Five Blind Boys Of Mississippi ‎– 1947 - 1954

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Acrobat ‎– ADDCD 3003
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2 × CD, Compilation
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1-1 I'm Standing In The Safety Zone
Lead Vocals – Archie Brownlee, Percell Perkins
2:40
1-2 The Lord Will Make A Way
Lead Vocals – Archie Brownlee, Percell Perkins
2:45
1-3 John Saw The Holy Number
Lead Vocals – Archie Brownlee, Percell Perkins
2:16
1-4 Lord I'm Tired (Lord I've Tried)
Lead Vocals – Archie Brownlee
2:19
1-5 I'll Never Turn Back
Lead Vocals – Archie Brownlee, Percell Perkins
2:15
1-6 Jesus Will Help Me
Lead Vocals – Archie Brownlee, Percell Perkins
2:35
1-7 I Must Tell Jesus
Lead Vocals – Archie Brownlee, Percell Perkins
2:16
1-8 I Want Wings
Lead Vocals – Archie Brownlee, Percell Perkins
2:45
1-9 Working On The Building
Lead Vocals – Archie Brownlee, Percell Perkins
2:27
1-10 You Got To Move
Lead Vocals – Archie Brownlee
1:58
1-11 Jesus Traveled This Road Before
Lead Vocals – Archie Brownlee, Percell PerkinsSongwriter – Percell Perkins
2:54
1-12 Must Be A God Somewhere
Lead Vocals – Archie Brownlee
2:27
1-13 Never Turn Back
Lead Vocals – Archie Brownlee, Percell Perkins
2:32
1-14 When God Dips His Pen
Lead Vocals – Archie Brownlee, Percell Perkins
2:20
1-15 One Of These Days
Lead Vocals – Archie Brownlee
2:56
1-16 Something Within Me
Lead Vocals – Archie Brownlee, Percell PerkinsSongwriter – Lucie Campbell
2:32
1-17 Amazing Grace
Lead Vocals – Archie Brownlee
2:43
1-18 Jesus Gave Me Water
Lead Vocals – Archie BrownleeSongwriter – Lucie Campbell
2:51
1-19 Move In The Room With The Lord
Lead Vocals – Archie Brownlee, Vance "Tiny" Powell
2:46
1-20 Our Father
Lead Vocals – Archie Brownlee
2:55
1-21 He's My Rock
Lead Vocals – Archie Brownlee, Vance "Tiny" Powell
2:56
1-22 I've Got A Right
Lead Vocals – Archie Brownlee, Percell PerkinsWritten By – Thompson
2:39
2-1 In This World Alone
Lead Vocals – Archie BrownleeSongwriter – Archie Brownlee, Don Robey
2:49
2-2 Old Ship Of Zion
Lead Vocals – Archie BrownleeSongwriter – Archie Brownlee, Don Robey
3:00
2-3 How Far Am I From Canaan?
Lead Vocals – Archie Brownlee, Percell PerkinsSongwriter – Archie Brownlee, Don Robey
2:55
2-4 World Prayer
Lead Vocals – Archie BrownleeNarrator – Reverend Samuel K. Lewis
2:51
2-5 Dr. Jesus
Lead Vocals – Archie Brownlee, Rev. I.H. Gordon
2:55
2-6 Coming Home
Lead Vocals – Archie BrownleeNarrator – Cesta AyersSongwriter – Archie Brownlee, Don Robey
3:03
2-7 Mother Don't Worry
Lead Vocals – Archie BrownleeSongwriter – Archie Brownlee, Don Robey
2:43
2-8 God Leads Little Children
Lead Vocals – Archie BrownleeSongwriter – Archie Brownlee, Don Robey
2:58
2-9 Precious Memories
Lead Vocals – Archie Brownlee, J. T. Clinkscales*Songwriter – Brother Cecil L. Shaw, Don Robey
2:52
2-10 I Was Praying
Lead Vocals – Archie BrownleeSongwriter – Brother Cecil L. Shaw
2:46
2-11 Will Jesus Be Waiting?
Lead Vocals – Archie Brownlee, Percell PerkinsSongwriter – Brother Cecil L. Shaw
2:35
2-12 I Know The Lord Will Make A Way
Lead Vocals – Percell PerkinsSongwriter – Percell Perkins
2:58
2-13 Somewhere Listening For My Name
Lead Vocals – Archie Brownlee, Percell PerkinsSongwriter – Archie Brownlee
2:41
2-14 Jesus Is A Rock In A Weary Land
Lead Vocals – Archie Brownlee, Percell Perkins
2:50
2-15 Song Of Praise
Lead Vocals – Archie Brownlee, Percell PerkinsNarrator – Lloyd WoodardSongwriter – Archie Brownlee, Don Robey
2:37
2-16 All Aboard
Lead Vocals – Archie Brownlee, Percell PerkinsSongwriter – Percell Perkins
2:43
2-17 I Wonder, Do You?
Lead Vocals – Archie BrownleeSongwriter – Archie Brownlee
3:00
2-18 Have You Talked To The Man Upstairs?
Lead Vocals – Archie Brownlee, Lawrence Abrams
2:44
2-19 In The Garden
Lead Vocals – Archie BrownleeSongwriter – Archie Brownlee
2:42
2-20 (I'll Be) In The Wilderness
Lead Vocals – Archie Brownlee, Vance "Tiny" PowellSongwriter – Archie Brownlee
2:56
2-21 Think Of God's Goodness
Lead Vocals – Archie BrownleeSongwriter – Percell Perkins
2:30

Notes

Disc 1
- Tracks 1 - 8:
Excelsior Records
Late 1946 - 1947
Archie Brownlee (lead tenor), Percell Perkins (lead baritone), Lawrence Abrams (tenor), Lloyd Lee Woodard (tenor), and Joseph Ford (bass)

- Tracks 9 - 14:
Coleman Records
February 1948 - 1949
Rest same.

- Tracks 15 - 18, 22:
Peacock Records
April 1950
Joseph Ford is replaced by J.T. Clinkscales.

- Tracks 19 - 21, Track 20 of Disc 2:
September 1950
Percell Perkins is replaced by Vance "Tiny" Powell.

Disc 2
- Tracks 1 & 2:
April 1951
Vance "Tiny" Powell absent.

- Tracks 3 & 4:
April 1952
Percell Perkins returns, Rev. Samuel K. Lewis joins (baritone).

- Track 5:
June 1951
Rev. I.H. Gordon (lead tenor).

- Tracks 6 - 8:
July 1951
Cesta Ayers (narrator)

- Tracks 9 - 11:
May 1952
Percell Perkins present, Rev. Sam Butler (guitar).

- Tracks 12 & 13:
May 1953
Rest same.

- Tracks 14 & 15
December 1953
Rest same.

- Tracks 16 & 17
April 1954
Rest same.

- Tracks 18, 19, and 21:
September 1954
Percell Perkins absent.

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