Category Archives: Gospel

Let’s Have Church

DJ Jonny Blaze – Mind On Jesus and the Sing Sing break, not too many people fucking with that! Actually, there’s more gospel club out there than you think. Great for getting the congregation to Wu-Tang with it. Advertisements

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Who?

Nazarene Congregational Church Choir Of Brooklyn – Who’ll Join This Union (from VA – How Can I Keep From Singing? vol 1 rec late 20s, released 1996) Beautiful ghost howls from the grave and to the pulpit. A real scratchy … Continue reading

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A Holy Ghost Kiss

Reverend Julius Cheeks – If Servin God is Wrong, I Don’t Wanna Be Right Woke up this morning with my mind on Jesus, but when I reached out into the darkness all I could hear was Luther Ingram. The good … Continue reading

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My Day was Thursday

Mississippi Fred McDowell – I’m So Glad I Got Good Religion (from Amazing Grace 1966) Hearing Amazing Grace for the first time about 4 years ago was like one of those corny record collector stories about music that changed your … Continue reading

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Halleluyah Niaroka

DOWNLOAD (password afroslabs.blogspot.com) An awesome gospel tape from Africa via Ylowek Scavel-Cronek. Kenyan singer Gladwell Kinuthia sings twee Swahili Jesus songs, sometimes with some serious Reggae vibes (see Halleluyah Niaroka, which for some reason appears twice on side a?). A … Continue reading

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Where All Good People Go to Pray

The Orioles – Crying in the Chapel (from From Where I Stand recorded 1953) Some dudes from Baltimore who are in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in a silo singing a country gospel song. Really, I’m pretty sure … Continue reading

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Someone is Friendless

New York Community Choir – I’ll Keep a Light in My Window (from Soul Gospel vol 2 rec 1978) A gospel group from Harlem probably not down with doing blow off silver spoons and riding white horses through Studio 54, … Continue reading

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