About Our Music


The WAILIN' MAHALIAS step outside the usual routine. Classics are covered with an original spin.

Standards are anything but. FOLK, UNIVERSAL GOSPEL and BLUES take on surprising new tones.

The heart and soul of Gospel is kept alive with reshaped lyrics that reach across all faiths and cultures.

The familiar becomes a fresh new discovery that uplifts all. For the WAILIN' MAHALIAS music takes on a mission.

Songs celebrate spirit, love and the human experience that entertains excites and inspires.

 It's about bringing passion and purpose to each performance. Event producers praise the versatility of their programs.

 Audiences rave about the brilliant harmonies and musicianship. 

Audio and Video Samples

Will the Circle Be Unbroken A.P. Carter

This Garden Will Grow Neal Hagberg Listen
Don't Neglect the Rose Emma Smith Listen
Amazing Grace John Newton Listen
Old Love Neal Hagber Listen
Life is a Ball game Sister Wynona Carr Listen
Gracias a la Vida Violetta Parra Listen
Honey in the Rock Alice Wine, Guy Carawan, Nick Page Listen
Glory Glory Hallelujah Staple Singers Listen
I Got Shoes Thomas A. Dorsey Listen
What Could I do Marion Williams Listen
One Voice Ruth Moody, Wailin' Jennys Listen
You Gotta Move Mississippi Fred McDowell Listen
Shall We Gather at the River Robert Lowry Listen
Swing Low Sweet Chariot Spiritual Listen
From This Valley Civil Wars Listen
Overcomer Mandisa Listen
We Love Cats Christine Inserra Listen
New Puppy Dog Blues Christine Inserra Listen
Man Named All the Animals Bob Dylan Listen
The Sweetest Song Christine Inserra Watch
Up Above My Head/ 99 and a Half Won't Do Sister Rosetta Tharp Listen
Joyful Joyful adapted/Beethoven Listen
I Hope You Dance Sillars, Sanders Listen
Let Your Light Shine Out Ralph Stanley Listen
Peter Paul and Mary Medley  
Simon and Garfunkle Medley  
Let the Mystery Be Iris DeMent  
Put a Little Love in Your Heart Jackie DeShannon  
Dream Small Josh Wilson  
Dita Joan Baez, Joni Mitchell  
Turn Your Radio On Albert E. Brumley  
Try a Little Kindness Sapaugh, Austin  
I Think I Can Hear You Carole King  
Didn’t Rain/God Put a Rainbow in the Sky Thomas A Dorsy  
In Dreams Jai Jagdeesh  
You Are Loved Stars Go Dim  
Give Me Love/ My Sweet Lord George Harrison Watch
What's Going On/ Mercy Me Marvin Gaye Watch
Get Together Chet Powers/Youngbloods Watch
Room at the Table Carrie Newcomer  
If I Had a Hammer Pete Seeger  
Turn, Turn, Turn Pete Seeger  
When the Saints Come Marching In  
Wade in the Water Spiritual  
Just a Closer Walk Spiritual  
Stand By Me Ben E. King, et al  


Go Tell it on the Mountain Listen
Coventry Carol Listen
O Holy Night Listen
The Little Drummer Boy Listen
God Rest Ye Merry Gentleman/We Three Kings Listen
Do You Hear What I Hear Listen
O Come O Come Emmanuel Watch
Hallelujah Chorus Listen
Even Santa Claus Gets the Blues Listen
We Want a See Santa Do the Mambo Listen
Greensleeves Listen
Let All Mortal Flesh Listen
Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas  
Rock in' Around the Xmas Tree Watch
Winter Wonderland Watch
Silent Night Watch
The Holy and the Ivy  
Christmas Time is Here  
Children Go Where I Send Thee  
Deck the Halls  
We Wish You a Merry Christmas  



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