Faith Is-The Best of Sammie Thompson & Friends
Album Notes Producers: Sammie Thompson, Matthew Brownie, Mike Brownie, Carl Bowman, Chris Hamilton, Samuel Thompson, and Sidney Hullett. Artist: Arthur Reed, Melinda Thompson, Sidney Hullett, Kevin Adkins, Calvin Adkins, Cedric Stokes, and Carl Bowman. Vocalist: Stephanie Goff, Melinda Thompson, Arthur Reed, Sidney Hullett, Chris Hamilton, Kevin Adkins, Calvin Adkins, and Betty Simmons. Audio Remasterer: Sammie Thompson. World events in the first years of the new millennium prompted many people to re-evaluate life's purpose and the individual's place in the universe. Perhaps not so coincidentally, gospel music continued to find ever-greater acceptance among mainstream music listeners. For the uninitiated, however, the sheer variety and volume of faith-based music can be extremely daunting. The Best Of Sammie Thompson & Friends, 3 CD set features upbeat, exciting performances of contemporary gospel, and makes for a comprehensive and highly enjoyable introduction to the genre. Though the collection primarily traffics in the heavily '80s /R&B-influenced up to present sounds that is contemporary gospel's stock in trade, there are a few nods to old-time religion. The 3-disc set includes performances to combine rock and soul with traditional spirituals. Most of the time, however, it's just a spiritual high as you listens to one song after another and feel the Spirit that testifies to the truth of faith's healing power. Album notes: One of the most striking facets of The Best Of Sammie Thompson & Friends, 3 CD set is how it demonstrates how big gospel music is in it's ability to encompass a wide variety of music united by the subject matter of faith and the love of God. Sammie Thompson is a vocalist and a psalmist who has raised the standard of solo male performances in gospel music, and thus offer the irresistible combination of the raw power of Sammie 's voice and a more spontaneous sense of arrangement. Sammie gives powerful, interpretations of original material in his music. Album notes: The tracks here are marked by a level of energy and excitement equal to, or greater than, anything in the secular world. Those wishing to sample some of the most exciting and passionate gospel music need look no further than the heavenly sounds of "The Best Of Sammie Thompson & Friends", 3 CD set edition. As with his music, Sammie invented his own version of this cutting-edge gospel, worship, and contemporary Christian music drawing from every element of his vast musical knowledge - without any musical prejudice or racial barriers. I Believe - The Best of Sammie Thompson & friends 3 CD set offers the most comprehensive overview of Sammie' performances and provides testament to Sammie's musical excellence and his contribution to the popularization of Christian music. This unique collection is a befitting tribute to Sammie's contemporary gospel and inspirational work. Discs 1 through 3 features a small sample of many of his studio masters This three discs set is remastered from the original tapes using the latest technology for optimum sound quality. Album notes: All tracks have been digitally remastered. I Believe The Best of Sammie Thompson & friends 3 CD set is a super good project. Nobody can sing gospel like Sammie as these 30 0r more tracks prove it.