O BEAR ME AWAY ON YOUR SNOWY WINGS

Latest update on 10/06/2011

Artist: Dixie Sacred Singers
Author: William Bradbury/Jefferson Hascall
Label: Vocalion
Year: 1927

Feat. Uncle Dave Macon. Lyrics first published in J.W. Dadmun's tunebook The Melodeon (1860) as Angels Bear Me Away. Bradbury's tune came out of Bradbury's Golden Shower Of S.S. Melodies (1862) as The Land Of Beulah.

Covers:

1928:

Smith's Sacred Singers [as My Latest Sun Is Sinking Fast]

1955:

Stanley Brothers [as Angel Band; also on st. film O Brother Where Art Thou; in the film sung by girls, probably The Peasall Sisters]

1969:

Michael Nesmith [idem]

1973:

Old And In The Way [idem; with Jerry Garcia]

1979:

Johnny Cash [as Oh Come Angel Band, along with the Carter Family]

1987:

Emmylou Harris [as Angel Band; title track lp]

1999:

Dolly Parton [idem]

2005:

Peasall Sisters [idem]

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