“Good News”


"Good news, chariot's coming (x3), And I don't want to be left behind." "There's a long white robe in Heaven I know." The song catalogs all the things to be found in heaven; the singer hopes to achieve all


  • Bobby Jean Chauteau & group "Good News, Chariot is Coming" (New Light 101, n.d.)
  • Dixie Jubilee Quintet, "Good News" (Brunswick 3150, 1926)
  • Fisk Jubilee Quartet, "Good News" (Victor 16856, 1911)
  • Fisk University Jubilee Singers, "Good News, the Chariot's Coming" (Columbia A2072, 1916)
  • Hall Johnson Negro Choir, "Good News" (Victor 36020, 1930)
  • Master Spiritual Singers, "Good News, the Chariot is Coming" (Hub 3018, n.d.)
  • Southern Four, "Good News, Chariot's Comin'! and O Mary, Doan You Weep" (Edison 50885, 1921)
  • Tuskegee Institute Singers, "Good News" (Victor 17663, 1914)


  1. BrownIII 572, "Good News -- Chariot's Comin'" (1 fragment)
  2. Silber-FSWB, p. 370, "Good News" (1 text)
  4. Roud #11891
  5. BI, FSWB370B


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1911 (recording, Fisk Jubilee Quartet)
Keywords: religious nonballad
Found in: US(SE)