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Discography: 

Here are recommended recordings which are in no particular order other than being a mixture of gospel music styles. On a separate 'Bibliography/Discography Combos' page is a list of recommended Book / CD combinations.
 

1 Ain't No Grave Can Hold My Body Down
(L Of C) 
Bozie Sturdivant 1942
2 The Beautiful Lamp Silver Leaf Quartet of Norfolk 1930
3 Prayer of Death - Pt. 1 Charley Patton 1929
4 Prayer of Death - Pt. 2 Charley Patton 1929
5 I've Got The Key To The Kingdom Washington Phillips 1929
6 After The Ball Is Over Rev. A. W. Nix 1927
7 Wade In The Water Birmingham Jubilee Singers 1930
8 Dark Was The Night, Cold Was The Ground Blind Willie Johnson 1927
9 I'll Go Where You Want Me To Go Arizona Dranes 1928
10 My Soul Is A Witness To The Lord Arizona Dranes 1926
11 The Royal Telephone Sister Mary M. Nelson 1927
12 How Much I Owe For Love Devine Elder Richard Bryant 1928
13 Lord, Lord, He Sure Is Good To Me Elder Richard Bryant 1928
14 Blessed Are The Poor In Spirit Luther Magby 1927
15 Warming By The Devil's Fire Rev. Johnny Blakey 1928
16 The Great Change In Me Blind Gary Davis 1935
17 You Got To Go Down Blind Gary Davis 1935
18 Jesus Is My Air-o-plane Mother McCollum 1930
19 I'm Tormented In The Flame Biddleville Quintette 1929
20 Dip In The Beautiful Stream Biddleville Quintette 1929
21 Jubilee Keaton Sextette 1927
22 From The Pit To The Throne Rev. J. M. Gates 1927
23 Woke Up This Morning Roosevelt Graves and Brother 1936
24 I Can Tell The World About This Laura Henton 1929
25 I'm Gonna Cross The River Of Jordan Jaybird Coleman & Ollis Martin 1927
26 True Friendship Rev. J.C. Burnett 1927
27 Sleep On Mother, Sleep On Lonnie McIntorsh 1928
28 Heís Got Better Things For You Memphis Sanctified Singers 1929
29 Come Let Us Eat Together Rev. E.D. Campbell 1927
30 So High St. Markís Chanters 1926
31 Denomination Blues - Pt. 1 Washington Phillips 1927
32 Denomination Blues - Pt. 2 Washington Phillips 1927
33 Your Enemy Cannot Harm You Rev. Edward Clayborn 1926
34 He Locked  The Lionís Jaw Famous Myers Jubilee Singers 1928
35 Prayer Meeting And Sermon Rev. J. Forest 1927
36 Moaner Letís Go Down In The Valley Delta Big Four 1930
37 The Old Time Religion The Tuskegee Quartet 1927
38 Steal Away To Jesus The Tuskegee Quartet 1927
39 Rock Of Ages Blind Willie Davis 1929
40 Memphis Flu Elder Curry & Congregation 1930
41 Oh Death        Pace Jubilee Singers 1927
42 Oh Death        Patton & Lee 1934
43 Lead Me To The Rock Golden Eagle Gospel Singers 1940
44 Shake Motherís Hand For Me Golden Eagle Gospel Singers 1939
45 I Want To Be Like Jesus In My Heart Sam Collins 1927
46 Jonah In The Belly Of The Whale Rev. F.W. McGee 1927
47 Womenís Clothes (You Canít Hide) Rev. F.W. McGee 1929
48 Swing Low Sweet Chariot Fisk Jubilee Quartet 1909
49 Roll Jordan Roll Fisk Jubilee Quartet 1909
50 Go Where I Send Thee Heavenly Gospel Singers 1938
51 So High I Canít Get Over Heavenly Gospel Singers 1938
52 Way Down In Egyptland Birmingham Jubilee Singers   1930
53 My Father Is A Husbandman Joshua White 1933
54 Lord, I Want To Die Easy Joshua White 1933
55 Trouble ĎBout My Soul Frank Palmes 1929
56 The Hand Of The Lord Was Upon Me (And I Went Out In The Spirit) Rev. Jim Beal  1929
57 Honey In The Rock Blind Mamie Forehand 1927
58 Down On The Old Camp Ground Dinwiddie Colored Quartet 1902
59 Get On Board Clara Smith 1926
60 Liviní Humble Clara Smith 1926
61 Memory Of Departed Friends Rev. James Beard 1927
62 Have Mercy On Me Rev. Benny Campbell 1938
63 The Book Of The Seven Seals Alphabetical Four 1940
64 Will The Circle Be Unbroken Alphabetical Four 1938
65 Shepherd Go Feed My Sheep Alphabetical Four 1941
66 Jesus Is A Mighty Good Leader Skip James 1931
67 Oh Link, Oh Link Evening Four 1937
68 Bad Conditions The Carolinians 1938
69 You Gonna Need Somebody On Your Bond Blind Willie Johnson 1930
70 John The Revelator Blind Willie Johnson 1930
71 Drinking Shine Elder Beck 1930
72 Gabriel Elder Beck 1939
73 Jezebel Golden Gate Quartet 1941
74 He Never Said A Mumbliní Word Golden Gate Quartet 1941
75 The Storm Is Passing Over Blind Joe Taggart 1927
76 Godís Gonna Separate The Wheat From The Tares Blind Joe Taggart 1927
77 Damnation Train Rev. J.M. Milton 1929
78 A Rope Or A Wire Around Your Neck Rev. J.M. Milton 1929
79 Abraham, Have Mercy On Me Rev. William Ransom 1927
80 On My Knees Bethel Quartet 1928
81 Let The Church Roll On Cornfed Four 1930
82 Lead Me All The Way Sam Collins 1927
83 I Donít Want No Trouble At The River Rev. J.C. Burnett 1929
84 I Believe Iíll Go Back Home Blind Willie Davis 1929
85 The Alphabet Of The Bible Royal Harmony Singers 1941
86 Iíll Stay On The Right Road Now Fa Sol La Singers 1931
87 When That Great Ship Went Down William & Versey Smith 1927
88 You Better Let That Liar Alone Silver Leaf Quartette Of Norfolk 1928
89 Lord, Iím Troubled Silver Leaf Quartette Of Norfolk 1930
90 Goodbye To Chain Stores - Pt. 1 Rev. J.M. Gates 1926
91 Manish Women Rev. J.M. Gates 1930
92 I Got To Cross The River Of  Jordan (L Of C) Blind Willie McTell 1940
93 Them Bones Mitchellís Christian Singers 1934
94 The Gamblerís Doom Rev. J.C. Burnett 1927
95 My Lord Iím Trampiní Mitchellís Christian Singers 1937
96 Handwriting On The Wall Heavenly Gospel Singers 1938
97 I Am In The Heavenly Way Bukka White 1930
98 Pig Or Pup (Or The Two-Faced Man) Rev. Emmett Dickinson 1930
99 Feed Me Till I Want No More (L Of C)          Brown Brothers Jubilee Quartet 1940
100 I Wouldnít Mind Dying If Dying Was All Norfolk Jubilee Quartet 1927
101 Free At Last Norfolk Jubilee Quartet 1937
102 Iím Goiní Home Charley Patton            1929

Recommended 102 Pre-War Gospel Recordings List compiled by Max Haymes
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