Wednesday, July 13 2011
Few surprises, but there's no moment of this album that doesn't sound good.
Wednesday, July 6 2011
Tuesday, March 29 2011
Mary Mary make state-of-the-art inspirational R&B, have conflicted feelings about losers.
Wednesday, March 9 2011
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
Do you feel inspired?
Tuesday, July 27 2010
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
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
Sunday, August 19 2007
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
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."