valley

Gospel

Carter, A. P./Traditional; REC: The Carter Family

1929

Will The Circle Be Unbroken? (aka Can The Circle Be Unbroken?)

Gospel

Carter, A. P./Traditional; REC: The Carter Family; Chet Atkins; Randy Travis; The Staple Singers; Doc Watson

       
 GOSPEL, 1930 - 1939 (9 Songs)

1930

John The Revelator

Gospel

Johnson, Blind Willie; REC: Blind Willie Johnson & Angeline Johnson; Son House

1932

Little Moses

Gospel

Carter, A. P./Traditional; REC: The Carter Family

1937

Peace In The Valley

Gospel

Dorsey, Thomas Andrew; REC: Elvis Presley; The Soul Stirrers; Solomon Burke

1932

Precious Lord, Take My Hand

Gospel

Dorsey, Thomas Andrew; REC: Mahalia Jackson; The Soul Stirrers; Solomon Burke; Sister Rosetta Tharpe

1932

Rank Strangers To Me

Gospel

Brumley, Albert E.; REC: The Stanley Brothers; The Osborne Brothers; Bob Dylan

1938

Rock Me

Gospel

Dorsey, Thomas Andrew; REC: Sister Rosetta Tharpe; The Blind Boys Of Alabama; Lucky Millinder; Toshi Reagon

1930

Soul Of A Man

Gospel

Johnson, Blind Willie; REC: Blind Willie Johnson; Bruce Cockburn; David Jacobs-Strain; Monte Montgomery

1931

Trouble So Hard (aka Natural Blues)

Gospel

Hall, Vera; REC; REC: Vera Hall; Lunchboxx; Dock Reed; Marion Williams; Moby

1938

Turn Your Radio On

Gospel

Brumley, Albert E.; REC: John Hartford; Randy Travis

       
 GOSPEL, 1940 - 1949 (4 Songs)

1948

Calling You

Gospel

Williams, Sr., Hank; REC: Hank Williams, Sr.

1948

I Saw The Light

Gospel

Williams, Sr., Hank; REC: Hank Williams, Sr.; Bill Monroe

1949

Jesus Remembered Me

Gospel

Williams, Sr., Hank; REC: Hank Williams, Sr.

1948

When God Comes And Gathers His Jewels

Gospel

Williams, Sr., Hank; REC: Hank Williams, Sr.

       
 GOSPEL, 1950 - 1959 (5 Songs)

1952

Angel Of Death, The

Gospel

Williams, Sr., Hank; REC: Hank Williams, Sr.

1953

Crying In The Chapel

Gospel

Glenn, Artie; REC: Elvis Presley; The Soul Stirrers; The Orioles

1958

His Eye Is On The Sparrow

Gospel

Martin, C. D., & Gabriel, C. H./Traditional; REC: Mahalia Jackson; Della Reese; Marvin Gaye

1950

How Can You Refuse Him Now?

Gospel

Williams, Sr., Hank; REC: Hank Williams, Sr.

1956

Touch The Hem Of His Garment

Gospel

Cooke, Sam; REC: Sam Cooke; The Soul Stirrers; Huriah Boynton

       
 GOSPEL, 1960 - 1969 (5 Songs)

1969

He Turned The Water Into Wine

Gospel

Cash, Johnny; REC: Johnny Cash

1968

Oh Happy Day

Gospel

Hawkins, Edwin/Traditional; REC: Edwin Hawkins Singers; Glen Campbell; Aretha Franklin

1964

People Get Ready

Gospel

Mayfield, Curtis; REC: The Impressions; Jeff Beck

1969

Spirit In The Sky

Gospel

Greenbaum, Norman; REC: Norman Greenbaum; The Blind Boys Of Alabama; The Kentucky Headhunters; Elton John

1960

Wings Of A Dove, The

Gospel

Ferguston, Bob; REC: Ferlin Husky; George Jones; Dolly Parton

       
 GOSPEL, 1970 - 1979 (6 Songs)

1979

Gotta Serve Somebody

Gospel

Dylan, Bob; REC: Bob Dylan; Shirley Ceasar; Booker T. & The MGs; Etta James; Mavis Staples

1975

Lament For The Last Days

Gospel

Cockburn, Bruce; REC: Bruce Cockburn

1973

Loves Me Like A Rock

Gospel

Simon, Paul; REC: Paul Simon

1972

Mary Don't You Weep

Gospel

Andrews, Inez/Traditional; REC: Aretha Franklin

1970

Put Your Hand In The Hand

Gospel

MacLellan, Gene; REC: Gene MacLellan; Anne Murray; Donny Hathaway

1973

Why Me, Lord?

Gospel

Kristofferson, Kris; REC: Johnny Cash; Kris Kristofferson

       
 GOSPEL, 1980 - 1989 (2 Songs)

1987

Cross, The

Gospel

Prince; REC: Prince; Blind Boys Of Alabma

1989

Whenever God Shines His Light

Gospel

Morrison, Van; REC: Van Morrison

       
 GOSPEL, 1990 - 1999 (1 Song)

1994

Go Rest High On That Mountain

Gospel

Gill, Vince; REC: Vince Gill; Karen Peck; Charlotte Ritchie

 

 

 

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 The Gold Standard
 Song List
is a
 companion to

 How Music
 REALLY Works!,
 2nd Ed.

  
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

    Top

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 The Gold Standard
 Song List
is a
 companion to

 How Music
 REALLY Works!,
 2nd Ed.

  
 

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