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Praise the Lord: Gospel Music in Washington, D.C.

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Praise the Lord: Gospel Music in Washington, D.C.

Praise the Lord! presents contemporary performances that draw on many traditions of African American religious music in the Washington, D.C. area. Nine groups perform a wide variety of gospel styles in solo, duet, quartet, and choir. Recorded at the Bible Way Temple in 1998 by the Anacostia Museum and Center for African American History and Culture as part of its exhibition, Speak To My Heart, Communities of Faith and Contemporary African American Life, this CD includes notes by Gail Lowe and Horace Boyer, lyrics, suggested listening, and bibliography.

Track Listing

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I'll Go Firstfruit 3:52
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Sweet, Sweet Spirit The Curenton Family 4:13
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Thank You Lord Alvin Dockett and Blessed 3:48
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Welcome to This Place Charmaine Faunteroy and Herbert Jackson 5:05
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Standing on the Promises The Bible Way Temple Radio Choir 6:23
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The Lord Will Make a Way Somehow The Salvation Music Ministry 3:05
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Great is Thy Faithfulness Herbert Jackson 3:58
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This is the Day Nannie Helen Burroughs (Washington, D.C.) School Chorus 2:42
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I Need The Every Hour / A Praying Spirit (medley) The Curenton Family 5:07
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Search My Heart, Lord The Salvation Music Ministry 4:28
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Take My Hand, Precious Lord Charmaine Faunteroy 3:53
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We Will Work Nannie Helen Burroughs (Washington, D.C.) School Chorus 1:51
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The Old Rugged Cross (On a Hill Far Away) Firstfruit 5:08
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My Soul is a Witness for the Lord The Shiloh Baptist Church Senior Choir 3:19
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Over My Head Alvin Dockett and Blessed 4:19
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