Introducing CD 1 of Waxing the Gospel: The Commercial Recordings

Introducing CD 1 of Waxing the Gospel: The Commercial Recordings
July 26, 2016 hennessey

What great records are included on our forthcoming box set Waxing the Gospel? Here’s the playlist for CD 1. Waxing the Gospel includes 3 CDs, each dedicated to a specific area of the recording industry. CD 1 is focused on the commercial industry: What the pros were doing in the studio.

Learn more about these selections at our blog, and listen to samples below.

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1. The Lord’s Prayer Emile Berliner 1890
2. In the Sweet By and By Anonymous 1890
3. Rocked in the Cradle of the Deep Holding’s Parlor Orchestra Mar. 1892
4. Rocked in the Cradle of the Deep Bison City Quartette 1892-94
5. Nearer, My God, to Thee Baldwin’s Cadet Band of Boston 1893
6. Hallelujah Chorus, from Messiah Baldwin’s Cadet Band of Boston 1894-95
7. Stay Tuned
8. Rocked in the Cradle of the Deep Thomas Bott 1895
9. Nearer, My God, to Thee Mozart Quartette 1895
10. Medley: Psalm 100 &
Old Hundred
David C. Bangs
J. W. Myers
Feb. 1896
May 1896
11. Onward, Christian Soldiers J. W. Myers Apr. 1896
12. The Home Over There J. W. Myers May 1896
13. What Shall the Harvest Be Len Spencer 1896
14. Calvary J. J. Fisher 1897
15. Pass Me Not, O Gentle Savior Steve Porter Aug. 1897
16. The 23rd Psalm & The Lord’s Prayer Len Spencer Feb. 1897
17. What a Friend We Have in Jesus J. J. Fisher 1897
18. Yield Not to Temptation Steve Porter Aug. 1897
19. There Is a Fountain J. W. Myers 1898
20. Almost Persuaded J. J. Fisher 1898
21. Marching to Zion J. J. Fisher 1898
22. Blest Be the Tie J. J. Fisher 1898
23. Safe in the Arms of Jesus Church Chimes 1898-99
24. Just as I Am Steve Porter 1898
25. Rock of Ages Steve Porter 1898
26. The Ninety and Nine Frank C. Stanley 1898
27. Hold the Fort Len Spencer June 1899
28. Throw Out the Life Line Len Spencer June 1899
29. Almost Persuaded Frank Butts 1899
30. The Holy City [edit] Roger Harding 1899
31. Rocked in the Cradle of the Deep Greater New York Quartette 1900
32. The Mistakes of My Life J. J. Fisher 1900
33. I Am Praying for You Steve Porter 1900
34. Safe in the Arms of Jesus Harry Macdonough 1900

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