Religion: Sacred Music

RELIGIOUS MUSIC GETS BUILDUP AS SALES SOAR, squawked a headline in the show-business tradesheet Variety. Beginning with Our Lady of Fatima (TIME, Sept. 25), of which there are currently at least ten recordings, faith has become a popular subject on Tin Pan Alley. The "diskeries," as Variety calls the record companies, are hunting for new items.

A leading entry as of last week was a Tommy Tucker recording called I'm Praying to St. Christopher ("who watches land and sea, To keep you, darling, safe from harm wherever you may be"). Also riding high on the spiritual wave: It's No Secret ("what God...

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