Silver Quintette, “Sinner’s Crossroads” (1956)
Bessemer Sunset Four, “I Feel Like My Time Ain’t Long” (1930)
Dixie Hummingbirds, “Every Knee Surely Must Bow” (1946)
Famous Davis Sisters, “I Want To Be More Like Jesus” (1957)
What do these tracks have in common? All were featured the other night on Sinner’s Crossroads, arguably (to these ears, anyway) the best show on radio. It airs Thursday night, from 8 to 9 p.m. (EST), on mighty WFMU-FM. Not only can you hear it live; every show is archived and remains available on-line. To my mind there’s no better gateway to gospel music.