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When god dips his love in my heart

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When God Dips His Love In My Heart

recording date elvis: Tuesday, 4 December 1956; Informal
first release:


originally by: The Blackwood Brothers

recording year: 1946
originally written by: Derricks;Stevenson
catalognumber: 1043/1054 witch one ?
label: white church

Country: United States
Comments: Gospel group



Elvis's 70s bass singer, the late J.D. Sumner, was a member of the Blackwood Brothers from 1954 until 1965. The Blackwood Brothers group was formed as a quartet in 1934 and then consisted of three brothers, Roy, Doyle and James together with R.W. Blackwood, Roy's son. In the late 1940s, the Blackwoods recorded numerous tracks on the White Church label. One of the earliest of these recordings was "When God Dips His Love In My Heart," dating from 1946 and released on White Church 1043.
Hank Williams and Red Foley also recorded the number. Both Foley and the Daniel Sisters & Otis McCoy recorded this gospel song in 1949. Foley's was probably the very first country gospel hit, but it seems that the Daniel Sisters & Otis McCoy actually made the first recording in June 1949, released on Columbia 20658. Hank Williams' recording dates from late 1950.


When God Dips His Love In My Heart
performed by:
Blackwood Brothers






When God Dips His Love In My Heart
performed by:
Elvis Presley












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