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
March 25, 2023

Episode Description

This episode includes a long set in memory of Paul Beasley, music by Andrae’ and Sandra Crouch’, the Mighty Clouds of Joy, Davis Sisters, Roberta Martin Singers, Gospel Stars, a previously unissued track by a teenaged Whitney Houston, and more.


My religion – Mighty Clouds of Joy (Peacock)

Step in Jesus – Roberta Martin Singers (Savoy/Fremeaux & Assoc.)

By and By (pts. I & II) – Davis Sisters (Gotham)

The ball game – Sis. Wynona Carr (Specialty)

Lord you been so good to me – L & N Gospel Singers (Federal/NarroWay)

Lamb on the altar – Gospel Stars (Tamla/Fremeaux & Assoc.)

Free grace, I’m now born again – Deep River Boys (Lang-Worth/Southland)

Reach out – Gospel Keynotes (Nashboro)

God has been good – Gospel Keynotes (Nashboro)

The message – Blind Boys of Alabama feat. Black Violin (Single Lock)

Walk around heaven all day – Mighty Clouds of Joy (Myrrh)

We are not ashamed – Andrae’ Crouch (Light)

Completely yes – Sandra Crouch (Light)

Testimony – Whitney Houston (Gaither Music Group)

If you cannot give a thousand – Gospel Creators (Hummingbird)