Battle Hymn of the Republic – Glory Hallelujah – Southern Gospel on Piano

Battle Hymn of the Republic; now truly, who’s never heard this stirring gospel song before?  It could almost be the national anthem for Christianity.  Julia Ward Howe wrote it in 1861, and used the music from the already existing “John … Continue reading

Down By The River Side Southern Gospel on Piano

Down by the Riverside.  Another great gospel song with a long folk tradition of adding verses as the singer sees fit.  Oddly enough, my home church when I was growing up didn’t include it in their repertoire.  We sang all … Continue reading