Shirley Caesar

This Is Gospel: King & Queen

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Gospel legends Shirley Caesar and the Reverend James Cleveland are featured on this edition of Calvin Records' THIS IS GOSPEL series. Each revered singer gets 10 tracks on this affordably priced introductory collection, with highlights being the raspy-voiced Cleveland's joyous "Something's Got a Hold on Me" (which makes explicit gospel's profound influence on soul and R&B) and Caesar's fiery "Lord Have Mercy," which epitomizes her undeniably passionate style.

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