EvolutionOfGospel
Various Artists: ‘The Evolution Of Gospel’ album review
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Rendezvous Music

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Andrae Crouch, Aretha Franklin, Albertina Walker

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Various Artists: ‘The Evolution Of Gospel’ album review

Chronicling “back-in-the-day” through to today, this curious compilation traces gospel music’s varied growth through a series of sacred and secular sources. Regardless of a contributors’ genre or primary recording industry, every single song on this eclectic collection is unabashedly grounded in the gospel, from golden oldies courtesy of Andrae Crouch, Aretha Franklin, Sam Cooke & The Soul Stirrers and even Bob Dylan, through newer material featuring Kirk Whalum and Jonathan Butler.

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About The Author

Andy Argyrakis
Contributing Editor

Andy Argyrakis is a Chicago-based entertainment writer/photographer who appears in the Chicago Tribune, Illinois Entertainer, Daily Journal, Concert Livewire, Hear/Say Magazine and Image Chicago (to name a few). Additional photo credits include Fuse TV, Live Nation, Nikon, Pollstar, Celebrity Access, Paste Magazine, MTV.com and Vibe.com. He’s also the author/narrator of "Access Matthews" (an audio CD tracing the career of Dave Matthews Band) and spends considerable time on tour, including outings with Arlo Guthrie, The Guess Who, Madina Lake (on Linkin Park’s Projekt Revolution) and Gospel Music Channel’s "Gospel Dream" (where he served as season one judge).