Amazing Grace/My Home Is in the Delta

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All Music Guide - Fred Thomas
Delta blues legend Fred McDowell was one of the most celebrated of the early-'60s folk-blues movement. His spare albums perfectly captured the traditions, storytelling, and beautiful anguish of the Southern blues. This compilation combines 1966's Amazing Grace and My Home Is in the Delta from two years prior. Amazing Grace finds McDowell accompanied by the Hunter's Chapel Singers gospel choir running through 16 traditional spiritual numbers, while My Home Is in the Delta sees him going it alone, slide guitar and a booming voice shouting the blues through 17 tracks of hard times and heaviness such as "I'm in Jail Again" and "Jesus Gonna ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Fred Thomas
Delta blues legend Fred McDowell was one of the most celebrated of the early-'60s folk-blues movement. His spare albums perfectly captured the traditions, storytelling, and beautiful anguish of the Southern blues. This compilation combines 1966's Amazing Grace and My Home Is in the Delta from two years prior. Amazing Grace finds McDowell accompanied by the Hunter's Chapel Singers gospel choir running through 16 traditional spiritual numbers, while My Home Is in the Delta sees him going it alone, slide guitar and a booming voice shouting the blues through 17 tracks of hard times and heaviness such as "I'm in Jail Again" and "Jesus Gonna Make Up My Dying Bed."
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 3/12/2013
  • Label: Floating World
  • UPC: 805772618725
  • Catalog Number: 7261872
  • Sales rank: 158,379

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Mississippi Fred McDowell Primary Artist, Indexed Contributor, Guitar, Vocals, Group Member
Fannie Davis Vocals, Group Member
Annie Mae McDowell Vocals, Group Member
Grace Bowden Vocals, Group Member
James Collins Vocals, Group Member
Jason Collins Vocals
Annie McDowell Vocals
Technical Credits
Norman Dayron Engineer
Paul Stubblebine Mastering, Remastering
Pete Welding Producer, Engineer, Original Liner Notes
E Conspiracy Art Direction
Raeburn Flerlage Cover Photo
Brian Walls Art Direction
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