Rev. James Moore

Live in Detroit

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Live in Detroit is a ten-track album that captures the Rev. James Moore live in concert in the early '90s. Moore is in great form, adding life to the music when the going gets predictable, even on the overly familiar "He Was There All the Time." Occasionally, Moore gets carried away with preaching and testifying, letting the songs run on a little too long -- "He's All I Need" clocks in at nearly 13 minutes -- but it's easy to hear that this was captivating live, even if the kineticism is lessened on record. There are better Moore albums and better live Moore albums available, but once you get to listening to Live in Detroit, you're likely to get caught up in the infectious spirit of this usually rousing music.

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