Jewell Monroe "Whitey" Gleason (May 18, 1932 - June 30, 2007)


Whitey Gleason was the pianist for the Blackwood Brothers for several years in the 1960s. He also wrote many Southern Gospel songs, most of which were recorded by the Blackwood Brothers. He had previously formed his own group, the Jubilee Quartet.

Solo Discography

1965 "Mr. Piano" Whitey Gleason Of The Blackwood Brothers Quartet (Temple Records/LST-319): The Assurance March; I'll Never Walk Alone; Under The Double Eagle; If I Follow; Just A Closer Walk With Thee; Wonder Of Wonders; If We Never Meet Again; The Fight Is On; At The Altar; Nobody; Power In The Blood; Tell Me Why.

196? Make Me A Blessing: (Mid-America Recordings/): Make Me A Blessing; Never Alone; There Is A Fountain; Ring The Bells Of Heaven; Must Jesus Bear The Cross Alone; Pass Me Not; Come And Dine; Beyond The Sunset; Sound The Battle Cry; Sweet Hour Of Prayer; Life's Railway To Heaven; Near To The Heart Of God.

1975 The Sounds Of Whitey Gleason At The Keyboard (Mid-America Recordings/LP-323): He's Got The Whole World In His Hands; Lead Me Gently Home; Royal Telephone; If I Could Hear My Mother Pray Again; I'm So Glad Jesus Lifted Me; Kneel At The Cross; Jacob's Ladder; Walk, Talk And Sing; Showers Of Blessing; This World Is Not My Home; Lord, I'm Coming Home; Down By The Riverside.

1975 Mister Piano Plays For You (Mid-America Recordings/LP-324): Do Lord; Christ Arose; Down On My Knees; Standin' In The Need Of Prayer; Whispering Hope; I'll Fly Away; Victory In Jesus; He Set Me Free; Haven Of Rest; Old Time Power.

1975 The Fight Is On (Mid-America Recordings/LP-325): The Holy City; On The Jericho Road; He'll Understand And Say Well Done; When The Roll Is Called Up Yonder; Forever And Ever; The Fight Is On; I Saw A Man; Medley Of Favorite Hymns; When We All Get To Heaven; Nobody.

Songwriter's Résumé

(Partial List)

At The Altar
Everybody's Gonna Love Everybody
Forever And Ever
He Took My Troubles Off My Mind
His Grace Reaches Me
I Gave My Heart To Jesus
I Know My Lord Will Walk With Me
If You Want Happiness
I'll Walk Along With Jesus
I'm Gonna Walk Talk And Sing
Lead Me Higher
My Heart Is Set On Heaven
Our Troubles Will Be Over
Some Day I'm Going Home With Jesus
Take Your Troubles To The Lord
Tell Me Why
That Happy Feeling
That's Enough
Undying Love
What A Wonderful Savior
When I Get To Heaven
Where Will You Be A Million Years From Now
Wherever I Go
You Can Know

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