Exactly What I Need: A Mixtape – Songs That Are Sacred, And Songs That Might As Well Be

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In times like these, music is exactly what we need. The songs collected here span the divides that separate country from folk and rock; organized religions from new-age cults; and sacred songs of devotion from wasted secular blues. Major label releases by well-known seekers are represented alongside recordings of Christian youth groups and outsiders’  self-financed  vanity projects. Regardless of whether you worship Jesus, Shiva, or some bearded hippie guy in a robe, these songs will lift you out of the darkness and take you OM. words / m dawson

Fred Walker – Exactly What I Need
Genesis – The Love Of God
The Center Family – To Taste His Love
Allan Townsend and Rick Betts – Jesus Is On The Way
John Fahey – Jaya Shiva Shankara
Larry Groce – Look Up From Your Troubles
Marlin Greene – Fields Of Clover
Pat Quinn – Make It Burn
Soul Purpose – Christian Be Strong
Joey Garone – Spring
Michael O’Gara – Keep Me From Going Under
The Father, The Son, and The Holy Ghost – Vache Ecrasse
Jerry Glen Ward – Only Darkness
Billy Blackwood – Amen Chorus
Charlie D and Milo – Om Sweet Om

Previously:All Roads Lead To Red: A Pedal Steel Mixtape / Tribute

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9 thoughts on “Exactly What I Need: A Mixtape – Songs That Are Sacred, And Songs That Might As Well Be

  1. i click on the link but playlist won’t play on macbook or iphone. what am i doing wrong?

  2. Thanks so much for this. It really helped me out this morning, and I appreciate your effort to bring some calm to this world right now.

  3. i clicked the tiny play button next to the link on my iphone and was good to go. hope that helps.

    another beautiful playlist, AD.

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