music clip of the day

jazz/blues/rock/classical/gospel/more

Category: gospel

Sunday, August 1st

testify!

O’Neal Twins, “Jesus Dropped the Charges” (R. White), live (Say Amen, Somebody [1982])

**********

lagniappe

random sights

yesterday, Oak Park, Ill.

Sunday, July 25th

more

Whitney Houston (1963-2012), “I Love The Lord/Joy To The World,” live (with the Georgia Mass Choir), 1996

**********

lagniappe

random sights

other day, Oak Park, Ill.

*****

reading table

Since there is nothing but just this moment, the time-being is all the time there is.

—Dōgen (1200-1253), translated from the Japanese (“The Time-Being,” Moon in a Dewdrop: Writings of Zen Master Dōgen [Kazuaki Tanahashi, ed.])

Sunday, July 18th

timeless

Blind Willie Johnson (1897-1945), with his wife, Willie B. Harris, “The Rain Don’t Fall on Me,” 1930

**********

lagniappe

random sights

yesterday, Chicago

*****

reading table

She’s put the child to sleep
and now she washes clothes
under the summer moon.

—Kobayashi Issa (1763-1827), translated from the Japanese by Robert Hass

Sunday, July 11th

testify!

Whitney Houston (1963-2012), “God Will Take Care of You,” live, Evangelical Fellowship Church, Pleasantville, N.J., 1998

**********

lagniappe

random sights

this morning, Oak Park, Ill.

Sunday, June 27th

timeless

Blind Willie Johnson (1897-1945), “Keep Your Lamp Trimmed and Burning,” 1929

**********

lagniappe

random sights

other day, Oak Park, Ill.

Sunday, June 20th

sounds of Mississippi

Fred McDowell (1906-1972; vocals, guitar), “Woke up This Morning With My Mind on Jesus,” recorded by Alan Lomax in Como, Miss., 1959

**********

lagniappe

random sights

other day, Oak Park, Ill.

Sunday, June 13th

sounds of Memphis

Memphis Gospel Singers (Spirit of Memphis Quartet), “I’m Happy in the Service of the Lord,” 1949

**********

lagniappe

random sights

yesterday, Oak Park, Ill.

Sunday, June 6th

basement jukebox: sounds of Chicago

Rev. Singing Sammy Lewis, “I’m Glad About It,” Pts. 1 and 2 (I. Andrews), 1965

**********

lagniappe

random sights

yesterday, Oak Park, Ill.

Sunday, May 30th

basement jukebox: sounds of Chicago

Norfleet Brothers, “Standing on the Highway,” 1961

**********

lagniappe

random sights

yesterday, Chicago (Columbus Park)

Sunday, May 23rd

timeless

Soul Stirrers (feat. Sam Cooke [1931-1964], Paul Foster [1920-1995]), “The Last Mile of the Way,” recorded 1955

**********

lagniappe

random sights

other day, outside Chicago (Salt Creek Trail)

%d bloggers like this: