Photos of a classical Indian wedding band

This was the classical Indian band who played at my sister’s wedding. All of the them were excellent musicians but the sitar player was particularly good.

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Sunday Gospel Corner: Aretha Franklin – Mary, Don’t You Weep

Aretha Franklin started her singing career signing gospel at her dad’s church. Here we have a soul filled version of the old gospel classic Mary Don’t You Weep, taken fromthe  1972 album “Amazing Grace” by Aretha Franklin.The You Tube commentary to this says

It ultimately sold over two million copies in the United States alone, earning a Double Platinum certification. As of 2010 it is also the biggest selling disc of Aretha’s entire fifty year recording career. The double album was recorded ‘Live’ at the New Temple Missionary Baptist Church in Los Angeles during January of 1972. It won the 1972 Grammy Award for Best Soul Gospel Performance and also stands as the biggest selling pure Gospel album in history.

Sunday Gospel Corner: Golden Gate Gospel Train & 3 other tracks – Golden Gate Quartet

The Sunday Gospel Corner has had a break. But it’s back with The Golden Gate Quartet, who are a gospel vocal harmony a cappella group that started in 1934. Think barbershop quartet singing gospel and you get the idea.

There are four tracks of loveliness here. A great start to a Sunday morning.

1.Golden Gate Gospel Train (1937)

2.Rock My Soul (1938)

3.Noah (1939)

4.Ride Up In The Chariot (1941)