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Soul Jazz Records' Holy Church of the Ecstatic Soul: Gospel, Funk and Soul at the Crossroads 1971-83 draws upon the extensive links between black American gospel music and soul music, showing how the sensibilities of gospel artists such as Shirley Caeser, Dorothy Norwood, Andrae Crouch and others crossed over into secular soul music during this period. // The album was first available as a (sold out) ltd. Edn. coloured vinyl for RSD23 and is now available as a black double vinyl + download edition. // Many of the most successful soul artists - from Aretha Franklin to Al Green, The Staple Singers to Sam Cooke - all drew upon their upbringing in the church for their musical inspiration. This album discusses how important the links between the black church and soul music were in creating soul music and spotlights some of the many important (and also little-known) gospel artists who walked this line between sacred music and soul, funk and disco in the 1970s and early 1980s. // Holy Church of the Ecstatic Soul shows how sacred gospel music was at home with Stevie Wonder, Blaxploitation-style funk and produced music celebrated both in New York's underground discos (The Paradise Garage, Studio 54, etc) and later sampled by the likes of Jay-Z, Snoop Dogg and Mary J Bilge.
Soul Jazz Records' Holy Church of the Ecstatic Soul: Gospel, Funk and Soul at the Crossroads 1971-83 draws upon the extensive links between black American gospel music and soul music, showing how the sensibilities of gospel artists such as Shirley Caeser, Dorothy Norwood, Andrae Crouch and others crossed over into secular soul music during this period. // The album was first available as a (sold out) ltd. Edn. coloured vinyl for RSD23 and is now available as a black double vinyl + download edition. // Many of the most successful soul artists - from Aretha Franklin to Al Green, The Staple Singers to Sam Cooke - all drew upon their upbringing in the church for their musical inspiration. This album discusses how important the links between the black church and soul music were in creating soul music and spotlights some of the many important (and also little-known) gospel artists who walked this line between sacred music and soul, funk and disco in the 1970s and early 1980s. // Holy Church of the Ecstatic Soul shows how sacred gospel music was at home with Stevie Wonder, Blaxploitation-style funk and produced music celebrated both in New York's underground discos (The Paradise Garage, Studio 54, etc) and later sampled by the likes of Jay-Z, Snoop Dogg and Mary J Bilge.
5026328005225

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Format: Vinyl
Label: SOUL JAZZ
Rel. Date: 10/27/2023
UPC: 5026328005225

Holy Church Of The Ecstatic Soul - A Higher Power
Artist: Soul Jazz Records Presents
Format: Vinyl
New: Available--will ship direct from our distributor $44.98
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Formats and Editions

DISC: 1

1. Andraé Crouch ; the Disciples - Satisfied
2. Shirley Caesar - Jesus Children of America
3. The Meditation Singers - Trouble's Brewin'
4. The Clark Sisters - You Brought the Sunshine
5. Dorothy Norwood - Let Your Feet Down Easy
6. Shirley Caesar - Jesus Is Coming
7. Swan Silvertones - If You Believe Your God Is Dead
8. The Alvin Darling Ensemble - Is There Anybody Here?
9. Roscoe Robinson - There's a Creator
10. Destiny - Nothing Can Stop Me Now
11. The Meditation Singers - Good Old Gospel Music
12. Keith Barrow - Everything Is Gonna Be Alright
13. Roscoe Robinson - Elijah
14. Dyson's Faces - Till I've Got This Feelin' of Love
15. The Violinaires - the Upper Way
16. Leomia Boyd and the Gospel Music Makers - Higher in Jesus' Love
17. Keith Barrow - the Right Road Now
18. Andraé Crouch ; the Disciples - Satisfied
19. Shirley Caesar - Jesus Children of America
20. The Meditation Singers - Trouble's Brewin'
21. The Clark Sisters - You Brought the Sunshine
22. Dorothy Norwood - Let Your Feet Down Easy
23. Shirley Caesar - Jesus Is Coming
24. Swan Silvertones - If You Believe Your God Is Dead
25. The Alvin Darling Ensemble - Is There Anybody Here?
26. Roscoe Robinson - There's a Creator
27. Destiny - Nothing Can Stop Me Now
28. The Meditation Singers - Good Old Gospel Music
29. Keith Barrow - Everything Is Gonna Be Alright
30. Roscoe Robinson - Elijah
31. Dyson's Faces - Till I've Got This Feelin' of Love
32. The Violinaires - the Upper Way
33. Leomia Boyd and the Gospel Music Makers - Higher in Jesus' Love
34. Keith Barrow - the Right Road Now

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Soul Jazz Records' Holy Church of the Ecstatic Soul: Gospel, Funk and Soul at the Crossroads 1971-83 draws upon the extensive links between black American gospel music and soul music, showing how the sensibilities of gospel artists such as Shirley Caeser, Dorothy Norwood, Andrae Crouch and others crossed over into secular soul music during this period. // The album was first available as a (sold out) ltd. Edn. coloured vinyl for RSD23 and is now available as a black double vinyl + download edition. // Many of the most successful soul artists - from Aretha Franklin to Al Green, The Staple Singers to Sam Cooke - all drew upon their upbringing in the church for their musical inspiration. This album discusses how important the links between the black church and soul music were in creating soul music and spotlights some of the many important (and also little-known) gospel artists who walked this line between sacred music and soul, funk and disco in the 1970s and early 1980s. // Holy Church of the Ecstatic Soul shows how sacred gospel music was at home with Stevie Wonder, Blaxploitation-style funk and produced music celebrated both in New York's underground discos (The Paradise Garage, Studio 54, etc) and later sampled by the likes of Jay-Z, Snoop Dogg and Mary J Bilge.
        
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