Billy Graham Center

Billy Sunday Campaign Music & the Old Time Religion - Collection 41

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Table of Contents

Brief Description of This Collection

Title Page and Restrictions

Biography of Billy Sunday (from the guide to Collection 61)

An Essay on the Contents of the Collection (Scope and Content)

Lists of Audio Tapes in This Collection (Location Records)

Brief Description.
One audio tape, mostly of Gospel music. Side 1 includes songs sung by Billy Sunday co-workers, Mrs. William Asher and Homer Rodeheaver with the choir from the 1917 Billy Sunday revival campaign in New York City. Side 2 includes Dr. Russell Conwell telling his famous "Acres of Diamonds" story and a song by evangelist Gypsy Smith.

Collection 41
[September 28, 2000]
Billy Sunday Campaign Music and the Old Time Religion; n.d.
Ephemera; n.d.

Audio Tape


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Scope and Content

For information on the contents of this tape, see the Location Record in this guide.



The tape in this collection was received by the Center in May 1978 from Old Time Music, a distributor of nostalgic recordings (catalog number 15).

Accession 78-19

May 18, 1978
Robert Shuster
L. Stocton

June 27, 1984, revised
J. Nasgowitz

July 17, 1990, revised
Janyce H. Nasgowitz

Accession 78-19
Type of Material: Audio Tapes

The following items are located in the AUDIO TAPE FILE

T1 - Cassette. Two sides. Tape entitled "Billy Sunday Campaign Music and the Old Time Religion"; n.d.

1. Sail On -- New York Tabernacle Chorus
2. Brighten the Corner Where You Are -- Homer Rodeheaver
3. In the Garden -- Mrs. William Asher and Homer Rodeheaver
4. Since Jesus Came Into My Heart -- Homer Rodeheaver
5. The Old Rugged Cross -- Mrs. William Asher and Homer Rodeheaver
6. I Walk with the King -- Homer Rodeheaver
7. Transformed -- Mrs. William Asher and Homer Rodeheaver
8. The Great Judgment Morning -- Homer Rodeheaver
9. Where the Gates Swing Outward Never -- Mrs. William Asher and Homer Rodeheaver
10. America -- New York Tabernacle Billy Sunday Chorus

1. The Church in the Wildwood -- Chautauqua Preacher's Quartet
2. Saved by Grace -- Gipsy Smith
3. The Old Time Religion -- Haydn Quartet
4. Acres of Diamonds -- Dr. Russell Conwell
5. Jesus, Saviour, Pilot Me -- Frederick S. Freemantel
6. Eternity -- Whitney Brothers Quartet
7. Sweeter as the Years Go By -- Homer Rodeheaver
8. Hold the Fort -- Chautauqua Preacher's Quartet
9. Nearer My God to Thee -- Oscar Seagle with Quartet

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