Reverend Gary Davis Harlem Street Singer

Harlem Street Singer
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Item:  OBC 547

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  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 1992
  • Label: Obc

Tracks:

  • Buy for $1.291.Samson And Delilah
  • Buy for $0.992.Let Us Get Together Right Down Here
  • Buy for $0.993.I Belong To The Band
  • Buy for $0.994.Pure Religion
  • Buy for $0.995.Great Change Since I Been Born
  • Buy for $1.296.Death Don't Have No Mercy
  • Buy for $1.297.Twelve Gates To The City
  • Buy for $1.298.Goin' To Sit Down On The Banks Of The River
  • Buy for $0.999.Tryin' To Get Home
  • Buy for $0.9910.Lo, I Be With You Always
  • Buy for $0.9911.I Am The Light Of This World
  • Buy for $0.9912.Lord, I Feel Just Like Goin' On

Product Description:

Solo performer: Gary Davis (guitar, vocals).
Recorded at Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey on August 24, 1960. Includes liner notes by Larry Cohn.
Digitally remastered by Phil De Lancie (1992, Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, California).
Recorded during a three hour session on August 24, 1960, Gary Davis laid down 12 of his most impassioned spirituals for Harlem Street Singer. Starting off the session with a version of Blind Willie Johnson's "If I Had My Way I'd Tear That Building Down," here renamed "Samson and Delilah," Davis is in fine form. His vocals are as expressive as Ray Charles' while similar in richness to Richie Havens' work. Harlem Street Singer features his inspired country blues fingerpicking as well. Many moods color the selections, from the gentle "I Belong to the Band" to the mournful "Death Don't Have No Mercy," only to be followed by the joyous shouting of "Goin' to Sit Down on the Banks of the River." Overall, the collection is well worth the purchase and should be considered essential listening for fans of country blues or gospel. ~ Matt Fink

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Product Info:

  • Sales Rank: 37,313
  • UPC: 025218054720
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25/lbs (approx)
  • International Shipping: 1 item

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