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Dig A Little Deeper by Mahalia Jackson

Cross Rhythms Rating: 7/10
CD: Album
Tags: Gospel, CD, Album, Vintage
A collection of songs spanning the career of one of the all-time greatest gospel singers.

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  1. 1. Dig A Little Deeper
  2. 2. I Can Put My Trust In Jesus
  3. 3. I Want To Rest
  4. 4. I'm Going To Tell God
  5. 5. I'm Going To Wait Until The Change Comes
  6. 6. There's Not A Friend Like Jesus
  7. 7. Walk With Me
  8. 8. I Gave Up Everything To Follow Him
  9. 9. I Walked Into The Garden
  10. 10. I'm Getting Nearer To Home
  11. 11. How I Got Over
  12. 12. I Bowed On My Knees
  13. 13. Jesus Is With Me
  14. 14. Just As I Am Without One Plea
  15. 15. He's My Light
  16. 16. Consider Me
  17. 17. God Spoke To Me
  18. 18. Hands Of God
  19. 19. His Eye Is On The Sparrow
  20. 20. Didn't It Rain
  21. 21. God Said He Would
  22. 22. Come To Jesus
  23. 23. Keep Your Hand On The Plow
  24. 24. Rusty Old Halo
  25. 25. The Lord's Prayer
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7/10

Reviewed by Tony Cummings

Mahalia Jackson was one of a kind. She has had more influence in gospel music than anyone else, inspired thousands of voices, mentored Aretha Franklin and was close friends with Martin Luther King Jr, incidentally provoking him to give his famous "I have a dream" speech in 1963. She was born in 1911 and was singing from the age from the age of four, performing all throughout her life until her death in 1972. Perhaps the most amazing thing is that she refused to perform any secular music throughout her life, yet still managed to create such a huge impact in the music world. 'Dig A Little Deeper' contains a selection of songs from her remarkable career, and even though the production is ancient and these sides have been reissued on numerous occasions, the music here is timeless. From the bluesy opening title track to the tender closing song, "The Lord's Prayer", you are transported to another era. The songs are unapologetic in their spirituality, with tracks such as "There's Not A Friend Like Jesus" and "God Spoke To Me" being typical examples. If you are already a Mahalia fan, the chances are that you won't find anything new on this album. But if you are looking for an introduction to Mahalia's fantastic voice, 'Dig A Little Deeper' is a good place to start.

Style: Gospel
Cross Rhythms Product Code: 25371
Product Format: CD
Content Type: Album
Cat. Code: Delta CD6635
Items: 1
Release Date: 31 Aug 2007

A collection of songs spanning the career of one of the all-time greatest gospel singers.

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