Sacred Voices: An A Capella Gospel Collection

Sacred Voices: An A Capella Gospel Collection


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Sacred Voices: An A Capella Gospel Collection

The Sugar Hill label's roster of bluegrass, folk, and country artists is rich with outstanding singing ensembles, and this compilation shows them off at their best, performing traditional gospel music without instrumental accompaniment. The styles vary. Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver and the Nashville Bluegrass band both dip into the African-American gospel tradition with "Climbing Up the Mountain" and "Father I Stretch My Hand to Thee," respectively. Tony Rice and Ricky Skaggs deliver "Talk About Suffering" from their celebrated duo album, in a style that harks back to that of brother duos like the Blue Sky Boys and the Delmore Brothers. And Don Rigsby teams up with Ralph Stanley and a host of helping voices in a hair-raising version of "Vision of a Golden Crown." Perhaps the most impressive performance, though, is Doc Watson's solo rendition of "What a Friend We Have in Jesus," a traditional hymn whose simple and unadorned melody floats effortlessly on Watson's voice. Highly recommended.

Product Details

Release Date: 09/28/1999
Label: Sugarhill
UPC: 0015891389820
catalogNumber: 3898
Rank: 217526

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Country Gentlemen   Track Performer
Doyle Lawson   Tenor (Vocal),Track Performer
Nashville Bluegrass Band   Track Performer
New Grass Revival   Track Performer
Tony Rice   Vocals,Track Performer
Peter Rowan   Vocals,Track Performer
Ricky Skaggs   Baritone (Vocal),Tenor (Vocal),Track Performer
Ralph Stanley   Vocals,Track Performer
Sam Bush   Bass (Vocal)
John Hartford   Vocals
Doc Watson   Vocals,Track Performer
Robin & Linda Williams   Track Performer
Mike Compton   Baritone (Vocal)
Front Range   Track Performer
Rick Allred   Baritone (Vocal)
Steve Amedee   Tenor (Vocal)
Bob Amos   Vocals
Barry Bales   Vocals
Ronnie Bowman   Vocals
Anthony Choice   Bass (Vocal)
Dudley Connell   Vocals
John Cowan   Vocals
Bob Dick   Baritone (Vocal)
Stuart Duncan   Baritone (Vocal)
Pat Enright   Tenor (Vocal)
Béla Fleck   Baritone (Vocal)
Pat Flynn   Tenor (Vocal)
Isaac Freeman   Bass (Vocal)
Mark Hembree   Bass (Vocal)
Mike Lantz   Tenor (Vocal)
Gene Libbea   Vocals,Low Vocals
Greg Luck   Vocals
Ron Lynam   Bass (Vocal)
John Magnie   Baritone (Vocal)
Kevin Maul   Bass (Vocal)
Hazel Miller   Alto (Vocal)
Jim Mills   Baritone (Vocal)
Mollie O'Brien   Vocals,Track Performer
Tim O'Brien   Tenor (Vocal),Track Performer
Alan O'Bryant   Tenor (Vocal)
Rev. W.L. Richardson   Vocals
Lorin Rowan   Tenor (Vocal)
Rowan Brothers   Track Performer
Chris Rowan   Baritone (Vocal)
Walter Settles   Vocals
Scott Vestal   Baritone (Vocal)
Charlie Waller   Bass (Vocal)
Wilson Waters   Tenor (Vocal)
Jim Watson   Baritone (Vocal)
Roland White   Bass (Vocal)
Linda Williams   Track Performer
Ray Deaton   Bass (Vocal)
Don Rigsby   Tenor (Vocal),Track Performer
Kent Dowell   Tenor (Vocal)
Allen Mills   Vocals
Charlie Sizemore   Vocals
Tim Surrett   Vocals
Otis Dillon   Bass (Vocal)
Russell Moore   Tenor (Vocal)
John Berry   Vocals
Joe Isaac   Vocals
Lilly Isaac   Vocals
Quicksilver   Track Performer
James Hill   Baritone (Vocal)
Bill Yates   Vocals
Robin Williams   Track Performer
Dan Tyminski   Vocals

Technical Credits

Jerry Douglas   Producer
Doyle Lawson   Arranger,Producer
Tony Rice   Arranger,Producer
Peter Rowan   Arranger,Producer
Ricky Skaggs   Arranger,Producer
Doc Watson   Arranger
Kevin Maul   Arranger
Jim Mills   Producer
Tim O'Brien   Producer
Barry Poss   Producer
Jim Watson   Arranger,Producer
Merle Watson   Producer
Sue Meyer   Illustrations
Joseph Scriven   Composer
Charles C. Converse   Composer
Traditional   Composer
Birchmere Alexandria   Producer
Courtry Gentlemen   Arranger
Adger M. Pace   Composer
B.F. White   Composer

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Sacred Voices: An A Capella Gospel Collection 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
We say we are Christ like when we call our selfs Christian.Then we need to stand our ground and do what Christ would do.I beleave we need to suport our true pioneers of Gospel music and listen to real scripture form the word of God.In the songs performed by true Men and Wemon of God. And not conform to any less.This is a good place to start.Listen and learn but mostly injoy.And we need more choses to choose from.There are hundreds of Southern Gospel group out there.Very Few listed in music clubs Please add more to the list such as The Wilburns, Tony Gore, The Rupps ,The Martins ,The Freemans. The Spirit Filled Revelators ,Brian Free,and so many many more.please give Southern Gospel a big push.And order your favorit C D or tape today.thank you for letting me voice my opinion.