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Goodbye, Babylon
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Description Goodbye Babylon is a 6 CD gospel reissue collection. 5 CDs contain 135 songs from 1902-1960 and the 6th disc is comprised of 25 sermons recorded between 1926-1941. Also included is a 200 page book complete with Bible verses, lyric transcriptions, and notes for each recording, plus over 200 illustrations.

- Art direction and design by World of anArchie, the Grammy winning team behind "Screamin' and Hollerin' the Blues: The Worlds of Charley Patton," and other fine works such as "Dock Boggs Country Blues," and "Harry Smith's Anthology of American Folk Music, Volume IV."

- Sound restoration and mastering by Airshow Mastering, the team that restored the "Anthology of American Folk Music" (Smithsonian Folkways, 1997), and won a Grammy for their work on "Screamin' and Hollerin' the Blues: The Worlds of Charley Patton" (Revenant, 2002).

- Reverently packed in raw cotton and housed in a deluxe 8" x 11" x 2.5" cedar box.
Notes and essays by musicologists and scholars, including several Grammy winners.

- Contributors include Lynn Abbott, David Evans, Ray Funk, Anthony Heilbut, Kip Lornell, Luigi Monge, Paul Oliver, Opal Louis Nations, Bruce Nemerov, Guido van Rijn, Ken Romanowski, Tony Russell, Doug Seroff, Dick Spottswood, Warren Steel, David Tibet, Gayle Dean Wardlow, and Charles Wolfe.
Track Listing
Disc 1
Goodbye, Babylon pt. I - Rev. T. T. Rose and Singers
Are You Washed in the Blood of the Lamb - Da Costa Woltz's Southern Broadcasters
Woke up this Morning (with My Mind on Jesus) - Roosevelt Graves and Brother
Present Joys - Alabama Sacred Harp Singers
All I Need is that Pure Religion - Blind Lemon Jefferson
Satisfied - J. E. Mainer's Mountaineers
As the Life of a Flower - Chuck Wagon Gang
Thou Carest Lord, for Me - Holy Ghost Sanctified Singers
Lift Him up That's All - Washington Phillips
Rock My Soul - Golden Gate Jubilee Quartet
There's a Light Lit up in Galilee - Ernest V. Stoneman's Dixie Mountaineers
Crucifixion - Arizona Dranes
Crying Holy unto the Lord - The Blue Chips
I'll Never Go Back - Louvin Brothers
God's Gonna Separate the Wheat from the Tares - Mahalia Jackson
Blessed are the Poor in Spirit - Luther Magby
I Belong to the Band - Hallelujah! - Rev. Gary Davis
River of Jordan - Carter Family
Sow Good Seeds - Lil McClintock
I'll Be Satisfied - Bryant's Jubilee Quartet
Troubled 'Bout My Soul - Frank Palmes
Dry Bones - Bascom Lamar Lunsford
Jesus My All - Carlisle Brothers
Creep Along, Moses - Taskiana Four
Quartet Joy Bells - Tennessee Music and Printing Company
He Gave Me a Heart to Love - Elder David Ross
O Day - Bessie Jones and the Sea Island Singers

Disc 2
There Ain't No Grave Gonna Hold My Body Down - Brother Claude Ely
Memphis Flu - Elder Curry and His Congregation
The Bible's Right - Sister O. M. Terrell
Standing in the Need of Prayer - Stanley Brothers
Blood That Stained the Old Rugged Cross - Carl Smith with the Carter Sisters and Mother Maybelle
How About You - Thomas A. Dorsey
Jesus is a Mighty Good Leader - Skip James
Murillo's Lesson - Charles Butts Sacred Harp Singers
Glory Glory Glory Glory to the Lamb - Kentucky Ramblers
Come Over Here - Elder Richard Bryant
I'm Gonna Cross the River of Jordan - Jaybird Coleman
Milky White Way - Trumpeteers
Deliverance will Come - Johnson Family Singers
Daniel in the Den of Lions - North Carolina Cooper Boys
Fancy Goin' to Heaven in the Sanctified Way - Sister Cally
No More, My Lord - Jimpson
This World Can't Stand Long - King's Sacred Quartet
God's Getting Worried - Virginia Dandies
Get Right Church - Empire Jubilee Quartet
Move, Members, Move - Rosie Hibler and Family
Lover of the Lord - Huggins-Phillips Sacred Harp Singers
The Old Ark's A Moving - A. A. Gray and Seven Foot Dilly
On My Way To Heaven - Blind Roger Hays
The Bible's True - Uncle Dave Macon
Sacred Singers Ship of Glory - Price Family
Since I Laid My Burden Down - Elders McIntorsh & Edwards
Precious Lord Hold My Hand - Elder Effie Hall and Congregation
When the Saints Go Marching In - Blind Willie Davis
Jonah, Come out the Wilderness - Lion and the Cyril Monrose String Orchestra

Disc 3
Down on the Old Camp Ground - Dinwiddie Colored Quartet
My Lord's Gonna Move this Wicked Race - Norfolk Jubilee Quartet
Your Enemy Cannot Harm You (But Watch Your Close Friend) - Edward W. Clayborn
Ain't Going To Lay My Armor Down - McVay and Johnson
I'll Fly Away - James and Martha Carson
Heavenly Vision - Alabama Sacred Harp Singers
Lord I Just Can't Keep From Crying - Blind Willie Johnson
Lower My Dying Head - Jubilee Gospel Team
You've Got to Move - Two Gospel Keys
That Home Above - Flatt and Scruggs
Golden Gate Gospel Train - Golden Gate Quartet
I'll Be Rested (When the Roll is Called) - Roosevelt Graves and Brother
Down on Me - Eddie Head and His Family
Goin' to Rest Where Jesus Is - Blind Joe Taggart
Got Heaven in My View - Louis Washington
Judgment - Rev. Sister Mary Nelson
I Want Two Wings to Veil My Face - Cotton Top Mountain Sanctified Singers
We Got the Same Kinda Power over Here - Rev. D. C. Rice
What are They Doing in Heaven Today? - Washington Phillips
That Great Day - T.C.I. Women's Four
I'm Bound for Home - North Canton Quartet
I am in the Heavenly Way - Washington White
Over in Gloryland - Sam Morgan's Jazz Band
Death in the Morning - Rev. Anderson Johnson
In the Land Where We'll Never Grow Old - Maddox Brothers & Rose
Bathe in that Beautiful Pool - Dock Walsh
I'll Have a New Body - Hank Williams

Disc 4
Walking My Lord Up Calvary's Hill - Wilma Lee and Stoney Cooper
Christ Arose - Sheffield Quartet
If You See My Savior - Thomas A. Dorsey
Let Jesus Lead You - Jubilee Gospel Team
Found a Wonderful Savior - Golden Gate Jubilee Quartet
He is My Story - Arizona Dranes and Choir
I Remember Calvary - Ernest V. Stoneman and His Dixie Mountaineers
Take Your Burden to the Lord and Leave It There - Blind Willie Johnson
If You Follow Jesus - Rev. W. M. Mosley
Hide Me in the Blood of Jesus - Blind Benny Paris & Wife
I'll be a Friend to Jesus - Wade Mainer
Standing on the Promises - Tennessee Mountaineers
Jesus is My Aeroplane - Mother McCollum
I've Got Salvation - Sam Jones
I Mean to Live for Jesus - Blind Alfred Reed
When Was Jesus Born - Heavenly Gospel Singers
Come to the Savior - Blue Sky Boys
I Want Jesus to Walk with Me - Dorothy Melton
He's Coming Soon - Laura Henton
Return Again - Okeh - Atlanta Sacred Harp Singers
I am the True Vine - Blind Gary Davis
Sweet Story of Old - Bela Lam and His Greene County Singers
I'll Lead a Christian Life - Elder Harris
I'm Leaning on the Lord - Famous Blue Jay Singers
Where He Leads Me I Will Follow - Blind Willie Harris
Jesus is Getting us Ready - Luther Magby

Disc 5
Daniel Saw the Stone - Silver Leaf Quartette
Called to the Foreign Field - Alfred Karnes
Hallelujah to the Lamb - Ridgel's Fountain Citians
You Need Jesus on Your Side - Deacon A. Wilson
You'd Better Mind - Pace Jubilee Singers
Exhilaration - J.T. Allison's Sacred Harp Singers
If the Light Has Gone Out of Your Soul - Ernest Phipps & Congreagation
Keep on the Firing Line - Brown's Ferry Four
Romans Ten and Nine - Bailes Brothers
Standing Outside - Wade Mainer
Sinner You Better Get Ready - Monroe Brothers
I Got to Cross the River of Jordan - Blind Willie McTell
Free at Last - Dock Reed and Vera Hall Ward
The Whole World In His Hand - Bessie Johnson's Sanctified Singers
Amazing Grace - Mahalia Jackson
Honey in the Rock - Blind Mamie Forehand
On Jordan's Stormy Banks We Stand - Seventh Day Adventist Choir
My Heart Keeps Singing - Elder J. E. Burch
I Don't Intend to Die in Egyptland - Joshua White
Primrose Hill - Daniels Deason Sacred Harp Singers
Keep On the Sunny Side - Carter Family
Light in the Valley - Mrs. L. Reed & Mrs. T. A. Duncans
When the Saints Go Marching In - The Georgia Peach
Down to the Shore - Jimmie Strothers
Strange Things Happening Every Day - Sister Rosetta Tharpe
Goodbye, Babylon pt. II - Rev. T. T. Rose and Singers

Disc 6
Gettin' Ready For Christmas Day - Rev. J. M. Gates
Black Diamond Express to Hell pt. I - Rev. A. W. Nix
Black Diamond Express to Hell pt. II - Rev. A. W. Nix
The Downfall of Nebuchadnezzar - Rev. J. C. Burnett
The Liar - Rev. Isaiah Shelton
Hell and What It Is - Rev. Emmet Dickinson
The Church And the Kingdom - Elder J. E. Burch
If I Have a Ticket Lord Can I Ride - Rev. T. E. Weems
You Must be Born Again - Rev. Benny Campbell
Take Me to the Water - Rev. E. D. Campbell
Oh, Lord Remember Me - Jubilee Gospel Team
Christ, the Teacher - Rev. E. S. (Shy) Moore
King of Kings - Rev. Johnny Blakey
O Lord I'm Your Child - Elder Otis Jones
Moses was Rescued by a Negro Woman - Rev. Webb
That White Mule of Sin - Rev. George Jones
Deacon's Prayer Service - Deacon Leon Davis
The Prodigal Son - Rev. S. J. (Steamboat Bill) Worell
Well of Salvation - C. H. Gatewood
Jonah in the Belly of the Whale - Rev. F. W. McGee
The Gambler's Doom - Rev. J. C. Burnett
The Prodigal's Return - Hallelujah Joe
God is Mad with Man - Rev. T. E. Weems
The Black Camel of Death - Rev. J. M. Milton
Death Might Be Your Santa Claus - Rev. J. M. Gates
Audio Samples Goodbye, Babylon pt. I - Rev. T. T. Rose and Singers
Are You Washed in the Blood of the Lamb - Da Costa Woltz
Woke up this Morning (with My Mind on Jesus) - Roosevelt Graves and Brother
Present Joys - Alabama Sacred Harp Singers
Thou Carest Lord, for Me - Holy Ghost Sanctified Singers
Lift Him up That's All - Washington Phillips
I'll Never Go Back - Louvin Brothers
There Ain't No Grave Gonna Hold My Body Down - Brother Claude Ely
The Bible's Right - Sister O. M. Terrell
Milky White Way - Trumpeteers
The Bible's True - Uncle Dave Macon
Lord I Just Can't Keep From Crying - Blind Willie Johnson
Strange Things Happening Every Day - Sister Rosetta Tharpe
Black Diamond Express to Hell pt. I - Rev. A. W. Nix
Death Might Be Your Santa Claus - Rev. J. M. Gates
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This is, hands down, the finest collection of sacred music available today. What a gift to the music world...Andrew Freeman, San Francisco, CA

Label DTD - Dust-To-Digital
Number 01
Subsidiary Artists: Rev. T. T. Rose
Da Costa Woltz's Southern Broadcasters
Roosevelt Graves
Alabama Sacred Harp Singers
Blind Lemon Jefferson
J. E. Mainer's Mountaineers
Chuck Wagon Gang
Holy Ghost Sanctified Singers
Washington Phillips
Golden Gate Jubilee Quartet
Ernest V. Stoneman's Dixie Mountaineers
Arizona Dranes
Blue Chips
Louvin Brothers
Mahalia Jackson
Luther Magby
Rev. Gary Davis
Carter Family
Lil McClintock
Bryant's Jubilee Quartet
Frank Palmes
Bascom Lamar Lunsford
Carlisle Brothers
Taskiana Four
Tennessee Music and Printing Company
Elder David Ross
Bessie Jones and the Sea Island Singers
Brother Claude Ely
Elder Curry
Sister O. M. Terrell
Stanley Brothers
Carl Smith with the Carter Sisters and Mother Maybelle
Thomas A. Dorsey
Skip James
Charles Butts Sacred Harp Singers
Kentucky Ramblers
Elder Richard Bryant
Jaybird Coleman
Trumpeteers
Johnson Family Singers
North Carolina Cooper Boys
Sister Cally
Jimpson
King's Sacred Quartet
Virginia Dandies
Empire Jubilee Quartet
Rosie Hibler
Huggins-Phillips Sacred Harp Singers
A. A. Gray and Seven Foot Dilly
Blind Roger Hays
Uncle Dave Macon
Price Family
Elders McIntorsh & Edwards
Elder Effie Hall
Blind Willie Davis
Lion and the Cyril Monrose String Orchestra
Dinwiddie Colored Quartet
Norfolk Jubilee Quartet
Edward W. Clayborn
McVay and Johnson
James and Martha Carson
Alabama Sacred Harp Singers
Blind Willie Johnson
Jubilee Gospel Team
Two Gospel Keys
Flatt and Scruggs
Golden Gate Quartet
Eddie Head
Blind Joe Taggart
Louis Washington
Rev. Sister Mary Nelson
Cotton Top Mountain Sanctified Singers
Rev. D. C. Rice
T.C.I. Women's Four
North Canton Quartet
Washington White
Sam Morgan's Jazz Band
Rev. Anderson Johnson
Maddox Brothers & Rose
Dock Walsh
Hank Williams
Wilma Lee and Stoney Cooper
Sheffield Quartet
Rev. W. M. Mosley
Blind Benny Paris
Wade Mainer
Tennessee Mountaineers
Mother McCollum
Sam Jones
Blind Alfred Reed
Heavenly Gospel Singers
Blue Sky Boys
Dorothy Melton
Laura Henton
Atlanta Sacred Harp Singers
Blind Gary Davis
Bela Lam and His Greene County Singers
Elder Harris
Famous Blue Jay Singers
Blind Willie Harris
Luther Magby
Silver Leaf Quartette
Alfred Karnes
Ridgel's Fountain Citians
Deacon A. Wilson
Pace Jubilee Singers
J.T. Allison's Sacred Harp Singers
Ernest Phipps
Brown's Ferry Four
Bailes Brothers
Monroe Brothers
Blind Willie McTell
Dock Reed and Vera Hall Ward
Bessie Johnson's Sanctified Singers
Blind Mamie Forehand
Seventh Day Adventist Choir
Joshua White
Daniels Deason Sacred Harp Singers
Mrs. L. Reed & Mrs. T. A. Duncans
Georgia Peach
Jimmie Strothers
Sister Rosetta Tharpe
Rev. J. M. Gates
Rev. A. W. Nix
Rev. J. C. Burnett
Rev. Isaiah Shelton
Rev. Emmet Dickinson
Elder J. E. Burch
Rev. T. E. Weems
Rev. Benny Campbell
Rev. E. D. Campbell
Rev. E. S. (Shy) Moore
Rev. Johnny Blakey
Elder Otis Jones
Rev. Webb
Rev. George Jones
Deacon Leon Davis
Rev. S. J. (Steamboat Bill) Worell
C. H. Gatewood
Rev. F. W. McGee
Hallelujah Joe
Rev. J. M. Milton
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