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Wednesday, July 13 2011

Blind Boys of Alabama: Take the High Road

Few surprises, but there's no moment of this album that doesn't sound good.


Tuesday, March 29 2011

Mary Mary: Something Big

Mary Mary make state-of-the-art inspirational R&B, have conflicted feelings about losers.


Wednesday, March 9 2011

Charlie Parr: When the Devil Goes Blind

Fine picking, vocals that make a mockery of microphone style, and lyrics about trains, tracks, and times past, all filtered through the immediacy of the present and performed under the influence of enthusiasm.


Tuesday, February 22 2011

Daniel Martin Moore: In the Cool of the Day

Do you feel inspired?


Tuesday, July 27 2010

A Blues for Walter: Remembering a Gospel Legend

A towering figure in gospel music history, the late Bishop Walter Hawkins not only built an impressive discography that helped shape the contemporary gospel sound, but he also created a body of work that remains central to the black religious experience.


Tuesday, August 11 2009

Michael Olatuja: Speak

The guitar licks a smooth path through 50 minutes of gospel and soul, with Yoruba touches dropped in along the way.


Tuesday, January 15 2008

Soul revival: At 74, Garnet Mimms pops up again with a new album


Sunday, August 19 2007

Margie Joseph Reclaims Her Soul: The Interview

Atlantic Records matched one of the most soulful female vocalists of the '70s with one of the all-time greatest producers. Three decades later, why is Margie Joseph not singing all the way to the bank?


Tuesday, April 24 2007

Sounding the Call for Equality: An Interview with Mavis Staples

Staples: "What has really changed? I'm 67 years old, and I was here the first time around and it's still not fixed. We can't let Dr. King shed his blood and die for us trying to get justice and live in a world like this."


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