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- Released: April 25, 2006
- Originally Released: 2006
- Label: Stax
- 1.Lying On The Truth
- 3.Hot Line To Jesus
- 4.What Is This
- 5.I Belong To You
- 6.Ain't No Need Of Crying
- 7.That Will Be Good Enough For Me
- 8.Let This Music Get Down In Your Soul
- 9.What A Day
- 10.The Painter
- 11.I Give My All To You
- 12.God Is Wonderful
- 13.Up Above My Head
- 14.Heaven is Where The Heart Is
- 15.Greatness Of God
- 16.Ring My Bell
Personnel: Rance Allen (vocals, guitar, keyboards); Rance Allen; Steve Allen (vocals, bass guitar, background vocals); Tom Allen (vocals, drums, background vocals); Bobby Manuel (guitar); Ronnie Williams, Lester Snell (keyboards); Romeo Williams (bass guitar); Willie Hall (drums, percussion); Tom Allen (drums, background vocals); Esau Allen (congas); Al Jackson, Jr. , Phillip Wilson (percussion); Annie Mendez, Judy Mendez, Linda Mendez (background vocals); David Pruitt (guitar); Robert Zimmitti (percussion).
Audio Remasterer: Joe Tarantino.
Liner Note Author: Deanie Parker.
Arrangers: Henry Cosby; Benjamin F. Wright.
The Detroit gospel singer Rance Allen's three-decades-plus career is given a well-deserved retrospective in this entry in the STAX PROFILES series, which covers selected highlights of his output between the 1970s and the '90s. Allen's joyful tenor combines with a simple but effective R&B backing in a wholehearted celebration of faith on the vintage funk of "Ring My Bell" and the uplifting "Ain't No Need of Crying," both dating from the mid-'70s, while from the '90s "Heaven Is Where the Heart Is" and "Up Above My Head" show that Allen's powerful vocals and simple faith are both undiminished by time.