Cotton Patch Gospel (video)

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Cotton Patch Gospel is a 1988 video release of the the musical Cotton Patch Gospel. This performance was released on DVD in 2006.

Harry Chapin was the composer and lyricist for the musical. The play is based on Clarence Jordan's book "The Cotton Patch Version of Matthew and John". While completed the music in his life time, Chapin did not live to see it's first performance. After Harry's death, brother Tom took over the role of musical director and the play premiered in fall of 1981.


  • Phillip M. Getter - producer
  • Michael Meece - producer
  • Harry Chapin - music and lyrics
  • Tom Chapin - musical director/arranger
  • Clarence Jordan - adaptation of his book "The Cotton Patch Version of Matthew and John" by Clarence Jordan
  • Russell Treyz - writer


  1. "Something's Brewing in Gainesville"
  2. "I Did It/Mama Is Here"
  3. "It Isn't Easy"
  4. "Sho Nuff"
  5. "Turn It Around"
  6. "When I Look Up"
  7. "Busy Signals"
  8. "Spitball"
  9. "Going to Atlanta"
  10. "Are We Ready?"
  11. "You are Still My Boy"
  12. "We Gotta Get Organized"
  13. "We're Gonna Love It While It Lasts"
  14. "Jubilation"
  15. "The Last Supper'
  16. "Jud"
  17. "Thank God for Governor Pilate"
  18. "One More Tomorrow"
  19. "Well I Wonder"

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