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Gospel — Recently Added

XSpiritual sounds with plenty of soul -- gospel groups, choirs, sermons, and even some gospel funk too!


Westbound (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy
A long-overdue look at the amazing Clark Sisters – a fantastic gospel group, and one with a vocal depth that we'd put right up there next to any of our favorite soul acts of the time! The Clarks are maybe best known for their landmark track "You Brought The Sunshine" – a ... CD
Narroway, 1950s/1960s. New Copy 2 CDs
A fantastic set of gospel tracks from the 50s and 60s – one that definitely takes the Civil Rights theme in the title seriously, but in ways that are often a bit more subtle than you might expect! Gospel music was key to the strivings of under-represented Americans during these years – ... CD
Colemine, 2019. New Copy
The fantastic full-length group of The Harlem Gospel Travelers – a quartet trained on the male group gospel modes of older acts like the Soul Stirrers or Violinaires – but one who really shine strongly with a voice of their own, thanks to a set of all original material, and some nice ... LP, Vinyl record album

Various

Sun Gospel
Sun/Bear Family (Germany), 1950s/Early 60s. New Copy
Gospel genius from the legendary Sun Records – an imprint usually associated with the earliest roots of rockabilly, but also a Memphis powerhouse that managed to capture a number of different styles surprisingly well during the 50s! Sun had one of its big early hits with The Prisonaires ... CD

Pastor TL Barrett

Like A Ship (Without A Sail)
Mt Zion/Numero, 1971. New Copy (reissue)
A soul record we'd put up there with some of our favorites produced in Chicago during the early 70s – a gospel album from Pastor TL Barrett, but one that's gone on to legendary status among funk and soul collectors over the years! Barrett works here with his Youth For Christ Choir, of Mt. ... LP, Vinyl record album
Gospel Roots/Honest Jons (UK), Late 70s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold
A really really beautiful little compilation – one with a sound that's every bit as powerful as the image on its cover! The music here all comes from the Gospel Roots label of Miami soul powerhouse TK Records – a key force in mainstream soul in the 70s, but also a company who issued ... LP, Vinyl record album

Pastor TL Barrett & Youth For Christ Choir

Do Not Pass Me By – Vol 2
Universal Awareness/Numero, 1973. New Copy (reissue)
The even more obscure second volume to the great soul/gospel classic Do Not Pass Me By – and like the first, the product of a wonderfully spiritual setting on Chicago's south side – music created in the church, but with all the same vibe as the hippest secular soul coming from the Windy ... LP, Vinyl record album
Luaka Bop, 1970s. New Copy Gatefold
Maybe the coolest record ever put out by the Luaka Bop label – and that's really saying a lot, given all the amazing albums they've given us over the years! The set's a perfect musical tonic for the times – a set of underground singles from the 70s, most of which fall in a space ... LP, Vinyl record album

Sister Rosetta Tharpe

Shout Sister Shout
Sunset Blvd, Late 40s/Late 50s/1960s. New Copy 2CDs
A fantastic overview of the later genius of Sister Rosetta Tharpe – a key figure in the development of rock, soul, and a number of other styles from that key midcentury moment in American music! Tharpe's a singer with a voice that influenced Aretha Franklin and other female soul artists ... CD

Morning Echoes Of Detroit

Echoes Of The Gospel (180 gram pressing)
Nashboro/Third Man, 1967. New Copy (reissue)
A gem of a gospel set from the legendary Nashboro catalog – crafted by a very hip male sextet from Detroit – one who are clearly open to letting a lot of blues and soul influences into their music! One of the key elements from those styles here is spare but strong use of guitar or ... LP, Vinyl record album
Nashboro/Third Man, 1950s/Early 60s. New Copy
A fantastic collection of postwar gospel recordings from the legendary Nashboro Records – one of the most important imprints for the music back in the 50s and 60s! We rank the work of Nashboro right up with the famous Houston-bred productions of Peacock Records – and as Peacock was ... LP, Vinyl record album
Nashboro/Gospel Friend, 1950s/Early 60s. New Copy
The first full length collection we've ever seen to focus on the soulful gospel work of Harold Boggs – one of the greatest male lead singers of the pre-soul generation! Right from the start, Boggs was a hell of a singer, and a great songwriter too – and he first entered the business ... CD
Gospel Friend (Germany), Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy
Fantastic work from the Gospelaires – a group from Dayton, Ohio – but one who recorded most of the music here down in Houston – where they issued some tremendous singles for the Peacock label! The group are incredible – and sing with a hard-edged frenzy that's maybe more ... CD

Pastor TL Barrett & Youth For Christ Choir

Do Not Pass Me By – Vol 2
Universal Awareness/Numero, 1973. New Copy (reissue)
The even more obscure second volume to the great soul/gospel classic Do Not Pass Me By – and like the first, the product of a wonderfully spiritual setting on Chicago's south side – music created in the church, but with all the same vibe as the hippest secular soul coming from the Windy ... CD
Narroway, Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy
A treasure trove of gospel from the New York scene – all recorded for the Revelation Records imprint – a partner label to Bobby Robinson's legendary Fire & Fury labels! Given Robinson's strong ear for early soul, R&B, and blues, there's a lot of rootsy power in these recordings ... CD
Savoy/Honest Jons (UK), 1973. New Copy (pic cover, reissue)
Killer heavy soul! The Metro-Tones were one of those great 70s groups with a gospel background, but who also picked up a lot of the stylistic elements of their secular contemporaries, and managed to craft a very nice, very tight, often-funky sound that can't be beat! This cool 10" single ... 12-inch, Vinyl record
Kent (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy
The lost gospel music legacy of Detroit producer Dave Hamilton – a key force in funk and soul in the Motor City in the 60s – where he developed an amazing sound that he also brought to his spiritual recordings as well! Dave's approach was always grittier than that of Motown or some of ... CD

Reverend Sam Dixon

My Soul Says Yes
Samdy/Asherah, Late 70s. New Copy
A gospel record, but one that lets you know that there's something different going on from the very first note – which seems to be the kind of sound you'd expect more from a blacksploitation soundtrack than any kind of album cooked up in a church! That difference hangs on throughout the ... CD

Elizabeth King & The Gospel Souls

D-Vine Spirituals Recordings
D-Vine/Bible & Tire, 1972. New Copy (reissue)
A fantastic collection of work from Elizabeth King – a gospel singer who never reached the same sort of fame as singers who moved into the secular world – but one who's got a vocal power that would have made her a star, had she chosen such a move! The tunes here all feature King ... LP, Vinyl record album

Mahalia Jackson

Newport 1958
Columbia, 1958. Very Good+
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Swan Silvertones

At The Cross
Savoy, 1977. Very Good+
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George Foreman

Thank You Jesus!
ALA, 1980. Near Mint-
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Mighty Clouds Of Joy

It's Time
ABC, 1974. Very Good
A landmark blend of gospel spirit and 70s soul – and one of the greatest moments ever from The Mighty Clouds Of Joy! Like so many other soul artists before them, these guys have voices that are steeped in the best traditions of gospel – but rather than giving up their roots and going ... LP, Vinyl record album
Light, 1988. Very Good+
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Columbia, 1967. Very Good+
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Mahalia Jackson

Greatest Hits
Columbia, 1950s. Very Good+
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Spirit Of Memphis Quartet

When Mother's Gone
Gospel Jubilee (Sweden), Late 40s/Early 50s. Near Mint-
A great collection – with both King Records and Peacock material from this legendary gospecl group! LP, Vinyl record album

Mahalia Jackson

I Believe (Grand Award)
Grand Award, 1955. Near Mint-
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Salem Travelers

Children Gone Astray
Checker, Late 60s. Very Good+
A damn great little record – with more than enough funky undercurrents in the backings to set it apart from the usual gospel set! Loads of righteous numbers on here – with hip arrangements by Ralph Bass and Sonny Thompson. LP, Vinyl record album
Herwin, Late 20s. Near Mint-
Very cool material in the early gospel tradition – and a package of rare 78s issued by the Vocalion label! LP, Vinyl record album
Columbia, 1968. Very Good
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Swan Silvertones

It's A Miracle
HOB, Late 60s. Very Good+
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Edna Gallmon Cooke

Stop Gambler
Nashboro, Early 60s. Very Good+
Fantastic female gospel from the legendary Nashboro label! LP, Vinyl record album

Willie Rodgers & God's House Of All Nations Choir

I Would Do Anything For You Lord
Praise, Early 80s. Near Mint-
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Mildred Clark & The Melody-Aires

God's Got Everything You Need
Savoy, 1979. Near Mint-
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Rev Samuel Rash

No Charge
Randy's Spiritual, 1970s. Near Mint-
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Mahalia Jackson

I Sing Because I'm Happy
Folkways, 1979. Near Mint-
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Specialty, Early 70s. Very Good+
Surprisingly great 70s work from the group who gave the world Sam Cooke and Johnnie Taylor – at this time featuring lead singers Richard Miles and Martin Jacox! LP, Vinyl record album
Luminar, 1981. Very Good-
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Brooklyn Allstars

There Ain't No Water In Hell
Gospel Roots, 1977. Good+
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Voices Of Melody

Praising The Savior
Voices Of Melody, 1970s. Sealed
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Alvin Dread & The Alvin Dread Singers

Lord Is Blessing Me
Agape Love, 1982. Near Mint-
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Clarence Fountain & The Five Blind Boys Of Alabama

Faith Moves Mountains
Messiah, 1983. Near Mint-
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Savoy, Late 60s. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold
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Mahalia Jackson

Everytime I Feel The Spirit
Columbia, Late 50s. Very Good+
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Robert Turner & The Silver Heart Singers

Change In My Life
Tyscot, 1984. Very Good
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Georgia Mass Choir

I'm Going To Hold Out
Savoy, 1984. Very Good+ 2LP
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International Pentecostal Young People's nion Mass Choir

In Concert – Exhilaration!
Tyscot, 1987. Very Good+
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Jimmy Connor

Give Up
Bloom Street, 1986. Very Good
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Jewell Gospel Trio

Many Little Angels In The Band
Gospel Friend (Germany), Mid 50s. New Copy
An essential collection of rare material by this important female gospel trio of the 50s – a group who's not only known for bringing a style to the music that was ever bit as great as male group gospel of the pre-soul years – but who also are the initial early home to later soul ... CD
 
Updated February 25, 2020


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