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Brumley and published in by the The Jay-Walkers* - Fly Away / I Was Looking. Music company in a collection titled Wonderful Message. It is a standard song at bluegrass jam sessions and is often performed at funerals.
Albert E. Brumley has been described as the "pre-eminent gospel songwriter " of the 20th century with over published songs. According to interviews, Brumley came up with the idea for the song while picking cotton on his father's farm in Rock Island, Oklahoma.
James and Martha Carson, also known as the "Barn Dance Sweethearts" released their first recordings on White Church in and later signed with Capitol in They recorded 22 numbers for Capitol and "I'll Fly Away" is one of a half-dozen that "did well" for them.
The Chuck Wagon Gang 's recording of "I'll Fly Away" for Columbia sold over one million copies and ranks among the top selling gospel records of all-time,  and is listed among the top selling songs of the s in general.
In a history given by the current Chuck Wagon Gang, their recording of "I'll Fly Away" is described as the "first commercially licensed" release. Inthe Chuck Wagon Gang's recording of "I'll Fly Away" was selected for preservation in the National Recording Registry by the Library of Congress as being "culturally, historically, or artistically significant. The Kossoys, twin sisters known also as Irene Saletan and Ellen Christenson, are noted for their close harmony singing, which is exemplified on this track.
The spare recording, produced by T-Bone Burnettfeatures Welch on lead vocals with Krauss singing harmony. Their voices are accompanied by Mike Compton on mandolin and Chris Sharp on guitar. The soundtrack sold over eight million copies, reached the top position on at least four of Billboard ' s album charts, and was named Album of the Year and Best Soundtrack album at the 44th Grammy Awards in February Alison Krauss and Gillian Welch performed the song again for a concert of May 24, at the Ryman Auditorium that featured many of the artists from the O Brother Stifle Reggae - Kulcha Knox - Stifle Reggae. Film from the concert was used to create the documentaryDown from the Mountain.
Krauss and Welch's live performance is included as the final track on the Down from the Mountain soundtrack albumwhich sold overcopies, won the Grammy Award for Best Traditional Folk Albumand appeared on several of Billboard' s charts. Both the studio and live performances by Krauss and The Jay-Walkers* - Fly Away / I Was Looking. were popular among folk music disk jockeys.
The two recordings were ranked at No. The latter features guest vocals by Sarah Kelly. Redemption Songs reached No. He offers an up-tempo performance with guitar and piano solos. Jackson's album sold over 1 million copies and reached the top position on Billboard's charts for Top Country Albums and Top Christian Albums, as well as No.
This will likely always be an incomplete list. The listings at AllMusic are in excess of entries. Inthe songwriter's heirs, Albert E. In the settlement, the defendants acknowledged that Albert E. Team members link arm-in-arm with each other before leaving the field and join the band, coaches, cheerleaders, university president and the crowd of fans in singing the hymn.
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