Alex Bradford Too Close
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- Released: August 1, 1993
- Originally Released: 1993
- Label: Specialty
- 1.Too Close To Heaven
- 2.Lord, Lord, Lord
- 3.He Lifted Me
- 4.I Don't Care What The World May Do
- 5.He Leads Me Safely Through
- 6.God Is All
- 7.Just The Name Of Jesus
- 8.Right Now
- 9.Don't Let Satan Turn You 'Round
- 10.Life's Candlelight
- 11.He'll Wash You Whiter Than Snow
- 12.Oh Lord, Save Me
- 13.Holy Ghost
- 14.Crossing Over Jordan
- 15.If Mother Knew
- 16.I Dare You
- 17.I Can't Tarry
- 18.Without A God
- 19.Beginning Tomorrow
- 20.The Meeting Ground
- 21.What Did John Do
- 22.There's Only One Way (To Get To Heaven)
- 23.What Folks Say About Me
- 24.The Truth Will Set You Free
- 25.God Searched The World
- 26.The Lifeboat
- 27.The Man Is Wonderful
- 28.Move Upstairs
- 29.This May Be The Last Time
Personnel includes: Alex Bradford, Charles Brown, John Maxwell, Willie James McPhatter, Kenneth Washington, Calvin White, Bessie Griffin, Princess Stewart, The Bradford Specials, The Men Of Song.
TOO CLOSE includes 6 previously unreleased tracks.
Personnel: Prof. Alex Bradford (vocals, whistling, piano, celesta); Willie James McPhatter (vocals, organ); Charles E. Campbell, Jonathan Jackson (vocals, background vocals); Calvin White, Louis E. Gibson, James E. Brandon, Kenny Washington, Sallie Martin, Bessie Griffin, Billy Harper (vocals); Charles Brown (organ, drums, bongos, tambourine); Willie Washington (organ); John Maxwell (tambourine); Princess Stewart (background vocals).
Audio Remixer: Joe Tarantino.
Liner Note Authors: Opal Nations; Lee Hildebrand.
Recording information: J & M Recording Studios, New Orleans, LA (06/19/1953-12/??/1958); Radio Recorders, Holl (06/19/1953-12/??/1958); Universal Recorders, Hollywood, CA (06/19/1953-12/??/1958); Universal Recording Studios, Ch (06/19/1953-12/??/1958).
Arranger: Prof. Alex Bradford.
These are the hits, to the extent that gospel has hits. "Too Close to Heaven," the opener and title track, did sell a million copies in the mid-'50s, when not even many pop records did that. Other highlights: "He Lifted Me," "He Leads Me Surely Through," "Right Now," "Don't Let Satan Turn You 'Round," plus "He'll Wash You Whiter Than Snow," with the great Sallie Martin, and the previously unreleased "Move Upstairs," with the equally great Bessie Griffin. Plus four more outtakes. Very interesting liner notes but they spell out very few musical specifics. ~ Dave Marsh
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