Hello Sunshine: The Volt Recordings

Rev. Maceo Woods

Hello Sunshine The Volt Recordings MP3
  • CAT # SPCD-7066-25

    1. Hello Sunshine 2:35
    2. Surrender To His Will 4:12
    3. I'm Going To Live The Life I Sing 3:38
    4. I Know God Cares For Me 2:50
    5. I'm Mighty Grateful 4:25
    6. The Name Of Jesus 4:30
    7. We See God With The Eyes Of Our Sou 4:21
    8. Try God And See 5:20
    9. Step To Jesus 3:36
    10. Soft Winds (Instrumental) 6:25
    11. It's Been A Mighty Good Day 4:28
    12. Reach Out And Touch (Somebody's Hand) 4:24
    13. Think Of His Goodness 3:08
    14. Let My People Go 3:22
    15. Beams Of Heaven 2:00
    16. Bringing In The Sheaves 4:20
    17. Hear Our Prayer 4:26
    18. Amazing Grace 4:27

Chicago born-and-bred minister Maceo Woods has led one of the nation's most dynamic gospel choirs since 1960. These recordings, made for the Volt label in 1969 and 1970, capture his 32-voice Christian Tabernacle Concert Choir at the peak of its popularity, rocking like a big band on uptempo selections and harmonizing with such control on show numbers that it sounds like one huge pipe organ. Included is "Hello Sunshine," an optimistic piece of progressive gospel that crossed over to the secular charts and became a staple of choir repertoires from coast to coast, as well as an extended organ instrumental version of "Amazing Grace," which sold in the hundreds of thousands when Rev. Woods first recorded it in 1954.

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