Heaven Is My Home

Heaven Is My Home

by The Soul StirrersThe Soul Stirrers


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The Soul Stirrers have been gospel's most honored and recognized vocal group since the '40s, when R.H. Harris made musical history by shifting the genre's focus from unison singing to improvisational theatrics and inter-group dynamics. The selections on this reissue compilation cover a significant and too-often ignored aspect of the ensemble's history; the music of its other premier lead singers besides Harris and Sam Cooke. Paul Foster and Johnnie Taylor, the set's featured vocalists, weren't virtuosos like Harris or Cooke; they relied on timing, delivery, and fervor.

Product Details

Release Date: 07/01/1993
Label: Specialty
UPC: 0022211704027
catalogNumber: 7040
Rank: 95874

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Soul Stirrers   Primary Artist,Vocals
Sam Cooke   Vocals,Tenor (Vocal),Track Performer
Johnnie Taylor   Baritone (Vocal),Tenor (Vocal)
J.J. Farley   Bass (Vocal)
Thomas L. Bruster   Baritone (Vocal)
Roy Crain   Tenor (Vocal)
Leroy Crume   Guitar,Baritone (Vocal)
Paul Foster   Tenor (Vocal)
Richard Gibbs   Baritone,Baritone (Vocal)
R.B. Robinson   Baritone (Vocal)
Faidest Wagoner   Piano
Bob King   Guitar,Baritone (Vocal)
Bobby King   Guitar,Baritone (Vocal)

Technical Credits

Sam Cooke   Contributor
Johnnie Taylor   Contributor
James W. Alexander   Producer
J.J. Farley   Contributor
Sonny Bono   Producer
Thomas L. Bruster   Contributor
L.C. Cook   Composer
Roy Crain   Contributor
Leroy Crume   Composer,Contributor
Paul Foster   Contributor
Richard Gibbs   Contributor
Lee Hildebrand   Producer,Liner Notes,Reissue Producer,Series Supervision
Kenneth S. Morris   Composer
Opal Nations   Producer,Liner Notes,Reissue Producer,Series Supervision
R.B. Robinson   Contributor
Art Rupe   Producer
Phil Carroll   Art Direction
Traditional   Composer
Unknown   Composer
Bob King   Contributor

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