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Great Gospel Women, Vol. 2

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All Music Guide - Jason Ankeny
The Great Gospel Women Vol. 2 is a worthy follow-up to the first edition of the series; wisely refusing to mess with a good thing, producer Anthony Heilbut holds over most of the same artists from before, dipping into the well for more classic material from soloists including Mahalia Jackson, Marion Williams, Clara Ward and Sister Rosetta Tharpe. While the overall quality is somewhat diluted this time out, in its favor the disc offers two more tracks than its predecessor, as well as choice cuts from performers making their series debut, among them Bessie Griffin, Ernestine B. Washington, Edna Gallmon Cooke, Imogene Green and Myrtle Scott....
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Jason Ankeny
The Great Gospel Women Vol. 2 is a worthy follow-up to the first edition of the series; wisely refusing to mess with a good thing, producer Anthony Heilbut holds over most of the same artists from before, dipping into the well for more classic material from soloists including Mahalia Jackson, Marion Williams, Clara Ward and Sister Rosetta Tharpe. While the overall quality is somewhat diluted this time out, in its favor the disc offers two more tracks than its predecessor, as well as choice cuts from performers making their series debut, among them Bessie Griffin, Ernestine B. Washington, Edna Gallmon Cooke, Imogene Green and Myrtle Scott. An excellent companion piece.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 11/21/1995
  • Label: Shanachie
  • UPC: 016351601728
  • Catalog Number: 6017

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 City Called Heaven - Mahalia Jackson (3:22)
  2. 2 Salvation Is Free - Mahalia Jackson (2:48)
  3. 3 What Could I Do? - Mahalia Jackson (2:55)
  4. 4 I Do, Don't You - Mahalia Jackson (2:11)
  5. 5 Walk Around - Sister Rosetta Tharpe (2:37)
  6. 6 That's All - Sister Rosetta Tharpe (2:41)
  7. 7 Changes - Sister Rosetta Tharpe (1:56)
  8. 8 God Leads Us Along - Ernestine Washington (2:42)
  9. 9 Just Make It In - Ernestine Washington (1:40)
  10. 10 I've Got Religion - Madame Edna Gallmon Cooke (2:45)
  11. 11 Build Me a Cabin - Madame Edna Gallmon Cooke (2:48)
  12. 12 I'm Gonna Hold On - Marie Knight (2:30)
  13. 13 God Spoke to Me - Marie Knight (2:36)
  14. 14 I've Heard of a City - Clara Ward (2:17)
  15. 15 Heaven, My Home - Clara Ward (2:34)
  16. 16 Blessed Assurance - Clara Ward (2:10)
  17. 17 Am I a Soldier - Marion Williams (2:26)
  18. 18 Pure Gold - Marion Williams (2:40)
  19. 19 Talk About Jesus - Marion Williams (2:02)
  20. 20 Go Down Moses - Marion Williams (2:46)
  21. 21 Since I Met Jesus - Bessie Griffin (1:48)
  22. 22 Moan Bessie - Bessie Griffin (2:28)
  23. 23 By and By - Sister Jessie Mae Renfro (2:40)
  24. 24 Only a Look - Bessie Folk (2:06)
  25. 25 Come Ye Disconsolate - Mary Johnson Davis (2:12)
  26. 26 Every Now and Then - Imogene Green (2:35)
  27. 27 Tired - Imogene Green (1:26)
  28. 28 Just to Behold His Face - Delois Barrett Campbell (3:00)
  29. 29 Ain't That Good News - Gladys Beamon Gregory (2:21)
  30. 30 When He Spoke (3:14)
  31. 31 Get Right with God - Ruth Davis (1:58)
  32. 32 Nobody to Depend On - Frances Steadman (2:03)
  33. 33 Trusting in My Lord - Myrtle Scott (1:43)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
James "Thunderbird" Davis Background Vocals
James Cleveland Piano, Background Vocals
The Dixie Hummingbirds Background Vocals
Mahalia Jackson Vocals, Track Performer
Roberta Martin Piano
Ernestine Washington Vocals, Track Performer
Marion Williams Piano, Vocals, Track Performer
Grady Martin Electric Guitar
Dr. Morgan Babb Background Vocals
Bessie Griffin Vocals, Track Performer
Marie Knight Piano, Vocals, Track Performer
Sister Jessie Mae Renfro Vocals
Clara Ward Piano, Vocals, Track Performer
Sammy Price Piano
Ray Babb Background Vocals
Abie Baker Bass
Wallace Bishop Drums
Eddie "Bongo" Brown Piano
Delois Barrett Campbell Vocals, Track Performer
Howard Carroll Guitar
Marge Cheeks Piano
Madame Edna Gallmon Cooke Vocals
Mary Johnson Davis Vocals, Track Performer
Mildred Falls Piano
Bessie Folk Background Vocals, Track Performer
James Francis Organ
Imogene Green Vocals, Track Performer
Eloise Hayes Piano
James Lee Piano
Alfred Miller Piano
Ella Mitchell Background Vocals
Ernie Newton Bass
James Phillips Piano
The Radio Four Background Vocals
James D. Richardson Bass
James Roots Piano
Theodore "Red" Saunders Drums
Frances Steadman Vocals, Track Performer
Prof. Herman Stevens Organ
Sister Rosetta Tharpe Guitar, Vocals, Track Performer
Beachy Thompson Background Vocals
Ira Tucker Background Vocals
Willie Webb Organ
Annette Weber Organ
Al Williams Organ
Earl Williams Drums
Lloyd Gary Piano
Geraldine Gay Piano
Charles Pike Organ, Piano
Claude Babb Background Vocals
George Babb Background Vocals
James Babb Background Vocals
Dorothy Bates Background Vocals
H. Castorp Piano
Farris Courtney Drums
Herbert Cowans Drums
Bobby Crosson Organ
Alfreda Davis Background Vocals
Audrey Davis Background Vocals
Ruth Davis Vocals, Background Vocals, Track Performer
Thelma Davis Background Vocals
Curtis Dublin Piano
George Foster Bass
Gladys Beamon Gregory Vocals, Track Performer
Bob Moore Bass
Charlotte Nelson Piano
Myrtle Scott Vocals, Track Performer
Jack Shook Acoustic Guitar
William Bobo Background Vocals
Technical Credits
Sam Cooke Composer
Prof. Alex Bradford Composer
R.H. Harris Composer
Andrew Heermans Engineer
Anthony Heilbut Producer, Liner Notes
Kenneth S. Morris Composer
Sister Rosetta Tharpe Composer
Rev. Thomas A. Dorsey Composer
Joan Pelosi Cover Art
Charles Albert Tindley Composer
Naomi Neville Composer
Anna Shepherd Composer
Doris Akers Composer
Rev. William Herbert Brewster Composer
Theresa Burton Composer
Eugene Smallwood Composer
G.A. Young Composer
Traditional Composer
Lucie E. Campbell Composer
John Davis Composer
Edwin O. Excell Composer
Theresa Burton Composer
Phoebe Knapp Composer
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