Gospel — Recently Added

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


Numero, Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy
Killer gospel work from a small Chicago label – most of it pretty darn funky and soulful as well! The label sticker on the album's cover states a link too musical roots in the deep south – but the overall sound here is more in that wonderful hybrid of spiritual and secular that ... LP, Vinyl record album
Mississippi, Late 20s/1930s/1940s/Early 50s. New Copy
A slew of vintage gospel material from the 78rpm generation – some of it with a definite country tinge, some of it a bit more bluesy – and all of it great! The package really lives up to the shellac-digging strengths of other compilations on Mississippi – and really opens us up ... LP, Vinyl record album
HOB/Caroline, 1970s. New Copy 2 CDs
Maybe not the deepest roots of gospel, but an excellent collection of killer cuts from the catalog of Hob Records – one of the coolest labels from back in the day! Most of these tracks are of 70s vintage, and have a style that draws heavily on secular soul currents of the time, while letting ... CD
Narroway, 1960s. New Copy 2CD
A soaring set of spiritual sides from the LA scene of the 60s – underground gospel material from the tiny Proverb Records label, and related imprint Gospel Corner! Both companies were helmed by Brother Henderson – a producer with a strong ear to the ground, especially for the sorts of ... CD
Excello/Ace (UK), Early 50s. New Copy
A treasure trove of gospel from one of the greatest labels in the business – the early Excello Records, which later morphed into gospel powerhouse Nashboro, but already had a great ear for the best of the genre right from the start! Excello's roots in the south gave it key access to some of ... 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
Checker, Early 70s. New Copy (reissue)
Damn funky gospel from The Violinaires – easily one of the hippest spiritual albums you could ever hope to find on Chess! The groove here is gritty Chicago funk, put together by Gene Barge with lots of heavy bass on the bottom – in a blend that's somewhere between the Cadet/Concept ... LP, Vinyl record album
Groovin With Jesus
Checker/Safety Zone, Early 70s. New Copy
Damn funky gospel from The Violinaires – easily one of the hippest spiritual albums you could ever hope to find on Chess! The groove here is gritty Chicago funk, put together by Gene Barge with lots of heavy bass on the bottom – in a blend that's somewhere between the Cadet/Concept ... CD
Light In The Attic, 1990. New Copy
Raw and riveting gospel-folk-soul from Johnnie Frierson – only ever issued as a self-released cassette before this vital re-discovery by Light In The Attic! Johnnie is one of the vital, though relatively unknown voices in the Stax/Volt universe, working with a his sister Wendy Rene and in the ... LP, Vinyl record album
Gospel Friend, Late 40s/Early 50s. New Copy
A legendary gospel quintet, and one who sing with the same sort of vocal interplay you'd hear from the best doo wop groups of the time – presented here in a killer collection of work from their formative early years – including tracks that feature later famous solo stars like Lou Rawls, ... CD
Essential, 1950s/1960s/Early 70s. New Copy
CD...$5.99 14.99
A gospel collection without much in the way of notes – but one that focuses on our favorite side of the music – that great group harmony sound that was such an influence on soul music over the years, and which maybe found it's first initial outlet in these sounds from the spirit! Most ... CD
Panola Country Spirit
Daptone, 2016. New Copy
CD...$8.99 12.99
Maybe the best title so far in the Como, MS series from Daptone Records – a very earthy, very rootsy set of harmony vocals sung by the Walker Family Singers – a group headed up by sometime Sam Cooke backing singer Raymond Walker! Yet the music here is quite far from the Cooke reference ... CD
King & Queen Of Gospel Vol 2
HOB, 1975. Good+
... LP, Vinyl record album
Vanguard, Mid 60s. Very Good+
One of the rootsiest recordings from this famous gospel singer! LP, Vinyl record album
Heaven
Capitol, 1988. Near Mint-
... LP, Vinyl record album
I Just Want To Testify
Savoy, 1974. Very Good
... LP, Vinyl record album
James Cleveland & Voices Of Tabernacle
Savoy, 1969. Very Good
... LP, Vinyl record album
Columbia, 1956. Good
... LP, Vinyl record album
Lead Me, Guide Me
Nashboro, 1970. Very Good
... LP, Vinyl record album
He lives
Chavis, Late 70s. Sealed
... LP, Vinyl record album
 
Updated February 19, 2017


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