This is not the traditional style “God Is Good” by Chester D.T. Baldwin that many people know, but a contemporary song with the same title from Deitrick Haddon. Deitrick Haddon was born in Detroit in 1972, and has become a multi talented singer, songwriter, arranger, producer, pastor, actor and pianist. Some refer to his … Read more and listen God Is Good
As the world awaits the testimony of James Comey this morning, several songs came to mind for today’s Song of the Day: I’ve Got A Testimony Great Judgement Day Trouble In My Way All My (Upcoming??) Trials Complicated Everybody Ought To Know Give It Up Let Us Go Into The House (or the Senate, as … Read more and listen They Got The Word
From 1967, a very funky kind of “gospel” song. It sounds sort of like Bobby Hebb’s “Sunny” in places…it’s a mash-up of a bunch of pop songs, but the lyrics are clearly gospel lyrics. I can’t find ANY information on The Twilights, other than the fact that this album is VERY rare. No idea where … Read more and listen Thank You
A great Praise and Worship song dating from 2000.
Yet another song of thanks. Giving thanks is a common theme found in gospel music of all kinds.
From Brooklyn New York’s famous Pilgrim Tabernacle choir.
A nice uptempo version of an old song of the church from The Glenarden Baptist Church choir from Landover Maryland.
The AMAZING late Eva Cassidy singing her interpretation of the spiritual “Wade In The Water”. This song was originally performed by The Fisk Jubilee Singers in a much more “classical” style back in the early 1900’s IF you have yet to be introduced to the music of Eva Cassidy, IMMEDIATE go listen to her on … Read more and listen Wade In The Water
I’m off for a week to go check in with my to kids in Portland OR, so I’m rushing to put together 7 posts to schedule while I’m on the road. I’m not going to take a lot of time explaining the songs…just enjoy the postings and I’ll be back on June 8th. (and please … Read more and listen With My Whole Heart
Here is a magnificent, powerful duet with Myrna Summers starting off the song and then Rev. Timothy Wright joining in, followed later by whole the BJ Mass Choir. One of my favorite songs. From a review by Michael Lyttle of the “Been There, Done That” album that this cut is from : “Why can’t every Sunday worship … Read more and listen You Are My Everything