LET US ALL GO BACK TO THE OLD LANDMARK

Latest update on 20/03/2004

Artist: Edna Gallman Cooke
Author: Rev. William Herbert Brewster
Year: 1950

Written by the Pastor of the East Trigg Baptist Church in Memphis, who also wrote Move On Up A Little Higher, Mahalia Jackson's first gospel millionseller (Apollo - '47).

Covers:

1951:

Ward Singers [as The Old Landmark]

1952:

Sister Rosetta Tharpe

1957:

Staple Singers [as The Old Landmark]

1966:

Dionne Warwick

1972:

Aretha Franklin [as The Old Landmark]

1980:

James Brown & Rev. James Cleveland Choir [as a preacher in film The Blues Brothers]

1986:

Sweet Honey In The Rock

1990:

Raymond Van het Groenewoud [in Liefde Voor Muziek n°1 NL & VL]

Raymond Van het Groenewoud knows it from the Blues Brothers film, featuring Aretha Franklin who knew it from Clara Ward. She and Mahalia Jackson received Rev. Brewster gospels first handed.

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