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The Best of Sacred Steel - Various Artists

CAT. #: 539


Price: $15.00

The plaintive voice of the steel guitar is most often heard in country and western music, and sometimes played in white gospel praise bands. But it is rarely heard in African American churches, with the notable exceptions of the House of God, Keith Dominion and the Church of the Living God, Jewell Dominion. In these two related Holiness-Pentecostal denominations steel guitar is the dominant instrument that leads musical praises and holy dancing at some two hundred small churches nationwide.

This CD is culled from the Arhoolie’s numerous Sacred Steel albums, and contains some of the most innovative, soulful, exciting music you’ve ever heard.

1. Don’t Let the Devil Ride - Sonny Treadway
2. Call Him by His Name - Glenn Lee
3. Franklin D. Roosevelt, a Poor Man’s Friend - Willie Eason
4. I Feel Good - Chuck Campbell (vo: Katie Jackson)
5. End of My Journey -  Darick Campbell
6. The Train - Ted Beard
7. Without God - Robert Randolph
8. Precious Lord Take My Hand - Josh Taylor
9. Just a Closer Walk with Thee - Aubrey Ghent
10. Since I Laid My Burden Down - Calvin Cooke (vo: Calvin Cooke)
11. Say Yes! - The Lee Boys
12. Where Could I Go But to the Lord - Darick Campbell (vo: Brother Sam Baldwin)
13. Footie’s Medley (Pink Panther) - Footie Covington
14. Then Comes Joy - Elton Noble
15. Praise the Lord Everybody - Henry Nelson and Aubrey Ghent
16. Near the Cross - Willie Eason