The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #61454   Message #996338
Posted By: Jerry Rasmussen
04-Aug-03 - 07:51 AM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: Oh, the Glory Gates (?)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Oh, the Glory Gates (?)
I figured that Masato would get this one, Ebbie. I haven't heard it.
Many years ago, I was on the Board of Directors of a wonderful festival.. The Adirondack Folk/Gospel Festival. What astonished me was that from the time that people started arriving Friday afternoon until we all went our separate ways Sunday evening, there was always singing going on, until the early morning hours, and I never heard a song repeated. The next year, it seemed like most of the songs that were sung hadn't been sung the previous year. And because like most festivals, it was basically white, the whole rich mother-lode of black gospel was mostly absent, other than the Gospel In Black And White workshops I did, with the one black group or musician who was booked for that year.

Glad you got the lyrics....

Jerry