Come Morning

sun coming up over the hill

“Come Morning” was a number one hit on the Southern Gospel Charts back in 1980. The song was written by Dee Gaskin, but it was the Rex Nelon Singers who took the song to the top of the charts. Once the song hit number one it stayed there for three months.

My church friend Sharon and I loved to sing the song and were always excited when the choir director called out the number.

The church was still singing the song by the time Chatter and Chitter came a long. Here’s a video they did of “Come Morning” a few weeks ago.

I hope you enjoyed the song!


hand holding apple

Come cook with me!

Location: John C. Campbell Folk School – Brasstown, NC
Date: Sunday, August 23 – Saturday, August 29, 2020
Instructors: Carolyn Anderson, Tipper Pressley

Experience the traditional Appalachian method of cooking, putting up, and preserving the bounty from nature’s garden. Receive hands-on training to make and process a variety of jellies, jams, and pickles for winter eating. You’ll also learn the importance of dessert in Appalachian culture and discover how to easily make the fanciest of traditional cakes. Completing this week of cultural foods, a day of bread making will produce biscuits and cornbread. All levels welcome.

Along with all that goodness Carolyn and I have planned a couple of field trips to allow students to see how local folks produce food for their families. The Folk School offers scholarships you can go here to find out more about them. For the rest of the class details go here.

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    March 15, 2020 at 2:42 pm

    Love this song. Good job.

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    betty stephenson
    March 15, 2020 at 2:06 pm

    so beautiful girls its a great song thanks for sharing hope everyone is well have a great week

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    Ken Roper
    March 15, 2020 at 12:03 pm

    I use to watch Kelly and Rex Nelon every time they came on TV. They could sing real good, Rex was a bass singer, mostly. Unlike Pap singing High Tenor the way Chatter does, that girl adds Flavor to Chitter’s singing. …Ken

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    Ed Karshner
    March 15, 2020 at 11:45 am

    Thanks Tipper, Chatter, and Chitter. That’s what I needed this morning.

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    March 15, 2020 at 11:20 am

    I have never heard this song, but I really enjoyed it. A good way to begin my Sunday, as our church is closed because of the Corona virus. Such talented young women!

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    Paula Rhodarmer
    March 15, 2020 at 11:10 am

    That was absolutely beautiful! Thanks so much for the sweet song this beautiful Sunday morning.

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    Mary Johnson
    March 15, 2020 at 10:55 am

    Loved hearing Chitter and Chatter doing “Good Morning”. Such wonderful talent.

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    Ed Ammons
    March 15, 2020 at 10:47 am

    That’s my definition of music! I hope the Girls will always include some of it in their repertoire and I have a feeling they will. It’s in their blood.

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    Carol Roy
    March 15, 2020 at 10:37 am

    Great singing and playing girls….you just get better and better! <3

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    Miss Cindy
    March 15, 2020 at 10:34 am

    Beautiful as always! I have the best granddaughters in the world!

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    gayle larson
    March 15, 2020 at 9:30 am

    Thank you for our Sunday treat. I look forward to these songs every week. We especially need our faith in these trying times for our country.

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    March 15, 2020 at 9:02 am

    I seen them on the Tube, this is on my long list of Gospel favorites and you Gals did a good job.

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    March 15, 2020 at 9:01 am

    Oh, I was so touched and blessed when I saw that your dear girls recorded this! They did an excellent job, as always! May the Lord bless all of you today. Sending love and hugs your way!

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    Ron Stephens
    March 15, 2020 at 8:54 am

    We sing that one to. I think it is in our ‘traveling’ songbook we use when we go to other churches.

    Great sound girls! I’m glad you all sing hymns also. I’m sure you have probably been told at least once you could be more popular if you didn’t, especially the ‘oldies’. But it is better to be transformed than conformed.

    Tipper, I like the sunlight on the moss picture. I know what you were trying to do (something very difficult). And I suspect you didn’t quite succeed to your satisfaction. But it tells me you pay attention to ‘the little things’ that are bright spots whenever and wherever noticed. I think of Jan Karon’s book “Patches of Godlight”.

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    Uncle Al
    March 15, 2020 at 8:35 am

    Beautiful. Thanks for sharing.

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    March 15, 2020 at 7:47 am

    Perfect for this morning=-thank you!

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    March 15, 2020 at 7:42 am

    Good job young ladies. I’ve heard the song but it’s not one we sing in church.

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    Sheila Lowery
    March 15, 2020 at 6:09 am

    What a wonderful way to begin this Sabbath! Thank you for the blessing this morning!

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