SOU-150863

Sam Cooke I Thank God

8,26 €

Product details

INCLUDES 8 BONUS TRACKS

This collector's edition presents one of Cookes' most underrated LPs, I Thank God, which was originally released by the Keen label in 1960 , and has been long unavailable on CD.T he album is a compilation featuring four of Sam Cookes' finest spirituals and gospel songs, as well as four tunes by the The Five Blind Boys of Alabama (credited as The Original Blind Boys), and four others by the female singing group The Gospel Harmonettes. In addition to the original long play, this remastered package also includes 8 bonus tracks, consisting of gospel tunes recorded by Sam Cooke during the same period, either as a solo artist or with The Soul Stirrers. These are superb tunes from one of the pioneers and most important singers of gospel-soul music.

PERSONNEL:

SAM COOKE, vocals

THE ORIGINAL BLIND BOYS, probably featuring:
Clarence Fountain, Johnny Fields, Ollice Thomas, George Scott, and J. T. Hutton): vocals

THE GOSPEL HARMONETTES, probably featuring:
Dorothy Love Coates, Vera Kalb, Mildred Miller, Howard, Willie Mae Newberry, and Odessa Edwards): vocals

CLIFF WHITE, guitar
RED CALLENDERM bass
EARL PALMER, drums
Among others

Recorded 1958-1959.

INCLUDES 16-PAGE BOOKLET

TRACKS:

01. I Thank God – Sam Cooke
02. You Got to Move - The Original Blind Boys
03. Jericho Walls - The Gospel Harmonettes
04. That's Heaven to Me - Sam Cooke
05. Love Lifted Me - The Gospel Harmonettes
06. Coming Up Through the Years – The Original Blind Boys
07. Steal Away – Sam Cooke
08. Trust and Obey - The Gospel Harmonettes
09. This Friend Jesus - The Original Blind Boys
10. Deep River – Sam Cooke
11. God's Goodness - The Gospel Harmonettes
12. Oh, Lord Fix It - The Original Blind Boys

BONUS TRACKS:
13. Swing Low, Sweet Chariot - Sam Cooke
14. Ol' Man River – Sam Cooke
15. The Bells of St. Mary - Sam Cooke
16. Pray – Sam Cooke
17. Touch the Hem of His Garment - Sam Cooke & The Soul Stirrers
18. Jesus, Wash Away My Troubles – Sam Cooke & The Soul Stirrers
19. Must Jesus Bear this Cross Alone - Sam Cooke & The Soul Stirrers
20. Farther Along - Sam Cooke & The Soul Stirrers

TOTAL TIME: 50:47

Reference: SOU-150863
Label: Soul Jam
Label code: 600908
Format: CD
Number of discs: 1
EAN: 8436559463263