Good God! Born Again Funk


Unofficially the third entry in our Good God! series of ecstatic worship, Born Again Funk picks up where A Gospel Funk Hymnal leaves off. Yes, the prodigal sons of Thomas Dorsey arrived in there multitudes, only some of them toting fuzzboxes and Fender amps. These are the most devout songs, but done up amid the hot, sweaty, earthy moonshine rhythms downed by any blues singer thumbing his way up north from the Mississippi delta. Born Again Funk hones in on wholly modern vulgarity brought to a joyful strain of American composition, and performers unafraid of expressing their devotion with both inspiration and invention. They were acolytes faithful to a spirit, but never to an ordained sound.

A1 –Pastor T.L. Barrett* & The Youth For Christ Choir Like A Ship
A2 –Ada Richards I'm Drunk And Real High (In The Spirit Of God)
A3 –Gospel Comforters Yes God Is Real
A4 –Golden Echoes Packing A Grip
A5 –Lucy "Sister Soul" Rodgers* Pray A Little Longer
B1 –Gospel Soul Revivals If Jesus Came Today
B2 –Brother Samuel Cheatham Troubles Of The World
B3 –Victory Travelers* I Know I've Been Changed
B4 –Jordan Travelers God Will Answer
C1 –Inspirational Gospel Singers Same Thing It Took
C2 –Sacred Four Somebody Watching You
C3 –Andrew Wartts & The Gospel Storytellers Peter And John
C4 –Holy Disciples Of Chicago, Ill. I Know Him
D1 –Sensational Five Singing Sons* Share Your Love (With The Master)
D2 –Little Chris (5) & The Righteous Singers I Thank You Lord
D3 –Sensational Five* Coming On Strong, Staying Long
D4 –Chicago Travelers Been Trying
D5 –James Austin (3) & The St. Luke Cogil Youth Choir* I'll Take Jesus For Mine