Thomas A. Dorsey

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Born: June 1, 1899 - Villa Rica, GA
Died: January 23, 1993 - Chicago, IL
Piano player/songwriter best known for writing blues classic "It's Tight Like That" (1928) and gospel standards like "Precious Lord, Take My Hand" (1932). In 1932 Dorsey (better known as "Rev. Thomas A. Dorsey") completely turned to writing biblical songs.
Thomas A. Dorsey got awarded with a Governor's Award For The Arts in Chicago (1985) and a Grammy\National Trustees Award (1992).
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Albums

SOG 3D110 Thomas A. Dorsey - The Maestro Sings album art Thomas A. Dorsey The Maestro Sings(3xLP, Album) Sound Of Gospel Records SOG 3D110 US 1980 Sell This Version

Compilations

L-1041 Thomas A. Dorsey - 1928-1932: Come On Mama Do That Dance album art Georgia Tom Dorsey* 1928-1932: Come On Mama Do That Dance (Comp) Yazoo L-1041 US 1974 Sell This Version