SHALL WE GATHER AT THE RIVER

Latest update on 24/03/2012

Artist: Edison Mixed Quartet
Author: Robert Lowry/trad.
Label: Edison
Year: 1908

Hymn from 1864, frequently used in western soundtracks (Stagecoach, The Searchers, Tobacco Road, Major Dundee, The Wild Bunch, Hang Em High, Hobson's Choice, Elmer Gantry, Trip To Bountiful). Arranged by both Aaron Copland and Charles Ives. Popular tune in Japan (as a children's song) and in Sweden (as a marching and a drinking song).

Covers:

1917:

Metropolitan Quartet

1927:

Uncle Dave Macon

1960:

André Previn

1960:

Tennessee Ernie Ford

1961:

Mac Wiseman

1966:

Red Foley

1966:

Burl Ives

1976:

Willie Nelson [as Shall We Gather]

1984:

Chuck Wagon Gang

1996:

Andy Griffith

2007:

Randy Travis

2008:

Take 6

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