Cultures Of Soul

V/A - Greg Belson's Divine Disco: Gospel Disco From 1974-1984 (2xLP)

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Cultures of Soul Records is proud to present Greg Belson's Divine Disco - American Gospel Disco 1974 to 1984, curated and researched by Gospel Soul music authoritarian Greg Belson. Greg Belson's Divine Disco is a snapshot in time encapsulating the raw power of a spiritual performance, set to the pulsating 4/4 rhythms that were in vogue with the dance floors of the day. Labels like Savoy played a key part in identifying artists that fit nicely into this brand new style with performers like Shirley Finney and The Gospelaires, both of whom were established within the scene, but carried the ‘Disco’ torch brightly with their tunes featured here.

Divine Disco also paints a picture of the lesser known acts that privately released their message to the hopeful masses, such as the Gospel Ambassadors and the Inspirational Souls, whose recording budgets would have been significantly less than any ‘major’ label. As proven here, they had no less of an impact to the listener. Other tracks on this compilation such as Betty Griffin's "Free Spirit" have become big club spins for the likes of the NYC Downlow and Horse Meat Disco crews.

Also included are recently discovered tunes like the Masters of Music's "Trouble Don't Last Always" as well as a future classic by The Testimonial Singers, which features several young members of the Winans Family. We’ve got you covered too for those more modern soul, boogiefied moments with rarities from Delores Fuller, Herman Harris and two offerings from the killer LP by Enlightment. This compilation also includes remixes and edits by Steve Cobby (who was a member of Fila Brazillia) and Rahaan.

Enlightment – Faith Is the Key

Delores Fuller – One More Chance Lord

Gospel Ambassadors – What Kind of Man Is This

Enlightment – What’s Happening People

Betty Griffin – Free Spirit

The Inspirational Souls – Jesus Is Going Away (But He’s Coming Back Again)

Gospel Ambassadors – Thank You Jesus

Gloria Griffin – You

Masters of Music – Trouble Don’t Last Always

The Gospelaires of Dayton, Ohio – No Where To Run

Shirley Finney – Give Your Best To The Master

The Testimonial Singers – No Greater Love

Herman Harris & the Voices of Faith, Hope & Love – Give Yourself to Jesus

Gospel Ambassadors – Thank You, Jesus (Steve Cobby Remix)

Masters of Music – Trouble Don’t Last Always (Rahaan Edit)

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