The Blackwood Brothers

Gospel Classics Series

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Gospel Classic Series is a budget-line series from RCA that was designed to showcase great gospel recordings from individual artists who had yet to appear on compact disc. The Blackwood Brothers were one of the most popular gospel groups of the '50s and '60s, but their recordings were out of print for years. Although it isn't a perfect collection, this budget-line compilation is a good overview of their most popular recordings, featuring such songs as "The Old Rugged Cross Made the Difference," "Because He Lives," "Just a Closer Walk with Thee," "How Great Thou Art," "Precious Memories," and "Amazing Grace." It's a nice introduction to the group, even if it is a little brief.

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