Wade in the Water (2:38)

Cover of The Jam Logs, Freebies from The Flood

From The Jam Logs, Freebies from The Flood

This old spiritual was first published in 1901 in “New Jubilee Songs as Sung by the Fisk Jubilee Singers” by John Wesley Work II and his brother, Frederick J. Work. “Wade in the Water” was a popular instrumental hit in 1966 for the Ramsey Lewis Trio, which prompted further instrumental recordings.


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