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Sun is Going Down

Sun is Going Down

The blind folk, gospel and blues musician made it to New York from South Carolina and made a name for himself as the "Harlem Street Singer." A Baptist minister and a teacher, Gary Davis was also an accomplished and influential vocalist, guitarist, and harmonica player. He was seventy years old at the time of this recording. "We Are the Heavenly Father’s Children" is remastered and re-released on If I Had My Way: Early Home Recordings(SFW40123).

Track Listing

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Sun is Going Down Reverend Gary Davis 5:22
102
Oh, What a Beautiful City (Twelve Gates to the City) Reverend Gary Davis 4:35
103
Morning Train Reverend Gary Davis 4:00
104
Fast Stepping Time Reverend Gary Davis 4:17
201
Birdshead Special Reverend Gary Davis 5:02
202
Long John Reverend Gary Davis 4:56
203
God's Unchanging Hand Reverend Gary Davis 4:17
204
We Are the Heavenly Father's Children Reverend Gary Davis 5:20

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