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Ernest Phipps' version, like almost all early renditions, starts in a slow tempo and is then reprised at a much faster tempo. Let it shine on me, let it shine on me, Let the light from your lighthouse shine on me. The words appear to allude to the Gospel of Matthew at : "Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven". Bob Dylan has played the song live, but as of January [update] not recorded it. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This is a dynamic list and may never be able to satisfy particular standards for completeness.
Mahalia Jackson, a singer with one of the finest voices in this history of gospel music, did full justice to this joyous spiritual from Her moving version even reached the Billboard charts, a strong showing for a gospel single at the time when Elvis Presley, Chuck Berry and Jerry Lee Lewis were dominating the rankings. However, there is a striking version of the song, written by the Baptist minister William Herbert Brewster in the 40s, which was recorded by Marian Anderson, the celebrated contralto singer from Philadelphia. Many of the best gospel songs lent themselves to jazz interpretations. The song, which is full of searing Biblical imagery, has been recorded by hundreds of leading musicians, including Bing Crosby, Johnny Cash and Van Morrison.
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God is adding another year unto my age, this is another moment of sober reflection for me for rededication. That after my sojourn in this world, I will finish well and strong in Jesus mighty name, Amen. May I surrender it all! May I no longer seek my selfish desires What a timeless hymn! After many years and many lessons, Father is continually bringing this song to mind. It was always a favorite, but I want it to be reality in my life.
These black gospel artists bring a power and spirit I can only dream of replicating when I lead worship. Subscribe to the Worship Leader Podcast here. This song knocked me out when I first heard it. I decided this was the gospel song I was finally going to try in my church. So we got the predominantly white worship team together, rehearsed it like crazy.