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The Sun is Going Down (1976)  Rev. Gary Davis CD

The Sun is Going Down (1976) Rev. Gary Davis CD

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"This item is part of the Folkways archives.  The original liner notes from the LP are included."

The blind folk, gospel and blues musician made it to New York from South Carolina and made a name for himself as the "Harlem Street Singer." A Baptist minister and a teacher, Gary Davis was also an accomplished and influential vocalist, guitarist, and harmonica player. He was seventy years old at the time of this recording. "We Are the Heavenly Fathers Children" is remastered and re-released on If I Had My Way: Early Home Recordings(SFW40123).

1. Sun is Going Down - 5:22
2. Oh, What a Beautiful City (Twelve Gates to the City) - 4:35
3. Morning Train - 4:00
4. Fast Stepping Time - 4:17
5. Birdshead Special - 5:02
6. Long John - 4:56
7. God's Unchanging Hand - 4:17
8. We Are the Heavenly Father's Children - 5:20

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