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Roots and Rhythms

Roots and Rhythms
Sunday February 3rd, 2019 with Reverential Renny
For Black History Month: AN AGNOSTIC'S GUIDE to the a cappella tradition in African-American gospel, spiritual & jubilee music (& one African chorale masterpiece thrown in for good measure).

This Song Of Love
MIDDLE GEORGIA SINGING CONVENTION NO. 1 - Anthology Of American Folk Music, Vol. 2B: Social Music - 1932 OKeh Records/1997 Smithsonian Folkways
Them Bones
MITCHELL'S CHRISTIAN SINGERS - Essential Masters: Gospel - 1939 Melotone Records/1998 Proper Records
Mbube
SOLOMON LINDA'S ORIGINAL EVENING BIRDS - The Secret Museum Of Mankind Vol. 4: Ethnic Music Classics (1925 - 48) - 1939 Gallotone Records/1997 Yazoo Records
Didn't It Rain
NORFOLK JUBILEE QUARTET - Essential Masters: Gospel - 1937 Paramount Records/1998 Proper Records
Every Word Of Jesus Is True
ST. ANDREW'S GOSPELAIRES - In The Spirit-Gospel & Jubilee - 1950 Trumpet Records/1994 Alligator Records
Death's Black Train is Coming
THE REV. J.M. GATES - Roots N' Blues: The Retrospective: 1925-1950 - 1926 Colombia Records/1992 Sony Music Entertainment Inc.
Oh! Glory Glory
THE SILVER LEAF QUARTET - Roots N' Blues: The Retrospective: 1925-1950 - 1931 OKeh Records/1992 Sony Music Entertainment Inc.
Rock My Soul
THE GOLDEN GATE JUBILEE QUARTET - Essential Masters: Gospel - 1938 Bluebird/1998 Proper Records
Book Of The Seven Seals
THE DIXIE HUMMINGBIRDS - Essential Masters: Gospel - 1944 Decca Records/1998 Proper Records
Shall I Meet You Over Yonder?
THE BLUE JAY GOSPEL SINGERS - In The Spirit-Gospel & Jubilee - 1952 Trumpet Records/1994 Alligator Records
Hallelujah Side
TINDLEY QUAKER CITY GOSPEL SINGERS - Roots N' Blues: The Retrospective: 1925-1950 - 1932 OKeh Records/1992 Sony Music Entertainment Inc.
There's A Leak In This Old Building
THE PARAMOUNT SINGERS - 15 Down Home Gospel Classics (originally from "Work & Pray On") - 1992/1997 Arhoolie Records
My Rock
THE SWAN SILVERTONES - My Rock + Love Lifted Me - 1952/1991 Specialty Records
Atomic Telephone
THE SPIRIT OF MEMPHIS QUARTET - Atomic Cafe: A Soundtrack Album - 1952 King Records/1982 Rounder Records
Jesus Hits Like The Atom Bomb
THE PILGRIM TRAVELLERS - The Best Of The Pilgrim Travellers - 1950/1991 Specialty Records
Atom And Evil
THE GOLDEN GATE QUARTET - Atomic Cafe: A Soundtrack Album - 1947 Columbia Records/1982 Rounder Records
Judgement
REV. SISTER MARY NELSON - Anthology Of American Folk Music, Vol. 2B: Social Music - 1927 Vocalion Records/1997 Smithsonian Folkways
I Got Religion
REBECCA SMITH, TOM MILLER & RUTH MILLER - 15 Down Home Gospel Classics (originally on "Country Negro Jam Session") - 1960/1997 Arhoolie Records
Talk To The Man Upstairs
THE HOLY GHOST SPIRITUALS - Happy In The Service Of The Lord: The Memphis Gospel Quartet Heritage - The 1980s - 1983 High Water Recording Company (Mephis State University)
Interactive CKCU
Renny G (host)
I hope this studio is suitably grounded. I always feel like the chances of a direct lightning strike increase substantially when I play gospel.

8:14 PM, February 3rd, 2019
Renny G (host)
Is that brimstone I'm smelling?

8:34 PM, February 3rd, 2019
Renny G (host)
It's quiet. Just because your a sinner doesn't mean you can't say hi.

8:45 PM, February 3rd, 2019
Steve
Fantastic show, Reverential Renny!

8:53 PM, February 3rd, 2019
Sonia
Hey, I am always quiet. And I`m not a ""sinner"'. Haha. Nice show, Renny!

1:51 PM, February 7th, 2019