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The Mighty Chariots of Fire are the embodiment of Gospel music in New Orleans. They bring an exciting combination of styles on this recording. Featuring the deep-rooted Spirituals of Robert Lee and Bishop Joseph Carter Jr.’s approach to the biblical verses with the energy of a great backup group.

Brother Sean Dillon has the special voice that adds another beautiful sound, along with Jerome Young’s inspiring performances.

New Orleans is rightfully famous for great Gospel Singers, for example: Mahalia Jackson. It has been said that a “Mahalia Jackson” can be found any Sunday morning at anyone of many churches in New Orleans!

The Gospel group singing tradition of New Orleans has deep roots, from the famous “Zion Harmonizers” to the exciting “New Orleans Spiritualettes.” The Mighty Chariots of Fire have been carrying the banner of good Gospel singing since their beginning in 1959. The current leader, Brother William “Pete” Walker, joined the group in 1963. Brother Wydell Spotville’s gifted keyboard arrangements and Brother William Walker’s guitar give this album soul inspiring expressions of musical rejoicing.

The Mighty Chariots of Fire have traveled the globe bringing the “good word” to thousands. This album contains a glimpse of why the group stays in demand, showing some the many exciting facets of one of the foundations of New Orleans Gospel music: The Mighty Chariots of Fire.

 

 

 
REMEMBER ME, OH LORD

LORD, YOU BEEN GOOD TO ME

A CHANGE HAS COME

SATISFIED WITH JESUS

JESUS HAS CHANGED MY LIFE

I’VE COME A LONG WAY

EVERYDAY WE NEED A BLESSING

PRECIOUS LORD, TAKE MY HAND

WORKING IN THE VINEYARD

I NEED THE LORD TO GUIDE ME

WADE IN THE WATER

I FOUND THE LORD

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