Sunday, June 17, 2007

Sunday Concert: His Eye Is On the Sparrow

I wanted to find Ethel Waters singing this song, and I was surprised that You-tube had no clip of the Old Lady of Jazz singing this beautiful standard of the Billy Graham revivals. But Mahalia Jackson's rendition popped up. It'll do. Perhaps as a memorial to Ruth Bell Graham, who died this week. Ruth Graham visited her brother's church here in Rome (First Presbyterian) and was interviewed by Sheila for the Rome News back in the early seventies.


UPDATE: Well, look what has been puit up on YouTube just a few days after I found Mahalia's version:

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