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V/A The Time For Peace is NOW - 70's Gospel rarities comp w/ gatefold

V/A The Time For Peace is NOW - 70's Gospel rarities comp w/ gatefold

$ 21.99

Artist: Various Artists | Label: Luaka Bop | Format: LP Genre: Gospel | Album Condition: New | Cover Condition: Sealed
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Various Artists 
The Time For Peace is NOW 
Gospel Music about Us

Gospel music that is not about God or Jesus, but instead how we deal with each other. Sourced from small label gospel singles from the 1970's from fairly obscure groups. - Jonathan Lethem 

These songs are resplendent with love and yet are not love songs, not in the sense of man-addressing-woman, or woman-addressing-man. The material here speaks of life and death, care and disrepair, exultation and release, sorrow and pain, and exhort the listener to hold on, seek peace, let light shine, know joy, recognize the love in one’s fellows – nearly every ecstasy excluding the erotic variants is on offer here. All this music fits naturally into a context of people trying to speak to other people about the condition of being alive, and the fact that the emotions are universal and collective ones doesn’t make them any less intimate, passionate or devastating.

Includes:

Time For Peace - The Little Shadows
It's hard to Live in This Old World - Rev. Harvey Gates
That's a Sign of the Times - The Floyd Family Singers
Keep Your Faith to the Sky - Willie Scott & the Birmingham Spirituals
We are in Need - James Bynum
Condition the World is In - The Religious Souls
We Don't Love Enough - The Triumphs
Peace in the Land - The Gospel I.Q.'s
We Got a Race to Run - Staples Jr. Singers
I'm Trying to Be Your Friend - The Soul Stirrers
Let Your Light Shine - Willie Dale 
Price of Love - Rev. Harvey Gates
Sunshine After Every Rain - The Mighty Reverlaires 
Don't Give Up - The William Singers

NEW SEALED LP limited edition 
vinyl with thick gatefold jacket


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