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The Gospel Truth - Complete Singles Collection (3-LP)
The Gospel Truth - Complete Singles Collection (3-LP)
The Gospel Truth - Complete Singles Collection (3-LP)
The Gospel Truth - Complete Singles Collection (3-LP)

Stax Records

The Gospel Truth - Complete Singles Collection (3-LP)

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[PRE-ORDER] Product expected to ship by street date, November 13, 2020.

Craft Recordings honors the music of The Gospel Truth Records, a subsidiary of Stax Records, with the first-ever complete collection of all 34 singles issued by the imprint between 1972 and 1974. The compilation features in-depth liner notes by Jared Boyd, a Memphis-based journalist and NPR radio host, who captured new interviews with Stax Records executive Al Bell, trailblazing gospel artist Rance Allen, and Mary Peak Patterson, who helped establish the label. The Gospel Truth stands as an essential part of Stax’s enduring legacy and marks a landmark moment in gospel music history.

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LP1

Side A

  1. The Rance Allen Group - Just My Imagination (Just My Salvation)
  2. The Rance Allen Group - Up Above My Head
  3. Terry Lynn Community Choir - His Love Will Always Be
  4. Terry Lynn Community Choir - Consider Me
  5. Reverend W. Bernard Avant Jr. and The St. James Gospel Choir - Don’t Let The Green Grass Fool You (Don’t Let The Devil Fool You)
  6. Reverend W. Bernard Avant Jr. and The St. James Gospel Choir - God Is What You Let Him Be

Side B

  1. The Rance Allen Group - There’s Gonna Be A Showdown
  2. The Rance Allen Group - That Will Be Good Enough For Me
  3. Reverend Maceo Woods and The Christian Tabernacle Concert Choir - The Magnificent Sanctuary Band (Marching For The Man)
  4. Reverend Maceo Woods and The Christian Tabernacle Concert Choir – Jesus Is Waiting
  5. Charles May & Annette May Thomas – Keep My Baby Warm
  6. Charles May & Annette May Thomas – Satisfied

LP2

Side A

  1. Joshie Joe Armstead – Ride Out The Storm
  2. Joshie Joe Armstead – I Got The Vibes
  3. The Rance Allen Group – I Got To Be Myself
  4. The Rance Allen Group – Gonna Make It Alright
  5. The 21st Century – Who’s Supposed To Be Raising Who
  6. The 21st Century – If The Shoe Fits, Wear It 

Side B

  1. The People’s Choir Of Operation Push, Reverend Marvin Yancy – I’m A Child Of The King
  2. The People’s Choir Of Operation Push, Reverend Marvin Yancy – He Included Me
  3. Jacqui Verdell – He’s Mine
  4. Jacqui Verdell – We’re Gonna Have A Good Time
  5. The Rance Allen Group – I Know A Man Who
  6. The Rance Allen Group – Hot Line To Jesus 

LP3

Side A

  1. Blue Aquarius – At The Feet Of The Master
  2. Blue Aquarius – Know Him While You Can
  3. Joshie Joe Armstead – Stumblin’ Blocks, Steppin’ Stones (What Took Me So Long)
  4. Joshie Jo Armstead – Give A Little Loving

Side B

  1. Jimmy Jones – Do It Yourself
  2. Jimmy Jones – If I Had A Hammer
  3. The Rance Allen Group – Be True
  4. The Rance Allen Group – We’re The Salt Of The Earth
  5. Louise McCord – Reflections
  6. Louise McCord – There’s No Need To Cry

• Audio mastered by Joe Tarantino, vinyl lacquers cut by Jeff Powell.  
• Pressed at Memphis Record Pressing (MRP)

 

Details

[PRE-ORDER] Product expected to ship by street date, November 13, 2020.

Craft Recordings honors the music of The Gospel Truth Records, a subsidiary of Stax Records, with the first-ever complete collection of all 34 singles issued by the imprint between 1972 and 1974. The compilation features in-depth liner notes by Jared Boyd, a Memphis-based journalist and NPR radio host, who captured new interviews with Stax Records executive Al Bell, trailblazing gospel artist Rance Allen, and Mary Peak Patterson, who helped establish the label. The Gospel Truth stands as an essential part of Stax’s enduring legacy and marks a landmark moment in gospel music history.

Questions? 
Read our Store FAQ or Contact Us

Tracklist

LP1

Side A

  1. The Rance Allen Group - Just My Imagination (Just My Salvation)
  2. The Rance Allen Group - Up Above My Head
  3. Terry Lynn Community Choir - His Love Will Always Be
  4. Terry Lynn Community Choir - Consider Me
  5. Reverend W. Bernard Avant Jr. and The St. James Gospel Choir - Don’t Let The Green Grass Fool You (Don’t Let The Devil Fool You)
  6. Reverend W. Bernard Avant Jr. and The St. James Gospel Choir - God Is What You Let Him Be

Side B

  1. The Rance Allen Group - There’s Gonna Be A Showdown
  2. The Rance Allen Group - That Will Be Good Enough For Me
  3. Reverend Maceo Woods and The Christian Tabernacle Concert Choir - The Magnificent Sanctuary Band (Marching For The Man)
  4. Reverend Maceo Woods and The Christian Tabernacle Concert Choir – Jesus Is Waiting
  5. Charles May & Annette May Thomas – Keep My Baby Warm
  6. Charles May & Annette May Thomas – Satisfied

LP2

Side A

  1. Joshie Joe Armstead – Ride Out The Storm
  2. Joshie Joe Armstead – I Got The Vibes
  3. The Rance Allen Group – I Got To Be Myself
  4. The Rance Allen Group – Gonna Make It Alright
  5. The 21st Century – Who’s Supposed To Be Raising Who
  6. The 21st Century – If The Shoe Fits, Wear It 

Side B

  1. The People’s Choir Of Operation Push, Reverend Marvin Yancy – I’m A Child Of The King
  2. The People’s Choir Of Operation Push, Reverend Marvin Yancy – He Included Me
  3. Jacqui Verdell – He’s Mine
  4. Jacqui Verdell – We’re Gonna Have A Good Time
  5. The Rance Allen Group – I Know A Man Who
  6. The Rance Allen Group – Hot Line To Jesus 

LP3

Side A

  1. Blue Aquarius – At The Feet Of The Master
  2. Blue Aquarius – Know Him While You Can
  3. Joshie Joe Armstead – Stumblin’ Blocks, Steppin’ Stones (What Took Me So Long)
  4. Joshie Jo Armstead – Give A Little Loving

Side B

  1. Jimmy Jones – Do It Yourself
  2. Jimmy Jones – If I Had A Hammer
  3. The Rance Allen Group – Be True
  4. The Rance Allen Group – We’re The Salt Of The Earth
  5. Louise McCord – Reflections
  6. Louise McCord – There’s No Need To Cry

Features

• Audio mastered by Joe Tarantino, vinyl lacquers cut by Jeff Powell.  
• Pressed at Memphis Record Pressing (MRP)