||Gotta Serve Somebody: Gospel Songs Of Bob Dylan (2003)
Track Listing: Gotta Serve Somebody; When You Gonna Wake Up?; I Believe in You; Are You Ready?; Solid Rock; Saving Grace; What Can I Do for You?; Pressing On; Saved; When He Returns; Gonna Change My Way of Thinking;
Great Gospel Moments:Women Of Gospel (2001)
Alberta Walker/Helen Baylor/ Babbie Mason/Tata Vega/Skinner
||Area Reservada V.4 |
Track Listing: I Could Have Danced All Night; What'D I Say; Peter Gunn; Swing Low, Sweet Cadillac; Crazy Race; Come Rain Or Come Shine; Rio De Janeiro Blue; At 17; Everybody's Talkin'; River Man; St. Louis Blues; Twilight Glow;
Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Volume 4: 1996- 1997 (2011)
Track Listing: Volunteers; Fever; Pale Blue Eyes; Embryonic Journey; I Met Him On A Sunday; Soldier Boy; I Heard It Through The Grapevine; Signed, Sealed, Delivered I'm Yours; For What It's Worth; Teach Your Children; Woodstock; Wooden Ships; (the Lights ...
My Appreciation (1991)
Cosby's second jazz album with a group of top-notch handpicked musicians finds him fading into the background some, content only to contribute two "compositions" and devote the rest of the sessions to various soul, jazz and gospel tunes. Indeed, the ...
Devil's Got Your Tongue (1993)
This 1992 album was Abbey Lincoln's third for Verve and another fine display of her musical vision. The set consists primarily of her own compositions. The arrangements vary throughout, depending on the needs of each song. Lincoln is supported by ...
My Very Special Guests (1979)
In 1977, the Possum, George Jones, one of the greatest pure country singers of all time, helped start a trend that continues to this day: The Duets Album. He got together with friends and fans, picked some songs-- new ones, ...
||Uncloudy Days (2005) |
Artemis' Uncloudy Days promises an in-depth exploration of gospel music from the traditional to the contemporary, inspired by Bill Carpenter's Gospel Music Encyclopedia of the same name. That promise goes unfulfilled, as a majority of the genre's rich history remains ...
Whatever Happened To The Blues (1997)
Personnel includes: Phil Upchurch (guitar); Les McCann, Pops Staples, Mavis Staples, Jevetta Steele, J.D. Steele, Fred Steele, James Van Buren (vocals); Maceo Parker (alto saxophone); Pee Wee Ellis (tenor saxophone); Fred Wesley (trombone); Ricky Peterson, Jack McDuff (organ); Paul Peterson ...
Oh Happy Day (2009)
Track Listing: I Believe; Presence Of The Lord; Higher Ground; Keep The Faith; People Get Ready; Waiting For My Child To Come Home; Storm Before The Calm; Redemption Song; Change Is Gonna Come; Oh Happy Day; This Little Light Of Mine;
My Very Special Guests: Legacy Edition (1979)
This set isn't the usually mournful, soulful fare that Jones does so well--it's a "party" album for the most part. Yet at this party everyone performs with earnestness, good humor and respect, to both their host and the songs sung. ...
Transformation: The Best Of Nona Hendryx (1999)
Digitally remastered by Elliot Federman (DSW Mastering Studios, New York, New York).
A concise and well-assembled overview of Nona Hendryx's career, Transformation is the ideal opportunity to discover this unique performer -- collecting 15 of her most noteworthy tracks, it includes ...
||Touch My Heart - A Tribute to Johnny Paycheck (2005) |
Track Listing: If I'm Gonna Sink; Someone To Give My Love To; I'm Barely Hangin' On To Me; Shakin' the Blues; I Did the Right Thing; She's All I Got; Touch My Heart; I'm the Only Hell My Mama Ever ...
||Anti 2010 Fall Sampler (2010) |
Track Listing: I Belong To The Band; Contrabanda; Salt Of The Earth; Mirror, Mirror; Walker; Heathen Child; Walk Around The Lake; Ashes; Falling Slowly; Best Of Times; Modest Proposal;
||Bob Dylan: This Ain't No Tribute Series (2002) |
This collection has some interesting pairings of performer to song, with Isaac Hayes taking on "Lay Lady Lay" perhaps being the oddest, while R.L. Burnside's taut reading of "Everything Is Broken" comes closest to blues heaven. The real highlight of ...
More than two decades into their recording career (discounting their private-press 1970s debut album), Los Lobos still kick up an earthy mix of rock, funk, blues, and pan-Latin rhythms. Generally, few bands are more self-contained than this L.A. quintet, with ...
Too Close (1999)
A nine song budget collection that brings together early Vee-Jay sides, live performances from both the late 1950s and early 1970s. The early sides are taken from vinyl and 78 shellac sources and exhibit a fair amount of surface noise, ...
||Roebuck "Pops" Staples|
Peace to the Neighborhood (1992)
The septuagenarian Pop Staples puts a lot of younger performers to shame with his integrity-laden solo release Peace to the Neighbourhood. The founder of The Staples Singers combines joyous soul and gospel with swampy funk and blues. Of course, it ...
||I Believe To My Soul (2005) |
Track Listing: You Must Have That True Religion; Both Ways; Tonight I'll Be Staying Here With You; Same Love That Made Me Laugh; Mi Amour; Keep On Pushing; As One; Loving Arms; River Boat; That's Enough; Turvalon; When the Candle Burns Low; We Are One;
Music In The Air: The 70th Anniversary All-Star Tribute (1999)
Principally recorded at Sigma Sound, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
The Dixie Hummingbirds are one of the oldest and most revered ensembles in all of gospel music. They were founded in 1929, and this recorded celebrates their 70th anniversary. As proclaimed on the front ...
Five Card Stud (1994)
Recorded at Dockside Studio, Maurice, Louisiana; Pedernales Studio, Spicewood, Texas; The Chicago Recording Comapny, Chicago, Illinois; Studio Masters, Los Angeles, California.
Personnel: Willie Nelson (vocals, guitar); Stanley Dural (vocals, accordion, keyboards); Mavis Staples (vocals); Michael Melchione (guitar); James Durant (saxophone); Rev. ...
Hoop Dreams (1995)
Paul Peterson (guitar, bass, synthesizer); Jerry Alexander (guitar, harmonica); Phil Upchurch (guitar); Eric Leeds (alto saxophone); Kenny Hollman, Bob Malach (tenor saxophone); Billy Sheill (trumpet); Ricky Peterson (synthesizer); Rufus Reid (bass); Carl Allen (drums); The Steeles (background vocals).
Original score composed ...
||John Mayall & The Bluesbreakers|
Silver Tones: The Best of John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers (1998)
This collection contains material from BLUES FOR THE LOST DAYS, WAKE UP CALL, and SPINNING COIN as well as 2 previously unreleased tracks.
Personnel: John Mayall (vocals, guitar, 12-string guitar, harmonica, electric harmonica, piano, electric piano, Hammond B-3 organ, synthesizer, finger ...
Across The Great Divide (1994)
Digitally remastered by Larry Walsh (Tower Mastering, Hollywood, California).
This 3-CD set tells the story, in both words and music, of The Band. Compelling even at the time of their emergence in the late '60s, their music has gone on to ...
Digitally remastered by Phil De Lancie (1994, Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, California).
A vastly entertaining, stylistically wide-ranging collection of R&B tunes recorded by William Bell and various duet partners between 1967 and 1974. The inspiration was "Tramp," Otis Redding's hit duet with ...