Playlist: The Very Best Gospel of Willie Nelson

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All Music Guide - Steve Leggett
Willie Nelson's version of country has always been a bit of a thing apart, and he's added folk, Tin Pan Alley, and jazz touches to his catalog throughout his long recording career, even venturing bravely (if maybe not wisely) into reggae and other far-reaching genres. He's also done his share of gospel, too, and again he filters it through his own sensibility, until his take on a gospel standard like "Will the Circle Be Unbroken" sounds more like Willie than it does someone standing in front of a congregation on Sunday morning. This Playlist set collects 14 of his gospel numbers, all of them recorded in the 1970s, with nine of these coming from his fine 1976 gospel ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Steve Leggett
Willie Nelson's version of country has always been a bit of a thing apart, and he's added folk, Tin Pan Alley, and jazz touches to his catalog throughout his long recording career, even venturing bravely (if maybe not wisely) into reggae and other far-reaching genres. He's also done his share of gospel, too, and again he filters it through his own sensibility, until his take on a gospel standard like "Will the Circle Be Unbroken" sounds more like Willie than it does someone standing in front of a congregation on Sunday morning. This Playlist set collects 14 of his gospel numbers, all of them recorded in the 1970s, with nine of these coming from his fine 1976 gospel release The Troublemaker, one of the unsung gems in Nelson's massive catalog.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 1/25/2011
  • Label: Playlist
  • UPC: 886978096722
  • Catalog Number: 780967
  • Sales rank: 12,520

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Family Bible (3:09)
  2. 2 In God's Eyes (2:21)
  3. 3 Kneel At the Feet of Jesus (2:44)
  4. 4 Uncloudy Day (4:39)
  5. 5 When the Roll is Called Up Yonder (2:43)
  6. 6 In the Garden (4:08)
  7. 7 There is a Fountain (3:13)
  8. 8 Will the Circle Be Unbroken (4:36)
  9. 9 Precious Memories (7:33)
  10. 10 Where the Soul Never Dies (4:13)
  11. 11 Sweet Bye & Bye (2:38)
  12. 12 Shall We Gather (3:06)
  13. 13 I Saw the Light (3:04)
  14. 14 Amazing Grace (5:37)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Willie Nelson Primary Artist
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