Radio Free Gunslinger #39: A Bleak Place to Be

Your host for this edition of Radio Free Gunslinger, entitled 'A Bleak Place to Be,' is David Foster Wallace

The Content

First Sequence:
Aretha Franklin - Mary, Don't You Weep (live)
Willie Mae Ford Smith - Singing in My Soul (live)
The Fairfield Four - Dig a Little Deeper (live)
Sister Rosetta Tharpe - Jesus is Everywhere (live)
Mahalia Jackson - I'm Goin' to Live the Life I Sing About (live)

Second Sequence:
Memphis Sanctified Singers - He's Got Better Things for You
The Middle Georgia Singing Convent - This Song of Love
The Carolina Ladies Quartette - My Loved Ones Are Waiting
Slim Ducket and Pig Norwood - I Want to Go Where Jesus Is
The Tennessee Mountaineers - Standing on the Promises

Third Sequence:
Brother Claude Ely - There Ain't No Grave Gonna Hold My Body Down
Sons of the Pioneers - All God's Chillun Got Wings
Wilma Lee & Stoney Cooper - Wicked Path of Sin
Roy Acuff - What Would You Do With Gabriel's Trumpet?
The Carter Family - No Telephone in Heaven

Fourth Sequence:
The Gospel Tones - Roll, Jordan, Roll
The Consolers - Glad to Be in the Number
Leon Lumpkins & The Gospel Clefs - Open Our Eyes
Julius June Cheeks & The Sensational Nightingales - Burying Ground
Cleophus Robinson, w. Sister Josephine Jones - I Can See So Much

Bob Dylan - I Believe in You (live)


Victor said...

May I say that I've been thoroughly enjoying the weekly Radio Gunslinger? I have.


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Daniel Cecil said...

This may be the best one yet. Except that Christmas mix WAS pretty jumpin'. Please keep this series going!

merritt29 said...

I just wanted to let you know that I look forward to nothing more on the web each week than this series. Keep you the great work.