Gospel

Al Green

Willie Mitchell signed Al Green to Hi Records in 1969. The first gold single of Green’s career was released two years later, selling a million copies. The door to success was open. Al Green’s voice set him apart from his contemporaries in both soul and pop fields. He was blessed […]

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Mavis Staples

Mavis Staples was born in the city of Chicago on the 10th July 1939.  Aged eleven, she joined The Staple Singers, the family group led by her father Pops, who started their recording careers at the locally-based black-owned legendary record label, Vee-Jay Records, during the mid-1950s, as a Gospel recording act […]

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Gospel Artists with talent and a Record Label

Fred Hammond: A multi-instrumentalist, producer, and vocalist for the soulful black gospel group Commissioned during the 1980s and ’90s, Fred Hammond also became one of the most popular praise & worship leaders in the world. He is originally from Detroit, where he began singing with his church choir in his early teenage years. He played bass […]

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Tamela Mann’s “Take Me to the King”

The song “Take Me to the King” is featured on Tamela Mann’s top-selling 2012 album “Best Days”. It was released to Gospel Radio, where the track quickly climbed to number one  on the Gospel Radio chart, remaining at the top for more than 25 weeks. Tamela has performed this song on […]

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Bob Dylan at Muscle Shoals

The final studio album of significance to come out of Muscle Shoals Studio at the end of the 1970s was Bob Dylan’s “Slow Train Coming”, featuring the classic hit single “Gotta Serve Somebody”. The album was co-produced by Jerry Wexler and Barry Beckett. This was the nineteenth studio album by […]

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Gospel Signature Sounds – 1970

New York Community Choir “East Coast Sound” according to gospel, coming out of New York during the Disco period. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gg-c2c7bcL0[/youtube] “Make Every Day Count” [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6xnBpnRMUfk[/youtube] “I’ll Keep A Light In My Window” [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pxMCbMAMjiQ&feature=related[/youtube] “A Song Can Reach Your Heart “   Mighty Clouds of Joy “Mighty High”. This song achieved […]

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