Sweeping Through the City

Here’s one more from the great “First Lady of Gospel”, Shirley Caesar. This is an 8 minute gospel experience with the longest vamp ever, taking up more than half the entire song itself. This is a true gospel classic that everyone should know.     And, if you enjoyed the song, then I know you’ll … Read more and listen Sweeping Through the City

Don’t Be Afraid

Apologies about yesterday’s post. Got some feedback that it was a horrible song. Let me just say that, in general, I’m not a big fan of “the quartet sound”, but I felt that I should at least introduce my listeners to it. I’ll post one more, much better example of the style, sometime in the … Read more and listen Don’t Be Afraid

The Lord Will Make a Way Somehow

One of the great female gospel singers of all time is Kim Burrell. She doesn’t seem to get the exposure that Yolanda Adams, Karen Clark-Sheard, Patti LaBelle or Vanessa Belle Armstrong seem to garner, but make no mistake about it, this woman is one of THE very best. This song is a staple of gospel … Read more and listen The Lord Will Make a Way Somehow

An Uncloudy Day

(I posted this song yesterday, Friday, October 21st, 2016, but I don’t think it was ever distributed via email…I never received notification.  So I’m reposting it this morning.  Let see if this works!) A good song for a foggy, grey morning. I posted the more well known version of this song sung by Myrna Summers … Read more and listen An Uncloudy Day

God’s Joy

A great song from Essie Moss. Essie was married to Bill Moss (listen to Made Me Glad in the “Related” section below), son of the late Mattie Moss Clark, and brother to Twinkie, Karen, Dorinda and Jackie…The Clark Sisters (listen to the other two songs in the “Related” section below). Although Bill garnered plenty of acclaim … Read more and listen God’s Joy


There are a handful of gospel songs, both traditional and contemporary, that have been become staple gospel classics. You’ll find them performed by choirs of all types in concert or as anthems in church. “Changed” is one of these songs. Written by Walter Hawkins and released on Hawkins’ 1975 “Love Alive” album (one of the … Read more and listen Changed