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The Gospel Truth

The Gospel Truth

by Otis ClayOtis Clay


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Otis Clay demonstrates how secular roots music can walk hand in the hand with fervent gospel on The Gospel Truth. While the sentiment and lyrics are purely devotional, Clay doesn't cast off his blues and soul background, which steeps this material in gritty, instrumental truth.

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Product Details

Release Date: 09/11/1993
Label: Blind Pig
UPC: 0019148500525
catalogNumber: 5005
Rank: 83564


  1. Have Mercy Jesus
  2. Working Hard
  3. You Can Make It
  4. Save a Seat for Me
  5. On My Way Home
  6. Sending up My Timber
  7. If I Could Reach out (And Help Somebody)
  8. Every Road (Got to End Somewhere)
  9. When the Gates Swing Open

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Otis Clay   Primary Artist,Vocals,Background Vocals
Barbara Acklin   Background Vocals
Dedrick Blanchard   Organ,Piano
Odell Carter   Background Vocals
Melvin Crisp   Drums
A.J. Durr   Background Vocals
Richard Gibb   Bass
Anthony Grady   Bass
Frank Harris   Background Vocals
Sylvester Hudson   Background Vocals
Criss Johnson   Bass,Guitar,Drums
Edward Junior   Drums
Eddie Lusk   Organ
Sonny Mitchell   Guitar
Fred Pettis   Background Vocals
Perry Randall   Drums
Theodis Rogers   Piano
Greg Rzab   Bass
Benny Turner   Bass,Guitar,Background Vocals
Wells Wallace   Background Vocals
Dianne Womack   Background Vocals
Frank Wynn   Organ
Isaac Young   Vocals
Terry "A la Berry" Hall   Drums

Technical Credits

Otis Clay   Producer,Liner Notes
Monk Higgins   Producer
Criss Johnson   Programming,Producer,drum programming
Charles Love   Executive Producer
John Baskin   Executive Producer

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