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Category Archive for 'Gospel'

“Beal continues the eclectic and wild streak he began on his debut, but takes it into more refined, if not completely more accessible zones with Nobody Knows. It’s hard to tell if the album feels angrier and grittier than its predecessor, or if peeling off the layers of lo-fidelity actually reveal an artist more raw and without rules than [...]

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“[T]he first Precious Memories sounded old and dusty, as authentic as a small-town church, but this second volume is stark and bright, sounding as contemporary as the day it was recorded….[T]his is a reverent, resonant spiritual album distinguished by its sweet sincerity.” –All Music Guide Check Our Catalog

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“Dickinson isn’t showboating his considerable guitar skills here, but instead is offering a portrait of his heritage — and his compositional and arranging chops — inside a music that is every bit as haunted and mysterious as the north Mississippi hill country he calls home.” –All Music Guide Check Our Catalog

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“For The Majestic Silver Strings, Miller recruited guitarists Bill Frisell, Marc Ribot, and Greg Leisz to join him on a program of classic country songs and a couple of originals. …The program is a revisioning of tunes from country’s canon that sound timeless against the original material. … The Majestic Silver Strings is one of [...]

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Mavis Staples: You Are Not Alone

“It’s gospel. It’s blues. It’s about love and redemption, and how each needs the other.” –All Music Guide Check Our Catalog

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Patty Griffin: Downtown Church

Check Our Catalog “Griffin’s vocals here possess a fierce passion bordered by a touching emotional fragility, as if she’s fully aware of the gravity of the themes at hand, and means to give them the consideration they deserve.” –All Music Guide

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Check Our Catalog “A wide array of contemporary artists has been paired with some of today’s leading gospel voices and legendary choirs. Together they explore a batch of gospel standards and main-stream hits that were clearly inspired by the old soulful sound and feel of gospel. It’s an all-star celebration that just might take you [...]

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Check Our Catalog “Saying that Charlie Haden’s Rambling Boy is a personal album is an understatement. In essence, this album is a tribute to his mother and father whose own vocal group — made up of Haden and his siblings — performed on radio programs in both Shenandoah, IA and Springfield, MO, where they hosted [...]

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