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Twelve Gates To The City - Rev. Gary Davis - The Best Of Rev. Gary Davis - Live In Concert

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This is one of the few handful of recordings to feature the Rev. Gary Davis in concert. As the name of the project suggests, the proceedings were documented at the Newport Folk Festival in July of The Reverend's solo vocal is accompanied by his own six- and twelve-string guitar s as well as mouth harp.

The repertoire incorporates a wide range of secular blues and sacred gospel. Davis ' material is derived from his own writings and notable interpretations of folk So Strong/Aim To Please ?

- Ripcord - Your Choice Live Series blues standards such as "Lovin' Spoonful" and "I Won't Be Back No More. This set provides the platform for Davis to raise them to an even greater exceptionally Twelve Gates To The City - Rev. Gary Davis - The Best Of Rev. Gary Davis - Live In Concert level.

The clean and nimble fret and fingering that became his signature sound has arguably never been as direct and forceful. The two instrumentals best reveal this facet of his performance. Unlike a majority of the garden-variety studio renditions of these songs, there is an almost palpable sense of salvation and urgency in the concert recordings -- making them seminal installments of his musical catalog.

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  1. Reverend Gary Davis (aka Blind Gary Davis & Rev. Gary Davis & Reverend Blind Gary Davis) - to 5 May , was an African American blues & gospel singer, as well as a renowned guitarist. His unique finger-picking style was influential on many subsequent artists and his students in New York City included Jorma Kaukonen (of Jefferson Airplane and Hot Tuna), Stefan Grossman, Roy Book Binder, .
  2. Gary D. Davis. Rev. Gary Davis Biography by Bruce Eder. One of the most influential bluesmen in terms of the evolution of folk and rock fingerpicking Twelve Gates to the City. Rev. Gary Davis / Traditional. Candy Man. Rev. Gary Davis. Samson and Delilah.
  3. Davis is in great form, he looks good, he is in complete control, and his vocals are sincere and engaging. At this session Davis recorded some of his best known and most impressive material, including Candyman, Twelve Gates To The City, Cincinnati Flow Rag, and Samson And Delilah, one of the highlights of the release.
  4. Rare concert recordings from made by Stefan Grossman of the Rev. Gary Davis at the legendary folk club Gerdes Folk City. These three CDs span Rev. 5/5(3).
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  6. Reverend Gary Davis, also Blind Gary Davis (born Gary D. Davis, April 30, – May 5, ), was a blues and gospel singer who was also proficient on the banjo, guitar and harmonica. His fingerpicking guitar style influenced many other artists.
  7. Reverend Gary Davis Songs List Overview Biography Songs Similar Artists CDs Vinyl DVDs. The Very Best of Gary Davis (CD) Released in $ Discontinued. List Price: $ Out of Print. Twelve Gates to the City; I Will Do My Last Singing in This Land Somewhere; Vintage Recordings () (CD).
  8. Oct 10,  · Provided to YouTube by Universal Music Group Twelve Gates To The City · Reverend Gary Davis At Newport ℗ Vanguard Records, a Welk Music Group Company Re.

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