The Soundtrack of that Old Time Religion

Since May 2001, Bob Marovich has hosted Gospel Memories, a one-hour program of classic gospel, spiritual, and jubilee music from the 1890s through the 1980s. Past guests of the show include Rev. Claude Jeter of the Swan Silvertones, Margaret Allison of the Angelic Gospel Singers, Lorenza Brown Porter of the Argo Singers, Pastor Shirley Caesar, and Etta James. The show airs every Saturday from 10 to 11 a.m. Central Time on WLUW 88.7 FM in Chicago. You can listen live at or via podcast at


10am – 11am Central

wlum 88.7 fm
June 3, 2023

Episode Description

Selections from artists such as the Sallie Martin Singers, Mary Deloach, Soul Stirrers, O’Neal Twins, Beautiful Zion MBC Choir, a gospel song by the late Tina Turner, and more.


Hold to God’s unchanging hand – Sallie Martin Singers (Specialty/Acrobat)

I thank Jesus so much – Golden Trumpets (Nashboro)

Touch me, Jesus, touch me – Ford Gospel Singers (Glory)

Mean old world – Soul Stirrers feat. Sam Cooke (Specialty)

Something to tell my Lord – Selah Singers (Goldleaf)

He’s the joy of my salvation – Rev. Amos Waller (Jewel)

The battle done got started again – St. Peter’s Gospel Singers (Apollo)

Korea (Fightin’ in a foreign land) – Gospel Pilgrims (Atlantic)

Stop the war – Macedonians (Octive)

Mother, don’t you cry – Spartonaires (Olliet)

Rumors of war – Mary Deloach (Savoy)

Peace in the land – Gospel IQs (Impel)

Battle hymn of the republic – O’Neal Twins & Interfaith Choir of St. Louis (Savoy)

Glory glory – Tina Turner (United Artists)

If God can do anything for you – Marvin Ross & Ross Brothers (Tonya)

I don’t know why – Fantastic Singing Jubilees (Checkar)

I’ll make it all right – Beautiful Zion MBC Choir (Myrrh)