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Gonna Let It Shine

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Released  2005
Producer  Mark Carpentieri
Release date  2005
Label  M.C.
Artist  Odetta
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Recorded  Fordham University, New York, NY
Gonna Let It Shine (2005)  Best of the M.C. Records Years 1999-2005 (2006)
Genres  Folk music, Blues, Christmas music
Similar  Odetta albums, Blues albums

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Gonna Let It Shine: A Concert for the Holidays (or simply Gonna Let It Shine), is a live album by American folk singer Odetta, released in 2005. It was recorded at Fordham University in New York City for a public radio broadcast.


Gonna Let It Shine was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Traditional Blues Album. It would be the last album of new material Odetta would release during her lifetime.

Track listing

All songs Traditional unless otherwise noted.

  1. "Intro" – 3:42
  2. "This Little Light of Mine" (Harry Loes) – 5:43
  3. "Rise Up Shepherd" – 3:22
  4. "Mary Had a Baby" – 2:33
  5. "What Month Was Jesus Born In?" – 1:46
  6. "Shout for Joy" – 2:20
  7. "Virgin Mary Had One Son" – 3:17
  8. "Down by the Riverside" – 4:06
  9. "Poor Little Jesus" – 2:15
  10. "Freedom Trilogy: Oh Freedom/Come & Go with Me/I'm on My Way" – 6:32
  11. "Somebody Talking 'Bout Jesus" – 1:40
  12. "Keep on Movin' It On" (Odetta Gordon) – 2:02
  13. "O Jerusalem" (Athena, Faro, Traditional) – 3:33
  14. "If Anybody Asks You" (Gordon) – 5:22
  15. "Midnight Special" (Huddie Ledbetter) – 4:54
  16. "This Little Light of Mine" – 4:41


  • Odetta – vocals
  • Seth Farber – piano
  • The Holmes Brothers – background vocals
  • Songs

    2This Little Light of Mine5:44
    3Rise Up - Shepherd3:22


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