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A Closer Walk with Thee

A Closer Walk with Thee

Catalog Number: GM117
Label: Gourd Music
Format: CD

Available: 2
Price: $14.99

A Closer Walk with Thee: Instrumental arrangements of American Gospel songs

Martin Simpson, guitars, baritone guitar, mandola and mandolin
Doug Burns, harmonica
Paul Hostetter, guitar and banjo
Randy Masters, trumpet and flugelhorn
Joe Weed, strings, fiddle and mandolin

Guitar Player magazine called it "musical balm for the grunge-weary soul" and named it one of 1994's Ten Best Albums. Martin Simpson's phenomenal virtuoso finger-picking, slide and melodic guitar work shine in these interpretations of hymns, spirituals and camp meeting songs from the American Gospel tradition.

Joe Weed and others sit in on fiddle, banjo, mandolin and more. You'll hear the heavenly glory - and the deep roots of rhythm and blues - in these old favorites and little-known treasures including Wayfaring Stranger, I'll Fly Away, Down in the Valley to Pray, Palms of Victory, Satan Your Kingdom Must Come Down, Go Down Moses, Watch the Stars and the title tune.

Track ListingTimeMP3
1Palms of Victory2:01
2Wash in That Beautiful Pool / Waiting for the Boatman3:42
3Satan, Your Kingdom Must Come Down3:13
4Wondrous Love2:36A Closer Walk with Thee - Wondrous Love
5O Jerusalem / Go Down Moses4:08
6Wayfaring Stranger2:20
7What a Friend We Have In Jesus4:16
8Down in the Valley to Pray / Continue to Roll3:41A Closer Walk with Thee - Down in the Valley to Pray / Continue to Roll
9A Psalm of Life2:40
10There's a Great Change2:10
11A Closer Walk with Thee3:12
12In the Wilderness2:06A Closer Walk with Thee - In the Wilderness
13What Are They Doing in Heaven Today?3:39
14To Be a Pilgrim1:52
15Bright Morning Star / Watch the Stars5:09
16I'll Fly Away2:34A Closer Walk with Thee - I'll Fly Away