Big Chief

October 31, 1922, Ty Ty, Georgia.

October 3, 1973, Nashville, Tennessee (died of a heart attack at the National Quartet Convention).

Fairview Memorial Gardens, Stockbridge, Georgia.


Wetherington was a bass singer with the Gospel groups Sunny South Quartet, Melody Masters Quartet, and the Statesmen (1949). He was inducted into the Gospel Music Association Hall of Fame in 1977, and the Southern Gospel Music Association Hall of Fame in 1997.

  1. At the Roll Call
  2. He Accepted Me
  3. I Follow Jesus
  4. I Want to Get Closer
  5. Is Your Name Written There?
  6. I’ve Got a God I Can Recommend
  7. Our Debts Will Be Paid
  8. Land Called Heaven
  9. Tenderly
  10. Trying to Get a Glimpse
    • Standing by the River