NEARER MY GOD TO THEE

Latest update on 20/12/2016

Artist: Baldwin's Cadet Band of Boston
Author: Sarah Adams/Lowell Mason
Label: Archeophone
Year: 1893

Played at the funerals of both President Garfield (1881) and McKinney (1901) and on the deck of the sinking Titanic (1912). Coauthor Mason was co-founder of the famous Boston Academy of Music (in 1838) and wrote more than 1.600 religious works.

Covers:

1895:

Mozart Quartette

1896:

Len Spencer & Roger Harding [for Columbia]

1896:

J.W. Meyers

1898:

Edison Symphony Orchestra

1899:

Edison Male Quartet [with tenor Harry McDonough]

1899:

Haydn Quartet

1900:

Haydn Quartet with Harry McDonough

1900:

Ira D. Sankey ['The Sweet Singer of Methodism']

1911:

Raymond Dixon

1913:

John McCormack

1945:

Bunk Johnson

1956:

Perry Como

1957:

Louvin Brothers [title track lp]

1959:

Jimmy Witherspoon

1960:

Mahalia Jackson

1966:

Patti Page

1988:

Osborne Brothers

1999:

Bobby Womack

1999:

Eileen Ivers

Other versions by Jelly Roll Morton, Mississippi John Hurt, Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Paul Robeson, The Soul Stirrers (with Sam Cooke), Al Green and The Mills Brothers.

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