Walk With Me Lord

A while ago I posted a version of Tina Turner singing this song, but this might be even better. It features Bishop G. E. Patterson.

Growing up on Orleans street in the Lauderdale Sub neighborhood of Memphis, he was saved at 11 years old at a revival held in Holy Temple COGIC. Holy Temple COGIC was founded by his father. Later he moved with his family to Detroit, where his father pastored a second church New Jerusalem COGIC. At the age of 16, he received the baptism of the Holy Ghost, and answered his call to ministry in 1956 while he was only 16 years old at New Jerusalem. On November 14, 2000, Patterson was elected as Presiding Bishop of the Church Of God In Christ and he served until his death in 2007…a year after this recording was released.


  1. Walk With Me Lord Bishop G. E. Patterson 5:57

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Can’t Give Up Now

Mary Mary are actually sisters Erica Atkins-Campbell and Trecina Atkins-Campbell. Formed in 1998, Mary Mary was launched into mainstream recognition following the release of their best-selling debut album, Thankful, which contained not only this track but the hit single “Shackles (Praise You)”. Their followup album Incredible (2002), reached number one on the Top Gospel Albums chart. Their third album, Mary Mary (2005), contains the worldwide hits “Heaven”, and “Yesterday”. The group’s name is inspired by two famous Marys from the Bible: Mary, mother of Jesus, and Mary Magdalene.


  1. Can't Give Up Now Mary Mary 4:59

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I’ll Fly Away

Another great version of a timeless old song to add to the two I’ve published in the past.  The song never gets old and it always makes me think of the kind of life people have, whether incarcerated or imprisoned by life’s hardships, that makes them long to fly away to a better place.


  1. I ll Fly Away Rev. Larry Roberts & The Trinity All Nations Mass Choir 4:52

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Some bright morning when this life is over, I’ll fly away
To that home on God’s celestial shore, I’ll fly away

When the shadows of this life have gone, I’ll fly away
Like a bird from these prison walls I’ll fly, I’ll fly away

Oh, how glad and happy when we meet, I’ll fly away
No more cold iron shackles on my feet, I’ll fly away

Just a few more weary days and then, I’ll fly away
To a land where joys will never end, I’ll fly away

His Name Is Jesus

This is a great song, albeit a tad long at just over 9 minutes.  If the first 4 minutes and 42 seconds don’t quite do it for you (I LIKE it…especially the  echo/reverb effect on “money’s gone”), then head right for 4 minute+ vamp.  I love it; nothing special or gimmicky, just good out call and response gospel.  Enjoy


  1. His Name Is Jesus Rev. Gerald Thompson & The Hi-Prayz Crusade Choir 9:30

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When The Battle Is Over

This is a classic Georgia Mass song; not sure why I haven’t posted it until now.  Just too many good gospel songs to be had I guess!!


  1. When The Battle Is Over Georgia Mass Choir 5:43

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I’m Going All The Way

Oh my!!  I have a NEW favorite song I just stumbled across a few days ago and I can’t stop listening to it!!  It is a bit of a mash up of several genres and gospel styles and it all works soooo well. AND, every now and again, pay attention to the bassline…it’s awesome as well.  I’d love to hear some comments as to what YOU think of the song; my taste in music can be a bit….how do you say….different!

ENJOY!!!

  1. I m Going All The Way Rev. Maceo Woods & Christian Tabernacle Good News Broadcast Choir 5:52

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