Sorrow Come Pass Me Around

Sometimes it’s not about the belief so much as the believing. That’s the primary takeaway regarding Sorrow Come Pass Me Around: A Survey of Rural Black Religious Music. Originally issued in 1975 on Advent Records, this fine collection is bona fide classic. Long out of print, the assembled recordings are once again widely available via Dust-to-Digital who re-issued the album on vinyl in April.

Inside the gorgeous tip-on sleeve are detailed notes from producer David Evans, who traveled the American South . . .

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