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The Gospel Truth: Complete Singles Collection (Vinyl)

Various - The Gospel Truth: Complete Singles Collection (Vinyl)

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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FEATURED TRACK

"The Rance Allen Group - Up Above My Head"

TRACK LISTING

  1. LP ONE:
  2. SIDE A:
  3. 1. The Rance Allen Group - Just My Imagination (Just My Salvation)
  4. 2. The Rance Allen Group - Up Above My Head
  5. 3. Terry Lynn Community Choir - His Love Will Always Be
  6. 4. Terry Lynn Community Choir - Consider Me
  7. 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)
  8. 6. Reverend W. Bernard Avant Jr. And The St. James Gospel Choir - God Is What You Let Him Be
  9. SIDE B:
  10. 1. The Rance Allen Group - There’s Gonna Be A Showdown
  11. 2. The Rance Allen Group - That Will Be Good Enough For Me
  12. 3. Reverend Maceo Woods And The Christian Tabernacle Concert Choir - The Magnificent Sanctuary Band (Marching For The Man)
  13. 4. Reverend Maceo Woods And The Christian Tabernacle Concert Choir – Jesus Is Waiting
  14. 5. Charles May & Annette May Thomas – Keep My Baby Warm
  15. 6. Charles May & Annette May Thomas – Satisfied
  16. LP TWO:
  17. SIDE A:
  18. 1. Joshie Joe Armstead – Ride Out The Storm
  19. 2. Joshie Joe Armstead – I Got The Vibes
  20. 3. The Rance Allen Group – I Got To Be Myself
  21. 4. The Rance Allen Group – Gonna Make It Alright
  22. 5. The 21st Century – Who’s Supposed To Be Raising Who
  23. 6. The 21st Century – If The Shoe Fits, Wear It
  24. SIDE B:
  25. 1. The People’s Choir Of Operation Push, Reverend Marvin Yancy – I’m A Child Of The King
  26. 2. The People’s Choir Of Operation Push, Reverend Marvin Yancy – He Included Me
  27. 3. Jacqui Verdell – He’s Mine
  28. 4. Jacqui Verdell – We’re Gonna Have A Good Time
  29. 5. The Rance Allen Group – I Know A Man Who
  30. 6. The Rance Allen Group – Hot Line To Jesus
  31. LP THREE:
  32. SIDE A:
  33. 1. Blue Aquarius – At The Feet Of The Master
  34. 2. Blue Aquarius – Know Him While You Can
  35. 3. Joshie Joe Armstead – Stumblin’ Blocks, Steppin’ Stones (What Took Me So Long)
  36. 4. Joshie Jo Armstead – Give A Little Loving
  37. SIDE B:
  38. 1. Jimmy Jones – Do It Yourself
  39. 2. Jimmy Jones – If I Had A Hammer
  40. 3. The Rance Allen Group – Be True
  41. 4. The Rance Allen Group – We’re The Salt Of The Earth
  42. 5. Louise McCord – Reflections
  43. 6. Louise McCord – There’s No Need To Cry