Sound Of Joy (Birdwing/Messianic BWR 2025) 1979

 

 

Smooth male/female folk/praise ensemble doing solemn minor-key songs with a Jewish flavor ala Lamb (which should come as no surprise since Lamb members Joel Chernoff and Rick “Levi” Coghill are both involved). Peppy songs along with a few ballads, carried along by stirring vocal arrangements. A rather mellow project, but can strike a pretty moment here and there, especially on the slower numbers. Members of the group Glad provide keyboards, bass and drums, while Coghill supplies the guitars. Hebrew lyrics on some of the songs. Directed by Joe Finkelstein. “Kol Simcha” means “sound of joy”. File with Liberated Wailing Wall and Israelight. (The Archivist by Ken Scott, 4th Edition).

 

 

 

Tracks:

Song #Song TitleTime
1-1The Lord Is My Light2:05
1-2Nafshi Lashem2:31
1-3Hear My Cry2:31
1-4Let Us Press On3:12
1-5Adon Olem4:11
2-1The Ransomed Of The Lord1:45
2-2Awake Oh Jerusalem3:20
2-3Od Ye-sha-ma2:38
2-4Shepard Of Israel4:06
2-5Shema2:16

 

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