Easter Sunday celebrates the resurrection of Jesus. Good Friday marks the day of the crucifixion. Holy Saturday is between these two.
Dates of Easter:
2013 31 March 2014 20 April 2015 5 April 2016 27 March 2017 16 April 2018 1 April 2019 21 April 2020 12 April 2021 4 April 2022 17 April
Many of these song ideas came from posts by Tracy Linton Craig and Paul Stamler.
[played 2008] Gene Autry\ Peter Cottontail\ The Essential Gene Autry (Disc 2)\ BMG Rhonda Vincent\ Walking My Lord Up Calvary's Hill\ One Step Ahead\ Rounder Dry Branch Fire Squad\ Were You There?\ Memories That Bless & Burn\ Rounder Tim O'Brien\ Father Forgive Me\ Chameleon\ Proper Joe Crookston -Charlie And The Chocolate Factory- Leo Kottke\ Easter\ Anthology\ Rhino (guitar solo) Bob Franke\ Upper Room\ The Desert Questions\ Telephone Pole Tim & Mollie O'Brien\ Ain't No Grave Gonna Hold My Body Down\ Away Out on the Mountain\ Sugar Hill Tom Waits\ Chocolate Jesus\ Mule Variations\ Anti / Epitaph Laura Love: You Ain't Got No Easter Clothers (Koch) [haven't tried yet] VALERIE SMITH: The Man in the Middle-Patchwork Heart (Rebel) Reno & Smiley/ The Lord's Last Supper/ 1951-59 v 1 Blue Highway/ The Old Rugged Cross/ Wondrous Love Country Gentlemen/ Palms of Victory/ Calling My Children Home Bukka White/ Jesus Died on the Cross to Save the World/ Sky Songs Herb Ellis/ Old Rugged Cross/ Texas Swings Tennessee Ernie Ford/ The Old Rugged Cross/ The Ultimate Collection Rhonda Vincent/ Walking My Lord Up Calvary's Hill/ One Step Ahead Sonny Treadway/ At the Cross/ Sacred Steel Bill Monroe/ Were You There/ Bear Box Set 1959-69 v 3 Richard Thompson/ Calvary Cross/ Hannibal Sampler Dave Evans/ The Man in the Middle/ Hang out a Light for Me Leadbelly/ They Hung Him on the Cross/ Sings for Children Ralph Stanley/ I Am the Man, Thomas/ Cry from the Cross Ralph Stanley/ Cry from the Cross/ Cry from the Cross Imperial Golden Crown Harmonizers/ People Get Ready/ Imperial Golden Crown Harmonizers Willie Eason & the Campbell Brothers/ Near the Cross/ Sacred Steel Live Boxcar Preachers/ God Moves on the Water/ Spindletop Strike Imperial Golden Crown Harmonizers/ John the Revelator/ Imperial Golden Crown Harmonizers The Crucifixion (Rev. Gary Davis, an epic cante-fable, on "A Little More Faith" and also the Smithsonian/Folkways reissue) Easter sermon (Sin-Killer Griffin, also on "Negro Religious Songs & Services) Easter Anthem (Sacred Harp song; One Accord sang it, and it's also, I think, been recorded by the Alabama Sacred Harp Singers) They Hung Him on the Cross (Lead Belly; also called "On Easter Morn He Rose" and "He Never Said a Mumbling Word") He Arose From the Dead (Blind Lemon Jefferson, or the excellent cover by Ari Eisinger on "You Don't Understand") I Know His Blood Can Make Me Whole (Blind Willie Johnson) TARBOX RAMBLERS- Were You There? A Fix Back East (Rounder) NOEL PAUL STOOKEY- April Fool There is Love (Neworld) RALPH McTELL- Jesus Wept Sand In Your Shoes (Red House). TOM PAXTON/I Donít Want a Bunny Wunny/Live for the Record/Sugar Hill FRONT RANGE/He is Risen/The Road Home/Bristlecone SI KAHN/Gone, Gonna Rise Again/New Wood/Philo LUCINDA WILLIAMS/Great Speckled Bird/Rambliní/Smithsonian WASHINGTON PHILLIPS/Denomination Blues/Part 1/Preachiní the Gospel--Holy Blues/Columbia
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