Collectible Minnesota Black Gospel LPs

19 Jan

Please post any additions in the comments, and I’ll update the list.










Thelma Buckner and The House of Refuge Choir Reach Me a Hand LP Narthex Records 827N-4579/80


The Cantinos of St. Peters A.M.E Church An Evening with The Cantinos











The Cantinos of St. Peters A.M.E Church Touch Me- Vol.II LP Melody Recording 608










Davis, Josie and Praise Obeying the Call LP SB 0004












Sam Davis and The Gospel Ensemble Keep on Praising Him LP 1981 Cada Records 8005












Sam Davis and The Twin Cities Gospel Ensemble I’ve Been Changed LP 1980 Cada Records 3-79

Evangelist Crusaders a good source claims there is one more records released previous to these:

Evangelist Crusaders In The Beginning God LP Univeral Audio Corporation UAS-542-48690

Evangelist Crusaders Just Jesus LP 1979 Browntown Records 2000



Golden Swann Gospel Singers There’s Going to Be a Pay Day LP Gospel Time Records 109













Gospel Choirs United I’ll Be a Witness LP Cada Records 8002

Gospel Crusaders Quartet Present Go Down To Jordan KNOF Records SKR-LP 1016

Gospel Swanns Gospel Singers There’s Going to be a Pay Day LP Gospel Time Records 00109

Greater Sabathani Baptist Church Mass Choir The Little Church with the Big Heart LP no label

Vera Jean Jenkins and The Charlamettes Jesus is So Real LP 1974 Revelation/ASI 7007



JWWB Expressions LP


Danny L. & The Brewerettes As For Me And My Household — We Will Serve The Lord LP no label or number


















Macedonia Baptist Church Mass Choir I’ve Got a Light- M.B.C. Mass Choir in Concert LP 1980 Cada Records 8003

Metropolitan Male Chorus of Minnesota He Has Done Great Things LP no label 11370

Minneapolis Gospel Temple House Of Refuge LP KNOF Records SKR-LP-1159

Mount Olivet Celestial Choir Sings LP Sound 80 Records 853-37805 (Cynthia Johnson sings on this)

James Murray Command Performances LP Narthex Records 7506

John Patton Black Spirituals and Art Songs LP Narthex Recording Records 4582

Sounds of Blackness Images of Blackness LP Sound 80 Records 719-35765

Sounds of Blackness Images II LP no label 08116

Sounds of Blackness The Night Before Christmas- A Musical Fantasy LP ASI Records 398

R-6938779-1429974684-3481.jpegJ.D. Steele and Rance Majestic ChoirJesus Is Everything LP 1981 Cada Records 8004

Tom Tipton Hymns My Mother Taught Me LP Sparrow Productions 217

1230057_633167470050569_1065592394_nZion Senior Choir Give Me Jesus LP 1975 Narthex Records 7503

Special thanks to Raoul Benavides, Eric Foss, Tim Schloe, & Mark Trehus for filling in some detail here. Y’all got the spirit!

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