Still I Rise

This song, performed beautifully by Yolanda Adams, was composed by Percy Bady and released in 2005.  It is dedicated to Rosa Parks and interpolated with Maya Angelou’s line “still I rise” with the theme of perseverance ringing throughout it.  The lyrics grab you right from the start: Shattered, but I’m not broken Wounded but time … Read more and listen Still I Rise

Everything Will Be Alright

Some nice uptempo toe tapping gospel song. A somewhat more contemporary version of an old traditional song from Benny Cummings’ last album. Benny Cummings was popular in the late 70’s to mid 80’s. From New York, he was one of the premier choir directors of his time. He never experienced mainstream success but influenced most … Read more and listen Everything Will Be Alright

Old School Gospel Medley

Keeping the old school/traditional gospel music theme going, here is an amateur recording of the Male Chorus of the First Baptist Church in Washington DC doing a medley of old songs.  It’s fun to sing along with…join in with the lady sitting next to the person recording the song  😉             … Read more and listen Old School Gospel Medley