Cruising further on up the road. Now, one of the joys of welcoming in the new year with friends and friends of friends was that it provided an opportunity for a casual conversation with David a banker that eventually turned to music and his renewed passion for Dinah Washington on discovering a box set of her music.
The song was written by Mort Shuman and his songwriting partner, Doc Pomus, who had polio and used crutches to get around. This set the backdrop for one of the great songs of the 60s, which was based on the personal experience of Doc Pomus, telling his wife to have fun dancing and to feel free to mingle and socialize throughout the evening, but reminding her who will be taking her home.
This time he delivered it all with a mischievous smile and some hearty laughter when the microphone was off. Somewhere lodged in the dark dusty corners of my recall, I thought there was an earlier version and I raised some doubts when I said this to Mi Amigo.
So, until we once again go Cruising with The Commissioner. Cruising with The Commissioner 40 Welcome one and all, to this first Cruising with The Commissioner of The Cruisettes join me in wishing a most groovy of years to you and yours, as we take our first tentative steps intoparticularly if you were one of those who made one of the visits here in thanks to WordPress for counting them all.
But, otherwise, little has changed since we last met if we did despite the begging letters and emails. So at least for the traditionalistsyou may be pleased to know that it remains our stoic intention to bring you the best in rock, soul and real rhythm and blues.
So far, we have repatriated the alternative Xmas record collections. We closed with a great London gig from a favourite Tex-Mex band and a good time was evidently had by all concerned, on stage and in the audience, including friendly faces from amongst the Cruising Crew.
Meanwhile, the social diary is filling up nicely and there are plenty of gigs already scheduled for the weeks and months ahead. There have been some big smiles around Cruise Control, due to the generosity of Santa, who delivered some invitations to see a number of other artists in the UK and US during the year. It was all freewheeling from there on. Cruising for new horizons. The excitement of the festive season was revisited with reported sightings of that other mythical character, DJ Captain Scarlet.
So, just like the best of kiddies tales, there was a happy ending, but no sooner had he arrived, than he was gone again. I developed a number of excuses for not playing it. Well, there were still plenty of tracks in the pending tray at the end of the show, but we did squeeze in as many as we could during our riotous romp through the record racks. I very much hope that our playlist tonight will tempt you to join us again. If that seems too long to wait. This track alone is sufficient evidence that we are listening to a major artist and is worth the admission price alone.
For the remaining eight tracks, Album) is joined by a rock solid band, allowing his spectral electric guitar riffs and solos to float and shimmer. The influences on these tracks take in much more than African blues, amply demonstrating why Lobi fought against attempts to tightly pigeonholed his music into a pre-defined category.
Unfortunately Lobi passed away in aged on 49 but this newly-released live set from reminds us of a unique talent that is well worth investigating. No part can be reproduced without our permission. A hugely informative and enjoyable history of the guitar and profiles on many of its leading practitioners as it evolved through blues, country, jazz and rock and roll. Leonard is full of enthusiasm, anecdote and humour and he writes better than you have any right to expect of a rock and roll guitarist.
An absolute hoot and highly recommended. Marvellous album from rustic country bluesman, with 10 uncompromising but delightful tracks. More from the archives of independent studios in Louisiana notably Excello and Goldband.
Slim re-united with The Workers. Another superb collection of especially commissioned articles on 78RPM era blues and jazz. With 33 sections that are great to read and look at plus a wonderful 25 track CD full of rare and gorgeous tracks. The eleventh edition of this massive-selling calendar is as good as ever and comes with a marvellous and free CD containing 24 vintage blues tracks, including some enormously rare finds.
A must have. A must-have collection. Stunning songstress and songwriter with a big, big future on a new album of 11 soulful songs that move seamlessly from plucking at the old heartstrings to getting those toes a-tapping. Energetic, uncompromising and ferocious blues-rock guitarist with new album.
Another outing from rocket-fuelled blues-rock guitarist and soulful singer. With a originals plus covers of Double Trouble and Going Home. Re-promotion three studio albums from the last ten years or so, the second CD of a lost classic by immense soul singer demonstrating her strong features an entire live performance from Belgium.
Good-time fun. Or the blues harmonAllman on guitar on a couple of tracks. Another along with some more contemporary exponents, including Charlie lost classic. Fantastic early considered a classic but unbe- recordings from the mid and late s for United, Chief and lievably was passed on by many Profile, variously supported by Earl Hooker, Muddy, Elmore and labels before Canyon picked it up.
Stunning southern soul, Town and more. Hill: The three sessions recorded on a reel-to-reel tape machine in the Brand New.
Re-issue of big- New York apartment of his friends, Eve and Mac Mackenzie, in selling album recorded in late and in Super soulful and and informality of the music. Two Atlantic Jazz in the early s but later issued by Modern Records on albums recorded in with European jazz musicians their Crown imprint. Six superb West Coast jazz tracks.
Early albums in an intimate setting fronting piano trios, the second of s hard bop with a bluesy which was with Dave Brubeck. Some live and some studio edge originally issued on tracks. A new take of songs of the American Civil War ern Records on their Crown given a fresh twist by stars of country, Americana, bluegrass, imprint in the early s. If it is the last we will have to remember him his Kentucky Pals. Eleven albums for the label in original artwork sleeves from famed Italian pianist.
First ever UK release. Nine albums in slipcases with the original album artwork, all housed in nice sturdy box. Seven albums in slipcases with the original album artwork, all housed in nice sturdy box.
Six albums in slipcases with the original album artwork, all housed in nice sturdy box. Vintage sides from the s also featuring Joe Dodge drums and Bob Bates bass. Renowned jazz pianist in the company of bassist George Mraz on a set of two originals and seven standards. Re-issue of album that features the Night Tripper in a band alongside another New Orleans favourite, jazz saxophonist Donald Harrison, on eight evocative tracks.
New track album mixing originals and well-chosen covers. As you would expect, that voice shines through. Superb live radio broadcast captured at My Fathers Place, New York in latefeaturing stunning versions of tracks from then-current album, the fabulous Small Change. Rider, Bill Bailey and more. New album from the seemingly unstoppable new Queen Of Soul, this is her fourth album for the label and features another 10 beautifully sung and supremely well played soul stirrers.
These USA natives have gone down a storm in the UK and mainland Europe over recent years and this new album will only cement and advance their popularity.
The vinyl edition of splendid new soul album. Caught live on a hot night in Milwaukee. Popular UK blues rock band formed by ace guitarist, Kim Simmonds, with their debut album available again on g high quality vinyl cut from the original analogue masters. Third album from Kim Simmonds and company, first issued inon g heavyweight vinyl, cut from original analogue masters. King: Beale Street Blues Boy. Another amazing collection from Dust-ToDigital, with 90 tracks over 4 CDs plus a page hardback book featuring essays and notes.
A sure way to transport yourself to another time and place and immerse yourself in an unfamiliar but captivating world. Easy as that. A live performance from March including tracks from his two recent big-selling blues albums.
The film combine live performances in the studio, interviews and more. Filmed in high definition and with the added bonus of an interview with George himself! Mick Taylor joins in the fun for a few tracks. As well as blues, he throws in some rock, rap and Live. The DVD only version.
African gris-gris to keep the pot boiling. Limited edition special edition which includes the 2CDs, funk and horn-driven soul to impressive effect. Texas blues piano captured during field trip involving Keith Jarrett: Concerts Bregenz, Munchen. These concerts have been said to be his most brilliant on record. Alexander as the featured vocalist. Works Volume 2 - COM Second album for label from acclaimed jazz saxophonist. ECM debut of Ralph Alessi as a bandleader and in-demand jazz trumpeter.
Label debut for award winning American jazz pianist. Not to be confused with popular British blues harmonica player, this is the American Paul Lamb, providing pulsating blues rock. Third in a series of versions of Bacharach songs, this time with 26 tracks all recorded in Said to be electrifying live, this album shows why. Fourth album from band, featuring mostly self-penned tracks inspired by the heydey of the surf and hot rod era.
Lovely new acoustic country blues album nostalgic for the s and s, featuring guitars, mandolins, kazoos and vocal plus a musical contribution from Robert Crumb who also provides the cover artwork. Includes cover artwork from Robert Crumb. The vinyl version of the above CD. Re-mastered issue of solo piano debut album from innovative jazz pianist.
An offbeat album from where Mingus abandons bass for piano. Plus 4 bonus tracks. Two famous albums from the early s. Two albums with top arrangers, the first with Nelson Riddle, the second with Marty Paich. In Hi-Fi. The complete album plus 8 bonus tracks made up from recordings from the same sessions and a trio date recorded earlier in the year.
A wonderfully sparse jazz trio session recorded for Blue Note in but not issued until much later. With 4 bonus tracks. Re-issue of RCA album from then 19 year old vibes man. Plus 5 bonus tracks. Plus 3 alternate takes and a live track as a bonus. Handy - Complete Edition. This has the full original album plus all the available alternate takes and rehearsal tracks and additionally includes tracks from much earlier sessions with Bessie Smith and a collaboration with Leonard Bernstein.
And its got the lot, super songs and a winning blend of rock, swinging jazz and country. A marvellous 79 tracks that are designed to demonstrate some kind of linkage between the rise of punk rock in the lates and the music that preceded it. A wobbly concept I grant you but this notwithstanding, it does provide loads of great rock and roll, rockabilly, jazz, blues and so much more.
A treat. A tremendous trawl of the vaults of Keynote Recordings Inc, a New York based label that speculatively turned to jazz and built Sequel to The Forgotten 45s up a large catalogue of 78rpm FVTDthis features another 90 discs that helped document the tracks that failed to set the charts alight history of jazz of forties America.
Follow up to the first volume, Jitterpage booklet full of discography, bug Jive FVDDthis features biographical notes and more. Exceptional hypnotic, expressive and trance-like live session from renowned singer-guitarist Foley, Rudy Grayzell and more.
Songs For Soho Blondes. Recorded in A set of songs and musical vibes to recreate the sleazy atmos- an unglamorous, downtown bar this has all the atmosphere and phere around Soho nightclubs in the early s when the Pro- crowd involvement you could hope for from a live recording. Two smouldering albums featuring a smouldering collaboration of two jazz titans.
Two albums with Jimmie Vaughan from the The Ripper and more. CD2 has loads of lesser known session mid s plus Roll Of The Dice fromtheir second album work and guest appearances. Over 60 slices of guitar genius. Re-promotion of classic Western back into print once more. Swing compilation. A lively new album from blues rock guitar master. A follow-up to the recent all-instrumental album Get It! HFMthis re-introduces Tinsley the vocalist as well as ace guitarist on ten numbers.
American musical maverick fusing jazz with classical music to great effect. A tremendous compilation that superbly charts the evolution of rhythm and blues from hard urban blues through to popular soul sides. As good a primer to the music we love as you will find! Another excellent compilation featuring 57 blasters that helped lead the way to the exciting new sound of soul. Barnes and more. Follow-up to the exceptional Volume One SOULand this is just as good - 55 stunning example of singers from the southern states and their recordings before the hits arrived.
Two early s albums on one CD, plus 6 bonus tracks. The support band includes great early guitar wizardry from James Burton. Full of wonderful renditions of blues classics. The 25 sides ought to help address this.
Nice blend of blues, soul, funk and blues rock from Italian blues band led by Roberto Morbioli. Includes a guest vocal from Big Daddy Wilson on the closing track. The songs that turned London on in the early years of the blues boom that led to the formation of the Rolling Stones, Yardbirds and so many more bands. Seminal records that inspired the emergence of the Mods in early s Britain.
Door-opening doo-wop, with 57 tracks including the Elvis favourite, Crying In The Chapel, and rare comeback album. Four great albums released between and from bluegrass legend. A comprehensive and quite brilliant compilation. Over 50 superb vocal group sides. Follow-up to acclaimed Blue Moon album, this includes 11 jazz pieces including versions of American Songbook classics and a tribute to Horace Silver.
At 82, Ahmad remains a masterful pianist and the rest of his quartet are not so dusty either. Re-mastered edition of debut album plus 12 bonus tracks. Also includes 12 bonus tracks among which are some live sides plus a 16 page booklet. Mid price re-issue of excellent appearances in Germany dating fromand Distinguished South African jazz pianist with a spellbinding reflection on his 79 years, playing both solo and in a duo and quartet.
Classic album from desert blues maestros, available again after a lengthy absence. The soundtrack album for a new documentary film telling the story of FAME Studios and Muscle Shoals Sound Studios, featuring many of the great artists and records that came out of these Alabama based facilities.
A 5CD boxset featuring 7 of the most essential jazz soundtrack albums from the French New Wave of film-making. Plus a 60 page booklet. Late s sides, some from TV broadcasts with Red Allen. A selection of radio broadcasts from Europe. Rare radio broadcasts. Radio broadcasts concentrating on the talents of the quartets of saxophonists Stan Getz and Zoot Sims and the Quintet of drummer Shelly Manne. Featuring Lester Young. Best of their sides together. An excellent mix of originals and jazz standards.
This covers roughly the same period as the first volume but, whereas the earlier release focused on his most renowned and historic recordings, this concentrates more on rare, new to CD sides. Another phenomenal selection of 89 monsters, compiled and annotated by Neil Slaven.
Forgive me if I drool! A sensational live performance from Rhode Island inremastered and Album). As well as one of the greatest ever blues harp players on top form, the band supporting him was the thenband of Sugar Ray Norcia, featuring a young hot-shot guitarist, Ronnie Earl Horvath soon to become known just as Ronnie Earl.
A blast. More classic song-writing and vocal artistry that made him such a big southern soul favourite. A number of these sides are very rare and now on CD for the first time. Highly entertaining. Early days for a band so new, but they are already being talked about as the latest in the line of bluessoaked garage rock that follows on from the White Stripes and Black Keys. Captured live at the Dancing Slipper Jazz Club in Nottingham showing the band with their guard down and demonstrating a greater variety and range than their commercial trad jazz recordings of the early s would otherwise suggest.
Rare sides and excellent booklet. Second album but first for Lake from good time jug band who recreate the sounds and feel of s and s blues, jazz, ragtime, gospel and folk. The second CD is the complete best selling album of Irish songs, featuring The Jordanaires on backing vocals. Re-promotion, and at lower price, of tough Texan guitar blues concert from a festival appearance in Holland in Sherman has not been well since being stricken by two strokes in so we are unlikely to see him on stage again but this is an excellent way to remember his music.
Birdlegg: Birdlegg Dialtone CD 6. Paul Swinton Ed. Gov't Mule: Shout! Provogue 2CD With bonus tracks and 16 page booklet. Of Re-issue of on his most recent decade or so, recording album from London Brit-blues band featuring Ashley mostly for New West plus a couple of Hutchings, soon join Fairport Convention. Well-received on release, this is a welcome re-appearance lence has lost none of his bite, intelligence, on CD.
Re-issue of well-received album originally massa on guitar. His reach extended from being one-time collaborator of treat yourself to this.
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Contact us with your list. If you want to find a way in to his distorted version of the blues, start here and work backwards. A new 35track compilation of his best sides selected in collaboration with Robin himself. Features re-mastered versions of well-known and rare sides, with his rock and blues guitar stylings to the fore.
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One of the final appearances in the band from Gypie, who left in March Informative notes from Will Birch. Tremendous fun. Again, informative booklet with notes from Will Birch.
Re-issue of track album never actually issued in the UK. Packaged in a no-frills box, with vinyl replica cardboard sleeves. Nearly five hours of footage across 45 tracks plus conversations with the artists and back-stage footage. Blues-rock at its finest.
Compilation of their best sides from the post-Gypie Mayo years. Lee Brilleaux, as always, in fine form. We have selected back catalogue titles most likely to appeal to Red Lickers - the Rev Peyton, with his brand of rough country blues and Americana, are often requested by customers in the know! Oldschool honky tonk songs from converted rocker. The band take a back seat as the Rev leads the way with mostly just his voice, guitar, banjo and slide on a lively set of Charlie Patton numbers.
Great sound, great fun and guaranteed to send you back to your Patton records. So why not stock their earlier releases? Great boogie woogie and jazz piano from a true master. Splendid stuff. Other contributors include val Contains The CDs ington Square.
A 54 track compilation of the best contain 85 songs from the archives of sides from the outstanding folk and blues guitarist the Library Of Congress, home rewho was such a pivotal influence in the early days cordings and live radio broadcasts plus of the Greenwich Village music scene. There is also an excellent 40 page booklet with extensive notes from Woody and an essay from Bill Nowlin. Released to co-incide with the Coen Brothers film Inside enough, there is also a 78rpm vinyl disc featuring Bob Dylan Llewen Davis, inspired by his memoirs.
Re-issue of album before its release at the beginning of December. First time on CD plus 6 bonus tracks. Gosey, reviews, etc. Presented Album) a deluxe hardback book style package. Unusual but captivating.
Featuring his debut album, his all-instrumental follow up plus three bonus tracks. Two landmark albums, the first from was a formative influence on a young Bob Dylan, the second a live concert originally released on Vanguard but long unavailable.
A selection of some of his highlyregarded sides including my favourite version of Delilah plus a page booklet. A superb collection of his best-known hits, including timeless classics Rhinestone Cowboy and Wichita Lineman. Re-issue of debut from of popular country singer-songwriter at a tasty mid price. Third album from popular UK blues band fronted by talented vocalist.
Part 1. Captured in February and available here for Lots of favourites, rarities and the first time. Along with Roach on drums, the band feain-studio banter. First bass. Sending elsewhere Grammy award nomination within the EU will incur an additional delivery charge subject when first issued and features to delivery location.
Each delivery of this set will be tracked hits and many songs never and signed for. Please note we do not hold stocks here, they recorded for official release, including many rhythm and blues and remain with our distributors who ship from their warehouse. Two of his finest solo USB drive of hundreds of MP3 tracks, pdfs of artwork and just so albums together. Superior after hours soul, featuring Secrets, If much more.
The final album to be taking in blues, gospel, jazz and more. There is lots more released in his lifetime, which includes to tell on this so check the internet or see Blues and his definitive version of A Change Is Rhythm magazine - page The only downside is Gonna Come. A new cordings. Contains all studio realbum of 12 more charming and infectious songs of cordings made between April and American roots music, taking in early country, western Juneincluding re-mastered and swing, blues and jazz.
As good as his earlier albums, and expanded editions of the albums you know how much we loved those! Louisiana Hayride live recordings from between and Also includes the live album E. Beautiful liner notes and rare photos. Mostly acoustic album from superb bluesman on 11 originals and one cover.
Recently voted by Mojo magazine as one of the blues albums of and a current Blues At the time of writing, we Music Award nominee. Great soulful singing, still have a limited number stirring guitar and a swinging band. No amps, just of copies still in stock. And it works a treat! If you have yet pens. Guests include Albert Lee.
The LPs and 36 page booklet are in immaculate condition. An 8 LP box set on Ace Records. The LPs, 32 page booklet, and box are all in immaculate condition.
Discs, jewel cases and booklet all excellent. This is the very definition of lavish. This set is in very good condition throughout. This is a beast. Best bid wins providing we are content to accept it. We will inform you if you have won and you then have 7 days to pay. If no payment is made, we offer it to the next best bid. We do reserve the right not to accept any offers if they do not meet our expectations. Recordings from an intimate six-night stint at this concert venue in Washington DC towards the end ofwith Young playing versions of songs from his early solo albums on either acoustic guitar or piano.
Also includes a few new interpretations of songs recorded while with Buffalo Springfield. A fascinating and enjoyable artefact. Tough and uncompromising electric blues from two underappreciated and under-recorded stalwarts of Chicago blues guitar.
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Recognised as the biography of Chet to read. Acknowledges the talent and achievement, but is harrowing in Album) portrayal of the decline. A good read, not as dry or heavy as it sounds here! A riveting pictorial autobiography with photographs across pages that covers reminiscences and thoughts on his years with Dr Feelgood, outer space, India, drugs, guitars, Shakespeare, guns and lots more.
Not a conventional autobiography but a must for fans. Anecdotes from record shop workers left baffled and bewildered by the strangeness of customers. Bonus features include interview with Stan. German film maker accompanies Arhoolie boss Chris Strachwitz down south. Classy Special edition package of separate DVD releases at a Another Town Another Saturday Night - Andy Desmond - Andy Desmond (Vinyl price.
The Torture Never Stops. Held in Vancouver intary that incorporates live footage and The Torture Never Stops is this includes 14 performances with Bob Brozman, Alvin Youngblood another live from shows. A stage footage, clay animation sequences and more. Three storming live performances. From Midnight Tour was filmed in Berlin in With 27 tracks over minutes.
A fabulous package. Definitive story. As a bonus, there is an interview with Miles. A triumphant stored from the original footage with remixed return to the Cork Opera House, fortunately captured and re-mastered sound, with classic performances from Sonny by Irish broadcaster RTE.
A gem. Filmed in Cork, showing locations, photographs and anecdotes. London in and the only DVD currently available of the band. Restored, re- Recorded in England infeaturing an acoustic and electric set. DVD only edition leg video. As a bonus there is also a Southend Show in French-made documentary on the Chicago Only previously available on Cajun community of Louisiana, with a strong emphasis on the bootlegs of dubious quality, this historic ap- music pearance on stage of members of the Rolling Stones Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Ronnie Wood and Ian Stewart with Muddy and his band plus appearances by Buddy Guy, Junior Wells and Lefty Dizz is now available on this legitimate release - and in its fullest form and with superior sound and picture quality.
HL Newport Jazz Festival The legendary documentary now on DVD. An intimate portrait of our Sam as his mixes with family, friends and in performance on his own and with other blues musicians, including Mance Lipscomb.
One hour of bliss. Highly recommended. Live in Sydney, inc. Film maker, and member of New Lost City blues. A fabulous Rockpalast. Mix of performance ing favourites, new numbers and guest appearances from Paul and studio footage, interviews and rare photos. Also contains a behind-the- from his career-shift in the early s to more recent times.
Only known footage of band. And bonus features differ for each also. Hailed by some as one of ests and abilities. The original Island agreement with the American company ended in disagreement and all U. Sue records were deleted from their catalogue in Julyand American Sue issues returned to the London American label.
Island records retained the use of the name Sue until the final release in Johnny Spencer. The Black Swan label was one of Island's first subsidiaries with releases from to With a black and white label the catalogue covered within the WI series numbers from to Jump Up started in and released singles mainly in calypso style until ca.
Island's "first serious stab at setting up a pukka pop label". A short-lived subsidiary whose releases came out in the spring of Album) The handful of releases were numbered in the WI series. The catalogue numbers ff. This series commenced in January and initially ran alongside the existing WI series see above. Another change was that releases in the WIP series were normally stereo productions. Hard Meat, The Smoke or represented one-off licensing deals with artists who never again appeared in the Island listings e.
The series continued throughout the s and into the early s see below. Sometimes referred to as the "eye" label design, it featured an orange and black elliptical device on the left-hand side of the label which could be said to resemble a grotesque eyeball when viewed sideways. Beginning with WIP, a new series of matrix numbers was introduced for 7" singles.
Henceforward, singles' sides were not usually identified as "A" or "B", but each bore a unique matrix number in a series starting at wipx However, label scans of WIP show that the matric numbers did not appear on the face of the labels; it would, however, be interesting to know what matrix numbers were stamped or scratched into the run-out grooves of the record. Initially, the new matrix numbers were used in conjunction with the existing "eye" label design, but beginning with releases in June a new pink label design was introduced, known as the "block" design.
The new design continued to feature the "eye" device in plain black enclosed within the push-out centre of the record, but the company name was now written in capital letters within a rectangular black block in the lower part of the label. The first release to feature the new label design appears to have been WIP and the last to feature the orange-and-black "eye" design WIP, a reissue of "Incense" by the Anglos, which had actually been released the previous month.
One or two earlier releases which were evidently still selling were re-pressed with the new design e. WIP, which exists with both the orange-and-black "eye" and the "block" label designs. Towards the end ofartists signed to Terry Ellis and Chris Wright's Chrysalis management company began to be favoured with a special Chrysalis label design - green with a red Chrysalis butterfly logo.
These early Chrysalis singles were allotted catalogue and matrix numbers in the main Island WIP and wipx series, respectively, and bore the legend "manufactured and distributed by island records basing st london" on the upper circumference of the label. Chrysalis continued to issue singles bearing Island catalogue numbers until Autumnafter which the label broke away completely and began its own series of catalogue numbers in a CHS series. Some records were issued in both forms.
For those records in stereo, the catalogue number was changed by adding a fourth figure e. All following Island LPs had the white and red 'flaming sun' label. The Sue label LPs were incorporated into the island numerical system, and had the yellow and red 'bow tie' labels. At this point, Island introduced the first of three pink label designs. By And By (live version) - The Angelic Gospel Singers, Rev. Isaac Douglas, The Supreme Angels, Reve
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