An Introduction To Gospel

by Various Artists
An Introduction To Gospel
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  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 2006
  • Label: Fuel 2000


  • Buy for $0.991.Morning Train - The Original Five Blind Boys of Alabama
  • Buy for $0.992.When the Gates Swing Open - The Soul Stirrers
  • Buy for $0.993.I'm Going with Jesus - The Original Five Blind Boys of Mississippi
  • Buy for $0.994.Yes God Is Real - The Harmonizing Four
  • Buy for $0.995.Run to Jesus - The Meadowlark Singers
  • Buy for $0.996.Jesus Prays - Mighty Stars Of Harmony
  • Buy for $0.997.I'm Going Down in Jesus' Name - Silvergate Quartet
  • Buy for $0.998.Stand Up for Jesus - Traveling Echoes
  • Buy for $0.999.Serving the Lord - Rev. Willie Morganfield
  • Buy for $0.9910.Born Again - The Violinaires
  • Buy for $0.9911.What a Friend We Have in Jesus - Clarence Fountain
  • Buy for $0.9912.Move Up a Little Higher - The Dixie Hummingbirds
  • Buy for $0.9913.Lord Jesus - Inez Andrews
  • Buy for $0.9914.Holy Spirit - Yolanda Adams
  • Buy for $0.9915.It Pays to Serve Jesus - Albertina Walker & the Caravans
  • Buy for $0.9916.Move Up a Little Higher - Mahalia Jackson
  • Buy for $0.9917.Gospel Train - Sister Rosetta Tharpe
  • Buy for $0.9918.His Eye Is on the Sparrow - The Soul Stirrers

Product Description:

It's no secret that black gospel lent several viable musical templates to pop music, prefiguring in many ways R&B, soul, and doo wop, not to mention the constant interchange that goes on between gospel and the blues, which fit together like two sides of a coin, the way Saturday night and Sunday morning are inevitably linked in our psyches, no matter how much we try to untangle them. This delightful little gospel sampler has tons of stomping good energy, including a pair of gems from the Soul Stirrers, "When the Gates Swing Open" (which lacks only a secular theme from being straight soul) and "His Eye Is on the Sparrow" (which prefigures urban doo wop), a wonderful chunk of sacred R&B from the Original Five Blind Boys of Alabama ("Morning Train"), plus the blues/gospel mix of Sister Rosetta Tharpe's electric guitar on "Gospel Train," all topped off by the mountainous voice of the great Mahalia Jackson on a live version of "Move Up a Little Higher." Whether it's Saturday night or Sunday morning, this set will get you shuffling those feet. ~ Steve Leggett

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  • Sales Rank: 75,204
  • UPC: 030206155129
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