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  1. LP 12" SPECIALTY SPS (US) THAT'S HEAVEN TO ME - The SOUL STIRRERS with Sam COOKE - That's Heaven To Me / I Gave Up Everything To Follow Him / My Lord Done Just What He Said / I'm So Happy / Come Let Us Go Back To God / I Have A Friend Above All Others / Mean Old World / Joy, Joy To My Soul / All Right Now / Wait On Jesus / Jesus Will Lead Me To That Promised Land.
  2. For fans only familiar with Sam Cooke 's later secular blockbusters, this fine Specialty disc of classic Soul Stirrers sides is essential listening. Taking over for powerhouse lead R.H. Harris in , Cooke proceeded to take gospel singing to new heights with the Stirrers, showing a level of grace in his phrasing and tone not often heard before.9/
  3. Jun 28,  · A good little starter on male "quartets" (in quotes because there were often more than 4 singers) is an anthology put together by gospel historian Anthony Heilbut called Fathers and Sons that has some '30 and '40s sides from the golden age of the Soul Stirrers with the greatest and most influential singer most folks today don't know, R.H. Harris, as well as sides by quartets influenced by .
  4. To Canaan's land I'm on my way Where the soul (of man) never dies My darkest night will turn to day Where the soul (of man) never dies [lead] No sad farewells No tear dimmed eyes Where all is love And the soul never dies [tenor] Dear friends there'll be no sad farewells There'll be no tear-dimmed eyes Where all is peace and joy and love.
  5. The Complete Specialty Recordings of Sam Cooke, a Compilation of songs by Sam Cooke With The Soul Stirrers. Released 15 October on Specialty. Genres: Gospel.
  6. Soul Stirrers: Heaven Is My Home Review: When Cooke left the Soul Stirrers for a pop career in , Paul Foster tried to carry on alone but soon realized he was most effective as a foil to a high tenor. So he hired Kansas City's Johnnie Taylor, and the year-old tenor soon assuaged the disappointment over Cooke's departure with a sweet tone that seemed to make the lyrics hum as he soared.
  7. An excellent compilation, that covers his first recordings when he joined the fabulous Soul Stirrers, to when he left to pursue a more secular and highly successful (and influential) path - but it is not his story alone, the Soul Stirrers existed before he joined and after he left (although this covers only his time with them) and their vocal talents are immense/5(74).
  8. He's My Rock: Their Early Side Soul Stirrers (Artist), (Artist) Format: Audio CD. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Amazon Price New from Used from Audio CD, Format: Audio CD.

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