Precious Lord: New Recordings of the Great Songs of Thomas A. Dorsey

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Precious Lord: New Recordings of the
Great Songs of Thomas A. Dorsey
Studio album by Various
Released January 1, 1973
Genre Gospel
Length 74:54
Label Columbia (KG 32151)
Producer Thomas A. Dorsey
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Precious Lord: New Recordings of the Great Songs of Thomas A. Dorsey is a 1973 album by Rev. Thomas A. Dorsey. The recording features Dorsey's account of his life, as well as contemporary performances of his greatest works. Composer of many enduring gospel classics, Dorsey is considered to be the Father of Gospel Music.

In 2002, the Library of Congress honored the album by adding it to the United States National Recording Registry.

Track listing[edit]

All sings written by Thomas A. Dorsey except "It's A Highway To Heaven" by Dorsey and Mary Gardner
No. Title Artist(s) Length
1. "Take My Hand, Precious Lord"   Marion Williams 7:31
2. "It's A Highway To Heaven"   Alex Bradford 3:09
3. "Hide Me In Thy Bosom"   The Dixie Hummingbirds 1:56
4. "I'm Going To Live The Life I Sing About In My Song"   Marion Williams 5:21
5. "Peace in the Valley"   Robert H. Harris 3:30
6. "What Could I Do"   Marion Williams 2:38
7. "I'm Waiting For Jesus"   The Dixie Hummingbirds 3:33
8. "I Don't Know Why"   Bessie Griffin 4:21
9. "If You See My Savior"   Alex Bradford 4:54
10. "If We Never Needed The Lord Before"   Marion Williams 4:07
11. "The Servant's Prayer Amen"   Robert H. Harris 3:03
12. "Search Me Lord"   Bessie Griffin 2:31
13. "When The Gates Swing Open"   The Dixie Hummingbirds 3:50
14. "My Desire"   Delois Barrett Campbell 3:39
15. "Old Ship Of Zion"   Bessie Griffin 6:05
16. "How Many Times"   Bessie Griffin 3:51
17. "I'll Tell it Wherever I Go"   Sallie Martin 2:59
18. "Never Turn Back"   Robert H. Harris 3:31
19. "The Lord Will Make A Way"   Marion Williams 4:35