I love “How I got over” so much, that I “Islamicized” part of the lyrics.
‘Soon as I can see Allah
The God Who guided me
God that never left me
And He always cared for me
This man, Cleophus Robinsons voice…….I am enthralled! He sings one of my favorite gospel songs: Lord don’t move that mountain.
These days, I’ve been listening to a lot of gospel music. It’s a joy to hearts and eyes, and gives hope. I’m a huge music fan, and love classical and folk music from North-, West- and East-Africa, Southern Europe, Turkey, South-America and the Caribbean, Italian opera, Indian and Pakistani qawwali and African-American music from the U.S.
My favorite is “How I got over”, as interpreted by Mahalia Jackson.
Here, she sings it at the march on Washington:
And here, she does an amazing job at a conventional concert:
Oh, and p.s.: No haram trolling allowed.