Golden Keys

An Earnest Prayer / I Really Don't Mind

Goldleaf : 7302/03


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  • Artist: Golden Keys
  • A Side: An Earnest Prayer
  • B Side: I Really Don't Mind
  • Label: Goldleaf
  • Format: 45s



  • Vinyl Condition: VG+
  • Label Condition: E+
  • Sleeve Condition: E+

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John Manship Records are now selling more Gospel 45s than ever. So we'd like to start to present some of the seriously obscure, rarest of the rare Gospel, we come across on our travels. This one from Rocky Mount, North Carolina has proved to be ungooglable!

A local church exclusive we imagine perhaps a less than 50 copy run - this disc is as obscure as early 60's Gospel gets. NOT the mid-50's song created by Morgan Babs for the Nashboro group of labels, but an independent creation every bit as moving by written by a local L. Williams. Encapsulating the very essence of a small but attentive congregation absorbed in this raw presentation.

The flipside is a male led wailer with a animated girl choir venting their enthusiasm to the max.

If you like your Gospel completely unfindable, this North Carolina vinyl-ghost ticks all the boxes.

Condition Report

two clean labels, vionyl carries decent gloss revealing a myriad of soft surface hairlines, other than a soft click on the intro of the a-side#, the disc plays remarkably clean

A Side

  • Title: An Earnest Prayer

    B Side

  • Title: I Really Don't Mind
  • Year: 1961 ?
  • City: P.O. Box 291, Rock Mount, North Carolina, 27801