PEACE IN THE VALLEY

Latest update on 17/07/2014

Artist: Flying Clouds Of Detroit
Author: Thomas Dorsey
Label: Haven
Year: 1946

Author Thomas A. Dorsey (Georgia Tom) used elements of the spiritual We Shall Walk Thru The Valley Of Peace and wrote Peace In The Valley especially for Mahalia Jackson, who never recorded it.

Covers:

1949:

Paramount Singers

1950:

Southern Sons Quartet

1950s:

Golden Gate Quartet

1951:

Red Foley [n°5 C&W; first million selling gospel song; sang it on Hank Williams' funeral]

1951:

Soul Stirrers [with new recruit Sam Cooke]

1951:

Jordanaires

1951:

Sister Rosetta Tharpe [with the Anita Kerr Singers]

1951:

Statesmen Quartet

1951:

Bill & Doree Post

1952:

Stamps Quartet

1952:

Blackwood Brothers

1952:

Gordon MacRae

1952:

Roy Rogers

1956:

Million Dollar Quartet

1957:

Elvis Presley [also recorded Dorsey's Take My Hand Precious Lord (see there)]

1962:

Johnny Cash

1962:

Connie Francis

1968:

James Cleveland

1969:

Flying Burrito Brothers

1970:

Jerry Lee Lewis

1996:

Gary Brooker

2005:

Jimmie Dale Gilmore

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