Alfred G. Karnes

Alfred Grant Karnes (February 2, 1891 – May 18, 1958) was an old time musician and Southern Gospel singer best known for his recordings at the Bristol Sessions in 1927.

Birth and Death Data: Born February 2nd, 1891, Died May 18th, 1958

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1927 - 1928

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist, guitar, composer

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-39738 10-in. 7/29/1927 Called to the foreign field Alfred G. Karnes Male vocal solo, with guitar (self-accompaniment) vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-39739 10-in. 7/29/1927 I am bound for the promised land Alfred G. Karnes Male vocal solo, with guitar (self-accompaniment) vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar, composer  
Victor BVE-39740 10-in. 7/29/1927 Where we'll never grow old Alfred G. Karnes Male vocal solo, with guitar (self-accompaniment) vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-39741 10-in. 7/29/1927 When I see the blood Alfred G. Karnes Male vocal solo, with guitar (self-accompaniment) vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-39742 10-in. 7/29/1927 When they ring the golden bells Alfred G. Karnes Male vocal solo, with guitar (self-accompaniment) vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-39743 10-in. 7/29/1927 To the work Alfred G. Karnes Male vocal solo, with guitar (self-accompaniment) vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-47231 10-in. 10/28/1928 The sinner sinks in sad despair Alfred G. Karnes Male vocal solo, with guitar (self-accompaniment) vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar, composer  
Victor BVE-47232 10-in. 10/28/1928 Do not wait 'till I'm laid 'neath the clay Alfred G. Karnes Male vocal solo, with guitar (self-accompaniment) vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-47233 10-in. 10/28/1928 The days of my childhood plays Alfred G. Karnes Male vocal solo, with guitar (self-accompaniment) vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar, composer  
Victor BVE-47234 10-in. 10/28/1928 We shall all be reunited Alfred G. Karnes Male vocal solo, with guitar (self-accompaniment) vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-47235 10-in. 10/29/1928 That's why the boys leave the farm Alfred G. Karnes Male vocal solo, with guitar (self-accompaniment) vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar, composer  
Victor BVE-47236 10-in. 10/29/1928 Clouds of glory Alfred G. Karnes Male vocal solo, with guitar (self-accompaniment) vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar, composer  
Victor BVE-47237 10-in. 10/29/1928 If the light has gone out in your soul Holiness Singers ; Ernest Phipps Vocal and instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Victor BVE-47238 10-in. 10/29/1928 Went up in the clouds of Heaven Holiness Singers ; Ernest Phipps Vocal and instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Victor BVE-47239 10-in. 10/29/1928 The firing line Holiness Singers ; Ernest Phipps Vocal and instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Victor BVE-47240 10-in. 10/29/1928 I know that Jesus set me free Holiness Singers ; Ernest Phipps Vocal and instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Victor BVE-47241 10-in. 10/29/1928 Shine on me Holiness Singers ; Ernest Phipps Vocal and instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Victor BVE-47242 10-in. 10/29/1928 The city of gold Alfred G. Karnes Male vocal solo, with guitar (self-accompaniment) vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar, composer  
Victor BVE-47243 10-in. 10/30/1928 Bright tomorrow Holiness Singers ; Ernest Phipps Vocal and instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Victor BVE-47244 10-in. 10/30/1928 Cloud and fire Holiness Singers ; Ernest Phipps Vocal and instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Victor BVE-47245 10-in. 10/30/1928 A little talk with Jesus Holiness Singers ; Ernest Phipps Vocal and instrumental ensemble vocalist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Karnes, Alfred G.," accessed October 30, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100824.

Karnes, Alfred G.. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 30, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100824.

"Karnes, Alfred G.." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 30 October 2020.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100824

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