From the album The Essential Mahalia Jackson. Mahalia Jackson (October 26, 1911 – January 27, 1972) was an American gospel singer.
Writer, Doris Akers, born in Brookfield, Missouri, on May 21, 1923, was one of ten children. She learned to play the piano by ear at age six and by age ten had composed her first song.
This song was released by "Sweet Honey In The Rock" on their "In This Land" album in 1992.
This song was written in 1982 by gospel singer/songwriter Randy Stonehill and appeared on his 1983 album "Equator". It is an interesting, fun song, sung in a lilting, calypso style.
Also recorded by The Birmingham Sunlights.
CAN I GET A HALLELUJAH, BROTHERS!!?
The Swan Silvertones were a Gospel music group that achieved great popularity in the 1940s and 1950s while led by Claude Jeter.