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Zion Travelers

Notes:

- Each given year indicates when a song was recorded.

- The Zion Travelers were organized in 1944 in Los Angeles, CA.

- A release number marked red, means that a picture is available. Click on a song title or issue (company & number) to see it.

 

Los Angeles, CA, c. late 1947/early 1948

AT-205 Good News Atlas 132
AT-206 I Can't See Mine Atlas 132
AT-207 Prayin' Time Atlas 133
AT-208 I'm Gonna Tell You Atlas 133

 

Los Angeles, CA, c. 1949

-- Jesus Rex 119
-- Golden Bells Rex 119
-- I Have A Friend Rex 120
-- God Leads His Children Along Rex 120

* The Zion Travelers accompanied Jim Holt on Rex 27000 ("A Little Bird Told Me" b/w "Brush Those Tears From Your Eyes").
It could be a secular release.

 

Los Angeles, CA, c. 1952-53

-- Lord Jesus Ruby 1001
219 Come Over Here Elko 902, Ruby 1001
220 God's Blood Elko 902, Ruby 1002
-- King Jesus Rolls All Burdens Away Ruby 1002

* Elko 902 issued as by John Thomas, Gospel Revilations (see images).
* The Ruby's were issued in 1956, Elko 902 in c. 1953.

 

Los Angeles, CA, Jan. 12, 1953

RR2067-1 Charge To Keep I Have Aladdin 2036
RR2068-1 Your Wicked Ways Aladdin 2038
RR2069-7 Stand By Me Aladdin 2036
RR2070-2 Last Days Aladdin 2038
RR2071-1 Close To Thee Unissued

 

Los Angeles, CA, May 29, 1953

RR2145-9 Come Over Here Score 5058, Imperial LP 9240/12240
RR2146-1 Lord I'll Go Score 5052
RR2147-1 Tell Them That You Saw Me Score 5052
RR2148-1 I Want To Go Home Score 5058

 

Los Angeles, CA, March 18, 1954

RR2264-4 Where Is My Wandering Child Score 5054
RR2265-4 Movin' Up The King's Highway Score 5054, Imperial LP 9240/12240
RR2266-2 I May Never Pass This Way Again Score 5055
RR2267-4 If I Could Hear My Mother Pray Again Score 5055

* Imperial LP's 9240 (mono) and 12240 (stereo) were titled "Gospel Hootenanny". These LP’s have dubbed accompaniment added.

 

Los Angeles, CA (?), 1956

389-A Two Little Fishes Dootone 389, Dooto LP 225
389-B The Death Of Jesus Dootone 389, Dooto LP 225
399-A A Soldier Of The Cross Dootone 399, Dooto LP 225
399-A Close To Thee Dootone 399, Dooto LP 225
-- He Lightened My Heavy Load Dooto LP 225

* Dootone LP 225 is a compilation LP, titled "The Best Gospel Singers", click here for images.

 

Los Angeles, CA (?), c. August, 1957

16541 Beautiful City Ebb 114
16542 Believe In Me Ebb 114

 

Los Angeles, CA (?), 1961

-- God I'll Live Dooto 459, LP 807
-- Packin' Up Dooto 459, LP 807

 

Los Angeles, CA (?), 1962

466-A Bless Me Dootone 466, Dooto 466
466-B Lord Hold My Hand Dootone 466, Dooto 466
473-B Lord I'll Go Dooto 473
473-A I Got To Move Dooto 473
475-A I Won't Have To Cross Jordan Alone Dooto 475
475-B Just A Little Talk With Jesus Dooto 475
Doo-602-A The Blood Dooto 602, LP 807
Doo-602-B I Want To Go To Heaven And Rest Dooto 602, LP 807
-- Everytime I Feel The Spirit Dooto LP 807
-- I Dreamed Of A City Dooto LP 807
-- Down By The Riverside Dooto LP 807
-- Bye And Bye Dooto LP 807
-- Jesus Said Dooto LP 807
-- I Must Tell Jesus Dooto LP 807
-- Even Me Dooto LP 807
-- I've Started Dooto LP 807
-- I’m Gonna Wait On Jesus Ace (E) CD 637
-- You Gotta Reap What You Sow Ace (E) CD 637

* Dooto LP 807 is titled "Down By The River", click here for images. Ace CD 637 is titled "The Dootone Masters", click here for an image.



Los Angeles, CA (?), 1966

-- Amazing Grace - Pt. 1 Gospel Corner 110
-- Amazing Grace - Pt. 2 Gospel Corner 110

 

c. 1968

-- Milky White Way Excell 566, LP 510
-- Eternity Excell 566, LP 510
5099 It's Amazing Excell 582, LP 510
6000 There's Nothing I Can Do Excell 582
5103 Jesus Excell 590
5104 Steal Away Excell 590, LP 510
-- End Of Time Excell LP 510
5153 What A Fellowship Excell 567, LP 510
5152 Amazing Grace Excell 567, LP 510
-- It Was The Blood Excell LP 510
-- Close To Thee Excell LP 510
-- A Little More Peace Excell LP 510
-- This World Excell LP 510
-- We Must Have Tears Excell LP 510

* Excell LP 510 is titled "It’s Amazing", click here for an image. This LP was reissued as Imco LP 6002. Group listed as the Amazing Zion Travelers.

 

c. 1969 (?)

-- Beyond The Stars Excell LP 515
-- I Didn’t Have To Wake Up This Morning Excell LP 515
-- Lord I Go Excell LP 515
-- No Need To Worry Excell LP 515
-- Stand By Me Excell LP 515
-- Abraham, Martin And John Excell LP 515
-- Jesus Me The Woman At The Well Excell LP 515
-- Amen Excell LP 515

* Excell LP 515 is titled "Beyond The Stars", click here for an image. Group listed as the Amazing Zion Travelers.


c. 1970-72 (?)

-- Under The Blue Sky Co-Op LP 102
-- End Of My Journey Co-Op LP 102
-- Let Jesus Fix It Co-Op LP 102
-- I’ve Got My Life To Live Co-Op LP 102
-- I’m A Soldier Of The Cross Co-Op LP 102
-- This Train Is A Clean Train Co-Op LP 102
-- New Name Co-Op LP 102

* Co-Op LP 102 is titled "Under The Blue Sky". Click here for images. Group listed as the Amazing Zion Travelers.

 

c. 1972-74 (?)

-- Walk Around Heaven Co-Op LP 107
-- Do You Know Him Co-Op LP 107
-- Peace Be Still Co-Op LP 107
-- Sign Me Up Co-Op LP 107
-- Christmas Once A Year Co-Op LP 107
-- Coming Home Co-Op LP 107
-- God Is Alive Co-Op LP 107
-- Got To Make 100 Co-Op LP 107
-- The Blood Co-Op LP 107
-- The Truth Co-Op LP 107

* Co-Op LP 107 is titled "God Is Alive", click here for an image. Group listed as the Amazing Zion Travelers.

 

 

 

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Sources:
Cedric J. Hayes and Robert Laughton (The Gospel Discography, 1943-1970)
a.o.