Gospel @ Goodwill
The interns went out on a Goodwill run today and ended up in Canaanland, ca. 1970s. First up, still partially shrink-wrapped, The Cathedrals, Easy on the Ears, Heavy on the Heart (Canaan, 1976), produced by Marvin Norcross and Ken Harding (with a Bill Gaither jacket blurb). Check out the decor and fashion:
I swear, before he lost weight and those sideburns, Glenn Payne was a ringer for a sober George Jones.
But the real score is this three-LP Gospel Jubilee compilation (Canaan, 1977).
My Crackberry’s camera phone doesn’t render the type very legibly, but you can sorta make out enough of the artist names on the first two records to get a sense of the scope and range of the contents. It’s a real gem:
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