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Sunday, November 08, 2009

SONGS OF VICTORY


by The Victory Choir


CW PRODUCTIONS
740336
Circa 1970
STEREO





SIDE A:



PASTOR'S MESSAGE 3:32
BECAUSE HE LIVES 3:47
I'LL SOON BE GONE 2:09
THE UNSEEN HAND 2:23
WALKING IN THE LIGHT OF GOD'S LOVE 3:18
DWELLING IN BEULAH LAND 2:32

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SIDE B:



THERE'S SOMETHING ABOUT THAT NAME 3:38
SOMEDAY 2:35
WE'LL TALK IT OVER 2:38
WHAT A TIME 2:04
I'M HEAVEN BOUND 1:36
WHAT CAN HE DO? 2:36

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Editor's note: if you love this record it surely is for the sentiment and not the highly tuned voices of the singers because they are clearly novices. There are some nice organ parts but any organ is good organ to me. The highlight of this LP is the voice over on SIDE B on the first track. In the middle of the song suddenly a voice from the Heavens begins talking (I literally looked around the room to make sure nobody was talking!) in a monologue about humanity. Any mention of derelicts will always give me pause to be thankful for language in this bizarre world. The last track on SIDE B is also unforgettable! Let's leave it at that.

By the by, the good pastor is still preaching (and I assume singing) at the same church. Drop him a line or two if you feel so inclined.

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