Mahalia Jackson

Mahalia [US]
Mahalia Jackson and The Falls-Jones Ensemble
Mahalia Jackson with the Falls-Jones Ensemble & The Jack Halloran Singers
October 26, 1911
January 27, 1972
United States
Gospel singer and civil rights activist. Often referred to as "The Queen of Gospel".
Scotty Grand Great nephew


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Covers by Mahalia Jackson

Title Performer Release date Originally by
1960 (unknown), (unknown), Steve Porter
November 1969 Dion
listen on Internet Archive 1948 (unknown), (unknown), The Original Sacred Harp Choir
1968 (unknown), Trinity Choir
1956 Homer Rodeheaver
1962 Cecil Fanning
August 1955 Red Hays
1962 (unknown), (unknown)
1968 (unknown), (unknown), (unknown)
September 1951 John McCormack - Piano accomp. by Edwin Schneider
November 24, 1962 (unknown)
1962 Darrell Glenn
1962 (unknown), Ernestine Schumann-Heink
November 1969 Peter, Paul and Mary
February 1964 Maud Powell accompanied by George Falkenstein
March 14, 1955 Biddleville Quintette
Don't Let Nobody Turn You Around Mahalia Jackson November 1969 Unverified
1956 Fisk University Jubilee Singers
October 1968 Harry Simeone Chorale
1962 (unknown)
1961 Morehouse College Quartette
March 1951 (unknown)
August 1938 Blind Joe Taggart
1975 (unknown)
1968 Fisk Jubilee Quartet
November 1950 Dorothy Maynor with Unaccompanied Male Choir
November 24, 1962 Dorothy Maynor with Unaccompanied Male Choir
  February 1964 Mario Lanza REL, Harpo Marx BRD
  November 24, 1962 Waltham Abbey Choir PRF, Columbia Male Quartet REL
March 15, 1958 Rev. F. W. McGee
1962 The Original Gospel Harmonettes
1951 (unknown)
1960 (unknown)
1951 (unknown)
1960 George Beverly Shea
1976 Tuskegee Institute Singers
  1953 Jane Froman with Chorus and Orchestra conducted by Sid Feller REC, Jane Froman BRD
1951 (unknown)
February 1964 Archie Lewis with Jan Corduwener and His Orchestra
1954 Bo Weavil Jackson
1960 Mrs. Wm. Asher - Homer Rodeheaver
October 1968 (unknown), (unknown)
1951 Stuart Hamblen
1968 (unknown)
December 27, 1954 (unknown)
1960 (unknown)
1955 Harrod's Jubilee Singers
November 24, 1962 (unknown), (unknown)
January 1966 (unknown)
1956 (unknown)
1951 (unknown), Steve Porter
1960 (unknown), Steve Porter
March 14, 1955 (unknown)
November 1969 Champ Butler - Orchestra & Chorus conducted by Johnny Mandel
1961 Fisk University Male Quartette
November 1947 Brother Sellers
1960 (unknown), (unknown)
My God Is Real (Yes, God Is Real) Mahalia Jackson March 25, 1963 Unverified
1960 Baldwin's Cadet Band, (unknown), (unknown)
November 24, 1962 (unknown), (unknown)
March 14, 1955 Robert Anderson
October 1968 Emily Laurey, (unknown)
November 24, 1962 (unknown)
February 1964 Jill Corey with Percy Faith & His Orchestra
1960 J. W. Myers
1968 J. L. McGhee and Frank Welling
1956 (unknown), Wiseman Sextet, Heavenly Gospel Singers
November 1969 Jackie De Shannon
1960 (unknown)
1968 (unknown)
November 1950 Joseph Mohr, Franz Gruber, Haydn Quartet
November 24, 1962 Joseph Mohr, Franz Gruber, Haydn Quartet
  October 1968 Bing Crosby and Carol Richards REL, Bob Hope & Marilyn Maxwell REC
1960 Ink Spots
1956 (unknown), Helen Jepson REL, Abbie Mitchell PRF, Abbie Mitchell under the direction of George Gershwin REC
  January 1966 Zero Mostel, Maria Karnilova and Chorus REL,PRF
1968 (unknown), Mrs. A. Stewart Holt
November 24, 1962 (unknown)
September 28, 2010 (unknown), Wiseman Sextet, Heavenly Gospel Singers
August 1955 Nick Noble
October 1968 Tally-Ho!
1962 (unknown performer)
1960 (unknown)
1962 Earl Robinson
March 1950 (unknown)
September 1951 (unknown), John Charles Thomas
1962 W.H. Thompson
1962 Eddie Harkness and His Orchestra - Vocal Chorus by Van Fleming
April 6, 1959 (unknown)
December 27, 1954 Fisk University Jubilee Quartet
October 15, 1963 Joe Glazer and the Elm City Four, Guy Carawan
October 1968 (unknown), (unknown)
November 1969 Jackie deShannon
March 14, 1955 (unknown)
  October 1968 Bing Crosby & Marjorie Reynolds [dubbed by Martha Mears] BRD, Bing Crosby with Ken Darby Singers and John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra REC,REL
1962 Laurie Loman with Hank Russell's Orchestra and Chorus
1955 Lois Deppe & Russell Woodling's Jubilee Singers
  1955 Christine Johnson with Carousel Chorus and Orchestra under direction of Joseph Littau PRF,REL

Web Covers by Mahalia Jackson



Title Performer Release date Label
Amazing Grace Mahalia Jackson 1948 Apollo [US]
A Rusty Old Halo Mahalia Jackson and The Falls-Jones Ensemble December 27, 1954 Columbia [US]
Bless This House Mahalia Jackson September 1951 Apollo [US]
Day Is Done Mahalia Jackson December 16, 1969 Columbia [US]
God's Gonna Separate the Wheat from the Tares Mahalia Jackson August 1938 Decca
Go Tell It on the Mountain Mahalia Jackson November 1950 Apollo [US]
He's Got the Whole World in His Hands Mahalia Jackson March 15, 1958 Columbia [US]
I Ask the Lord Mahalia Jackson & The Falls-Jones Ensemble July 2, 1956 Columbia [US]
I Believe Mahalia Jackson acc: The Melody Echoes 1953 Lloyds
I Bow on My Knees Mahalia Jackson 1951 Apollo [US]
I Gave Up Everything to Follow Him Mahalia Jackson March 1951 Apollo [US]
I'm Glad Salvation Is Free Mahalia Jackson March 1950 Apollo [US]
I'm on My Way Mahalia Jackson 1954 Apollo [US]
It Is No Secret Mahalia Jackson 1951 Apollo [US]
Just as I Am Mahalia Jackson 1951 Apollo [US]
Move on up a Little Higher Mahalia Jackson November 1947 Apollo [US]
Nobody Knows the Trouble I've Seen Mahalia Jackson 1958 Apollo [US]
... Round the Rainbow Mahalia Jackson 1956 Columbia [US]
The Bible Tells Me So Mahalia Jackson with the Falls-Jones Ensemble & The Jack Halloran Singers August 1955 Columbia [US]
The Lord Is a Busy Man Mahalia Jackson November 14, 1955 Columbia [US]
The Lord's Prayer Mahalia Jackson and The Falls-Jones Ensemble 1956 Columbia [US]
Trouble of the World Mahalia Jackson April 6, 1959 Columbia [US]
Walk over God's Heaven Mahalia Jackson & The Falls-Jones Ensemble December 27, 1954 Columbia [US]
We Shall Overcome Mahalia Jackson October 15, 1963 Columbia [US]
You'll Never Walk Alone Mahalia Jackson and The Falls-Jones Ensemble March 21, 1955 Columbia [US]

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