Heaven Is the Place [1998]

Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Richie Unterberger
Recorded live in two New Orleans churches shortly before Christmas 1996, this does capture the emotion of contemporary gospel in its natural context. Myles is a serviceable singer in the Al Green mold, sometimes breaking up the songs with sermonizing about contemporary issues. In "More From the Medley," he disses hit rappers with the proclamation, "I got something Hammer can't touch/I got something that Snoop can't touch, and it's Jesus!" There's no place for synthesizers in gospel music, though, and some of the tracks are afflicted with them. The leadoff track, Myles' own composition "Jesus Is the Baddest Man in Town," isn't as humorous or inventive as you might ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Richie Unterberger
Recorded live in two New Orleans churches shortly before Christmas 1996, this does capture the emotion of contemporary gospel in its natural context. Myles is a serviceable singer in the Al Green mold, sometimes breaking up the songs with sermonizing about contemporary issues. In "More From the Medley," he disses hit rappers with the proclamation, "I got something Hammer can't touch/I got something that Snoop can't touch, and it's Jesus!" There's no place for synthesizers in gospel music, though, and some of the tracks are afflicted with them. The leadoff track, Myles' own composition "Jesus Is the Baddest Man in Town," isn't as humorous or inventive as you might think from the title. It's a long disc, weighing in at 65 minutes.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 12/1/1998
  • Label: Nyno
  • UPC: 603343961429
  • Catalog Number: 9614

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Jesus Is the Baddest Man in Town - Vanessa Thomas (4:30)
  2. 2 Medley: Jesus Unhooked the Chains/Perfect Peace/Dear Jesus I Love You - Toney Smith (9:20)
  3. 3 Walk in Jerusalem - Anthony Bailey (7:44)
  4. 4 Heaven Is the Place I Want to Be (9:54)
  5. 5 Walk in the Light (5:12)
  6. 6 Ride on King Jesus - Anthony Bailey (4:19)
  7. 7 Hallelujah - Trina Dyson (3:59)
  8. 8 More from the Medley (8:46)
  9. 9 We Three Kings (4:27)
  10. 10 O Holy Night (7:13)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Raymond Anthony Myles Primary Artist, Conductor, Vocals
Anthony Bailey Soloist
Eunice Green Soloist
Elvin D. Ross Keyboards
Vanessa Thomas Soloist
Johnny Walker Bass
Kareem Taplet Soloist
Nancy Victor Soloist
John Scott Evans Drums
Technical Credits
Aretha Franklin Contributor
Charlie Monroe Contributor
Raymond Anthony Myles Arranger, Liner Notes
Simon Fraser Engineer
Allen Toussaint Producer, Executive Producer
Daniel Morgan Contributor
Robert Nelson Contributor
Greg Troyer Engineer
Parker Dinkins Mastering
Sean Tauzier Engineer
Mike Montero Engineer
Starr Matthews Contributor
Angela Gilbert Contributor
Andrea Rhodes Contributor
Mary Whitten Contributor
Winston Whitten Contributor
Charlene A. Smith Contributor
General Smith Contributor
Cory Wallace Contributor
Tanya Weston Contributor
Shannon Rhodes Contributor
Rahsaana Ison Contributor
Kent Birkle Monitor Engineer
Early Brooks Stage Technician
Dave Lemon IV Contributor
Lenox Davis Stage Technician
Regina Green Contributor
Louis Blase Stage Technician
Cory Miller Contributor
RoBin W. Morton Contributor
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