STYLE: Gospel RATING OUR PRODUCT CODE: 8022-7773 LABEL: Sparrow SPD80663 FORMAT: CD Album ITEMS: 1 RRP: £8.80
Reviewed by Steve Best
It's amazing to think that a whole generation of Christian music fans have grown up unaware of the legend that was Andrae Crouch, and this excellent series, which has been digitally remastered, gives everyone an opportunity to discover some of the pioneers of the genre. It's impossible to overestimate the importance Crouch and his vocal aggregation The Disciples were to have on the direction of Christian music with their fusion of R&B rhythms to the trad gospel sound. Though some of these tracks from Light Records have dated a bit there are still plenty of winning Crouch compositions here soulfully sung by Danniebelle Hall, Bili Thedford, Sandra Crouch and all those other one time Disciples. Here we have 15 essential soul/gospel classics such as "I Don't Know Why Jesus Loves Me", "Jesus Is The Answer", "Soon And Very Soon" and "Through It All". If you have any interest at all in the history of CCM, this album is an absolute must.
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