Sister Rosetta Tharpe

Gospel Train (9152282)

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1956

Gospel Train

Sister Rosetta Tharpe

Pan Am Records

8436563180507

LPS 149322

9152282

RHYTHM AND BLUES

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LP 12,39 €

INCLUDES 2 BONUS TRACKS

This collector's edition includes one of Sister Rosetta's finest LP, which was recorded during the zenith of her abilities: the masterpiece "Gospel Train", originally released by the Mercury label in 1957, an a long unavailable on vinyl.

In addition to the originally masterpiece, this Pan-Am collector's album edition includes 2 bonus tracks from the same period: "Blow Ye the Trumpet in Zion", and the joyful "Twelves Gates (To the City)".

PERSONNEL:

SISTER ROSETTA THARPE,lead vocals and electric guitar, plus:

Ernest Richardson (g), George Duvivier or Lloyd Trotman (b), Ernest Hayes (p)
Doc Bagby (organ), David “Panama” Francis (d),
The Harmonizing Four of Richmond (backing vocals)

Recorded at Mercury Sound Studios, New York, July 1956.

(*) Bonus Tracks:
Personnel and location are unknown. Recorded between 1959 and 1960.

SIDE A:

01. Jerico
02. When They Ring the Golden Bell
03. Two Little Fishes, Five Loaves of Bread
04. Beams of Heaven
05. Ain't No Grave Hold My Body Down
06. All Alone
07. Blow Ye the Tumpet in Zion

SIDE B:

01. Up Above My Head
02. I Shall Know Him
03. Fly Away
04. How About You
05. Precious Memories
06. 99 1/2 Won't Do
07. Twelves Gates (to te City)