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Swan Silvertones: Amen, Amen, Amen, The Essential Collection

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The Swan Silvertones stand at the peak of the great quartets of the '50s and '60s. Their music, led by the etherial falsetto of Rev. Claude Jeter, is inspired and inspiring. A gift to us all.
--Paul Simon


They were The Beatles of Gospel.
--Al Kooper

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Specialty Records 1950–53 (tracks 1–7)
CLAUDE JETER lead tenor (falsetto)
SOLOMON WOMACK lead tenor (and baritone lead)
PAUL OWENS second lead (tenor, baritone)
JOHN MYLES baritone
HENRY BOSSARD bass

Additional tenor vocals
ROBERT CRENSHAW
JOHN MANSON
DEWEY LONG
Vee Jay Records 1956–63 (tracks 8–26)
CLAUDE JETER lead tenor
PAUL OWENS second lead
JOHN MYLES baritone
WILLIAM CONNOR bass
LINWOOD HARGROVE guitar

Additional tenor vocals
BOOBY CRUTCHER

Track List:

  1. Let's Go
  2. He WOn't Deny Me
  3. Jesus Is A Friend
  4. I'm Coming Home
  5. The Day Will Surely Come
  6. Milky White Way
  7. Trouble In My Way
  8. At The Cross
  9. My Rock
  10. Singing In My Soul
  11. Why I Love Him So
  12. Sinner Man
  13. What's The Matter Now
  14. How I Got Over
  15. Get Right With God
  16. Amazing Grace
  17. Mary Don't You Weep
  18. Savour Pass Me Not
  19. Move Somewhere
  20. Brighter Day Ahead
  21. Take The Lord With You
  22. Is God Satisfied With Me
  23. Seek Seek
  24. Jesus Remembers
  25. Bye And Bye
  26. The Lord's Prayer