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Leonard's Christmas Gospel Show

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Tuesday, December 25, 2012

Leonard Lopate hosts a two-hour gospel special, with favorite Christmas songs from gospel greats Mahalia Jackson, Marion Williams, Mme. Edmond Cook, and Alex Bradford, and others.

Gospel Hour One

Playlist:
Go Tell It on the Mountain - Mahalia Jackson (Album: Apollo Sessions)

When Was Jesus Born - Marion Williams & Stars of Faith (Album: O Holy Night)

Christ Is Born - Marion Williams and Alex Bradford (Album: Black Nativity, Gospel on Broadway!)

Sweet Little Jesus Boy - Brother Joy May (Album: Nashboro Nativity)

Poor Little Jesus Boy - Mattie Williams (Album: Black Nativity, Gospel on Broadway!)

No Room at the Hotel - The Chosen Gospel Singers (Album: The Lifeboat)

Great Day in December - Swan Silvertones (Album: Saviour Pass Me Not)

No Room at the Inn - Sam McCrary with the Fairfield Four (Album: How Sweet It Was)

No Room at the Inn - Mahalia Jackson (Album: Mahalia Sings Songs of Christmas)

Mary, Mary, What You Gonna Name that Pretty Little Baby? - Frances Steadman, Marion Williams (Album: Black Nativity, Gospel on Broadway!)

What’re You Gonna Name Your Baby, Mary?  - Shirley Caesar

Glory to the New Born King - Margaret Allison with Angelic Gospel Singers (Album: Nashboro Nativity)

Silent Night, Holy Night - Mahalia Jackson (Album: Silent Night: Gospel Christmas with Mahalia Jackson)

Go Tell It on the Mountain - Mom & Pop Winans (Album: Gospel Family Christmas)

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Gospel Hour Two

Playlist:
Joy to the World - Marion Williams (Album: If We Ever Needed the Lord Before)

Go Where I Send Thee - Marion Williams (Album: Black Nativity, Gospel on Broadway!)

Wasn’t That a Mighty Day - Alex Bradford (Album: Gospel on Broadway!)

Angels from the Realms of Glory - Edna Gallmon Cook)

The Holy Babe - Mahalia Jackson (Album: Mahalia Sings Songs of Christmas)

No Room at the Inn - Marion Williams (Album: O Holy Night Had No Room, Staples Singers)

No Room at the Inn - Consolers (Album: Nashboro Nativity)

No Room at the Hotel - Sister Jessie Mae Renfro

God Rest Ye Merry Gentleman - Marion Williams (Album: Through Many Dangers)

O Come All Ye Faithful - Mahalia Jackson (Album: Mahalia Sings Songs of Christmas)

The First Noel - Yolanda Adams

Baby Born Today - Ensemble cast (Album: Black Nativity, Gospel on Broadway!)

Sweet Little Jesus Boy - Mahalia Jackson (Album: Mahalia Sings Songs of Christmas)

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