I'll Fly Away 0604

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Review Text I'll Fly Away is the first of two Chuck Wagon Gang reissues from the Music Mill label. Like its companion disc, Looking for a City, I'll Fly Away spans the decades, with recordings from 1942-1966. The repertoire again shows a liking for Albert E. Brumley hymns, performed in no-nonsense four-part harmony with only a guitar for accompaniment. On some cuts, one of the two ladies sounds quite a bit like Anita Carter as heard on the Carter Family's early-'60s recordings, but without the flourishes of commercial country music. The songs are mostly familiar favorites such as "Where the Soul Never Dies," "God Put a Rainbow in the Clouds," and the title track. The group's unchanging approach to music-making creates a consistent listening experience despite the wide-ranging chronology, and the total absence of affectation is refreshing for those who regard today's slick gospel music with skepticism. I'll Fly Away does not overlap with Looking for a City, and is recommended in addition to that disc. ~ Greg Adams

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CD: 1

  1. 1. I'll Fly Away - 3:44
  2. 2. Echoes from the Burning Bush - 3:47
  3. 3. Heaven Will Surely Be Worth It All - 3:37
  4. 4. God Put a Rainbow in the Sky - 3:40
  5. 5. This World Is Not My Home - 2:40
  6. 6. He's Everything to Me - 3:38
  7. 7. Where the Soul Never Dies - 2:14
  8. 8. I've Found a Hiding Place - 3:46
  9. 9. I'll Be No Stranger There - 3:43
  10. 10. He Said if I Be Lifted Up - 3:38

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6/8/04 

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