DELIVERANCE WILL COME

Latest update on 01/03/2012

Artist: Uncle Dave Macon
Author: John B. Matthias
Label: Vocalion
Year: 1926

Subtitle: Palms Of Victory. White hymn written by a Methodist preacher (1767-1848) and inspired by John Bunyan's book The Pilgrim's Progress, published in 1678. Fiddlin' John Carson used the same melody in his Honest Farmer ('25).

Covers:

1928:

Smith's Sacred Singers

1936:

Carter Family [as The Wayworn Traveler crediting A.P. Carter; same theme: life's road is hard but ends with relief]

1959:

Hedy West [as Pans Of Biscuit]

1962:

Orville McInturff [as Wayworn Traveler]

1962:

Almeda Riddle [idem]

1963:

Bob Dylan [as Paths Of Victory; outtake of The Times They Are A-Changin' lp, Witmark demo saved up for Bootleg Series 1-3 and Vol 9]

1964:

Odetta [idem]

1964:

Hamilton Camp [idem]

1964:

Broadside Singers [idem; with Tom Paxton, David Blue, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Peter LaFarge, Pete Seeger, Eric Anderson and Phil Ochs]

1965:

Pete Seeger [idem]

1970s:

Johnny Cash [as The Way Worn Traveller; undated home recording on double album House Of Cash]

1973:

Byrds [idem]

1978:

Trio [Emmylou, Dolly & Linda as Palms Of Victory]

1986:

Swan Arcade [as The Wayworn Traveller with Martin Carthy, The Watersons and Maddy Prior]

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