Edited by Azizi Powell
This is Post IV of a four part series of selected videos and sound files of African American spirituals or Gospel songs that include the words "hold on" or "holding on". This post showcases additional Gospels songs that include those phrases.
For Part I of this series -"Keep Your Hand On The Plow" (also known as "Hold On"), click http://pancocojams.blogspot.com/2012/06/videos-of-keep-your-hand-on-plow-hold.html
For Part II of this series ("Hold On Just A Little While Longer"), click http://pancocojams.blogspot.com/2012/06/videos-of-hold-on-just-little-while.html.
For Part III of this series ("Hold On Old Soldier"), click http://pancocojams.blogspot.com/2012/06/videos-of-hold-on-old-soldier.html.
The content of this post is presented for historical, folkloric, religious, and aesthetic purposes. All copyrights remain with their owners.
Thanks to the composers, vocalists, musicians, producers, and uploaders of these videos.
POST IV OF THE "HOLD ON" SERIES
(These videos are presented in relative chronological order.)
Video #1: The Gospel Keynotes - Hold On (Album 1976)
Uploaded by williamkinggospel on Feb 2, 2012
The Gospel Keynotes
Ride the Ship to Zion
©1976 Nashboro Records
Video #2: I'll Keep Holding On (rare, original) by Myrna Summers
Uploaded by StarBrown1 on Jun 9, 2008
A rare soul gospel gem... I'll Keep Holding On, by Myrna Summers and the choirs of Refreshing Spring COGIC in Riverdale, MD. This is the original live recording, done in 1978. Rare deep groove gospel.
Video #3: Sounds Of Blackness - Hold On (Change Is Comin')
Uploaded by SoundsBlacknessVEVO on Dec 19, 2009
Music video by Sounds Of Blackness performing Hold On (Change Is Comin'). (C) 1997 UMG Recordings, Inc.
Video #4: Lee Williams & Spiritual QC's---Hold On
Uploaded by boofitts on Mar 14, 2010
Hope you enjoy this fantastic group.
8 Times Stellar Award winners.
Here is a classic. Hold On. Sweet harmony and a beat that just refuses to let your feet sit still.
Recorded LIVE in Birmingham Alabama 1998.
Video #5:"I'm Still Holding On" (1984)- Luther Barnes, Red Budd Choir
Uploaded by JayEm86 on May 23, 2008
Luther Barnes and the Red Budd Gospel Choir with Deborah Barnes on lead.
Click http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s6BokXV-n8c&feature=related for a video of this performance (The beginning words are missing.)
Video #6: Rev. Clay Evans - Hold On
Uploaded by tiffvanmeshaun on Sep 20, 2008
Rev. Clay Evans and Choir sing Hold On
Video #7: Hold On - Chicago Mass Choir
Uploaded by kadeemgraves on Oct 13, 2009
This is from there 2007 project "Just Having Church Live!" Soloist: Dr. Feranda Nero-Roberts
Video #8: Christianaires "Saints Hold On"
Uploaded by darryldlassiter on Feb 12, 2009
Concert recording from The Christianaires in Hunstville, AL and directed by Darryl D Lassiter. The group's first live recording video in their 20-year career.
Video #9: James Pullin and Remnant - "Hold on"
Uploaded by jpandremnant on May 14, 2009
It looks rough and it seems there's no hope and your ready to call it quits.........
[The title of this video included the words "song of the year."]
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