Martin Luther King Day Gospel Hour

Leonard Lopate plays classic gospel songs recorded during Martin Luther King’s lifetime for our annual Martin Luther King Day gospel hour.

Playlist:

Old Time Religion, James Cleveland w. the Caravans (played under the billboard)

Golden Gate Gospel Train, The Golden Gate Jubilee Quartet, 1937

I’ll Be All Right, Angelic Gospel Singers, 1955

We Shall Overcome, Marion Williams, 1968

These Are They, Mahalia Jackson, 1952

Rock Me (Hide Me in Thy Bosom), Sis. Rosetta Tharpe w. Lucky Millinder, 1943 (band included jazz greats like Joe Guy, Tab Smith, Sam the Man Taylor, George Duvuvier and Panama Francis

Precious Lord, RH Harris & James Medlock w. Soul Stirrers, 1939

Pilgrim of Sorrow, Sam Cooke & The Soul Stirrers 1955

The Love of God, Johnnie Taylor & The Soul Stirrers 1958

Standing at the Judgment, Julius Cheeks and the Sensational Nightingales

Somebody Touched Me, Mme. Edna Gallmon Cooke w. The Radio 4, 1953

My Imagination of Heaven, Morgan Babb w. The Radio 4, 1955

Lord Hold My Hand, Jess Whitaker w. The Pilgrim Travelers, 1951

Amazing Grace, J. Robert Bradley c.1960

What a Friend We Have in Jesus, Roberta Martin, 1950

The Old Landmark, Clara Ward & the Ward Singers, 1951

God Be With You, J. Earle Hines w. the St. Paul’s Baptist Church Choir of LA, 1947

 

 

Old Time Religion, James Cleveland w. the Caravans

 

Golden Gate Gospel Train, The Golden Gate Jubilee Quartet, 1937

 

I’ll Be All Right, Angelic Gospel Singers, 1955

We Shall Overcome, Marion Williams, 1968

 

These Are They, Mahalia Jackson, 1952

Rock Me (Hide Me in Thy Bosom), Sis. Rosetta Tharpe w. Lucky Millinder, 1943 (band included jazz greats like Joe Guy, Tab Smith, Sam the Man Taylor, George Duvuvier and Panama Francis

Precious Lord, RH Harris & James Medlock w. Soul Stirrers, 1939   

 

Pilgrim of Sorrow,” Sam Cooke & The Soul Stirrers 1955

The Love of God,” Johnny Taylor & The Soul Stirrers 1958

Standing at the Judgment, Julius Cheeks and the Sensational Nightingales

 

Somebody Touched Me, Mme. Edna Gallmon Cooke w. The Radio 4, 1953

My Imagination of Heaven, Morgan Babb w. The Radio 4, 1955      

Lord Hold My Hand, Jess Whitaker w. The Pilgrim Travelers, 1951

 

Amazing Grace, J. Robert Bradley c.1960

What a Friend We Have in Jesus, Roberta Martin, 1950

The Old Landmark, Clara Ward & the Ward Singers, 1951

 

God Be With You, J. Earle Hines w. the St. Paul’s Baptist Church Choir of LA, 1947