GO TELL IT ON THE MOUNTAIN

Latest update on 08/12/2014

Artist: Dorothy Maynor
Author: John W. Work
Label: RCA
Year: 1942

Christmas spiritual written at the end of the Civil War (1865). See also: Rise Up Shepherd And Follow.

Covers:

1948:

Famous Jubilee Singers

1950:

Mahalia Jackson

1957:

Ames Brothers

1959:

Marion Williams

1962:

Kingston Trio [as Tell It On The Mountain]

1963:

Peter, Paul & Mary [idem; hit US; holding some Civil Rights Movement adaptations in the lyrics]

1963:

New Christy Minstrels [idem]

1964:

Frank Ifield

1964:

Simon & Garfunkel

1965:

Marie Laforet [as Viens sur la montagne; hit Fr]

1965:

Georges Chatelain [as Va dire à tout le monde]

1981:

Anne Murray

1992:

Garth Brooks

2001:

Campbell Brothers

2003:

Blind Boys Of Alabama

2004:

Ann-Margret

Also by Candi Staton, Frank Sinatra & Bing Crosby, James Taylor, Jewel, Bruce Cockburn, Toby Keith, Peter Tosh, Dolly Parton and Bobby Darin.

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