SHIRLEY ALEXANDER with Brian Carricks New Orleans Heritage Band (504CDS-88)
OLD FIREMANS HALL SESSION
Fly Away - Down by the Riverside - Just a little while to stay here - The Old Rugged Cross - Darktown Strutters ball - His Eye is on the Sparrow - What a Friend we have in Jesus - The Lord will Make a Way Somehow - Just a Closer Walk with thee - Saviour Lead me lest I stray - Walking with the King - Amen/This little light of Mine - I come to the Garden Alone - Battle Hymn of the Republic - Somewhere I''ll be Working for My Lord - Blessed Assurance - When the Saints go Marching In
This Recording was made prior to Hurrican Katrina in the Old "Firmans Hall" Dance Hall, with "Shirley Alexander". If you like Gospel with the New Orleans feel of "Mahalia Jackson" or Sister Elizabeth Eutice with the George Lewis band, then this is the record for you.
ITS OLD STYLE GOSPEL OF NEW ORLEANS
Shirley Alexander Vocal - Wendell Eugene Trombone - Peter Wright Trumpet - Brian Carrick Clarinet - Gerald Adams String Bass - Rickie Monie Piano - Andrew Hall Drums
Recorded Old Firemans Hall, Westwego, Algiers by Tim Stanburgh
GREAT OLD DANCE HALL AND WONDERFUL SOUND