Pages of Life Chapters 1 & 2 - (Import CD)
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- Contemp. Christian
- Mono / Stereo
- Fred Hammond
- Pages of Life: Chapters 1 & 2
& Radical For Christ.
Personnel: Fred Hammond (vocals, spoken vocals, keyboards, bass, drums, percussion, programming); Kim Rutherford (vocals, spoken vocals); Frederick Purifoy II, PamKenyon Donald, Keeva Renee, David Ivey, Danielle Stephens, Resa Bell, Tosha Brown, Tifany Smith, LaDon Ford (vocals); Tommie Walker (rap, horns, keyboards, drum programming); Darryl A. Dixon (guitar); Donald Hayes (saxophone); Jason D. Jordan (horns, organ, keyboards, Hammond C3 organ); Noel Hall (piano, organ, keyboards, Fender Rhodes piano, Hammond C3 organ, programming); Maurice David Crutcher (keyboards); Terrance Palmer (bass); Marvin McQuitty (drums).
Recorded at Face to Face Studios, Southfield, Michigan; Live at The Straight Gate Church, Detroit, Michigan.
PAGES OF LIFE: CHAPTER I & II was nominated for a 1999 Grammy for Best Contemporary Soul Gospel Album.
Under the guiding hand of Hammond, this double disc represents the place where the church meets the funk. R&B's roots have always been in Gospel music to begin with, so it makes sense that someone like Hammond would come along. With the able assistance of a crack funk band, Hammond mixes floor-shaking rhythms with propulsive, rhythmic keyboards and guitars and a gospel choir that supports his own vocal ululations. While the lyrics are exclusively spiritual in nature, the beat is undeniably danceable. Ultimately, PAGES OF LIFE is the intersection of theology and rhythm, achieved so seamlessly that you can't tell where the testifying ends and the harmonizing begins.
- Country of Origin
- BMG (distributor)
- Fred Hammond
- Songs / Tracks
- [ Disc 01 Track 01 ] Let the Praise Begin
- [ Disc 01 Track 02 ] He's a Rock (Interlude)
- [ Disc 01 Track 03 ] I Wanna Know Your Ways
- [ Disc 01 Track 04 ] I Will Bless His Holy Name
- [ Disc 01 Track 05 ] Jesus Is All
- [ Disc 01 Track 06 ] Your Steps Are Ordered
- [ Disc 01 Track 07 ] Please Don't Pass Me By
- [ Disc 01 Track 08 ] You Were Much Closer
- [ Disc 01 Track 09 ] Just to Be Close to You
- [ Disc 01 Track 10 ] He's God
- [ Disc 01 Track 11 ] All Things Are Working
- [ Disc 01 Track 12 ] No Way, No Way (You Won't Lose)
- [ Disc 01 Track 13 ] Your Love
- [ Disc 01 Track 14 ] I Wanna Be Yours
- [ Disc 01 Track 15 ] You Called Me Friend
- [ Disc 01 Track 16 ] You Are My Song
- [ Disc 02 Track 01 ] Intro
- [ Disc 02 Track 02 ] Let the Praise Begin
- [ Disc 02 Track 03 ] When the Spirit of the Lord
- [ Disc 02 Track 04 ] Glory to Glory to Glory
- [ Disc 02 Track 05 ] I Wanna Know Your Ways (Intro)
- [ Disc 02 Track 06 ] I Wanna Know Your Ways
- [ Disc 02 Track 07 ] Jesus Is All (Intro)
- [ Disc 02 Track 08 ] Jesus Is All
- [ Disc 02 Track 09 ] Your Steps Are Ordered
- [ Disc 02 Track 10 ] No Weapon
- [ Disc 02 Track 11 ] Dwell
- [ Disc 02 Track 12 ] We're Blessed / Shout Unto God
- [ Disc 02 Track 13 ] We're Blessed (Finale) / Shout Unto God (Finale)
- Studio / Live
- Video Disabled
- Fred Hammond; Tim Powell
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