Label: Gusto Records - SD 3010 • Format: Vinyl LP, Compilation • Country: US • Genre: Folk, World, & Country •
It became an international pop hit in —58 in a recording by English singer Laurie Londonand has been recorded by many other singers and choirs. By many sources, including his published obituary, this song is said to have been written by Master Sergeant Obie Edwin Philpot, although he never held a copyright or earned a royalty. The song was first published in the paperbound hymnal Spirituals Triumphant, Old and New in That version is still available at the Library's American Folklife Center.
Frank Warner performed the song during the s and s, and introduced it to the American folk scene. The song made the popular song charts in a recording by English singer Laurie London Jag Säger Ingenting - Traste Lindéns Kvintett - Gud Hjälpe. the Geoff Love Orchestrawhich reached 12 on the UK singles chart in late It became a gold record and was the most successful record by a British male in the s in the USA.
Fouet - Various - Les Instruments De lOrchestre Pour Petites Oreilles Jackson 's version made the Billboard top singles chart, topping at number Andy Williams released a version on his album, The Village of St.
InRaffi recorded the song from his new album Rise and Shine and released it as a single. The Sisters of Mercy played it at the Reading Festival in It is featured on The Good and the Bad and the Ugly bootleg album. Pat Boone Hes Got The Whole World In His Hands - Red Sovine - 16 All Time Favorites a version for his album Great, Great, Great.
Mike Doughty adapted the refrain of the song for a new song of a similar title on his album Sad Man Happy Man. Additionally, Doughty's former band Soul Coughing performed a partial version live on occasion, usually as a segue into another song. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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